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Mariners Moose Tracks, 8/5/20: Kyle Seager, Luis Patiño, and Aaron Judge

Kyle Seager is ours and you can’t have him.

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Good morning everyone! Let’s dive into the links today as we kick off our Wednesday.

In Mariners news...

  • Corey Brock at The Athletic wrote about the M’s pitching staff and the growing pains they’re experiencing during this strange season. ($)
  • It seems the staff is struggling in certain unique ways.
  • However, the Seager brothers are punishing baseballs this year!

Around the league...

  • At least he’s reasonable when he’s angry.
  • Some Cardinals players chose to disclose that they tested positive for the coronavirus. We hope to see all of them on the field again as soon as possible!
  • Along with Jo Adell, who made his debut last night, top pitching prospect Luis Patiño was called up by the Padres yesterday.
  • This sentence just got more and more wild for my Mariners fan nostalgia.
  • So it appears as though roster sizes will shrink on Thursday, but won’t go back down to the regular size (26).
  • In which the entire Mets infield got hurt in one day.
  • Shout-out to my friend Melanie, who is getting a much-deserved opportunity in Baltimore!

Anders’ picks...

  • Athletes at Colorado State University expressed concern that the athletic department is making efforts to cover up the severity of the coronavirus on its teams.