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BALTIMORE ORIOLES

Nate McLouth - LF

J.J. Hardy - SS

Chris Davis - DH

Adam Jones - CF

Matt Wieters - C

Mark Reynolds - 1B

Manny Machado - 3B

Endy Chavez - RF

Robert Andino - 2B

Wei-Yin Chen - LHP (12-9, 4.00 ERA)

 

SEATTLE MARINERS

Dustin Ackley - 2B

Franklin Gutierrez - CF

Kyle Seager - 3B

Jesus Montero - DH

Michael Saunders - LF

Justin Smoak - 1B

Casper Wells - RF

Miguel Olivo - C

Brendan Ryan - SS

Erasmo Ramirez - RHP (1-2, 3.49 ERA)

 

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Actually had to BUY tickets tonight. What is this world coming to? I'll be on the right side (left field side) of the O's dugout down the 3b line tonight. Section 140, 5 rows back.

Jones is giving away batting gloves tonight. Go get em!

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And proceeds to nearly hurt himself jumping a tarp being removed. Nearly landed on a bat. Be careful, chris. Haha

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Chris is definitely corn fed type of guy

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Goober Noodles said:
 
And proceeds to nearly hurt himself jumping a tarp being removed. He nearly landed on a bat. Be careful, Chris. Ha ha ha.
 

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Remember when Vince Coleman had to miss the rest of the 1985 N.L.C.S. and all of the World Series after the tarpaulin ate him up before Game Four against the Dodgers ???

 

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Remember when Vince Coleman had to miss the rest of the 1985 N.L.C.S. and all of the World Series after the tarpaulin ate him up before Game Four against the Dodgers ???

That was freaking scary! Who knew that you could be nearly killed by a tarp? I think it traumatized Vince because ever since that he had a series of misadventures including throwing firecrackers at those kids in the Dodger Stadium parking lot.

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