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After a bittersweet end to a surprising season, a look ahead to Mariners in 2022

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Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager holds his cap and glove as he responds to the crowd.
Ted S. Warren
The Associated Press
Kyle Seager holds his cap and glove as he responds to the cheering crowd after being subbed out in the ninth inning of Sunday's game.

The Major League Baseball playoffs are happening. For the 20th year in a row, they don't include the Seattle Mariners. That's despite a surprisingly successful season. 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.