The end of 2014 is quickly approaching and the promise of a new year is on the horizon. Let's take some time to reflect on our favorite moments from the Mariners' season. I've compiled a list of fifteen memorable moments below. I'd like to get your input before I throw these into a list, rank them, and wax poetic while writing about moments gone by.
In chronological order, here are the fifteen moments I compiled:
1. April 2 - James Paxton's first start of the year secures a sweep over the Angels
2. April 17 - Robinson Cano's first home run as a Mariner
3. April 23 - Kyle Seager hits a three-run, walk-off home run to snap an eight-game losing streak
4. April 25 - Justin Smoak makes a diving catch to turn an unassisted double play to end the game
5. June 1 - Roenis Elias outduels Max Scherzer by tossing a shutout against the Tigers
6. June 3 - Stefen Romero hits a three-run, pinch-hit home run to tie the game
7. June 8 - Felix Hernandez strikes out fifteen Rays
8. June 27 - Endy Chavez homers against the Indians
9. July 21 - Dustin Ackley makes an incredible, behind-the-wall catch to rob a home run
10. July 30 - Felix Hernandez finishes his fourteenth straight start with at least 7 IP and 2 runs or less, breaking the record set in 1971
11. August 24 - The Mariners sweep the Red Sox in Boston
12. September 3 - Kyle Seager and Corey Hart hit back-to-back home runs off Jon Lester
13. September 18 - Logan Morrison hits a game-winning, three-run home run in Los Angeles
14. September 27 - Austin Jackson hits a walk-off fielder's choice to extend the Mariners' season
15. September 28 - Game 162
Below, you'll find a Google Form with these moments listed. Please vote for your top three moments. I've also left room for you to add your own favorite moment if I've left one out. If you choose to add your own, please be specific so that I can properly account for these votes when I compile the results (date, opponent, players involved, etc.).
On Thursday, I'll start revealing the top Mariner moments from 2014 as voted on by the community and myself. Get out the vote!