Angels sweep Mariners, Seattle slips in wild card race

Angels sweep Mariners, Seattle slips in wild card race

SEATTLE (AP) – Parker Bridwell threw six strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels completed a four-game sweep, beating the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Sunday for their sixth straight win. Bridwell (7-1) gave up one run on four hits. The rookie has won five decisions in a row, helping the Angels move into the second spot…Continue Reading

Mariners acquire All-Star Alonso from A’s

Mariners acquire All-Star Alonso from A’s

KANSAS CITY — Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto added some more offensive punch to his lineup on Sunday, trading Minor League outfielder Boog Powell to the A’s for All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso. The 30-year-old Alonso is hitting .266/.369/.527 with 22 home runs and 49 RBIs, and he provides a left-handed-hitting option to go with former A’s teammate Danny…Continue Reading

James Paxton sets franchise record in Mariners 9-1 win

James Paxton sets franchise record in Mariners 9-1 win

SEATTLE — James Paxton capped a near-perfect month with his franchise-record sixth win in July on Sunday, striking out eight over six shutout innings in the Mariners’ 9-1 win over the Mets. The victory secured a series win for the Mariners, moving them back to .500. MOREContinue Reading

Spieth wins Open after wild late stretch

Spieth wins Open after wild late stretch

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan. MOREContinue Reading

Two local kids competing in 2017 BMX World Championships

Two local kids competing in 2017 BMX World Championships

SPOKANE, Wash. — Two local kids are en route to South Carolina this week to compete in the 2017 BMX World Championships. Their goal, they said, is to work hard to make it to Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics. For Mikkel Devore of Spokane, and John Haynes of Coeur d’Alene, there is nothing quite like…Continue Reading

Cruz hits late HR to help Mariners sweep White Sox

Cruz hits late HR to help Mariners sweep White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) – Nelson Cruz homered on a 3-0 pitch to lead off the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Danny Valencia and Kyle Seager also homered for the Mariners, who are one game below .500 and trying to stay in the AL wild-card…Continue Reading

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