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July 10, 2014 at 6:45 PM

Game thread: Twins vs. Mariners — July 10, 2014

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THIS DAY IN MARINERS HISTORY (July 10):

  • 1979 – Rick Honeycutt’s two-hitter led the Mariners to a 5-1 victory over the Yankees in the Kingdome. This was the Mariners low-hit game to date.
  • 1993 – Jay Buhner hits a solo HR off Jeremy Hernandez in the bottom of the ninth for a 7-6 win vs. Cleveland.
  • 2001 – Safeco Field hosts the All-Star Game.  Seattle’s Freddy Garcia gets the win and Kazuhiro Sasaki picks up the save as Baltimore’s Cal Ripken Jr. picks up MVP honors.
  • 2010 – Justin Smoak debuts for the Mariners after being acquired in a trade the day before for Cliff Lee, from the Texas Rangers.  He went 0-4 with 3 strikeouts.
  • 2010 – The Mariners against the New York Yankees become the first Major League Baseball game to be broadcast in 3D.  Tomorrow’s game is as well going to be broadcast in 3D.
  • 2013 – David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox recorded his 1,689th hit as a DH to set the MLB record as a DH, breaking Harold Baines’ record.

We obviously trying a different format for the updates with that window. It was Jayson Jenks idea. They use this for the Seahawks game blogs.

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