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Robert Lloyd
Mariners top Angels, but postseason hopes dashed

Mariners top Angels, but postseason hopes dashed SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners woke up Sunday morning with a legitimate chance of extending their season. By the bottom of the fifth inning of Sunday afternoon's game against the Los Angeles Angels, the Mariners had taken their last meaningful swing of 2014. Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez and the Mariners did their part Sunday, beating the Angels 4-1, but the final four innings of the game were relatively meaningless after Seattle had officially been eliminated from playoff contention. Oakland's 4-0 win over Texas effectively finished the Mariners' season before it was officially over. "It's disappointing...