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Mariners Moose Tracks, 9/2/17: Dae-Ho Lee, Alex Jackson, and Dante Pettis

The best links in the best month.

Oakland Athletics v Seattle Mariners Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Happy Weekend Mariners fans. I really love the month of September, and it would be awesome if this glorious month was accompanied by a playoff push. What’s your favorite month? You must explain your answer. While you think through your response, here are some links.

In Mariners News...

  • Mitch Haniger is teaming up with New Balance and adding to American Red Cross’ efforts to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Mike Leake was impressive in his first outing as a Mariner.
  • Take a look at Dae-Ho Lee swatting his 30th home run of the season.

Mariners Minors...

  • Eric Filia just put together his fourth consecutive multi hit game, though the Nuts lost 6-5.
  • Three scoreless innings from David Ellingson helped the Aqua Sox to a 5-4 win in extras.
  • Zach Shank knocked three base hits, though the Rainiers lost 3-2.
  • The Travelers lost 6-2.
  • This happened to the LumberKings.

Around the League...

  • The MLB has suspended Derek Norris for the rest of the season.
  • Adrian Beltre will miss the next four weeks or more.
  • Former Mariners prospect Alex Jackson went yard in both games of a double header.
  • Speaking of the Braves and former Mariners, Luis Gohara is expected to be called up to the bigs today.
  • Travis Sawchik explains why he believes the Indians are favorites to win the American League. This article mentions former Mariner Tyler Olson.
  • Members of the Yankees starting rotation are starting to throw fewer fastballs. Eno Sarris wants to know if it has been effective.

Luke’s Pick...

  • Dante Pettis tied DeSean Jackson’s record for most career punt return touchdowns by a PAC-12 player.