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Golden Sombrero: Travis Snider

Bottom 2: Travis Snider called out on strikes against Michael Pineda

Bottom 4: Snider struck out on a foul tip against Pineda

Bottom 6: Snider grounded out to second against Pineda

Bottom 8: Snider struck out swinging against Jeff Gray

Bottom 10: Snider struck out swinging against David Pauley

Bottom 13: Snider flew out to center against Jamey Wright

Final Line: 0-for-6, 4 K

Notes: After working out some kinks in his swing at Triple-A, Snider has been on fire since returning to the Blue Jays’ lineup.  On July 6, Snider was hitting .210. Since then, he has hit safely in eight of the last 10 games—five of which have been multi-hit performances—and entered Tuesday’s game against the Mariners hitting .256.  On Tuesday night, however, Snider wasn’t as successful, fanning in four of his six at-bats and failing to reach base in the 14-inning game.  While his golden sombrero was impressive, I find it even more impressive that Snider’s mustache was also 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.

Total 2011 Sombreros: 71

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