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COMPETENT TEAMMATES JUST GET IN THE WAY

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Mariners centerfielder Ichiro has a long and glorious history of quotes that may or may not make sense in his native Japanese but sound awesomely ridiculous in English (with this one being the all-time best), and he waited all of about 20 seconds after arriving to spring training to add to his legend.

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THAT'S ALL FOR BASEBALL

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Welp, two home runs in the same inning from my least favorite former Mariner to end the Mariners' season really sucks, especially since it means the Yankees are going to go to the playoffs.

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TEIXEIRA AND IBANEZ CANNOT BE STOPPED

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Today's spotlight is on two hitters who are heating up just as their teams make runs for the playoffs: Atlanta's Mark Teixeria and Raul Ibanez of the Mariners.

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RICHIE SEXSON IS HEROIC, WHINY

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In a showdown of the game's best Venezuelan aces -- Johan Santana and Felix Hernandez -- the top-flight starters were overshadowed by the late-inning heroics of Richie Sexson, whose walk-off solo shot sent the Mariners to a 4-3 victory over the Twins in the opener of a three-game set at Safeco.

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FINALLY

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Raul Ibanez ended the weeks and months of media speculation and nonstop pundit babble by hitting his 145th and 146th career home runs in a 10-3 Mariner win, tying him and moving him past.

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ICHIRO IS THE ALL-STAR MVP

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The American League secured home-field advantage in the World Series by extending its All-Star Game winning streak to ten games with a 5-4 victory last night.

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IT’S CHRISTMAS IN JULY!

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Strangely, the top baseball story is in Seattle, where Mariners manager Mike Hargrove announced his resignation just before the M's beat the Blue Jays 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth to complete a weekend sweep and extend their winning streak to 8 games.

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THE RED SOX GOT SWEPT

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I'm not sure what happened, or how it happened, or why, but the Mariners somehow finished off a sweep of the Red Sox yesterday by winning 2-1 in 11 innings.

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DICE-K PUMBLES ELDERLY GENTLEMAN

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Dice-K out-dueled Greg Maddux last night as the Red Sox beat the Padres 2-1.

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WAIT, WHAT?

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I try to keep my Seattle fandom under wraps here, because I'm employed to hate things, not love them.

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THE MARINERS GET A HEADLINE

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Ah, nothing quite rings in the first days of summer like making up games that got snowed out in April.

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ICHIRO GETS A LOT OF HITS

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I always feel guilty when I write a Mariners post, because most of you sexy readers can't find Seattle on a map.

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ICHIRO IS STRANGE

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USA Today has a feature article on one of the two redeeming pieces of the Seattle Mariners organization, Ichiro Suzuki.

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JEFF WEAVER SHOULD BE DESTROYED

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I try not to write about my preferred teams often, because nobody wants to be the guy talking about, say, the '86 Celtics twenty years after the fact.

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KING FELIX KICKED DICE-K’S ASS

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Sorry, kids -- no Japanese model pictures this morning.

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JAY BUHNER STILL HAS THE MAGIC

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This photo from Lookout Landing encapsulates why the Mariners of a decade ago were so much more likable than today's Mariners (you know, besides the fact that they didn't suck).

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BASEBALL’S BACK: ALL HAIL KING FELIX

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Too much went on yesterday in the world of sports.

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NOT AGAIN

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I'd be remiss in my duties if I didn't point out to my Chicago-area readers that With Leather icon and occasional volunteer correspondent Sarah Spain is in the Windy City for St.


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