All-star game http://www.kplu.org en Mariner presence won't be felt All-Star Game http://www.kplu.org/post/mariner-presence-wont-be-felt-all-star-game <p>Two Mariner pitchers have been elected to the American League All-Star team. However, KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says, neither is expected to play in the game on Tuesday in Phoenix.</p><p>Adding insult to injury: One Mariner who&#39;s an All-Star veteran was left off the roster this year <strong>&ndash;</strong> Ichiro Suzuki. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 2035 at http://www.kplu.org Mariner presence won't be felt All-Star Game Preview: M's Ichiro not chosen for All-Star game, what gives? http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-ms-ichiro-not-chosen-all-star-game-what-gives <p>For the first time in 10 years, the Mariners&#39; Ichiro Suzuki has not been selected for Major League Baseball&#39;s All-Star game, which takes place Tuesday, July 12, in Phoenix.</p><p>Mariner pitchers Felix Hernandez and Brandon League will represent the team (and rookie pitcher Michael Pineda may be a late add). But what does it mean that Ichiro won&#39;t be there? KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel will talk about that <strong>Friday morning at 5:35 and 7:35 on 88.5 KPLU</strong>. Check back here tomorrow for the story of our conversation.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 19:31:48 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 2032 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: M's Ichiro not chosen for All-Star game, what gives?