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Mariners Moose Tracks, 6/17/17: Felix Hernandez, Yonder Alonso, and John Ross

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MLB: Seattle Mariners at Detroit Tigers Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

I’m burning like a fire gone wild on Saturday. Apparently this is a line in a song by Avicii. I don't listen to a lot of Avicii. Instead, I’ve found myself listening to a lot of Eric Church lately. What kind of music have you been enjoying recently? I would suggest listening to your favorite playlist while perusing this morning’s links.

In Mariners News...

Mariners Minors News...

  • The Tacoma Rainiers lost by six last night, though Leonys Martin had a strong performance. Felix Hernandez will start tomorrow for the Rainiers.
  • The Travelers lost 4-3 in an 11-inning battle.
  • Travelers’ shortstop extended his hitting streak to 11 games,
  • A three-run blast from Rayder Ascanio surged the Modesto Nuts to a 7-6 victory.
  • The Everett AquaSox picked up their first win of the season thanks to a dominant performance by Michael Suarez.
  • Gareth Morgan tripled in a 5-4 victory for the LumberKings.

Around the League...

  • Yonder Alonso’s incredible start to the season may earn him a spot in the All-Star Game, which will take place in his hometown.
  • Cole Hamels made a rehab start for Rangers affiliate Frisco RoughRiders.
  • First round draft choice Kyle Wright signed with the Braves and will receive the highest signing bonus since 2011.
  • Paul Goldschmidt is among the best offensive players in baseball.

Luke’s Pick...

  • John Ross looks fast as ever in a Bengals uniform.