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Mariners v Rangers Open Game Thread

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We will not know the lineups ahead of time today as both Jeff and I will be on site at Safeco so I tried to take my best guess at who might be playing.

MARINERS (36-52) RANGERS (53-34)
Probably someone sucking Probably someone good
Probably someone old Probably someone good
Probably someone raw Probably someone good
Probably someone okay Probably someone good
Probably someone flawed Probably someone good
Probably someone bad Probably someone good
Probably someone overmatched Probably someone good
Probably Miguel Olivo Probably someone good
Probably someone defensive Probably someone good

If you only focus on the pitching, and never look at the hitting, perhaps this will be an equal game. It will get billed as Felix Hernandez versus Yu Darvish, but look how incredibly unfair that is to Felix. The two pitches don't actually face each other, they face the opposing lineups. Darvish gets to face the Mariners and Felix has to face the Rangers and do better than Darvish against the Mariners. This isn't Felix versus Darvish, this is Felix versus Darvish and a swarm of roving Nazi-fighting bears.

FELIX HERNANDEZ YU DARVISH
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