Mariners go from breakthrough to breakdown. Now what?

Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz hangs his head in the dugout after giving up two runs in the top of the ninth inning to blow the lead. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)
Edwin Diaz hangs his head after surrendering 2 runs and the lead in the 9th inning of Seattle's 5-4 loss to Philadelphia. (Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times)

The Mariners aren’t so talented that they can steal wins playing less than their best. “Baseball is a great game,” said M’s manager Scott Servais. “But on many days it can be very cruel.”

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