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Angels fall in Seattle, look for momentum going into playoffs
Angels fall in Seattle, look for momentum going into playoffs

Irrelevance arrived in Safeco Field in the bottom of the fifth inning Sunday when Oakland's wild-card-clinching victory over Texas was posted on the left-field scoreboard. That result eliminated the Seattle Mariners from playoff contention, making their 4-1 victory over the Angels in the regular-season finale moot. All that was left for the home team was for ace Felix Hernandez and star second baseman Robinson Cano to take their final bows upon being removed in the sixth inning. The Angels move on to bigger and better things. They'll open a best-of-five American League division series Thursday at home against the winner of Tuesday's wild-card game between the Kansas City...

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