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Mariners Moose Tracks, 8/26/18: Edwin Diaz, Hisashi Iwakuma, and KJ Carta-Samuels

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Hi, everyone. Look who’s starting for the AquaSox tomorrow!

TJ Cotterill wrote about Iwakuma’s persistence a few days ago, as he continues to fight to return to big league action. He’s apparently scheduled to throw one inning for Everett tomorrow.

Check out what else is happening around baseball in the links below!

In Mariners News...

  • Edwin Diaz tallied his 50th save. Time for Scott Servais to get a haircut.
  • He is the youngest player to ever record 50 saves.
  • Evan White has had a power surge to close out his impressive year.
  • Here is a ridiculously good cutter.
  • Starting pitching updates from Ryan Divish.
  • Julio Rodriguez earned recognition for his phenomenal play is DSL.
  • Daniel Vogelbach was put on the 7-day disabled list.
  • Former Mariner Tyler O’Neill is asking for fans to vote for his Players’ Weekend nickname.

Around the League...

  • Baseball used to be weird.
  • After the Mariners beat the Diamondbacks twice, the race for the NL West got super tight.
  • The lights went out last night when the Dodgers hosted San Diego.
  • This article highlights the craziest cleats of Players’ Weekend.
  • Craig Edwards considers potential landing spots for Andrew McCutchen. Spoiler: He does mention the Mariners.

Luke’s Pick...

  • Former Husky QB KJ Carta-Samuels threw for five touchdowns in his debut for Colorado State.