This Month’s IssuePick up a copy of The Grand Salami when you come out to Safeco Field! This month's issue os devoted to the great Edgar Martinez, who will have his number retired in a pregame ceremony on August 12th. Included in the issue are an interview with Edgar, features on his career, and a look at what might have been had the M's traded Edgar at any of the various times he was rumored to be on the block. Plus, a look at the Mariners' new blood from the 2017 draft and all the regular Grand Salami features you've come to expect.
ShipwreckedBuy the new book Shipwrecked:
A Peoples' History of the Seattle Mariners, by The Grand Salami's own Jon Wells.
King Felix sighed blissfully. It was good to be king, particularly in a land so magnificent as this.
The main reason attendance has been down since 2012 is the Mariners’ “dynamic ticket pricing” system.
Why, in the name of Randy Johnson, would anyone leave a no-hitter early?
Despite the arrival of rising stars like Michael Pineda and Justin Smoak and a team that’s hung tough in the AL West, average attendance at Mariner games through the first 2½ months of the 2011 season has been the team’s lowest since 1992, when the M’s averaged just 20,387 fans a game at the Kingdome.
There appears to be an undercurrent of dissent within the Seattle Mariners fan base about the team’s star right fielder this year.