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Thank You For a Great FanFest Weekend!

Batting practice with one of the best hitters in baseball!

Batting practice with one of the best hitters in baseball!

Two days of bright blue skies, excited and engaging players and awesome attractions…and the BEST fans in baseball…made for a record-breaking FanFest weekend at Safeco Field.

Over 21,000 fans came out to Safeco Field for the two-day event to take part in the exciting event, getting autographs and photos taken with several Mariners players, riding zip lines and running around the bases.

Thank you for a great weekend, and we can’t wait for Opening Day on March 31 at the Los Angeles Angels, and the home opener April 8 vs. the Angels!

Here are some photos from FanFest weekend! Go Mariners!

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Scenes From the Mariners Caravan

Catching you up on some great photos of the Mariners Winter Caravan through Eastern Washington. Nick Franklin, Charlie Furbush and Brandon Maurer, along with broadcasters Mike Blowers and Aaron Goldsmith, and of course the Mariner Moose, have been having a great time visiting with our fans on the East side of the state.

Here are some photos taken by team photographer Ben Van Houten from Whitman College in Walla Walla, the Boys and Girls club of Kootenai county in Post Falls, Idaho and also Bryan Elementary school in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

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Scenes From the Mariners Winter Caravan

The Mariners Winter Caravan continues to roll through Eastern Washington, and today broadcasters Aaron GoldsmithMike Blowers, infielder Nick Franklin and the Mariner Moose made a stop at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children’s Hospital in Spokane. Here are some photos captured by Mariners Team Photographer Ben Van Houten.

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Scenes from Day 1 of the Mariners Caravan

The first day of the Mariners Winter Caravan continued this afternoon with a stop at the Cheney Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Club of South Puget Sound in Gig Harbor. Relief pitcher Danny Farquhar and broadcaster Dave Sims talked to the group of over 150 kids about motivation, education and respect, and the Mariner Moose had fun with the crowd acting his normal silly self.

Day 2 of the caravan continues tomorrow in the South Sound, with a public autograph appearance at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey (Worthington Center) from 4:15-5:45 pm. All public events on the Mariners Caravan can be viewed via Mariners.com.

Dave Sims and Danny Farquhar at the Boys & Girls Club in Gig Harbor.

Dave Sims and Danny Farquhar at the Boys & Girls Club in Gig Harbor.

Danny Farquhar with die-hard Mariners fan Jason.

Danny Farquhar with die-hard Mariners fan Jason.

Talking to the kids at the Boys & Girls Club.

Talking to the kids at the Boys & Girls Club.

Day 1 of the Mariners Caravan.

Day 1 of the Mariners Caravan.

Danny and Dave signing autographs.

Danny and Dave signing autographs.

Mariners Caravan Kicks Off in Lake Tapps

The annual Mariners Caravan kicked off today with the first of two stops, starting with Dieringer Heights Elementary School in Lake Tapps.

Relief pitcher Danny Farquhar, broadcaster Dave Sims and of course, the most popular guest, the Mariner Moose. Danny, Dave and The Moose were part of a D.R.E.A.M Team assembly, talking to the 500+ kids about staying away from drugs, being respectful to yourself and others, education, attitude and motivation. Charlie Furbush was scheduled to also take part in the first leg of the caravan, but due to travel delays on the East Coast, was not able to make it.

Here are some photos of the first caravan stop. We’ll have another post this afternoon following a trip to the Boys and Girls Club in Gig Harbor.

Danny Farquhar at Dieringer Heights Elementary School

Danny Farquhar at Dieringer Heights Elementary School

Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims before the start of the caravan.

Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims before the start of the caravan.

The D.R.E.A.M Team assembly

The D.R.E.A.M Team assembly

Danny Farquhar talks about motivation.

Danny Farquhar talks about motivation.

The Mariners Moose watched the highlight video with students.

The Mariners Moose watched the highlight video with students.

Student reporters asked Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims questions.

Student reporters asked Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims questions.

The key points of the D.R.E.A.M Team assembly.

The key points of the D.R.E.A.M Team assembly.

Mariners Caravan Slideshow

The Seattle Mariners 2013 Winter Caravan kicked off earlier this week with John Jaso, Mike Carp, Dan Wilson, Dave Sims and the Mariner Moose making stops in Covington, Tacoma and Lacey. Here are some photos captured by team photographer Ben Van Houten.

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Mariners Visit Seattle’s Veterans Hospital

Before Wednesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, a group of Mariners players, and the Moose, paid a visit to Seattle’s Veterans Administration Hospital to sign autographs, pose for photos and swap stories with patients. Mariners team photographer Ben Van Houten was there and sent back these photos.

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Montero and Iwakuma Visit Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital

Jesus Montero, Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariner Moose spent some time today with patients at Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. Their visit was part of the on-going Mariners Get Well Tour, presented by Holland America Line. There were smiles all around as patients posed for photos, got autographs and received gift bags, courtesy of Holland America Lines.

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FanFest Photo Gallery – Day 1

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Photo Credits: Ben VanHouten/Seattle Mariners

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