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Mariners Moose Tracks, 11/8/17: Roy Halladay, Gold Glove Winners, and Justin Verlander

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Happy Wednesday!

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Good morning everyone! Yesterday brought with it some good news and some bad news. Everyone around baseball was shocked and saddened to learn about the passing of Roy Halladay, who crashed in a personal plane in the Gulf of Mexico. He was only 40 years old.

Halladay was an incredible pitcher during his time and was also a great humanitarian, for which he should also be remembered.

Let’s get you some other news from around the sport.

In Mariners news...

We’ve got a good feeling about this. May the 4th is STAR WARS™️ Night, featuring a Han Seago Bobblehead.

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  • Some Mariners-related humor from Election Night (Andy meant to say “Mainers.”)

Around the league...

  • Halladay was an incredible talent on the mound.

Anders’ picks...

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