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Mariners Moose Tracks, 8/12/17: Edgar Martinez, Andrew Albers, and Giancarlo Stanton

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The weekend’s first links.

Kansas City Royals v Seattle Mariners Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

It wouldn't be August without a baseball-induced emotional rollercoaster, am I right?

On the bright side, it’s the weekend now. I encourage you to relax and enjoy these links.

In Mariners News...

  • Listen to Rick Rizzs discuss post-season Edgar Martines.
  • Read Larry Stone’s account of Edgar Martinez rising to Seattle stardom.
  • The Mariners acquired Andrew Albers yesterday. Read some FanGraphs analysis on the organization’s newest pitcher.

Mariners Minors...

  • Ian Miller and Eric Filia top the Mariners Minors hits leaderboard.
  • Mariners’ 11th-round draft choice JP Sears has been lethal in his first 13 professional games.
  • Seven scoreless innings from Nathan Bannister and a handful of extra base hits from Taylor Motter and Daniel Vogelbach elevated the Rainiers to a 6-2 win.
  • Braden Bishop has reached base in 20 consecutive games with Arkansas.

Around the League...

  • Former Mariner Logan Morrison broke up a Carlos Carrasco no hitter last night.
  • Giancarlo Stanton reached 40 home runs last night. He has five more dingers than anyone else in baseball.
  • Take a deeper look at Stanton’s incredible season.
  • Nolan Arenado is the first to 100 RBI this season. Nelson Cruz comes in at second on the list with 92.
  • The Cardinals are swinging some of the hottest bats in baseball.
  • Former Mariner Boog Powell got called up to the bigs for Oakland.

Luke’s Pick...

  • The Huskies had their final open practice of the fall. Here are some pictures.