Art Thiel

Sports with Art Thiel
1:54 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

Former Mariner players continue to haunt Seattle fans

Former Mariner Raul Ibanez celebrates after hitting the game-winning home run during the 12th inning of Game 3 of the American League division baseball series on Wednesday. Ibanez played for, and left the Mariners on two separate occasions.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens

There has been a lot of excitement so far in the early rounds of the Major League Baseball playoffs, and much of that has been provided by former Seattle Mariner players. As sports commentator Art Thiel explains to KPLU’s Kevin Kniestedt, the sight of players leaving Seattle to flourish on other teams has become far too common for fans over the years. To hear the discussion, click the "Listen" button above.

Sports with Art Thiel
11:45 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Preview: Sounders FC to host Vancouver

Saturday's match against Vancouver at Qwest Field isn't expected to generate as much animosity as with the Portland Timbers, but it will still renew a longstanding regional rivalry.
Associated Press

Another Major League Soccer regional rivalry match takes place Saturday at Qwest Field in Seattle, when the Sounders FC host the Vancouver Whitecaps.

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