With the help of @kevingilmore3, I was able to solve the mystery of the origins of the “He beat the Mariners” drop. Originally, we were tracking down the drop as we thought it was related to Big Fat Bartolo Colon. It several hours to skip through the early season podcasts from 2012 but I finally stumbled upon it when I started listening to the April 11, 2012 podcast. The open was actually the “He beat the Mariners” drop. At about 5 minutes in, Matthew and Nate started discussing Neftali Feliz (who is not Bartolo Colon) and that’s when the following happened:
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Another 06010 mystery is solved. What other unsolved mysteries are still out there?