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GAME THOUGHTS: Blue Jays vs. Mariners

We're a little behind, but thankfully there isn't much going on.

One thing I forgot to mention earlier is that manager Jim Riggleman said that they will be monitoring Jarrod Washburn's pitch count closely since he went over 115 pitches in his last two starts.

Also Riggleman said that everyone in the bullpen would be available if needed.

GAME THOUGHTS START HERE:

9:21 --- DING! DING! DING! Good blog readers, that's the official time that Dave8557 chimed in about the piece of Washburn information I posted up at the top. Right now, I pretty much make sure to post similar quotes that I get like that just do raise his ire.

8:26 -- Washburn got out of a base-loaded jam earlier with a key strikeout, but the next inning Adam Lind ripped a fastball over the centerfield fence for a two-run shot.

7:55 -- Owwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!! Raul just fouls a ball of the inside of his shin. But then he gets up and singles home Cairo a few pitches later. M's up 2-0.

7:50 -- We haven't done this in a while, but everybody --- "PUT ME IN COACH, I'M READY TO PLAY, TODAY!!!!'

That's right, Miguel Cairo comes up with a big double off the wall no less to drive in the first run of the game.

7:10 -- Here's the transcript to my chat from earlier today....

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