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Mariners Moose Tracks, 4/25/21: Emerson Hancock, Wade LeBlanc, Yermín Mercedes, battle of Zachs

Also: volcano snails!

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners
Wade’s greatest Mariners moment
Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

It’ll be a brief links today, as it’s another early game out in Boston—if it gets played, of course. It’s forecasted to rain in Boston all morning, with the rain not letting up until later in the afternoon. The game might be pushed a couple of hours, but as it’s a getaway day for the Mariners, they might bang the game entirely and just add an extra game in August when the Red Sox travel to T-Mobile, a ballpark that is smartly outfitted with a roof.

In Mariners news:

  • Yesterday’s Mariners game was fun, wasn’t it? Even more fun, here’s legendary hitting guru Bobby Tewksbary breaking down Kyle Seager’s play at the plate.
  • The MiLB season starts May 4, and we’ve got some Mariners minors spring training videos to drool over. First up, Emerson Hancock:

And here’s a little Devin Sweet treat:

Around the league:

  • An old pal is getting DFA’d by Baltimore. Love you forever, Wader Tot.

I very much do not look forward to seeing him a bunch of times this season!

  • This video the White Sox made of Yermín Mercedes enjoying his new signature burger is, much like the man himself, an absolute delight:
  • The season of Guys Being Dudes continues:

Kate’s pick:

No bird content today, but last night I got a chance to play Wingspan for the first time and it was excellent. But where bird content fears to tread, volcano content enters the chat: