Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 9/21/13
By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -   SEPT. 21, 2002 GAME 155 - ANGELS AT MARINERS SEATTLE – While the Angels were playing the Seattle Mariners Saturday afternoon, the attendants in the visitors’ clubhouse prepared for a postgame celebration. A win by the Angels would clinch their first playoff appearance in 16 years. But after the Angels giftwrapped a victory and handed it to the Mariners, those plastic sheets used to protect the players' belongings remained dry and were stuffed into the cracks above the cubicles and out of the way. Third baseman Troy Glaus' throwing error in the fifth inning cost the Angels four runs and was the difference in a 6-4 loss before a sellout crowd of 45,784 at Safeco Field. The Mariners remain alive, barely, trailing the Angels by seven games with seven to play. The Boston Red Sox also won Saturday and remain alive, trailing by 7 1/2 games. The Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers, 6-3, to increase their lead over the Angels in th...
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