Clement to Everett

Dave · July 26, 2005 at 3:18 pm · Filed Under Mariners 

As friend-of-USSM Pat Dillon pointed out in the comments, Jeff Clement is going to be in uniform for the Everett Aquasox tomorrow night. The Aquasox will be at home, hosting the Tri-City Dust Devils, so if you want to see Clement’s professional debut, take a trip up to Everett Memorial tomorrow night. If you want to see the game with other USSM’ers, feel free to use the comments to setup plans to carpool/meet up at the game. If you’ve never been to Everett, carpool is the way to go, especially at that time of day.


41 Responses to “Clement to Everett”

  1. Evan on July 26th, 2005 3:32 pm

    Where is Everett?

    I need to find me a map.

  2. Christian on July 26th, 2005 3:33 pm

    North on 405. I have never been either and looking to leave from Issaquah around 5:45.

  3. Evan on July 26th, 2005 3:41 pm

    There it is. Yay Mapquest.

  4. uwbradley on July 26th, 2005 3:41 pm

    I heard he was going straight to Wisconsin

  5. msb on July 26th, 2005 3:42 pm

    the Aquasox also have directions on their site

  6. Paul Molitor Cocktail on July 26th, 2005 3:43 pm

    And it’s Bark in the Park night!

  7. DMZ on July 26th, 2005 3:44 pm

    I heard he was going straight to Wisconsin

    Um, well, you got Wisconsin and we’ll go to Everett, and we’ll all report back on where he turned up.

  8. Colorado M's Fan on July 26th, 2005 3:47 pm

    Wish I were back there to watch it. Hopefully some of you attendees can post a full report.

  9. Brian Rust on July 26th, 2005 3:47 pm

    Where is Everett?!?!? Damn, you need to get out more.

  10. Brian Rust on July 26th, 2005 3:48 pm

    Not that there’s anything in Everett, but it is on the way to somewhere.

  11. Christian on July 26th, 2005 3:49 pm

    Any drivers for a carpool?

  12. Evan on July 26th, 2005 3:49 pm

    I live in Canada. I apparently drove through Everett on my way to Safeco in May, but it just wasn’t sufficently eye-catching for me to notice.

    From the map, I see that Olympia isn’t where I thought it was, either.

  13. Gunga on July 26th, 2005 4:22 pm

    Olympia isn’t where anybody thinks it is.

  14. Brian Rust on July 26th, 2005 4:35 pm

    Yeah, Evan, I know what you mean. I drove through Everett for a couple of years while going to school in Bellingham. You’ve got a way nicer drive there, though, than the Seattle and southerly folks.

    Only six weeks left (!!!) I suppose he’ll still be with the Sox when they come to Keizer Sep. 2-3-4.

  15. Ralph Malph on July 26th, 2005 4:35 pm

    Where is Canada?

  16. Evan on July 26th, 2005 4:37 pm

    It’s that big empty country to the north.

    If you hit Russia, you went too far.

  17. Steve Thornton on July 26th, 2005 4:54 pm

    Everett’s great, but I’m pretty sure it’s technically impossible to drive there on the 5 at that time of night. Carpool is a GREAT idea. It’s actually easier at that time to just cruise up Aurora all the way, plus you get to see many fascinating forms of wildlife and architecture that you jaded suburbanites probably miss out on usually, like hookers and perfect 1960s car dealerships.

  18. Deanna on July 26th, 2005 5:06 pm

    It looks like the 510/513 route isn’t too awful for bussing there — looks like about an hour ride from downtown Seattle — the problem is more in getting back, especially if the game goes late at all.

    I’ve never been there either. This would be a great excuse to go; if a carpool is heading there/back from Seattle, I think I’d be up for joining. Looks like it’s supposed to be a nice night weather-wise tomorrow, too…

  19. bri on July 26th, 2005 5:14 pm

    Mr. Rust… If you don’t feel like waiting ’til September, the Sox are in Eugene Aug. 10-12. I’m sort of a point in a triangle between Yakima, Salem, and Eugene, and while schedule doesn’t permit Yakima the first week of August, I just might hit one of the 3 nights in Eugene.

