Found July 08, 2012 on
Home plate umpire Jeff Nelson called time in the bottom of the eighth inning during Sunday's Oakland A's game against the Seattle Mariners to send a ballboy out to center field to pick up a cup. Seriously.
Your browser does not support iframes.
The ballboy had to run all the way from right field to get the cup. They could have saved some time by having Mariners center fielder Michael Saunders to go get it, but really? The ump couldn't wait until the inning was over?
The A's were holding "1950s Turn Back The Clock Day" as they were the throwback uniforms of the Pacific Coast League's Oakland Oaks, while the Mariners wore Seattle Rainiers uniforms.
Video via MLB.com.
Visit us at http://holdoutsports.com, and now you can follow us on Twitter at @HoldoutSports.
BEST OF MAXIM
Who’s hot, who’s not?
The Seattle Mariners had yet another bad week. What else is new, though, right? At least this time last year, they were still in the race. This year, they’re racing for mediocrity.
The Mariners scored 21 runs vs. 19 for their opponents in 6 games and still managed to win just 2 of them. 2 of those game went into extra innings, just like last week.
An ode to an All-Star
This weeks segment is all about King Felix Hernandez and his selection to the American League All-Star team.
As the lone Mariner making the trip to the Kansas City for the annual All-Star game, I thought I would do my piece on him this week.
This video is a collection of strikeouts from three appearances; San Francisco, Boston, and San Diego.
This got a chuckle out of me today. The Brandon League vs. Tom Wilhelmsen trade image. ENJOY.
Danny Mariners Graphic.jpg
The All-Star Break is here, and we are now at the mid-point of the 2012 MLB season. For the Seattle Mariners, 2012 has been unkind to them so far. They were hoping young offensive players would take a step forward to carry the load, and it hasn’t been enough of a step to date. The Mariners are 29th in the league team batting average at .230, and they are 30th in on base percentage...
The Seattle Mariners ended the first half on a down note with a 2-1, 13-inning loss in Oakland, but much of the first half has been a down note. It has been hard for the Mariners, who have the second-least productive offense in the American League, to find much to take pleasure in. Their veterans have been unproductive. Right fielder Ichiro Suzuki leads the team in batting average...
The Mariners are struggling at the big league level, but there have been some brilliant performances around the organization of late. SeattleClubhouse takes a look at the past week of action in our weekly piece: Three Up, Three Down
Baseball in July means trade talk. Trade talk in Seattle means Felix Hernandez talk. Practically every baseball insider has given their opinion that dealing Felix isn't only the best option for Seattle, but that it is the only option. SeattleClubhouse examines this notion with a look at what lies ahead for the Mariners.
Jason Vargas pitched a seven-hitter to win for the first time in more than a month, and the Seattle Mariners snapped Oakland's five-game winning streak with a 7-1 victory Saturday night.
Kyle Seager hit a bases-loaded double to drive in three, Brendan Ryan added a two-RBI double in the second and Ichiro Suzuki singled up the middle in the fifth to snap a career-worst 0-for-23...
Seattle Mariners Manager Eric Wedge has been steaming for weeks over the club's lack of offense and being very open that changes were coming if the tide didn't turn. After yet another extra inning loss in which the club scored only one run, several changes are likely to take place over the All-Star Break. SeattleClubhouse looks at what those changes may be.
Spending an afternoon watching the MLB Network's MLB Tonight (which just made this sentence an oxymoron) can make a
viewer very restless. If Mitch Williams is one of the "analysts," then it is not watchable. Dan
Plesac is slightly better. One of the worst but slightly above those two dudes just mentioned,
is Joe "Migraine" Magrane, the former pitcher for...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- It was another walk off win for the Oakland A's, the second of this series. Josh Reddick's double in the bottom of the 13th scored Jemile Weeks from first base as the Athletics outlasted the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday afternoon. Weeks had singled to right off Oliver Perez. The Athletics are at .500 as they head to the All-Star break, while the...
Hot News for RF Ichiro Suzuki