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Mariners Moose Tracks, 10/28/22: Silver Slugger Finalists, David Stearns, and Brock Holt

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Hello all and welcome to Friday! We’ve finally made it to the start of the 2022 World Series. Let’s catch you up on what’s happening in baseball.

In Mariners news...

  • Julio Rodríguez and Cal Raleigh are the M’s Silver Slugger finalists.
  • Help Manny out in his charitable endeavor!

Around the league...

  • I didn’t even realize that this World Series had that embarrassing distinction...but Dusty is spot on here.
  • Sporting News handed out their yearly awards, giving Julio the American League Rookie of the Year honor.
  • Michael Clair compared this year’s World Series to the 1980 NLCS matchup between the same two clubs.
  • Many are speculating whether David Stearns will begin to take offers from other clubs in what industry experts expect would be a bidding war.
  • Former utilityman Brock Holt has decided to call it a career.
  • George Springer has undergone surgery to address a bone spur but expects to be ready to play come spring training.
  • Jake Mailhot at Fangraphs tries to figure out a matchup strategy for the Astros against Bryce Harper.

Anders’ picks...