Category Archives: major league baseball

New name, new URL

Wow! Today is an exciting day at Behind the Dish Blog! It’s moving day! Behind the Dish Blog is now…. (drum roll please!) Randy Johnson Death Stare. This more accuartely reflects Behind the Dish Blog’s emphasis, which has moved away … Continue reading

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Guest blog by author Ed Achorn

By Ed Achorn, author of “Fifty-nine in ’84: Old Hoss Radbourn, Barehanded Baseball and the Greatest Season a Pitcher Ever Had” (HarperCollins) In the age of pampered $50 million arms and strictly enforced pitch counts, imagine a pitcher winning 59 … Continue reading

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Aardsma picks up the save, M’s win 4-3

David Aardsma picks up the save as the M’s win 4-3. In the post-game interview Mike Sweeney credits Ken Griffey Jr. for the Mariners recent turn around, and says that Junior is the heart and soul of the Mariners. I … Continue reading

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Sweeney adds 2nd homerun, gives M’s 4-1 lead

M’s designated hitter Mike Sweeney homered for the second time in as many days. His bat has began to heat up since challenging the two unnamed players to come forth in the Mariners clubhouse. Sweeney also has a single and … Continue reading

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Wak on the chopping block?

Mike Sweeney is once again starting at DH against a RHP, leaving Griffey on the bench. Griffey has seen limited action since the Larry LaRue/Napgate story broke. The question concerning this: is manager Don Wakamatsu feeling the heat? Despite Griffey’s … Continue reading

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Franklin Gutierrez gets M’s offense off to quick start

Franklin Guiterrez has gotten the M’s off to quick 2-0 lead against the Tampa Bay Rays. You can follow the game live on FSN or http://seattlemariners.com

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Jamie Moyer going strong at 47

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Jamie Moyer and this 1963 Chevrolet Impala (about the same age as the pitcher, Moyer was born Nov. 18, 1962) have some parallels. Through 1995 Moyer was roughly a .500 pitcher with a career record of 57-56. He was 7-1 in Boston at the time of his 1996 trade to the Seattle Mariners. Moyer finished the year at 13-3. The Mariners had found a diamond in the rough.

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Read Les Carpenter of Yahoo! Sports finish the story here.

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