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Lookout Landing Jun 23, 2015

Seattle Mariners lose to Joe Blanton and his wine-stained hands

"There is always something left to love." I've been in enough up-and-down relationships that end in heartbreak (foreshadowing?) to know that the last thing you want to do is go through the gory details of the Seattle Mariners losing 4-1 on a night they faced Joe Blanton with Felix Hernandez on the mound.  Personally, when in the midst of the roller coaster of emotion that a tough relationship can bring, I go through a few steps to try to avoid or just forget about the bad times.  This is my attempt to take you through my reconciliation and ultimately, my distraction from reality. The...
Topeka Capital-Journal Jun 23, 2015

Joe Blanton outduels King Felix, leads Royals to 4-1 victory over Mariners

SEATTLE — Joe Blanton retired from baseball last season after he was unable to make it in the minor leagues. Now, he's shining for the first-place Kansas City Royals. Blanton pitched six-plus innings of two-hit ball to lead Kansas City to a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. Media Assets Supervideo Unformatted:  addResponsivePlayer( "14mqej3rfuzgf16z3un0kgn2a0", "06c7c348-13be-4bf5-b1f0-8f1e92cfcb4c", "8rfnk5xcgg981f7phu7ewnyn2", ...
Seattle Times Jun 23, 2015

Royals 4, Mariners 1: Postgame videos, notes and boxscore

There’s no way to paint it up and make it look even decent – that game was a stinker. Seattle got two hits off of Joe Blanton. This is a guy that was so bad in 2013 that retired after two minor league starts last season. Against the Mariners, he pitched six innings, giving up […]

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