SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres had a hard enough time trying to shut down the regular members of the Seattle Mariners' lineup. They didn't realize they had to take care of starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, too. Hernandez was great on the mound and chipped in at the plate, as well, in the Mariners' 5-1 victory over the Padres on Saturday night. He tossed seven strong innings and added a two-run double to pace Seattle on offense and defense.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Starting pitcher Clayton Richard settled down after a rough start and drove in three runs to lift the San Diego Padres to a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Richard (5-7) gave up four runs — including two home runs — over the first three innings before he allowed only an unearned run the rest of the way as he pitched into the seventh.
SEATTLE (AP) — Jacob Peterson scored on a deflected shot in the eighth minute for Sporting Kansas City, and Patrick Ianni's electrifying volley goal just a few minutes later was enough for the Seattle Sounders to earn a draw 1-1 on Wednesday night. Kansas City is unbeaten in its last four matches — two wins and two draws — and continues to inch toward the top of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference. Meanwhile, the Sounders are slumping, winless in their last six league matches and with a rivalry game at ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Casper Wells hit a pinch-hit, two-run single in the top of the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-9 on Tuesday night. Justin Smoak, Brendan Ryan and Kyle Seager homered for the Mariners, who have won three of their past four.
SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Smoak's one-out single in the bottom of the ninth scored pinch-runner Munenori Kawasaki from second when the throw home hit Kawasaki in the back, giving the Mariners a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Sergio Romo (2-1) allowed back-to-back singles to Kyle Seager and Jesus Montero to open the ninth before being replaced. After Michael Saunders failed to bunt the runners over, Smoak lined a single to left off Javier Lopez.
MONTREAL (AP) — Felipe Martin, Justin Mapp, Andrew Wenger and Lamar Neagle all scored to help the Montreal Impact beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 on Saturday night. Patrice Bernier assisted on three Impact goals to help Montreal (4-7-3) end a two-game losing streak.
SEATTLE (AP) — Pitching, hitting, defense. For the first time all year, the San Diego Padres put everything together for an entire series. Edinson Volquez pitched neatly into the seventh inning and San Diego beat the skidding Seattle Mariners 6-2 Thursday night for its first sweep of the season.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Epiphanny Prince scored 17 points, Sylvia Fowles had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Chicago Sky beat the Seattle Storm 74-58 Wednesday night for their franchise-record sixth straight win. Fowles got her eighth straight double-double, matching her own single-season league record set last year. Tamera Young scored 12 points and Ruth Riley added 10 for Chicago (7-1), which never trailed.
SEATTLE (AP) — Clayton Richards pitched seven strong innings, Everth Cabrera had an RBI triple in a four-run sixth and the San Diego Padres hung on for a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Seattle starter Felix Hernandez (4-5) foundered in his first outing in 11 days. The 2010 Cy Young Award winner pitched six innings, allowing nine hits, five runs and three walks.
SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Banks isn't going to pass up an offer from Seattle coach Pete Carroll to keep his NFL dreams alive. Banks' agent, Bruce Tollner confirmed Sunday that after flying to Kansas City for a workout with the Chiefs, Banks is expected to head to the Pacific Northwest and participate in the Seahawks' minicamp. The minicamp starts Tuesday, and Banks' first day taking part with the Seahawks is expected to be Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles clubhouse was loose before Saturday's game. Players joked and discussed the previous night's no-hitter against them. Neither manager Don Mattingly or the Dodgers hitters appeared troubled. Then they went out and proved it.
TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso and Fredy Montero each scored a pair of second-half goals, and the Seattle Sounders scored their goals in a span of 20 minutes on Tuesday night to end amateur side Cal FC's run through the U.S. Open Cup with a 5-0 victory. Alex Caskey also scored for Seattle, which was kept off the board for nearly 50 minutes by the team from Thousand Oaks, Calif., before Alonso converted a penalty kick.
CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez drove in the go-ahead run with a two-out infield single in the eighth inning Friday night and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 for their ninth straight win. Gordon Beckham homered twice and Adam Dunn also connected off Felix Hernandez as Chicago took a 4-0 lead. The White Sox then scored three times in the eighth, helped by a Mariners misplay.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mike Napoli and Nelson Cruz both homered before combining on a big defensive play, and Matt Harrison pitched eight strong innings to lead the Texas Rangers past the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Monday night. Napoli homered for the second game in a row, a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth. Cruz went deep in the second to help the Rangers win their fourth straight game.
SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Howie Kendrick broke a tie in the top of the ninth inning with a two-run single off Seattle closer Brandon League, and the Los Angeles Angels rallied from a 4-0 deficit for a 6-4 win over the Mariners on Friday night. With Seattle holding a 4-3 lead heading to the top of the ninth, League (0-4) failed for the third time in his last five save opportunities.
SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Meram and Emilio Renteria scored to lead the Columbus Crew to a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night. Meram headed a left-footed cross from Dilly Duka for his third goal in the 15th minute. Renteria sealed the win for Columbus (4-4-3) with a 30-yard chip over Seattle goalkeeper Bryan Meredith in the 76th minute for his first goal.
DENVER (AP) — Kevin Millwood tossed a two-hitter for his first shutout in nearly nine years and Mike Carp hit a solo homer, helping the Seattle Mariners snap a four-game skid with a 4-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. It was also the 22nd complete game of the 37-year-old righty's career.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ubaldo Jimenez overcame a shaky start to get the win and the Cleveland Indians pounded out a season-best five doubles to beat the Seattle Mariners 9-3 Wednesday night. Jimenez (4-3) gave up five hits and three runs over six innings. He threw 107 pitches — 27 in a long first inning — walked two and struck out four.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle coach Pete Carroll has wanted the Seahawks to get faster on defense, especially at linebacker. With the addition of Bobby Wagner in the second round of the draft, Carroll hopes they've solved that issue.