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Mariners Moose Tracks, 7/31/17: Trade Deadline, Adrian Beltre, and Stick Rizzs

Trade deadline links!

MLB: Miami Marlins at Texas Rangers Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Good morning everyone and happy Trade Deadline day! A lot of stuff happened yesterday, but a lot more things will probably happen today. By the time you see this post, there will probably be like forty notable pieces of news that happened that I didn’t include. I’ll try my best to get to everything we’ve got so far.

In Mariners news...

  • In case you missed it, the Mariners DFA’d D.J. Peterson to make room for Erasmo Ramirez on the MLB roster.
  • The Rangers have claimed infielder Tyler Smith off waivers from the M’s.
  • The maple tree has a name. And a Twitter account.

In Mariners minors news...

  • The Rainiers were the only Mariners minor league team who won yesterday. Thyago Vieira was terrific too!

Around the league...

  • A’s manager Bob Melvin recently won his 1,000th game as an MLB skipper. Congrats, Bob!
  • Former Mariners farmhand Luiz Gohara made his Triple-A (!) debut, but it didn’t go quite as planned.
  • It’s the season of the intra-division trade; Melky Cabrera will head to Kansas City for the remainder of the summer.
  • Awwwww!
  • Lance McCullers has been really bad lately for some reason.
  • Adrian Beltre got his 3,000th career hit!
  • The Hall of Fame Class of 2017 was officially inducted yesterday.
  • The Rockies have acquired catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Rangers for a PTBNL.
  • There should be more female commentators in baseball and all sports, writes Doug Glanville.

Anders’ picks...

  • I’m always a fan of cute animal memes so...