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Upton Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-24-11 04:11 PM
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Mariners set franchise record by losing 15th in a row..
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Move over 1992 team! There's a brand new leader for the Mariners franchise when it comes to all-time consecutive losses.

Today was the 15th defeat in a row for Seattle and unlike No. 14 last night, this 12-8 beatdown was not a case of the M's playing their hearts out. The pitching was terrible, starting with Michael Pineda's inability to protect an early lead and finishing with some attrocious bullpen outings.

There were also the mental gaffes: by Ichiro getting picked off first base on the back end of a first and third situation. And by Aaron Laffey, forgetting the infield shift was on for David Ortiz and looking to throw to third when he picked up a grounder that resulted in an infield single. Not heads-up baseball. Not mentally tough baseball. Not good baseball. Pretty embarrassing baseball.

And now, this team having flushed its season down the toilet before the month of July even ends, the Mariners face the prospect of heading into Yankee Stadium for three more games.

The Mariners have some decent pitching, but they are last in MLB in runs scored, BA, OBP, SLG, and a lot. The offense is just pathetic.
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  -Mariners set franchise record by losing 15th in a row.. Upton  Jul-24-11 04:11 PM   #0 
  - They had their chances to win yesterday....  joeybee12   Jul-24-11 04:21 PM   #1 
  - They have the Yankees for 3 now..  Upton   Jul-24-11 04:29 PM   #2 
     - Well, I'll certainly be cheering for them to end the streak at Spankme Stadium! nt  joeybee12   Jul-24-11 04:59 PM   #3 
  - Yes!  Broken_Hero   Jul-25-11 12:53 AM   #4 
  - Will they make it 18 today?  joeybee12   Jul-27-11 09:37 AM   #5 
  - It's nice to see the Mariners have replaced the Marlins as the inept team of the season  charlie and algernon   Jul-27-11 10:25 AM   #6 
  - Jack McKeon looks like a genius compared to Davey Johnson right now  TZ   Jul-27-11 10:26 AM   #7 
     - Jack has saved the Marlins once before  charlie and algernon   Jul-27-11 01:04 PM   #8 
        - Today was the day to see Harper apparantly  TZ   Jul-27-11 03:10 PM   #9 
  - They beat the Yankees!!!  MaineDem   Jul-28-11 06:26 AM   #10 

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