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Mariners Moose Tracks, 8/17/20: Justin Dunn, Bo Bichette, and Rose Lavelle

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MLB: Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

In Mariners News...

  • Justin Dunn shares his thoughts on the need for more African-American participation in baseball while promoting the Mariners’ On BASE Hometown Nine program, which helps provide equipment and training for African American kids from underserved communities.
  • Jeff Passan joins 710 ESPN Seattle to discuss the Mariners young talent.

Around The League...

  • As MLB celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, take a look back at Ted Williams’ Hall of Fame induction speech, where he advocated for more inclusion of Negro League stars.
  • Hannah Keyser at Yahoo Sports discusses the concerns around MLB’s scheduling disruptions and if teams will be able to play their full schedule.
  • The White Sox hit four homers in a row in their victory over the Cardinals yesterday, the 10th time in MLB history that a team has hit four straight home runs.
  • Blue Jays top hitter Bo Bichette has been placed on the 10-day IL with a knee sprain.

Becca’s Picks...

  • Welcome to Tacoma Rose Lavelle!