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Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/9/19: London, Snow Emergency, and Rule Changes


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Governor Inslee declared a state of emergency in Washington because of the snowstorm.

I have a bet that it will snow less than 15 inches between yesterday and next Thursday. Do you think I will win that bet?

Here’s a picture of my dog, Zeppelin, playing in the snow.

With all that out of the way, let’s get onto the links!

In Mariners News...

  • Some kid did an awesome Edgar Martinez tribute.
  • Majestic.
  • You are never too old to play in the snow.
  • The Mariners posted this video of Justus Sheffield.

Around the League...

  • Former Mariner Chris Heston is got a shoutout for a recent uptick in velocity.
  • The Marlins were asking for quite a bit before they agreed to trade JT Realmuto to the Phillies.
  • Baseball Prospectus added a new writer who previously covered the Diamondbacks.
  • Hopefully this warms up your snowy weekend.
  • The Angels added Daniel Hudson.
  • Age will not slow down Rafael Palmeiro.
  • Bad news for the Indians.
  • Find out which two matchups are being considered for MLB’s 2020 London series.
  • The Yankees supposedly were prepared to draft Josh Stowers if the Mariners hadn’t. They eventually got him in the Shed Long deal.
  • Danny Espinosa, who hit 24 homers in 2016, signed a minor league deal with the Mets.
  • On June 21st, the Portland Sea Dogs will temporarily change their team name.
  • Could Bryce Harper find a new home soon?
  • Former Mariner Mark Rzepcynski signed a minor league deal.
  • This article gives a scouting report of Vlad Guerrero Jr.
  • Rob Manfred said no DH or draft changes are likely this season.
  • For a second straight season, Trevor Bauer and the Indians are scheduled for an arbitration hearing.

Luke’s Pick...

  • Matisse Thybulle had five blocks and five steals Thursday night against Arizona! The Dawgs will look to improve to 11-0 in conference play tonight against the Sun Devils.