Back in California, M's win another series

The Mariners completed their latest road trip of inefficient mileage—Anaheim-Minneapolis-Oakland—at 5-4, their first over-.500 road trip since April 5-11. After taking two of three from the Angels and dropping two of three to the Twins, Seattle won the rubber match against the Athletics Sunday afternoon by a score of 6-3.

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Dipoto makes eighth trade of the season, inspires plethora of puns

Adiós to the Accidental Mariner.

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BREAKING: Encarnación traded to Yankees

Within the last half hour, 1B/DH Edwin Encarnación has been traded to the New York Yankees. Details are still forthcoming, and a more involved post will be available later tonight. All that is known right now is that the "Accidental Mariner" is a Mariner no more, he is a Yankee.

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Opening Arguments

The "opener." The "headliner." You may have heard these terms being bandied about lately on Mariner and other Major League teams' broadcasts or read them elsewhere in the baseball press. It refers to a fad—some would charitably call it a "strategy"—that has become increasingly popular among big-league managers this season and that has infected Scott Servais and the Mariners over...

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Mariners actually win a series

In a callback to happier times, the Mariners won a series last weekend. In taking two out of three from the Angels on their home turf in Anaheim, Seattle brought its win-loss record to 28-41—still rather pathetic but hey, a win's a win.

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Opening Arguments

The "opener." The "headliner." You may have heard these terms being bandied about lately on...

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Dipoto makes eighth trade of the season, inspires plethora of puns

Adiós to the Accidental Mariner.

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Due Up

Next Opponents

June 17-19 vs Kansas City
June 22-23 vs Baltimore
June 25-27 @ Milwaukee
June 28-30 @ Houston

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Standings

AL West

Spotlight

M's Trivia Challenge

While we wait for spring training to gear up in force, let's take a walk...

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Poll

"The Opener"

What do you think of teams using an "opener"?

Injuries

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

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