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Mariners Moose Tracks, 2/24/21: Joey Gallo, Gerrit Cole, and Tiger Woods

Getting your Wednesday started with some links.

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Good morning everyone! It’s been a busy few days in baseball and in Mariners World specifically. The Kevin Mather fallout continues and spring training games are just around the corner. Let’s get you covered on all that you need to know as you get your day started.

In Mariners news...

  • The Mariners’ social media account was seemingly given permission to take Its own shot at Mather.
  • Boy, it’s great to see the Big Maple in the powder blue.
  • His wasn’t the only familiar face out on the field.
  • Randy at Views from 314 Ft. wrote about the racist undertones in the Mather video and what it says about the state of the sport.
  • The M’s made a minor roster move yesterday.
  • Jordan Shusterman wrote the Mariners’ season preview over at Baseball Prospectus. ($)
  • Well that didn’t take long: Adam Jude at The Seattle Times tracked down the man who first discovered the Rotary Club video to talk about how it all went down.
  • Marc W at U.S.S. Mariner penned some thoughts on the Mather dilemma.

Around the league...

  • Wacky baseball numbers will never cease to amaze me.
  • In news that could cause M’s fans some headache this season, Joey Gallo found himself a new bat this offseason that he thinks will help him unlock a new aspect to his game.
  • Gerrit Cole, now in a position of power within the MLBPA, voiced some of his frustrations to what Mather said in the infamous video.

Anders’ picks...