Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/10/12
M’s back stateside This past week was about as weird as any that I have ever witnessed in baseball. Two of three opening nights have now been completed, as well as the second round of Cactus League play. Thousands of miles of travel, and multiple time zone and customs changes, the Seattle Mariners are finally back on American soil, ready to take the AL West by storm. For a roundup of all the action, I give you my top 10! 10. Sunday off For the first time in my life, or at least that I can remember that is, the Mariners have a non weather related Sunday off. This schedule I know is messing with the players minds, but what about us fans? Easter Sunday and no baseball? WTH Selig!? 9. Vargas goes back to back Another first, though I know it has happened before, but I just can’t place it, is M’s starting pitcher Jason Vargas going back-to-back in games two and three of the Oakland series. What arm strength and stamina he must have. Oh wait, that’s right, games two and three were eig...
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