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Mariners Moose Tracks, 9/29/21: Julio Rodríguez, Jacob deGrom, and Shohei Ohtani

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Some links for your Wednesday morning.

Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images

Good morning folks! Let’s do this thing!

In Mariners news...

  • The Mariners announced the winners of the annual minor league awards.
  • The Mariners’ streak against the A’s has entered historic territory.

Around the league...

  • Joe Lemire at The New York Times wrote about the increasingly corporate atmosphere that exists within the modern-day baseball front office and the titles its employees hold.
  • Kyle Glaser at Baseball America analyzed the impact of the rule changes in the minor leagues this year.
  • Alexandra Bruell at The Wall Street Journal reports that Steve Cohen and the Mets are making efforts to attract more young fans to the organization.
  • With the Mets out of playoff contention, they will not see another start this year from their best pitcher.
  • One of the longest-tenured broadcasters in baseball will sign off following the 2022 campaign.
  • MLB Pipeline presented the Prospect Team of the Year, which features the Mariner you probably expect it to include.
  • The Rays changed their mind about including a Montreal sign at Tropicana Field this postseason.
  • Joe Maddon is putting out fires after Shohei Ohtani indicated he is frustrated playing for the Angels.
  • The Cardinals completed their unlikely comeback into playoff contention by winning their 17th straight game en route to an official Wild Card Game berth.