In a small sample size the first week of April, Seattle is making a strong early impression on its new manager Lloyd McClendon.
While New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tries to finish his Hall of Fame career in pinstripes the way he started it, with a World Series title, and the Detroit Tigers aim to unseat the defending champion Boston Red Sox, the West looks to be one of baseball’s top divisions again in 2014.
Some opening day moments changed baseball forever, others are just really cool. Here are our top 5.
Jamie Moyer, the Seattle Mariners longtime pitcher who went on to Philly to get his World Series ring, spoke with JACK FM the day after he threw out the ceremonial first pitch on opening day at Safeco field. (I teased him about it, and yes, he said he missed his mark.)
Mariners ace Felix Hernandez struck out eight on opening day in his first start since signing a $175 million, seven-year contract in February, and the Mariners beat the A’s 2-0 on Monday night.
The Seattle Mariners designated outfielder Casper Wells for assignment Sunday and kept Jason Bay as the club’s fifth outfielder, finalizing their 25-man active roster ahead of Monday night’s opener against the Oakland Athletics.
Heritage festivals, boats, RVs, food, and fun mark the first weekend in May on Puget Sound. Check out one of these great events and enjoy!
Ahoy there! The Opening Day of Boating Season kicks off on Saturday, May 5 in Seattle. Come see the parade of boats and University of Washington crew racing at the biggest regional celebration of water, boats and springtime in the US!
Puget Sound is bursting with activities this weekend. From the Opening Day of Seattle Center’s Next 50 celebration, to animals, wine tasting, the Spring Fair, and swimming pool fun. Get the kids and get out to enjoy it!
Seattle Center is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair. You’re invited to The Next 50 Opening Day on Saturday, April 21. It’s just the start of fun and activities at Seattle Center through October 21.