  20. duder on July 26th, 2005 5:20 pm

    This just in-

    Doyle has been sent down to tacoma and Hansen is recalled. Am I the only one who thinks that this makes no fucking sense?

  21. James on July 26th, 2005 5:31 pm

    It makes tons of sense… if they’re not going to use him at all… that’s where he needs to be, taking his hacks until they trade Winn and open up a full-time slot for him.

  22. Shoeless Jose on July 26th, 2005 5:36 pm

    Perhaps they’re taking Hansen off the DL so they can trade him? The M’s seem to trade their pitch-hitters away this time every year.

  23. AK1984 on July 26th, 2005 6:01 pm

    Yeah, activating Dave Hansen from the 15-day disabled list seems to make sense, as they could soon trade him; consequently, they could recall any number of guys as a replacement, such as Shin-Soo Choo, Jamal Strong, Justin Leone, Greg Dobbs, or Yuniesky Betancourt — at least until the time when Chris Snelling is allowed to return to the M’s.

    Also, with Rafael Soriano and Scott Atchison ready to come back off of the 60-day disabled list, it does seem like the perfect time to rid of Jeff Nelson and Shigetoshi Hasegawa; in addition, Ron Villone and Eddie Guardado, if traded, could easily be replaced by George Sherrill and Clint Nageotte.

    Lastly, as mentioned earlier by Dave, the rotation consists of three of the worst starters (i.e., Joel Pineiro, Ryan Franklin, and Aaron Sele) in the American League — who are just ahead of Jose Lima and Hideo Nomo — along with an underperforming starter in Gil Meche, so getting rid of them would be a positive; Felix Hernandez, Cha Seung Baek, Jorge Campillo, and Bobby Livingston could, without a likely dip in productivity, replace any of the aforementioned guys in a heartbeat.

  24. Mr. Egaas on July 26th, 2005 6:03 pm

    The night to hit up Everett is Mondays.

    Hotdogs, Sodas, Ice Cream Sandwiches, Bags of Chips and Popcorn are all 1$ each.

  25. AK1984 on July 26th, 2005 6:11 pm

    Re. #23:

    Well, Hideo Nomo was released by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays yesterday, which thereby leaves only Jose Lima as a starter who’s worse than the trio of Pineiro, Franklin, and Sele.

  26. Dave on July 26th, 2005 6:22 pm


    Did you know Shin-Soo Choo is hitting like .150 since the month of June? Or that Baek is getting hammered on a nightly basis in Tacoma? Or that Campillo hasn’t pitched for Tacoma in months?

    You’re “bring up the whole farm system” argument would have a bit more merit if you knew basic things about the farm system.

  27. AK1984 on July 26th, 2005 6:41 pm

    Campillo was just activated from the 7-day disabled list, and is now no longer in Peoria — he’s in Tacoma.

  28. Jim Thomsen on July 26th, 2005 7:05 pm

    A bittersweet day for guys named Clement:

    [i]ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Clement was hit in the right side of the head by Carl Crawford’s line drive Tuesday night and carried from the field on a stretcher.
    Clement could be seen blinking his eyes when he was placed on the stretcher, and the Red Sox said he was conscious and alert as he was taken to the Bayfront Medical Center near Tropicana Field for further evaluation.
    “He had some numbness throughout the site where he got hit behind the right ear,” said Lt. Rick Feinberg of the St. Petersburg Fire-Rescue.
    The hospital did not immediately comment on Clement’s condition.
    After he was hit, Clement remained on the ground and barely moved for about five minutes before he was lifted onto the stretcher and immobilized with a neck brace. Replays showed the force of Crawford’s liner knocked the All-Star pitcher completely off his feet.[/i]

  29. Nick on July 26th, 2005 8:06 pm

    Everett is a pretty good place to watch a game. I actually live 15 minutes NORTH of that in Marysville. I’ll be there tomorrow night in my “usual” seats. I go to about 20-30 Sox games a year and always sit in the Right Field Grass area. They are the cheap seats and I just bring a lawn chair with me.

