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Open Game Thread 3/19/18: Mariners vs Angels

Nohtani for you in December, and today

Seattle Mariners v Texas Rangers Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

Coming to you live from the Phoenix Airport, ever so slightly sunburnt, we’ve got today’s game thread! Because my flight’s going to take off within the next 20 minutes, and because no one ever reads these during the regular season, let alone during Spring Training, let’s just get right to the lineups, shall we?

For a Monday evening it’s pretty pleasant, no? The starting lineup, anyway. To be perfectly honest I thought Christian Bergman was no longer within the Mariners organization, so I’m excited to now go about my life with that new nugget of knowledge tucked into an otherwise empty corner of my brain. There were rumors Ohtani might start for the Angels today, but alas it was not to be.

Earlier today Félix and Paxton both had strong outings in the minor league games, with Félix looking especially strong in his initial return:

Did you want more good news?

How about a little more?

Alright, that’s enough. Don’t go getting greedy on me.

Meaningful game or not, go Mariners!