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With the loss, Seattle dropped two out of three games to Houston for the second time in two weeks -- the Astros' only series wins this season. Meanwhile, the Mariners have not won a series and also haven't won back-to-back games since the first two games of the season.
It was all enough to force Wedge to have a closed-door meeting with the players postgame, during which he was rather vocal.
"I had a few things to relay to them, but I will keep that between us," he said.
He might have wanted to keep the meeting's message secret, but people outside of the clubhouse could hear it through the walls.
Did the players understand his message?
"I'm pretty sure they did," he said.