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Mariners Moose Tracks, 5/4/19: Juiced Ball, Mock Draft, and James Paxton

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Saturday Links.

Texas Rangers v Seattle Mariners Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images

The Mariners may be on a five-game losing streak, but the links remain undefeated.

In Mariners News...

  • It sounds like Shed Long could be called up to Seattle tomorrow.
  • Read up on Dee Gordon’s subtle swag.
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  • Logan Gilbert is good at pitching.
  • Kyle Hendricks became the first pitcher to throw a 81-pitch complete game shutout since Aaron Cook threw one against the Mariners in 2012.
  • Mike Leake can swing it too.
  • A video with Dee Gordon and Dan Vogelbach? Count me in.
  • Mariners prospect Jing-Yu Chang posted a video of him throwing a bullpen session yesterday.
  • Check out Nicholas Stillman’s recap of his experience watching the Modesto Nuts.
  • If you’re looking for a new album to listen to, Bucky Jacobson has a recommendation.

Around the League...

  • Juiced ball?
  • Read here about Roberto Osuna, the Astros, and the Astros’ fanbase.
  • Former Mariner James Paxton is getting an MRI on his knee today.
  • This is mind blowing.
  • MLB Pipeline published a first-round mock draft.
  • The Giants DFA’d Gerardo Parra and called up one of their top 10 prospects.
  • MLB Pipeline named 10 MLB trade candidates.
  • Na Seong-Beom was expected to be posted to MLB teams this year, but a knee injury may derail his timeline.
  • Yasiel Puig is the greatest.
  • Former Mariner Jean Segura has been vital for his new team’s success.

Luke’s Pick...

  • The Huskies turned four double plays in their series opening win against the Cougs.