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Five Photos That Sum Up The AL West This Season

The Seattle Mariners haven’t made it to the post-season since 2001. For context: that was the same year popular films Zoolander and Harry Potter And The Sorcerer’s Stone came out.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

Taijuan Walker (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Walker’s Fine Start Wasted, Jays Beat Mariners 1-0

Taijuan Walker turned in the best start of his career, but it wasn’t enough to get the slumping Seattle Mariners back on track

1090 The Fan–09/25/2014

Robinson Cano (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Playoff Hopes For M’s Takes Another Hit With 8-3 Loss To Astros

Seattle’s playoff hopes took another hit, as Jake Marisnick had a three-run homer for the second straight game and Alex Presley drove in two runs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Mariners on Sunday.

09/22/2014

C.J. Wilson (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Mariners Get One Hit, Lose 5-0 To Halos

C.J. Wilson and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, and the Angels clinched the AL West about an hour after their 5-0 victory over Seattle on Wednesday night.

09/18/2014

Mike Zunino got the M's offense going Tuesday and has had success versus Angels' Wednesday starter C.J. Wilson. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Seattle Ends Losing Skid With Slugfest, Win 13-2

Mike Zunino’s two-run double keyed a four-run fifth, and the Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the AL West leaders 13-2 on Tuesday night.

1090 The Fan–09/17/2014

James Paxton (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

James Paxton, Mariners Shut Out Rangers, 5-0

The rust is starting to come off for Paxton, and the rest of the American League might want to take note

1090 The Fan–08/27/2014

Dustin Ackley (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Mariners Complete Sweep Of Red Sox

Ackley had three hits and scored three runs, Seattle’s bullpen was sharp for the second straight day and the Mariners beat Boston 8-6 on Sunday for the Red Sox’s eighth straight loss.

1090 The Fan–08/25/2014

James Paxton (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Mariners Fall To Phillies, 4-3

James Paxton (3-1) took the first loss of his 10th career start

1090 The Fan–08/20/2014

Hisashi Iwakuma gets the nod for the Mariners in Game 2 of their series in Texas. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Iwakuma Fans Season-High 11, M’s Top Phillies 5-2

The Mariners gave Hisashi Iwakuma an early lead and the pitcher took it from there

1090 The Fan–08/20/2014

Mike Zunino (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Zunino’s Homer Lifts Mariners Past Indians, 6-5

The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday

08/01/2014

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