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Mariners’ season comes to close with 6-2 loss in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – Maybe it was because they actually played baseball on the final day of a 2020 regular season that at times seemed like it would never start, then later seemed like it might not finish, that it felt a little different than in years past. A feeling of accomplishment permeated, more than finality or frustration, as the Mariners wrapped up the shortest and weirdest regular season in MLB’s modern era.

Astros rough up Kendall Graveman’s feel-good start

HOUSTON – Baseball doesn’t believe in following scripts and plot lines that would seem so perfect. For every Kirk Gibson homer in the 1988 World Series, there are hundreds of moments so fitting for redemption and triumph that never occur because of the cruel difficulty of the game.

2 MLB games postponed as Marlins deal with virus outbreak

MIAMI — Two major league games scheduled for Monday night were postponed after more than a dozen Miami Marlins players and staff members tested positive for the coronavirus in an outbreak that stranded the team in Philadelphia.

King Félix opts out of MLB season

Former Cy Young Award winner and Seattle Mariners pitcher Félix Hernández has joined the list of major leaguers opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, at least temporarily ending the 34-year-old’s bid to revive his career.

Numerous buildings uninhabitable after Napa Valley earthquake

Officials in the city of Napa say 15 to 16 buildings are no longer inhabitable after Sunday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake, and there is only limited access to numerous other structures. Napa City Manager Mike Parness released the damage details at an afternoon news conference. Officials say they are still assessing buildings in the area.

M’s shelled in season finale

SEATTLE – Eric Wedge gathered his team together one last time, thanked them for their effort and sent the Seattle Mariners into another offseason of change. Yet again, the Mariners are seeking another manager.