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Thursday, June 5, 2008

When Does the NFL Return?

posted by on June 5 at 10:05 AM

Before the season began, I think it was Fnarf who predicted the Mariners wouldn’t win 78 games this year. At the time I thought he was wrong — now I wonder if he was being too optimistic.

But hey, at least the draft’s today — small comfort when your team’s already 15.5 games back the first week of June. Ugh.

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where was this fury in fucking april?!?!?!?!

Posted by terry miller | June 5, 2008 10:19 AM

To be honest, I predicted 78 wins, not less than 78. Plenty of other people who know a lot more than I do were predicting less, but because those people are all SDCNs (Stats-Drunk Computer Nerds, look it up), testosterone-poisoned shitheads like Bill Bavasi, unlike almost every other team in baseball now, don't pay attention to them. And so teams like Oakland continue to kick our ass with a fourth of the payroll.

Posted by Fnarf | June 5, 2008 10:42 AM

How about not signing/overpaying for players who suck?

Posted by billmh | June 5, 2008 10:46 AM

still only about 65% as entertaining as a Lou Piniella rant.

Posted by josh bomb | June 5, 2008 10:49 AM

Oklahoma City Mariners! Kind of has that AA-team ring to it. As does this team.

Posted by Karlheinz Arschbomber | June 5, 2008 10:55 AM

The Mariners are now the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball.

Posted by laterite | June 5, 2008 10:58 AM

D'oh, the curse of the hutch.

Posted by Gabriel | June 5, 2008 11:10 AM

In happier baseball news, I'm excited for the Vancouver Canadians season about to begin. I've never been before, but Nat Bailey seems like a great place to catch a game. And they have a take-your-dog-to-the-game day!

Posted by Gabriel | June 5, 2008 11:13 AM

Ha! I think he's gonna cry.

Posted by heywhatsit | June 5, 2008 11:19 AM

"Play us out"? What does that mean, play us out? FUCKING THING SUCKS! DO IT LIVE! I'LL WRITE IT MYSELF AND WE'LL DO IT LIVE!

Posted by kebabs | June 5, 2008 11:43 AM

How many footie games will we win? Us soccer fans need to know ...

Posted by Will in Seattle | June 5, 2008 11:57 AM

Only noobs'n'boobs call football "footie", Will. It's "footy", and it means Australian Rules, not soccer. Soccer is called "soccer" or "football".

Posted by Fnarf | June 5, 2008 12:11 PM

Not true, Fnarf. In the UK loads of people call soccer/football 'footy.'

Posted by Gabriel | June 5, 2008 12:27 PM

All of them wankers.

Posted by Fnarf | June 5, 2008 1:16 PM

How about f-ball? That has a nice ring to it, eh?

Posted by Greg | June 5, 2008 1:38 PM

It's about time someone on the Mariners organization registered a pulse.

Posted by Andy | June 5, 2008 2:03 PM

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