May 11th: Jarrod Washburn strikes out Hideki Matsui swinging to cap off an 8 IP/0 R/6 K effort against the Yankees.
I don't really have time right now to add much/any commentary to this, but in the interest of pushing the countdown along, here you go.
Jarrod Washburn's five starts against the Yankees while pitching as a Mariner (I can't believe he's only been here two years):
12 R (8 ER)
It's nothing spectacular, but when viewed in the context of this being Jarrod Washburn facing some of the most terrifying lineups the world has seen in a long time, you understand why it's noteworthy. There's no reason for it to happen, but it has, and as Matsui hopelessly flailed away, Jarrod bellowed a paleolithic roar, and you couldn't help but feel like he's probably killed a few men in his day. And also that, hey, that was awesome.