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Monday, March 31, 2008

Today is a Good Day

posted by on March 31 at 9:26 AM

After a long, long winter, baseball is back.

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Texas vs. Seattle, 3:40 pm. Bedard takes the mound for the M’s, Millwood for the Rangers.

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Yay! Looking forward to seeing Adam Jones in the outfiel.... oh. Never mind.

Posted by leek | March 31, 2008 9:39 AM
2

gah, kill me now!

Posted by ack | March 31, 2008 9:49 AM
3

baseball:
who gives a shit?

mindless monopoly millionaires in a tax-the-poor stadium being boring as hell for a few hours.....


Posted by Curt Mudgin | March 31, 2008 9:50 AM
4

Yay! Now my commute will be fucked up again!

Posted by kid icarus | March 31, 2008 9:53 AM
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I-CHI-RO
I-CHI-RO
I-CHI-RO!

Posted by jonglix | March 31, 2008 9:54 AM
6

Hee hee, President Bush got booed last night throwing out the first pitch at Nationals Stadium

Posted by Peter F | March 31, 2008 10:08 AM
7

The man toy got tickets so I'll be there today, sipping beer in some AMAZING SEATS.

@3: Baseball is about relaxing and enjoying something. I don't care too much for it, but going to a game is an experince. You should get out of your gloomy "the world is bad cause I am not rich" cloud and try new things.

Posted by Original Monique | March 31, 2008 10:28 AM
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The Mariners!! Another super progressive, pro-gay rights athletic team subsidized by the tax payers!!!

No chance the stadium will collapse in the middle of the game is there?

Posted by Andrew | March 31, 2008 10:29 AM
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I'll be there. I go every year to opening day. And every year they close the roof, whether it's raining or not. Supposedly the extended roof keeps the fans warmer. Pussies.

Posted by DOUG. | March 31, 2008 10:35 AM
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Fuck. However much Major League Baseball tries to chase me away as a fan - through steroids, through the Yankees, through the yearly self-destruction of my beloved Mariners - opening day always brings me back.

Hope springs eternal, indeed.

Posted by dr0q | March 31, 2008 10:40 AM
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"No chance the stadium will collapse in the middle of the game is there?"

Not since they moved out of the Kingdome.

Posted by Hernandez | March 31, 2008 10:50 AM
12

1995: In a referendum, the voters REJECTED spending public funds to prop up the mega-millionaires' plaything. Shortly thereafter, our democratically elected officials decided on a no-lube shafting of the citizens, by laying on the money, anyway.

We can have Earth Hour, but the amount of energy wasted just in all the fucked up traffic so many spring and summer evenings, washes that shit out in no time.

Posted by Karlheinz Arschbomber | March 31, 2008 11:09 AM
13

Yeah, yeah, yeah, but it's BASEBALL.

Prediction: Bedard gives up two hits, but loses 2-0 when Ibanez and Sexson each make two errors in the third inning.

Posted by Fnarf | March 31, 2008 11:19 AM
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Original Monique@7, please raise a plastic cup of beer for me. I'll be stuck here at the desk listening to Rick Rizzs on the radio. His voice is the only thing I don't miss during the off season.

Fnarf is right as usual, that scenario is highly likely to occur.

Posted by madamecrow | March 31, 2008 11:25 AM
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Today is a good day! Go Mariners!

Posted by Ivory | March 31, 2008 1:19 PM
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Come on FNARF stop hating. This is our year dawg. We actually have a chance this year and besides I have tix to the Yankees and BO SOX series. Its a good year!

Ill be there on the view reserved seats right above home plate.

Beisbol has been very, very good to me.

All is well again, and for those of you who dont understand baseball, and the beauty of a no hitter. I pity you.

Posted by SeMe | March 31, 2008 1:20 PM
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Fnarf is a devout USSM reader. He shares their doubt about this season.

Posted by Gomez | March 31, 2008 1:46 PM
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I'm ready for baseball!

As for the season, we've made the projections and we know the Mariners' chances, but I'm going to take it one game at a time like every season. Your goal everyday is the same: win the game you're playing today.

Posted by Gomez | March 31, 2008 1:50 PM
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I'm a bit more pessimistic than most of the USSM boys and girls. I'm pegging us at 78-84. That way I can only be pleasantly surprised.

Posted by Fnarf | March 31, 2008 3:19 PM
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Hell yes. I need to get some tickets for the Damn Yankees series.

Posted by Greg | March 31, 2008 3:21 PM
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To all of you sad sacks: I'll plan on attending opening day of The-End-Of-Poverty-Forever-And-Perfect-Schools-And-Healthcare-For-Everyone season, whenever you manage to implement that. In the meantime, permit us under-educated suckers a moment of joy for the beginning of baseball season.

Posted by Joe M | March 31, 2008 3:33 PM

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