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Mariners Moose Tracks, 3/24/19: 25-man roster, Ian Happ, and Husky Hoops

Sunday Links

Oakland Athletics v Seattle Mariners Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images

For most MLB teams, Opening Day is in four days.

Been there, done that. Our Mariners have two games (and two wins, might I add) under their belts. It’s nice being so far ahead of the rest of the league, isn’t it? Also, it’s nice to have a collection of links to read through on a Sunday morning.

In Mariners News...

  • The Mariners parted ways with 12 minor leaguers.
  • The Mariners have set their 25 man roster. Read John’s thoughts on the roster moves here.
  • Octavio Hernandez Pernia joined forces with Ramon Hernandez to build the best Latin American pitcher ever. Two Mariners are mentioned.
  • Read more about Dan Altavilla and his path from D-II baseball to the bigs.
  • June 1st will be Gonzaga Night at T-Mobile Park.
  • This article compares the catcher defense of Mike Zunino to Omar Narvaez.
  • The Mariners kept Ichiro’s retirement intentions quiet for a while.
  • Watch for Ryan Rowland-Smith on Monday morning.

Around the League...

  • Former Ranger Carlos Gonzalez was among several players that were cut by the Rays yesterday.
  • Jason Hammel went out on top.
  • Scooter Gennett will spend a couple months on the injured list.
  • The Cubs sent Ian Happ to the minors. Happ has hit 39 home runs in 257 games since the start of 2017.

Luke’s Pick...

  • The Huskies take on North Carolina at 11:45 AM PT.
  • UW’s Kaiser Weiss made an unbelievable catch to help the Dawgs win their second consecutive series to start PAC-12 play.