The (first) trip of a lifetime with my girls: MLB Spring Break! Over 2,600 miles from Seattle to Los Angeles and back again!
A quick trip that was scheduled for Petco Park and Chase Field evolved into a trip for Metallica’s “Big 4” with some baseball as the cherry on top!
Finding 60yr old journals that my grandfather had kept during World War 2 inspired me to start a journal for my baseball travels, so that some day my grandkids could read about my adventures too.
The Mariners finished exactly where Jerry Dipoto thought they would: Out of the Playoffs.
You could argue that without Ichiro Suzuki, the World Baseball Classic would not exist. Which is why it’s the perfect place for Ichiro’s swan song.
There’s only one rivalry that matters in baseball, and that’s the Red Sox/Yankees.
As a fan, could it get any worse? I mean really, how much worse can it get? A lot.
Opening Day wasn’t about wins or losses, it was about psychology, and the Mariners started the season the worst way possible: By recognizing the Seattle Seahawks.
At some point, Mariners fans have to step back and realize that they are being conned.
It’s fucking miserable to be a Seattle sports fan. We live in city that has failed to live up to expectations at every turn. But is that landscape ready to change?
Why the secrecy? Well… because I’m starting to think we have an ugly girlfriend.
Is it “addition by subtraction” or “addition by addition”? In the case of the Seattle Mariners, the answer is clearly both.