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Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/13/19: Sam Carlson, Martin Perez, and Wrigley Field

Happy Friday!

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In Mariners News...

  • Baseball America ($) completed their review of the Mariners’ 2019-20 international signees, led by Jose Corniell and George Feliz. It is by far as thorough a writeup as you’ll find publicly, with video of more than 10 players, so if you or a friend have a subscription it’s worth your time.
  • Corey Brock at The Athletic writes about why we should keep a positive mindset about the Mariners following the Winter Meetings.
  • Mariners prospect Sam Carlson is ready to return after Tommy John Surgery.
  • There are rumors of a Kyle Seager trade market brewing, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. We’ll have a writeup on this later today.
  • Dan Szymborski of FanGraphs used his ZiPS system to project the players taken in the Rule-5 Draft, including new Mariners pitcher Yohan Ramirez.
  • Baseball America wrote similarly, giving Ramirez a 25% chance to stick.

Around The League...

  • Word from Rangers beat writer Levi Weaver is that the Rangers feel priced out of Josh Donaldson’s market, making them more inclined to look elsewhere - perhaps even for a Kris Bryant trade.
  • Meanwhile, the Angels are looking at Corey Kluber as a Gerrit Cole consolation, to reunite with their new pitching coach Mickey Callaway.
  • The Tigers have signed Austin Romine to a one year deal.
  • It’s tough to be a Pirates fan these days decades.
  • Which team gets your vote?
  • Jose Peraza signs with the Red Sox for one year/3 million.
  • The Cubs are facing a federal review of Wrigley Field after they tried to take advantage of their disabled fans.
  • Former Twins pitcher Martin Perez has agreed to a deal with the Red Sox.
  • FiveThirtyEight’s Neil Paine notes Anthony Rendon is immediately the best teammate Mike Trout has ever had.
  • Clinton Yates of The Undefeated wrote on Dave Parker’s legacy, as the Hall of Fame hopeful missed the cut once again.
  • Rob Manfred remains defensive about MLB’s proposal to cut 42 minor league teams, particularly when confronted with the fact that teams can raise minor league pay at any time.

Becca’s Picks...

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