Archive for the ‘Seattle Mariners’ Category

15 Ways To Describe The Mariners

Monday, July 25th, 2011

The Seattle Mariners set a franchise record with their 15th-straight loss Sunday -- a damn impressive feat for a team that finished below .500 its first 13 seasons. In wake of the losing streak, and with all apologies to Paul Simon, we've decided there must be 15 ways to describe the ...

No Way. No Freaking Way!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Baseball season is still two weeks away from us, but that hasn't stopped newly acquired Mariner Milton Bradley from getting a quick start to some old habits. No, I'm not talking about throwing a ball into the stands with two outs, silly.  I'm talking about getting ejected from baseball games before ...

Worst Video Game Cover Athlete Ever?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

I've got a shiny penny for anyone who can name the athlete pictured above. Too late, it's none other than Bill Swift. Billy Swift, on the cover of a video game. And not just any game, this was World Series Baseball '95 for Sega Genesis. I played that game constantly. McD ...

It’s an Awful Time to be a Mariners Fan

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Are the Mariners really relevant to any discussion about baseball with less than 30 games left in the season and some outstanding playoff races heating up? Well, no. They're something like 31 games behind the first place Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Southern California of the West Coast of the ...

Don’t Feel Bad For Richie Sexson

Friday, July 11th, 2008

By now I'm sure you've heard that the Seattle Mariners finally cut ties with one of the biggest free agent busts in history, Richie Sexson. Yesterday the M's released the gigantic disappointment, all but ensuring they'll have to eat the remaining $6.1 million of the four-year $50 million deal he ...

Even When the Mariners Win They Lose

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Things haven't been going very well for the Seattle Mariners lately. They're the worst team in the Show, their manager and general manager have both been fired within the last couple weeks and now their most promising young player is injured -- after he hit a grand slam.In Monday night's ...