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Mariners Moose Tracks, 6/29/20: Glenn Burke, PED suspensions, and 60-man rosters

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A busy day in baseball as all teams announce their active rosters

MLB: Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

In Mariners News...

  • The Mariners have released their 60-player training roster for the upcoming season.
  • Haniger, a notable player missing from the roster, is on the 60-day IL but can be added to the active roster when he returns from the IL.

Around The League...

  • The “This Week in Baseball History” podcast has a great episode about the story of Glenn Burke, MLB’s first openly gay player. In addition, check out this 30 for 30 short about his invention of the high-five
  • Four minor leaguers have been suspended for use of PEDs.
  • Another suspension for PED use:
  • Baseball America has released a breakdown and analysis of the 60-man rosters for all 30 teams.
  • Jimmy Gollen at AP News writes about how fans who know where to look will be get good views of MLB games this season.
  • The Phillies have released reliever Drew Storen and outfielder Matt Szczur.