A few nights ago, I was watching the Mariners game on FSN Northwest. Former Mariner Jay Buhner was a guest commentator on the broadcast. I loved Jay as a player, but he’s not so good in the booth. At one point, his explanation of a poor umpire call was, “They’re human beings, too.” And describing […]
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I love the Mariners as much as anyone and really hope they have a fantastic season this year, but unlike some other fans and prognosticators, I’m not drinking the Kool-Aid. I’m not convinced the Mariners will improve on last year’s 85 wins, much less win the AL West. Why not? Lack of offense. I don’t […]
Great article on CNN from Joe Posnanski: There has never been a player like Ichiro, and there likely never will I’ll just say this: My favorite Mariner since Edgar Martinez, and for several seasons recently, Ichiro was the only reason to watch a Mariners game. Very glad my son’s been able to see him play.
After the girls got back home last week, Sean and I took off for an overnighter in Seattle — boys night out of sorts, you could call it. It was perfect: 8th row seats at Safeco Field to see the Mariners and Tampa square off, an amazing game that ended with the Mariners winning 7-6 […]