8/16: Open Game Thread

my reaction as well - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

RHP Hisashi Iwakuma v. LHP Derek Holland.

Mariners baseball. When a giant spider crawls under your couch before you can reach it and you wonder if it's going to come out the next day: Mariners baseball. When the kid at the school playground gives your kid a little too hard of a shove playing soccer but you can't really complain about it to the attendant: Mariners baseball. When you twist your ankle and you have to go down a flight of stairs and any one of those could make you step wrong and hurt it all over again: Mariners baseball. When you can't tell if that grape you just ate was actually good or not

Lineups!

1 B. Miller, SS 1 L. Martin, CF
2 N. Franklin, 2B 2 E. Andrus, SS
3 K. Seager, 3B 3 I. Kinsler, 2B
4 K. Morales, DH 4 A. Beltre, 3B
5 M. Morse, RF 5 A. Pierzynski, C
6 R. Ibanez, LF 6 A. Rios, RF
7 J. Smoak, 1B 7 M. Moreland, 1B
8 D. Ackley, CF 8 J. Profar, DH
9 H. Quintero, C 9 D. Murphy, LF
H. Iwakuma, SP D. Holland, SP

What should you care about? You should care about Hisashi Iwakuma, who for all that worrying around the All-Star break, has already produced twice as much value as he's being paid this season. You should care about Raul Ibanez, who now trails Ted Williams by a scant four home runs among the 41-and-over set. You should care about Mike Morse, because somebody has to.

You should care because independently of previous baseball games, this should be a very good baseball game. You like baseball, right? This is the sort of baseball you'll enjoy. Enjoy it.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Lookout Landing

You must be a member of Lookout Landing to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lookout Landing. You should read them.

Join Lookout Landing

You must be a member of Lookout Landing to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Lookout Landing. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker