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Golden Sombrero: Jack Cust

You know things are bad when the Mariners are about to give up on you…

Top 1: Jack Cust called out on strikes against Justin Verlander

Top 4: Cust struck out swinging against Verlander

Top 5: Called out on strikes against Verlander

Top 8: Called out on strikes against Al Alburquerque

Top 9: RBI double off of Brad Thomas

Final Line: 1-for-5, 2B, RBI, 4 K

NOTES: With his golden sombrero against the Tigers on Wednesday, Cust has now fanned 29 times in 79 at-bats and sports a .177/.316/.203 slash line.  The fading slugger has struck out multiple times in eight of his 22 games.

Total 2011 Sombreros: 14


  1. Mevs says:

    It just occurred to me that Cust has the physique of a garden variety division 3 collegiate skipper.

  2. Mike Rosenbaum says:

    Well said, Mevs. He’s not in the line up for that manly physique. Actually, I’m not sure why he’s in the line up.