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John McGrath: Mariners must channel ’87 Twins, dominate at home

Just because the Mariners stumbled out of the gate by losing a four-game series to the Astros and a three-gamer to the Angels — just because they woke up Sunday sharing the worst record in the majors, and went to sleep Sunday more pained than when they woke up — is no reason for any of us to curb our enthusiasm. Take the 1987 Minnesota Twins: Perhaps the worst team to ever win a World Series, they won at home and won when it counted.

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Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood

Sights and sounds from Travis Stevens' welcome home party at the Lakewood Family YMCA on Wednesday.
Joshua Bessex joshua.bessex@gateline.com
Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood 2:07

Olympic silver medalist Travis Stevens is welcomed home in Lakewood

VIDEO: Columnist John McGrath's 5 favorite things in Baseball Hall of Fame 2:50

VIDEO: Columnist John McGrath's 5 favorite things in Baseball Hall of Fame

TNT's Gregg Bell, Dave Boling on Seahawks missing out on top UW Huskies DBs 2:46

TNT's Gregg Bell, Dave Boling on Seahawks missing out on top UW Huskies DBs

John Schneider on Seahawks third-round pick Amara Darboh 1:52

John Schneider on Seahawks third-round pick Amara Darboh