-The K Zone-
September 10th 2018
Interview by Mike Duffy
Photo Credit: The Seattle Times
Mike Duffy: What were some of your favorite parts about the Mariners Organization?
Sam Carlson: My favorite part about the Mariners Organization is the people. Everyone from the front office to the trainers to my teammates. Everybody is great and it is a lot of fun.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite Minor League team name?
Sam Carlson: Personally I think that we have one of the best minor league team names in the Modesto Nuts. It is just a funny name for a team that everyone gets a good laugh at.
Mike Duffy: When did you know you wanted to play professional baseball?
Sam Carlson: I have always wanted to play professional baseball since I was a kid but not until my senior year did I know that there was a realistic chance.
Mike Duffy: What team were you the biggest fan of growing up?
Sam Carlson: My favorite team growing up was the Twins. I was born and raised in Minnesota so it was only right.
Mike Duffy: Who was your favorite player growing up?
Sam Carlson: My favorite player growing up was Joe Mauer. Being a Twins fan I had always loved to watch him play.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite stadium?
Sam Carlson: My favorite big league stadium is probably Safeco Field because of the memories I have from there. I have only seen a few fields so it might change when I see more.
Mike Duffy: What will you be doing this offseason?
Sam Carlson: I am currently doing TJ rehab while taking classes for school.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite baseball memory?
Sam Carlson: I honestly have so many unbelievable memories that I can’t pick one out. Maybe one day I’ll make a memory that really stands out more than the others.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite book?
Sam Carlson: I don’t have a favorite book at the moment as I prefer podcasts over a book.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite movie?
Sam Carlson: One of my all time favorite movies is The Longest Yard.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite Tv show?
Sam Carlson: My favorite TV Show all time is Prison Break.
Mike Duffy: Who is your favorite Musician?
Sam Carlson: The Weeknd.
Mike Duffy: What is your favorite hobby besides baseball?
Sam Carlson: I enjoy traveling and adventuring with my friends and family.
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