1. The "Mike Cameron" Moment

    Back when Ken Griffey Jr. left the Mariners, there was much gnashing of teeth and rending of garments. Seattle as we knew it was sure to cease to exist–not just the team, but the city itself...

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  2. GABP in Cincinnatti:Generic as it Gets, Museum Top-Notch (Ballpark Reviews Pt 1)

    I went to Cincinnati this weekend. That sentence doesn’t really sound right, does it? I mean, it’s summer, it’s vacation time, it’s…time to go to Cincinnati? Hmmm...

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  3. The Hillsborough Tragedy, 20 Years Later

    Today is April 15. For most US citizens, that means Tax Day and nothing else. But for those of us here that follow English soccer, and for English soccer fans everywhere, April 15 is a much darker day...

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  4. Seattle Mariners Opening Day; So, That Happened

    As I mentioned, yesterday was a gorgeous day. It was 70+ degrees, so after work I decided to go for a bike ride. Went about 20 miles, then came home to watch my tivo’d broadcast of the Mariners season opener...

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  5. MLB Opening Day: Nothing Else Matters

    It’s a new week. It’s supposed to be 72 degrees outside here today, which means I can ride home without wearing nine layers of rain and wind gear. It’s Opening Day...

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  6. I Hate Spring Training Baseball

    Don’t get me wrong. I love the fact that it’s March, and despite Daylight Savings Time being dumb, I do like the fact that I can get home and it's still daylight out. But really, I hate this time of year because it’s Spring Training...

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  7. As Usual, Nick Cave Says It Better Than I Do

    One morn I awakened, a new sun was shining The sky was a kingdom all covered in blood, and the moon and the stars were the troops that lay conquered; Like fruit left to wither, poor ...

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  8. Seattle Mariners Blogger Nominated for Scholarship

    As regular readers of this space know, I’m not much for the numbers—I’m bad at long division, balancing my checkbook makes me curl up in the fetal position in the corner, and geometry gives me night sweats...

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  9. Where we’re going, you don’t need pants

    Man, it’s nice to be in Arizona. It’s about 75 degrees right now, I didn’t pack anything but shorts for the trip, and the biggest problem I have is when to reapply sunscreen...

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  10. Suffering Through the Year's Worst Sports Month

    I’ve long held the belief that February is the world’s most irrelevant month. It’s really short and nothing of any consequence happens during it...

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  11. 2008 Seattle Mariners: Still Overachieving?

    Many people would say that the 2007 Mariners overachieved. Looking at the contributions of Richie Sexson (.205/.295/.399, 63 RBI, 100K), Jose Vidro (.314/.381/.394, but only 26 extra-base hits and six HR), and Raul Ibanez (...

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  12. It’s Like Christmas in February

    Today’s the day. The theoreticals come to an end, and major league baseball starts again. Sure, for the first week or so there’s not much to talk about...

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  13. Media Day: Another Pointless Aspect of Super Bowl Week

    It’s Super Bowl week, but I’m not a football fan, so meh. I’ll probably watch the highlights afterwards, but I’ve been actively trying to avoid the constant roar of activity going on this week...

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