It isn't known exactly how the team has woken up the bats and found home runs in droves. They don't know how Raul Ibanez continues to defy age and reach career highs.

But the question that confuses everyone at Safeco Field is simple: Why did someone punch the Mariner Moose?

The Mariners and Boeing confirm that last Friday the beloved mascot was at a Boeing facility for an event. At some point during what a source called "public safety day," an employee punched the Mariner Moose "in the snout," according to the Mariners.