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Mariners Moose Tracks, 7/9/17: Andrew Moore, Evan White, and Jack Meggs

Final pre-All-Star Break links.

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Well, after last night’s game the Mariners have lost five of their last six. The good news, however, is that the All-Star break is just around the corner, so we can all take a breather from this little stretch of tough luck. Let’s all hope the Mariners can give us one last victory before they get four games off. Here are some links to keep you busy until this afternoon’s game.

In Mariners News...

Mariners Minors...

  • The Modesto Nuts came out victorious in a 1-0 battle. Their pitching staff has been fantastic lately.
  • The AquaSox didn’t win last night, but Evan White had a three hit game, one of which was a dinger.
  • Shawn O’Malley reached base twice in the second game of his rehab assignment with the AZL Mariners.
  • The Rainiers lost both games of a double header last night. Tyler O’Neill left the first game early and missed the second with a leg injury.
  • A Dario Pizzano dinger helped elevate the Travelers to a 3-2 victory.
  • After building a 7-0 lead, the LumberKing held on and won 7-5.

Around the League...

  • Phil Mason of the San Diego Padres has cruised through his first 13 MLB appearances with a fastball that spins a lot.
  • Max Scherzer and Clayton Kershaw are good at getting whiffs.
  • The Giants honored Barry Bonds with a plaque in the Giants Wall of Fame.
  • Jack Moore at The Hardball Times talks about replacing the draft with a free amateur market.

Luke’s Pick...

  • This happened a few days ago, but former Husky Jack Meggs was Player of the Week for A’s minor league affiliate Vermont Lake Monsters.