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M’s Jaywalk All Over White Sox

Kenji Johjima hits a two-run home run Monday night (AP).
Kenji Johjima hits a two-run home run Monday night (AP).

Kenji Johjima? Really? I didn’t know he had it in him.

But that’s just it about this team. Heroes come from the unlikeliest of places, and tonight it was simply Johjima’s turn to be the savior.

The former starting catcher belted a two-run home run in the sixth inning to give the Mariners a decisive 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox. The longball was only Johjima’s fourth of the season, and came in the midst of a 1-15 hitting slump that dates back to July 29.

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Reliving Past Relationships With The New Mariners

Jack Wilson, MILF
Jack Wilson, MILF

The Seattle Mariners added a bunch of new faces in the past week, and some of you out there are still in the dark as to who these guys really are.

That’s why we’ve decided to help you out by breaking down the M’s latest acquisitions in terms everyone can understand.

From the young to the old, we have the info on how the new guys stack up against the girls you used to have a thing for. Yeah, it’s kinda like that.

Ian Snell, RHP, Acquired From Pittsburgh

Snell is the girl from high school that wasn’t part of the in-crowd, but that every guy knew was hot.

She had the look, she had the attitude, she had it all…except the right friends. That alone made her out of bounds for most guys with egos on the line.

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Breaking News: Mariners Deal Washburn To Detroit

jarrodwashburn2The Seattle Mariners have traded starting pitcher Jarrod Washburn to the Detroit Tigers for two pitching prospects.

In return, the Mariners obtained left-handed pitchers Luke French and Mauricio Robles from Detroit.

French is a 23-year-old soft-tosser who has pitched at both Triple-A and the big league level this season. Currently, he is 1-2 with a 3.38 ERA for the Tigers.

Robles is a 20-year-old Venezuelan who is currently pitching at Single-A. In four minor league seasons, the southpaw has a 16-16 record with a 3.40 ERA. In 2009, Robles has already recorded 111 strikeouts to just 41 walks.