Raleigh’s walk-off homer ends Mariners’ long playoff drought

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 30: Cal Raleigh #29 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates his walk-off home run during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park on September 30, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. With the win, the Seattle Mariners have clinched a postseason appearance for the first time  in 21 years, the longest playoff drought in North American professional sports. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 30: Cal Raleigh #29 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates his walk-off home run during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park on September 30, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. With the win, the Seattle Mariners have clinched a postseason appearance for the first time  in 21 years, the longest playoff drought in North American professional sports. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 30: Cal Raleigh #29 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates his walk-off home run during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park on September 30, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. With the win, the Seattle Mariners have clinched a postseason appearance for the first time  in 21 years, the longest playoff drought in North American professional sports. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 30: Cal Raleigh #29 of the Seattle Mariners celebrates his walk-off home run during the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics at T-Mobile Park on September 30, 2022 in Seattle, Washington. With the win, the Seattle Mariners have clinched a postseason appearance for the first time  in 21 years, the longest playoff drought in North American professional sports. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) 
              Seattle Mariners' Ty France hits an RBI double off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana reacts after hitting a double off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, left, and Eugenio Suarez embrace after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners including Jesse Winker, left; Ty France, third from right; Logan Gilbert, second from right; and Adam Frazier, right celebrate a home run by Cal Raleigh in ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners' Julio Rodriguez celebrates on the field after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners' Ty France hits an RBI double off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners' Carlos Santana reacts after hitting a double off Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners Dylan Moore is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after he scored against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
            
              Seattle Mariners starter Logan Gilbert delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
Raleigh’s walk-off homer ends Mariners’ long playoff drought