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Mariners Moose Tracks, 9/4/20: Dee Strange-Gordon, Daniel Vogelbach, and the Seattle Storm

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It’s Labor Day Weekend?

Seattle Mariners v Detroit Tigers Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Welcome to Labor Day Weekend, everyone! It doesn’t seem possible that it’s this time of year, and yet, here we are. At the time I am typing these words, we are scheduled to have Mariners baseball tonight and through the long weekend to keep us entertained.

In Mariners news...

  • Baseball America’s Rookie of the Year Rankings put Kyle Lewis behind Luis Robert:
  • Dee Gordon was announced as the Mariner’s Roberto Clemente Award nominee today:
  • He also announced a name change:

Around the league...

Amanda’s Picks...

  • The Seattle Storm play tonight and Sunday in the Wubble. They have already clinched a playoff spot and stand over the rest of the WNBA in the standings. Wins this weekend over the Minnesota Lynx and Los Angeles Sparks, who have both clinched playoff spots, will help them hang onto the top seed and Breanna Stewart can help solidify her quest for the MVP:
  • Chellsie Memmel, the 2005 World All-Around Champion and a 2008 Olympian, is making an elite gymnastics comeback at the age of 32. Watching her training videos has been one of the highlights of the year for me, and I have to admit they have been thinking longingly back on my gymnastics days. Here’s a video from earlier this week showing a few of the skills she’s been working on getting back: