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Week 12 Recap

Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Result
6/17 Angels 11 Mariners 3 L
6/18 Angels 2 Mariners 3 W/10
6/19 Angels 1 Mariners 0 L
6/20 Angels 10 Mariners 9 L
6/21 Mariners 3 Athletics 6 L
6/22 Mariners 7 Athletics 5 W
6/23 Mariners 6 Athletics 3 W/10
  • The Mariners started this week in third place with a four game series against the rival Angels and a three game series against the division leading Athletics on the docket. We end this week still in third place after dropping the series with the Angels but winning the series against the Athletics. Just try and predict these Mariners and they’ll surprise you every time.

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Mariners Bullpen Implodes

Week 7 Recap

Date Home Team Score Away Team Score Result
5/13
5/14 Yankees 4 Mariners 3 L
5/15 Yankees 2 Mariners 12 W
5/16 Yankees 2 Mariners 3 W
5/17 Indians 6 Mariners 3 L/10
5/18 Indians 5 Mariners 4 L
5/19 Indians 6 Mariners 0 L
5/20 Indians 10 Mariners 8 L/10
  • A week that started off so well, taking two of three from the Yankees, turned pretty sour this weekend. The Mariners were swept in Cleveland and lost three of their games in walk-off fashion. That’s only par for the course. The Mariners haven’t won in Cleveland since 2011 and five of their last seven games against the Indians have been walk-offs. A optimist would call that fighting against a tough opponent. A pessimist would call a loss, a loss and would have stopped being a fan 10 years ago.

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Mariners Make Two Moves, Add Veteran-ness

Over the course of the last two days, the Mariners added two veteran players to their roster. One move makes some sense, its hard to discern the reason behind the other. On Friday, the Mariners signed pitcher Jeremy Bonderman to a minor league contract. The very next day the Mariners signed “outfielder”/designated hitter Raul Ibanez to a $2.75 million, one-year contract. Both of these moves are similar in nature yet one is rational and the other doesn’t make much sense given the current state of our roster.

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