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GOG #1: Seattle Mariners - And So It Begins... (ANSWERS POSTED)

After closing out their ST campaign with a satisfying series against the Giants, theA's prepare to kick off their 2013 season with a four-game set against the Mariners at the Coliseum. There is much hope about 2013, se we'll see if the A's can kick things off in style...

1) Series outcome (3 points)

2) Incredibly, the A's will face Felix Hernandez on Opening Day for the first time since last year!Predict King Felix's IP/H/BB/K; does he get the win? (2 points each, then 1 point)

3) La Potencia Yoenis Cespedes got on a hot streak late in spring, driving in eleven runs and belting all of his six homeruns in the final 11 games. Predict Cespedes' AB/H/XBH. Does he go yard? (2 points each, then 1 point)

4) Brett Anderson gets the ball on Opening Night after a trio of injury-ridden seasons. Predict Anderson's IP/H/BB/K. Does he manage to injure himself? (2 points each, then 1 point)

5) Barely Knew 'Er Despite being picked up just over a week ago, Nate Freiman has made the cut and is on the A's Opening Day roster. Let's see how how much of a difference his minor league track record will make in the Bigs. Predict Freiman's G/AB/H. Does he start in one of the games? (2 points each, then 1 point)

6) Remember Hisashi Iwakuma, the guy we almost had about two years ago? Yeah. Predict Iwakuma's Game Score (5 points if exact, three points if you're within three, one point if you're within five)

7) Homerun Over/Under Last year the A's hit 195 homeruns, which was rather nice. The Mariners hit 149. Over/Under/Tie: 4 A's HR - 4 M's HR - 10 Ttl. HR (2 points each)

8) The Other Guys Texas gets to kick off their season first, playing Houston. The slegnA play interleague ball versus Cincinnati. Predict the Rangers record after their season-opening series. Ditto for LA (2 points each)

(50 points total)


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