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Mariners Moose Tracks, 9/15/20: Kyle Lewis, Pablo Sandoval, and Steve Cohen

A very good baseball game followed by a not very good baseball game

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In Mariners News...

  • Knew that catch looked familiar...
  • Sounds about right.
  • Corey Brock at the Athletic writes about first base coach Perry Hill’s dedication to the team and how he’s working with players from home. ($)

Around The League...

  • The Orioles make multiple roster moves including additions to the IL and alternate training site:
  • The A’s add Jake Lamb and James Kaprielian to their roster after placing Frankie Montas on the paternity list and A.J. Puk on the 45-day IL.
  • MLB is planning on announcing new postseason rules including banning alcohol during postgame celebrations.
  • The Braves have signed veteran infielder Pablo Sandoval to a minor league deal and will assigned him to their alternate training site.
  • The Mets ownership group has closed on a deal with billionaire Steve Cohen to sell him the team for $2.4 billion. Cohen will need to be approved by 23 of the 30 current MLB owners in order to officially own the team.
  • Rob Manfred confirmed that MLB will be implementing a bubble format for the postseason and is hopeful that fans will be able to attend those games. ($)
  • The Brewers have DFA’d RHP Trey Supak and second basemen Ronny Rodriguez to make room on the roster for new signing Billy MicKinney, who was claimed off of waivers from the Blue Jays.
  • In-person international scouting has been approved to return and will follow a strict two-part plan that includes travel restrictions and limits the number of scouts per game.