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Mariners Caravan coming to Lower Columbia College on January 19


January 11, 2018

Mariners players Andrew Moore and Dan Altavilla are scheduled to appear along with M's broadcaster Dave Sims and the Mariner Moose.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m., and concludes at 6:00 p.m. It's a free event for all ages at Myklebust Gymnasium on the LCC campus.

The Mariners will take questions in an open microphone setting and there will be raffle prizes, giveaways and autographs.

Altavilla appeared in 41 games out of the Mariner bullpen last season. He had a 3.51 ERA. The McKeesport, Pennsylvania native was a fifth round draft choice of the Mariners in the 2014 Draft.

Moore attended North Eugene High School and went on to an outstanding career at Oregon State where he was 27-9 with an ERA of 2.10 in Corvallis. Moore was a two-time All-American and All-Pac12 pitcher at Oregon State. He was then drafted by the Mariners in the second round of the 2015 Major League Draft. He came up through the minor leagues quickly and made his MLB debut on June 22 last season defeating the Detroit Tigers. He also beat the MLB Champion Houston Astros on September 7.

Sims is an award winning broadcaster who has been with the Mariners since the 2007 season. Sims has the distinction of being the only play-by-play man in MLB history to call two perfect games in the same season.

The Mariner Moose is a legendary mascot who has been delighting Mariner fans since 1990. He has been on the ballot twice for the Mascot Hall of Fame.


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