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Mariners Moose Tracks, 4/8/21: Ketel Marte, Mike Soroka, and George Springer

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Everyone is getting hurt!

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Good morning everybody! The Mariners have yet another day game today, which is strange. Before that, heres’ what you need to know to get your day started.

In Mariners news...

Around the league...

  • This is amazing.
  • Joon Lee at ESPN wrote about unwritten rules and the changing culture of Major League Baseball.
  • The A’s upcoming ballpark project might not be as eco-friendly as they’d lead you to believe, writes Steve Berman and Alex Coffey at The Athletic. ($)
  • Eric Dadmun at Pitcher List tries to figure out who could be this year’s Devin Williams, in which he hypes up our boy Kendall Graveman.
  • George Springer was set to return from a hamstring issue today, but had another injury flare up during his rehab process.
  • And another injured player will be delayed in his recovery process.
  • Another team has crossed the vaccination threshold!
  • He looks hilariously excited about this.
  • Why is everyone good getting hurt?
  • The Big Four American sports leagues are now trying to encourage legislation that would allow gambling near sports stadiums, a massive shift in tone from their previous stances. Joe Vardon at The Athletic has the report. ($)
  • RJ McDaniel at Fangraphs wrote about the early star turn for outfielder Akil Baddoo.