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The end of the season is upon us. The Mariners begin their final series of the year Friday night against the Angels in Anaheim, Calif. The M’s left home for the final time after dropping a series to the Indians over the weekend but rebounded to take two of three from the Athletics in Oakland.

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Left-hander Marco Gonzales (1-1, 6.25 ERA) takes the hill for Seattle in the series opener, opposed by a fellow southpaw in Tyler Skaggs (2-6, 4.48 ERA). Felix Hernandez and Mike Leake were originally penciled in to start this series but were shut down, replaced by Gonzales Friday and Andrew Moore on Saturday. Gonzales has started just once in four September appearances, allowing three runs over five innings at Texas three weeks ago.

First pitch is scheduled for 7:07 p.m. PT. Catch the game on ROOT, 710 AM or streaming (as the free game of the day) on

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