  30. jim on July 26th, 2005 10:24 pm

    Everett the city hasn’t much to recommend it but the stadium has some merits – free parking, big lawn for kids to play, beer, and when you buy peanuts they give you a little bag so you can drop your shells in. Splendid idea! And, anyplace with a sign that says “Hit the Sign, Win a Suit” can’t be all bad.

  31. Paul Molitor Cocktail on July 26th, 2005 10:38 pm

    Remember to bring your jacket – it can get cold at night, when the winds start blowing in.

  32. Logan on July 26th, 2005 10:51 pm

    Please don’t mention Baek. He is the worst starting pitcher I have seen in recent memory. Livingston, agreed.

  33. Typical Idiot Fan on July 26th, 2005 11:40 pm

    BOO!… I live in the Tri Cities! I’d rather have the Aquasox come HERE so I can see Clement!

    Aw well. The Aquasox are in town from Auguest 19th to 23rd. Maybe I can catch the sensation then, assuming he hasn’t blazed a path up to AA San Antonio already. Weirder stuff has happened.

  34. Adam S on July 26th, 2005 11:57 pm

    Don’t mean to rain on anyone’s parade, but do we know that Clement is actually going to play? Has he stayed in baseball shape since USC was knocked out of the college WS last month?

  35. DMZ on July 27th, 2005 12:48 am

    Can any of us be truly certain of anything?

  36. aaron c. on July 27th, 2005 1:39 am


    As a native of Olympia, I’d like to point out that everyone who lives there thinks it’s Washington DC. So you’re not alone in your confusion.

    (Anyone who feels me gets a drink bought for ’em if we ever cross paths.)

  37. aaron c. on July 27th, 2005 1:42 am


    I’m fairly certain you’ve been hitting the Sierra Nevada (or perhaps the Anchor Steam?) fairly hard tonight.

  38. Brian Rust on July 27th, 2005 10:38 am

    bri, sounds like you’re not far from me in Hood River. Although I might point out that with points in Eugene, Salem and Yakima, your point would make it a quadrilateral.

    I am very excited about Clement. After watching Pudge the last couple of nights, it’s pretty clear what a good catcher can do to lead a team. Clement could be the same kind of player, although I agree he’s not going to throw out as many base-stealers. Yet. Sounds like he’ll be the kind of guy who’ll work hard to improve his game, from now until he retires.

  39. Bretticus on July 27th, 2005 4:13 pm

    Heading down tonight…I’ll be in a Beltre Jersey and M’s hat…if any USSM people are there, well, it’ll be good to kinda meet ya.

  40. Deanna on July 27th, 2005 10:41 pm

    Whee! Clement DH’ed and got a hit in his first atbat. He has a really sweet swing, and nearly hit one over the centerfield wall at one point. Also, he was super-nice and signed a bazillion Bark in the Park baseballs for us all after the game.

    I didn’t realize the Aquasox printed magazine was 90% Derek and Dave articles. 🙂

    Conor Glassey and I were both at the game, but I don’t think I saw any other USSM folk, unless Super Reader Paul Covert was sitting in the very very first row behind home plate? I thought I recognized him, wasn’t sure.

    It was a good game, anyway. Cory Koliscak has a neat sidearm.

  41. Bretticus on July 28th, 2005 12:09 am

    I was there…Section J, Row 6, seat 11…but went out to the RF lawn every time Clement came to bat…got two signature, one on an MLB ball, and one on a Bark in the Park ball with other teamates…Jeff’s a good guy, it was well worth the drive from Edmonds. I was too broke to afford $1 hot dogs though…hahaha… I might have seen some people there, but I wouldn’t know, this is my first kinda USSM event I’ve been to…I was in a Beltre Jersey, M’s hat, and had a lefty mitt on. Loved the articles in the Mag…read them in the dragging middle innings…great work guys!