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Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/28/20: Blake Snell, Robinson Cano, and Phil Niekro

Unfortunately the last picture of Snell in a Rays uniform...

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Happy Monday! With the biggest news of the day being the Padres’ acquisition of Blake Snell from the Rays, who do you think won the trade? As you ponder that question, take a look at today’s links:

In Mariners News...

  • ICYMI: Dylan Moore was featured on the Players’ Tribune Instagram story discussing his love for baseball and what playing his favorite sport has taught him.

Around The League...

  • Robinson Cano homered in his first LIDOM at-bat because of course he did.
  • Rest in peace to Hall of Famer and legendary knuckleballer Phil Niekro, thank you for continuing to inspire current and future generations of baseball.
  • Blake Snell has been acquired by the Padres in exchange for top pitching prospect Luis Patino, catchers Francisco Mejia and Blake Hunt, and RHP Cole Wilcox.
  • The Blue Jays have reportedly made an offer of five years or more to free-agent and former KBO shortstop Ha-Seong Kim, who's posting ends on January 1st. Toronto joins the Mets, Cardinals, Red Sox, Padres, and Rangers in pursuit of signing Kim.

Becca’s Picks...

  • NFC West champs baybeee!