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With 'worst offense in baseball,' Mariners close to the end of their playoff run

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Elaine Thompson
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The Associated Press
Seattle Mariners' Ty France slams down his bat after striking out swinging against the Boston Red Sox to end the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021, in Seattle.

The Seattle Mariners are on the road for the next 10 games, after losing four of six in a crucial homestand. 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 Troy live in Seattle with their son Del and their dog Jillian.