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Mariners Moose Tracks, 5/29/17: Nick Neidert, Mike Trout, and Nolan Remold

Happy Memorial Day!

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Hey everyone and Happy Memorial Day! I’m sure many of you have got plans for the day — perhaps to watch the Mariners play — but here are some links to help you get your day started.

In Mariners news...

  • James Paxton had a successful rehab outing and is ready to go for his start on Wednesday.
  • Nick Neidert built on his great season with a heck of an outing for Modesto yesterday.
  • Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma should return to the rotation in mid-to-late June.

Around the league...

  • Mike Trout left yesterday’s game after sliding into second base on a steal attempt, but it appears that he’ll be alright.
  • Buster Olney thinks that Clayton Kershaw is already a Hall of Famer, even if he were to never play again.
  • Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning sadly passed away this weekend at the age of 85.
  • To the surprise of pretty much everyone, Astros starter Charlie Morton landed on the DL with a lat strain.
  • Terry Francona is moving Indians starter Danny Salazar to the bullpen due to the righty’s struggles this year.
  • Observe the world’s strangest strikeout. And yes, this really happened.
  • Outfielder Nolan Reimold has retired.
  • Franklin Gutierrez was removed from yesterday’s game because he was feeling ill.

Anders’ picks...

  • Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman honored his promise to provide a college scholarship to a Virginia high schooler if she improved her grades.