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Mariners Moose Tracks, 8/9/21: J.P. Crawford, Jonathan Schoop, and Terry Francona

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Some Monday morning links.

Boston Red Sox v Detroit Tigers Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images

Good morning friends and happy Monday! Here are some links for your off-day reading.

In Mariners news...

  • J.P. Crawford was feeling pretty good during yesterday’s game, which bodes well for his chances of playing tomorrow.

Around the league...

  • Congratulations to Eddy Alvarez!
  • The penny-pinching Rays are facing a decision on Tyler Glasnow now that the starter will be out for the next year and change due to Tommy John surgery. Marc Topkin wonders what the organization will do with the right-hander.
  • Rafael Montero’s tough-luck season continues.
  • Omar Vizquél is being sued by a former Birmingham Barons bat boy for sexual misconduct during the 2019 season. The Athletic has the report (TW for those who choose to proceed). ($)
  • Jonathan Schoop, who was a popular trade candidate this summer, will stick around in Detroit for two more years.
  • Trea Turner says that he and the Nationals never had serious talks regarding a contract extension before he was dealt to the Dodgers.
  • Cleveland manager Terry Francona is reportedly recovering after a successful hip replacement surgery.