Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/12/13
Trounced by Brewers The stage was set and everything was in place for the Seattle Mariners to make Saturday one of the more memorable dates in team history. Honoring the great Ken Griffey Jr. by enshrining him in the Mariners hall of fame before the game kicked off, there was a buzz and atmosphere surrounding Safeco Field that had not been felt there for quite awhile. Edgar Martinez, Dan Wilson, Randy Johnson, Jay Buhner, and even Alvin Davis sat on the field, allowing fans to once again see the greatest players in organization history. The stadium was full, the crowd was buzzing, and fans of Seattle were reminded why they cared about this team.  So what did the Mariners do? Did they honor Griffey Jr. as well by putting together a quality performance with Hisashi Iwakuma on the mound? Did they once again prove to borderline fans that they should actually come out and catch more games? Did they win? Nope, nope, nope, and nope. In fact, the Mariners did just about the opposite of that...
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