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Open Thread, 9/22/2010: Padres @ Mariners

I agree with whoever first suggested that, during interleague play, the NL ballparks play by the AL rules and vice versa. That would make it much more novel.

Or, as an even better change of pace, during interleague play, they should make up new rules entirely. My recommendation is to play football style separate offenses and defenses or 9 designated hitters, however best explains it. Put together your very best defensive formation and then put whoever you want in on offense. I'm pretty sure we've offered this up in the past as a way to revolutionize baseball, but I still think it would make for an interesting day.

In other news, you know what sucks about having a DH is I have no idea looking at the lineup who the starters are. I have to add a completely separate widget to this pos...

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San Diego Padres
@ Seattle Mariners

Saturday, May 22, 2010, 7:10 PM PDT

Clayton Richard vs Ian Snell

Cloudy. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 50.

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There... I guess this way, we can see that it's gonna be cold like a witches tit out there. If the game gets long, it could get under 50 degrees out there. I would then strongly consider rushing the field just so I could 1) Get the blood flowing and 2) Potentially get tased and warm up with a nice soothing stream of hot electricity.



San Diego Padres @ Seattle Mariners

05/22/10 7:10 PM PDT

San Diego Padres Seattle Mariners
Will Venable - RF Ichiro Suzuki - RF
David Eckstein - 2B Chone Figgins - 2B
Adrian Gonzalez - 1B Franklin Gutierrez - CF
Chase Headley - 3B Mike Sweeney - DH
Matt Stairs - DH Jose Lopez - 3B
Yorvit Torrealba - C Milton Bradley - LF
Oscar Salazar - LF Casey Kotchman - 1B
Everth Cabrera - SS Josh Bard - C
Tony Gwynn Jr. - CF Josh Wilson - SS