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Mariner Moose Tracks, 8/8/17: Yonder Alonso, James Paxton, and Jon Ryan

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Tuesdays are fine, I guess

Boston Red Sox v Seattle Mariners
whenever i can’t find the right photo for something i’m just gonna use this one from now until forever
Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

In Mariners news...

  • The Mariners are doing a media series on Edgar Martinez called #Exce11ence and it’s pretty sweet so far, Hawk Harrelson none withstanding:

In Mariners minors news...

  • Outfielder prospect Kyle Waldrop promoted to triple A Tacoma:
  • Infielder prospect Joseph Rosa has been promoted to single A Clinton:
  • Rainiers won in the bottom of the 12th inning!
  • Travelers won!
  • Lumberkings lost 3-1 in a game that featured a combined 26 K’s:
  • Also, this happened during a Lumberkings game recently and I can’t stop laughing:
  • AquaSox won!

Around the league...

  • Former Mariners prospect Patrick Kivlehan hit himself a grand slam for the Reds last night:
  • In case you forgot, Puig is still your friend.
  • Nikole Cabeza, transgender RBI Softball player from New Jersey, won this year’s Breaking Barriers award:
  • Well, that’s different:
  • Heathcliff Slocumb’s badass name and horrible trade history lives on and teams are finally learning their lesson:

If you’re wondering what a “goose egg” is as discussed in that article, read this.

  • Looks like Jung Ho Kang’s MLB career is done for now, for good reason:

Eric’s pick!

  • GAME OF THRONES SPOILERS IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN SEASON 7, EPISODE 4 AKA THE MOST RECENT ONE....

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All right, so that episode was nuts. Here is a clever gif splicing a big moment from the last episode with the big moment from the movie “Jaws.” It has hypnotized me.