'I shouldn't be gasping for air:' In a smoky haze, A's split series against Mariners

Conditions weren’t right in Seattle. Smoke from nearby wildfires seeped through the enclosed T-Mobile Park roof to a point that manager Bob Melvin wondered an hour before first pitch if the day’s doubleheader would be a go.The games went on, though, and the Mariners took a 6-5 come-from-behind win from the A’s in Game 1. They went on to beat the Mariners, 9-0, behind a Mike Minor gem.The A’s grim meltdown in the first game was practically impossible to see through the thick haze. A’s outfielders donned masks to help mitigate their breathing on long runs through the grass. Jesús Luzardo, the A’…

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