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7/23: Open Game Thread

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it's early it's so early it's too early for baseball

ugh you guys again?
ugh you guys again?
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Good morning! Today the Mariners once again play the Blue Jays in the modern-day equivalent of the Kingdome. Today's matchup features a combined age of 76 between the two starting pitchers, so in the great Spirit of '76 let's win independence from these Jays and their bottle-throwing loony fans. It's not often that Hisashi gets to be the spring chicken of the matchup; here's hoping the Mariners hitters can provide him a little more run support than they gave Canada's native son James Alston Paxton last night.

Today's Lineups

SEATTLE MARINERS TORONTO BLUE JAYS
Norichika Aoki - LF Ezequiel Carrera - RF
Seth Smith - RF Josh Donaldson - 3B
Robinson Cano - 2B Edwin Encarnacion - DH
Nelson Cruz - DH Michael Saunders - LF
Kyle Seager - 3B Troy Tulowitzki - SS
Adam Lind - 1B Justin Smoak - 1B
Leonys Martin - CF Kevin Pillar - CF
Chris Iannetta - C Devon Travis - 2B
Shawn O'Malley - SS Josh Thole - C
Hisashi Iwakuma - RHP R.A. Dickey - RHP

Game Info!

10:07 (UGH) on RTNW, RSN, and MLBN if you're out of market. That's a fun treat. If you have to have morning baseball, at least there should be a fun treat.
Radio: 710 ESPN
Nick Franklin's elbow tattoo: MLB.tv