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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

Scary Baseball Man on Halloween during the 2010 World Series.

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

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter 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...

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Mookie Betts, left, takes second base on a wild pitch ahead of the tag by San Diego Padres shortstop Ha-Seong Kim during the first inning in game 3 of the NLDS at Petco Park on Friday, Oct. 14, 2022, in San Diego

One for the record books, MLB Divisional Playoff round recap

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2022

With the MLB Divisional round concluding we saw the Philadelphia Phillies upset the Atlanta Braves, the San Diego Padres upset the No. 1 seed Los Angeles Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners get swept by the...

Ignore the tears, there is always next year.

Satire: Maybe next year, Sportsfan

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist October 19, 2022

Maybe next year. Maybe next year. Next year maybe. Year maybe next. Year next maybe.  Like every year, the disappointment is crippling. The 3520 playoffs have been a wild ride, the first since the...

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 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...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners are going to the playoffs.

Mariners live by chaos ball, die by chaos ball

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor October 12, 2022

For anywhere from four hours to just two minutes, Mariners fans everywhere including right here in Pullman stopped what they were doing to witness history. The Seattle Mariners held a 7-5 lead in the bottom...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners are going to the playoffs.

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 are going to the playoffs.

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...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners are going to the playoffs.

Over 20 years in the making and many heartbreaks later … 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2022

For the first time since the record-breaking 2001 season, where-in the Mariners won 116 games and made it to the American League Championship Series, the team is finally returning to the playoffs. On...

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

Meet the 2022 playoff-bound Mariners

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor October 5, 2022

The Mariners are in the playoffs. Writing that sentence is so gratifying. As has been well stated, the last time the Mariners were in the playoffs was in 2001. In 2001, I did not exist. The amount...

For the first time in over 20 years, the Seattle Mariners are going to the playoffs.

The newest Mariners folk hero is a man named ‘Big Dumper’

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2022

Let the drought end and plentiful rain fall down in Seattle for years to come.  Cal Raleigh hit the most iconic home run in Mariners' history on Sept. 30, 2022. Facing a 3-2 count against Athletics...

Congrats Mariners… I guess

Congrats Mariners… I guess

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter October 3, 2022

In the spirit of competition, good for the Mariners. They finally ended their long postseason drought and made the playoffs for the first time in 21 years.  I must admit. I am not a Mariners fan,...

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

Dancing their way to the Mariners’ best season in 20 years

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 14, 2022

The 2021 Seattle Mariners almost broke the 20-year playoff baseball drought in the pacific northwest, missing the mark by only two games. Their success was unexpected but brought the hype in baseball back...

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