The Curse of Section 120

A hearty GrandSalami.net welcome to Rob Hill, our own version of a non-roster invitee, if you will. We connected with Rob via Facebook, where he's a member of the Seattle Mariners Fan Group, and he was kind enough to share this post with you all here on gs.net. Hopefully we'll hear more from Rob as the season continues on.

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M's win another series, stay in 1st

Yes, yes, it's early—really early—but at 10-6, Your Seattle Mariners are tied for the best record in the American League and second only to the juggernaut Dodgers for best record in the Majors. The M's are finding their identity, gelling together as a team of patience and determined tenacity, and have been unperturbed by some problem areas of the roster.

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Mariners Fancare: That's a Problem

I'm part of a season ticket group at Mariners Field (formerly Safeco, currently TMP, should be Griffey Park), and because of You Know What I haven't seen a game there since Sept. 2019 (M's over Reds, 4-3); but last month, the man who runs our group, Stephen, told the group there would be a season-ticket presale for socially distanced games...

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In sweep of doubleheader, the M's start to take shape

Don't look now, but Your Seattle Mariners are in first place. I said don't look! Now you've jinxed it. Oh well.

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‘The Handshake’ on Jackie's 100th

This post originally appeared on January 31, 2019, at eriklundegaard.comToday, Jackie Robinson would've been 100 years old. He was born January 31, 1919, in Cairo, Georgia, and moved to Pasadena, Calif., at a young age. He died at 53. I’m older than he ever got to be.

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The Curse of Section 120

A hearty GrandSalami.net welcome to Rob Hill, our own version of a non-roster invitee, if...

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News

That was fast

In our season predictions post, everyone here at GS.net HQ foresaw oft-injured starting pitcher James...

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Due Up

Next Opponents

April 19-20 vs Los Angeles NL
April 21-25 @ Boston
April 26-29 @ Houston
4/30-5/2 vs Los Angeles AL

Standings

AL West

Spotlight

What do you know? It's the Trivia Challenge Mark II

While we continue waiting out the COVID-19 hiatus, why not indulge in a little baseball...

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Poll

Free Baserunners

How do you feel about the free-runner-on-2nd-base-to-start-extra-innings rule?

Injuries

Date Player Injury IL
4/6/21 Jake Fraley (OF) Strained hamstring 10-day
4/6/21 James Paxton (LHP) Elbow surgery 60-day
3/29/21 Kyle Lewis (OF) Bone bruise 10-day
3/15/21 Shed Long Jr. (IF/LF) Shin surgery rehab 10-day
3/14/21 Roenis Elías (LHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
3/2/21 Matt Festa (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
2/24/21 Dom Thompson-Williams (OF) Ruptured Achilles tendon 60-day
2/19/21 Ken Giles (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day
6/29/20 Andres Muñoz (RHP) Tommy John surgery 60-day

Season Schedule (Times EDT, at least until I find a way to change them on import from BB-Reference)

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