Let the Mariners bullpen sing and dance its way into your heart
Mariners bullpen will sing its way into your heart
Chemistry is an important element for any team, so it makes sense that someone at Saturday's Mariners FanFest wanted to know how well the bullpen could harmonize. It's perhaps less intuitive that she meant it literally. Apparently pitching coach Rick Waits and reliever Tom Wilhelmsen like to sing "Build Me Up Buttercup" together and she wanted to be sure that fellow pitcher Charlie Furbush could keep up.
He sang along, but Wilhemsen was the real star. The song was originally recorded by the Foundations, but from the way he's dancing to it, you might have guessed it was Elvis:
Do you want to see more of those sweet moves? You're in luck, because the next song on the playlist was "Turn Down for What":
Watch the video above for the full performance, and remember: Wilhelmsen turns down for no man: