Game 6, Mariners at Orioles
Nothing quite turns my spirits around after a game like last night’s than to know that Felix is going to be taking the mound, even if it’s ahead of schedule to pick up for Bedard.
Felix faces Guthrie, a pitcher whose notable characteristics include not being Felix. Which must suck.
M’s run out their standard Sunday day lineup. It’d be nice if they thought about, say, subbing out more than just the catcher, but this is the Mariners we’re talking about. I remember back in the day, when Lou would throw all his subs in on Sundays, and I’d complain that he’d be better off using them as appropriate rather than just punting one game a week. Ah, those were the days, when the bench got used at all.
The Orioles respond in kind, subbing Quiroz in at catcher, and Hernandez in at short.