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Mariners Moose Tracks, 7/31/20: Noelvi Marte, Daulton Varsho, and Mike Foltynewicz

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Some links to kick off your Friday.

Miami Marlins v Atlanta Braves Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Hello everyone! Happy Trade Deadline Day! Let’s get to the latest from around baseball today.

In Mariners news...

  • Daivd Laurila of Fangraphs sat down with M’s Director of Player Development Andy McKay for an extensive conversation.
  • Noelvi Marte launches his first bomb at the Alternate Site.
  • And some more highlights from the Alternate Site.
  • Kyle Lewis has ridden his hot streak to the top of the Baseball America Rookie of the Year watch list. Tim Lopes also makes an appearance. ($)
  • Some unfortunate news that broke yesterday with a major piece of the M’s front office — and several others — reportedly losing his job.

Around the league...

  • Evan Drellich at The Athletic reports that Rob Manfred now has the power to suspend players who steal signs electronically. ($)
  • This decision comes after a coach and a clubhouse attendant for the Phillies tested positive yesterday.
  • MLB and MLBPA came to an agreement yesterday that would allow teams to play seven-inning double-headers this year.
  • Edwin Díaz continues to struggle with the Mets. Bring him home.