Game 119, Rays at Mariners

Dave · August 15, 2012 at 12:35 pm · Filed Under Mariners 

Felix vs Hellickson, 12:40 pm.

Happy Felix Day!

Big news in baseball is Melky Cabrera just got nailed with a 50 game suspension for failing a PED test. He’s admitted to using testosterone, and is not blaming the failed test on improper procedures or confusion about a supplement. Cabrera is also going to be a free agent in a few months, and was someone that the Mariners might have had interest in signing to improve the outfield. His price just suddenly went through the floor. It’s now a pretty interesting conversation about whether the Mariners should pursue Cabrera on a short term deal to give him a chance to re-build his image and get through a productive season without a failed test. We’ll have a post on this soon.

Today, though, it’s Felix!

Ackley, 2B
Saunders, CF
Montero, DH
Jaso, C
Seager, 3B
Smoak, 1B
Robinson, LF
Thames, RF
Ryan, SS


65 Responses to “Game 119, Rays at Mariners”

  1. WalterNeff on August 15th, 2012 2:46 pm


  2. thowe1 on August 15th, 2012 2:46 pm

    This kid is truly amazing. Absolutely love watching him work. This is why we enjoy baseball….

  3. msfanmike on August 15th, 2012 2:48 pm

    Why oh why would Wedge not put his 3 best defensive outfielders in the game to start the 8th … Considering the circumstances? Maybe he will in the 9th.


  4. Westside guy on August 15th, 2012 2:48 pm

    jmcwalter, I totally agree with you (and Sims) on that.

  5. Mike Snow on August 15th, 2012 2:48 pm

    Has there ever been a team that’s experienced a perfect game from both ends?

    No, at least not in the same season. There have only been two (or three, if you include 1880) seasons in which there was more than one perfect game to begin with.

  6. Westside guy on August 15th, 2012 2:49 pm

    Can we get a 15-minute DL exemption so Guti can go out for the ninth inning? πŸ˜€

  7. stevemotivateir on August 15th, 2012 2:49 pm

    Wonder if the lack of hits and run support actually help him stay in rhythm. I would guess, yes.

  8. californiamariner on August 15th, 2012 2:50 pm

    My heart hasn’t pounded this fast watching the Mariners in a while!

    Steve, I was thinking the same. I almost want the Mariners to make quick outs

  9. Westside guy on August 15th, 2012 2:51 pm

    Wish I was home and watching! But it’s very exciting even on radio!

  10. Dave on August 15th, 2012 2:52 pm
  11. msfanmike on August 15th, 2012 3:03 pm


  12. Swungonandbelted on August 15th, 2012 3:06 pm

    Well hell…might as well go home now because no more work is getting accomplished this afternoon…. Congrats King Felix!

  13. Swungonandbelted on August 15th, 2012 3:13 pm

    Lessee….Two no-hitters by the M’s this year, and I don’t believe Olivo caught either one of ’em πŸ˜€

  14. Westside guy on August 15th, 2012 3:35 pm

    I believe Olivo caught Humber’s perfect game, so to speak. πŸ˜€

  15. Jim_H on August 15th, 2012 9:14 pm

    I’m not keen on the idea of the 2009 version of Melky Cabrera, even at a discounted price.

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