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Mariners Moose Tracks, 4/6/19: Ichiro, David Price, and Fernando Rodney

Weekend links!

Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics Photo by Masterpress/Getty Images

The Mariners have lost twice now. Both times they’ve lost, I’ve done the links the next morning. I take responsibility for these losses and will try to figure out what I’m doing to cause them. Hopefully they’ll never lose again after I figure it out. Meanwhile, enjoy these stories from around baseball.

In Mariners News...

  • Ichiro declined Japan’s People’s Honor Award.
  • Max Povse wished his teammates good luck as he announced that he will be sidelined due to a shoulder procedure.
  • Braden Bishop rocking Rainiers threads.
  • Go get a piece of Cheney Stadium.

Around the League...

  • Robinson Cano has a pretty sweet place to keep his equipment.
  • River Ave Blues is shutting down on April 29th.
  • SI looks at four struggling teams that were considered contenders prior to the start of the season.
  • The Yankees brought in former Athletic Cliff Pennington.
  • Lori Lightfoot, Chicago’s first female African-American mayor, threw out the first pitch during the White Sox’s home opener.
  • Dan Strailey is joining the Orioles.
  • Jorge De La Rosa is joining the Rockies on a minor league deal.
  • Drew Smyly is close to making his return to Major League Baseball.
  • David Price ripped MLB for failing to advertise their marketing habits.
  • Rick Porcello has had a rough start to 2019.

Luke’s Pick...

  • Jacob Eason showed off his arm at spring practice for the Huskies.