SharksWithLasers -- Seth Cooper

A CUTTING-EDGE BLOG FOR THE WORLD OF THE 21st CENTURY, Currently operated by Seth L. Cooper, a 27 year-old attorney in Seattle (sethlcooper at comcast dot net)

Monday, April 04, 2005

SEATTLE MARINERS' OPENING DAY A GOOD DAY. Thanks to two home runs by new first baseman Richie Sexson and solid pitching by Jamie Moyer and the bullpen, the Mariners went on to a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Ichiro came through with two singles.

Curiously, eight of the thirty-eight minor-league baseball players receiving suspensions by MLB under a new illegal substances policy are in the Mariners' organization. The Seattle P-I's Mariners' weblog has a post on this (here), but offers no hint or speculation as to why so many Mariner minor-leaguers are being suspended. Damian Moss and Ryan Christiansen are amongst those receiving suspensions. Hmm...

The P-I M's blog also notes that one-time pitching prospect Ryan Anderson (aka the "Young Unit") has been released by the Mariners. It is dsappointing that Anderson was never able to get past injuries and some apparent personal issues and make it to the Bigs...

(North Seattle--Green Lake, WA)

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