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Seattle Mariners defy explanation this season

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Ted S. Warren
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The Associated Press
Seattle Mariners' Abraham Toro is greeted in the dugout after he hit a grand slam off Houston Astros relief pitcher Kendall Graveman during the eighth inning of Tuesday's game in Seattle. The Mariners won 4-0.

The Seattle Mariners are on the road for their next six games. They're playing the Diamondbacks this weekend in Arizona. The Mariners finished their latest home stand with two amazing wins against the American League West-leading Houston Astros. More from KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting KNKX’s Morning Edition since 2006. She handles all aspects of the show - from news selection and writing to audio production. Kirsten has worked in radio for 30 years. She was born in Ohio, grew up in Indiana and attended high school and college in North Texas. In addition to being a journalist and active in the public radio host community, Kirsten is also sports lover. She and her husband live in Seattle with their son and their dog.