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Felix’s Perfect Game … as seen in Jackson, MS

This is awesome. Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game today, the first one in Mariners’ history. Starting at about the 5th inning, I was holding my breath with every batter he faced and tweeting as he got through each inning without letting anyone on base. It was electric to watch from home. Meanwhile, the Jackson […]

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Goodbye Ichiro

In a few hours, I’ll be settling in for what’s almost a daily summer routine: Sitting down to watch the Mariners game on TV with my son (sometimes) and wife (occasionally). But tonight’s game will be anything but routine. We’ll be watching Ichiro Suzuki play in a Yankees uniform. The Yankees!!!!!!!!!! The evil empire of […]

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Vote for Felix (Cy Young)

The McGee family took a spur-of-the-moment trip to Seattle last weekend to watch the Mariners play the Indians. We hadn’t been to a game all summer, so that was part of the attraction. But seriously, if not for the fact that Felix Hernandez was pitching, I wouldn’t even have suggested it at the last minute. […]

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Seattle Mariners: The Biggest Train-Wreck in Sports

And I can’t stop watching them. It’s weird. In a typical baseball season, I’ll watch the Mariners until about maybe 8:00 pm or so, when I come out to my office and get back to the day’s work. And then I’ll look for the score the next day. But for some reason, when the Mariners […]

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I Was on FSN Northwest Tonight

Well, come to think of it, it wasn’t technically me on FSN Northwest … it was my Twitter pictures. And my Twitter username. That’s kinda like being on FSN, isn’t it? What happened was that Ken Griffey Jr. retired today, and during the Mariners pre-game show, Sean and I grabbed our Griffey bobbleheads and placed […]

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Punchless Mariners

When discussing the Mariners’ offense, or lack thereof, I’ll resist the urge to say I told you so and just point out this bit of news from Geoff Baker at the Seattle Times: But for opening March/April stints, the only Seattle team worse than the 2010 Mariners was the 1986 group. That bunch of Mariners […]

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