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Lookout Landing Jul 17, 2016

Lookout Linkage, 7/17/16

News and stories about the Seattle Mariners and other analysis from around the league. Hello everyone! A lot of transactions occurred in the past few days. With July winding down, the hot stove is just warming up. Let's see what teams in baseball have been up to: Extension talks between Rougned Odor and the Rangers have stalled. The Astros have signed Cuban star Yulieski Gurriel. Jeff Sullivan wonders how the Blue Jays managed to transform ex-Mariners prospect Ezequiel Carrera. The Blue Jays have signed Justin Smoak to a two-year extension. Grant Brisbee hands out first-half awards...
Toronto Star Jul 16, 2016

Blue Jays, Justin Smoak agree to two-year contract extension

GM Atkins says Jays will be buyers at trade deadline.
Toronto Sun Jul 16, 2016
First baseman Justin Smoak signs two-year contract extension with Blue Jays

First baseman Justin Smoak signs two-year contract extension with Blue Jays

First baseman Justin Smoak agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon with a club option for the 2019 season.
Lookout Landing Jul 13, 2016

For the King, have a beer

It could never be easy, that's just not how this works. To start with, I’d like to invite you to look within yourself. Look deep into your history rooting for the Seattle Mariners. Let Migeul Cairo: 1st baseman, seventeen losses in a row, Mike Hargrove leaving, John McLaren’s hissy fit, Ken Griffey Jr. leaving again, the Adam Jones trade, the Justin Smoak Years, Dustin Ackley, let all of that swirl around inside you. Through all of that, there has been one, singular, constant source of joy. Felix Hernandez is the one, the only one through all of this, who never broke. He is the chunky...
Toronto Sun Jun 25, 2016
Domino effect puts Blue Jays' Donaldson at DH

Domino effect puts Blue Jays' Donaldson at DH

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons started Ryan Goins at third on Saturday and wrote Josh Donaldson in as the DH. Michael Saunders, who was the DH on Friday, was back in left field. Edwin Encarnacion played first again with Justin Smoak still out with a sore knee. Smoak, who was hurt after fouling a ball off his knee Wednesday against the D-backs, had

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