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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

More than just a game of catch

More than just a game of catch

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor November 17, 2023

The idea was not originally his own. Rather, it was a podcast he found after players held a lockout over Collective Bargaining Agreement disputes that delayed the opening day of the 2022 MLB season. But,...

Seattle hosted the MLB All-Star Game for the first time since 2001, July 11, 2023 at T-Mobile Park. The event attracted 47,159 devoted baseball fans.

Should we be concerned about the Mariners?

Seth Stern, Evergreen reporter/Copy Editor July 19, 2023

The 2023 Seattle Mariners had high expectations going into the new MLB season after the accomplishments they had in their previous two seasons. Last year, the Mariners made the playoffs for the first time...

The view inside the Mariners home Kingdome during the 1996 Season.
 Blake Handley via Wikimedia

For the Mariners, it may be 1996 all over again

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor July 5, 2023

As I walked out of T-Mobile Park, June 27, I passed the Seattle Mariners clearance sale of 2022 Postseason merchandise. It was minutes after the Mariners failed to score a single run in the bottom of...

J.P. Crawford is a leader for the Mariners and helps the infielders dance after each win.

Welcome back, baseball

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor March 29, 2023

The crack of the bat as it meets the ball, the smell of a freshly cut lawn (about one month out for those in the Pacific Northwest) and the feeling of pure elation when one swing changes the entire course...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners went to the playoffs in 2022.

Mariners Spring Training 2023: What we learned

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor March 29, 2023

There are plenty of negative speculations about Spring Training. Some say it is too long for batters and too short for pitchers. Some say it is for monetary value and not for the player's benefit. Regardless...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners went to the playoffs in 2022.

Players to watch and some expectations for Mariners 2023 spring training 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor February 24, 2023

Pitchers and catchers have already reported to camp and spring training festivities are soon to be in full swing. The Seattle Mariners’ Twitter account has come alive with coverage of new and familiar...

Roki Sasaki is one of Japans best players. In a couple of years, he could be a Seattle Mariner.

Japanese phenom Roki Sasaki is a name to remember

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor February 16, 2023

Roki Sasaki is a 21-year-old in Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball League and at his young age, is already the king of the league. In 2022, he pitched the single greatest performance in NPB and potentially...

Scary Baseball Man on Halloween during the 2010 World Series.

A Halloween tradition in the middle of summer, thank you MLB 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor November 2, 2022

In the spirit of Halloween and the World Series, let’s look at the fun tradition of dressing up for road trips by MLB teams. It is a tradition not unique to any specific team but has been a common occurrence...

WSU defensive specialist Julia Norville serves the ball during an NCAA volleyball game against Oregon, Oct. 7.

Wazzu Weekly: Oct. 15, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor October 15, 2022

Did you hear the screams of agony from The Coug on Tuesday? That is how it feels to be a Mariners fan. The Mariners are breaking our hearts, postseason style. Bet you did not SEA that coming. Mariners...

J.P. Crawford is a leader for the Mariners and helps the infielders dance after each win.

Upsets, Heroics and Heartbreaks, MLB Wild Card Recap

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter October 10, 2022

The first round of the MLB Playoffs is in the books. There were four Wild Card matchups that concluded Sunday as three underdog teams upset the favorites to win. The winning teams that advanced to the...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners went to the playoffs in 2022.

A comparison of the 2022 vs. 2001 Seattle Mariners playoff teams

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter October 9, 2022

The 2022 Seattle Mariners baseball team clinched the Wild Card in the MLB after a walk-off home run on a full count from Mariners catcher Cal Raleigh Friday. They finished the 2022 season with a record...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners went to the playoffs in 2022.

October means MLB Playoff Baseball

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter October 6, 2022

For the first time in 21 years, the Seattle Mariners will be playing baseball in the postseason. This 2022 season is also the first time the MLB playoffs will be expanded from 10 teams to 12. Both the...

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