The Extra Innings podcast returns to discuss what’s left of the Mariners chances for passing the A’s and Red Sox to get the second wild card spot following a disastrous series vs. the Royals.
Times beat writer Ryan Divish and columnist Larry Stone analyze what went wrong in the series with KC — Salvador Perez.
Can they pass the A’s and Red Sox? Does their schedule allow it to happen?
Other topics discussed:
- The second-half struggles of Yusei Kikuchi and Logan Gilbert.
- Exercising a four-year option for Kikuchi
- The status of the starting rotation moving forward.
- Kyle Seager’s season and the looming decision on his club option.
- The up and down season of Jarred Kelenic
- The possible announcement of an extension for Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais
- The offseason possibilities for the Mariners
Also included is postgame audio from Servais, Marco Gonzales and Kyle Seager following Seattle’s 4-3 win over the Royals.