ESPN GameDay - 9/10/2016


Saw this on ESPN GameDay

Mariners SP Wade Miley Stars in New Warcraft Movie


I saw Warcraft last Thursday and seriously, main protagonist Lothar (played by Travis Fimmel) looks just like Wade Miley throughout.

Casual Ichiro reference in current Anime show


This aired earlier today in Japan. Here's a short video clip:

Hey, Hisashi Iwakuma is back for the Mariners tonight!


If you have been living under a rock, or actually doing stuff off of the internet today (AKA having a life), you may have heard that Kuma was activated for today's game vs. the Detroit Tigers. Meg snapped this shot of Kuma warming up before tonight's game.

Robinson Cano hit in head during warmups, no concussion


Well, this sucks. Looks like a freak accident as Robinson Cano was hit on the head in between innings during the Angels' throw-around. Hopefully it's nothing major, but Cano was taken out of the game as a precautionary measure.

Click here to view the GIF.

Brad Asparagus


I'm back in the GIF making business and Felix is out angling for Brad Miller.

Nelson Cruz will save us from our misery


Third most home runs in franchise history, as it turns out.

Fernando Rodney's Inspiration?


Saw this in a Hindu temple carved into solid bedrock at the Ellora Caves in Maharashtra (India) and immediately thought of our closer. Perhaps the connection was due in part to suffering the Seahawks loss only a few hours prior, but I'm totally, independently psyched for the 2015 Major League Baseball season to start.

SI Cover: Robinson Cano, week of 3/31


Cover image from the new Cano issue of SI.