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Seattle Mariners' J.P. Crawford, left, celebrates with Ty France the team's win over the Houston Astros in a baseball game, Saturday, July 30, 2022, in Houston.

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Mariners hold 3rd wildcard spot
August 25, 2022 2:16 p.m.

Mariners hold 3rd wildcard spot

A look at where the Seattle team stands this season

SEATTLE – At the end of June the Seattle Mariners were at a crossroads – the team was 37-41, sitting in fourth place of the American League West division and four-and-a-half games back of the AL’s final wildcard spot. Forty-six games, including a 14-game win streak, later, the Mariners sit in the third AL wildcard spot with a 67-57 record. Since the 14-game win streak – which fell one shy of the franchise’s all-time mark set in 2001 – was snapped following the MLB All-Star game, the Mariners have gone 16-15 over their last 31 games following the All-Star Break. They slipped from first place in the Wild Card standings to third, falling behind the Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays...