Rookie lefty Roenis Elias set the bar pretty high in his last start. And, no, he wasnt that good Saturday afternoon against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. Still not bad, though. Elias worked into the eighth inning in a 7-4 victory over the Rays. That will play, wont it?
Nick Franklin doesn’t have many problems with Triple-A pitching.
Seattle Sounders FC will go into the World Cup break with the best record in Major League Soccer, regardless of a win, loss or draw Saturday at the Chicago Fire.
The first day of the 2014 Major League Baseball first-year player draft was all about adding power, as the Seattle Mariners used their top two picks to add a pair of outfielders they hope will provide impact bats in the near future.
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Want to see most any Seattle Mariners fan — and, yes, many within the organization — scrunch their face into a lemon-biting grimace?
TUKWILA — There will be four familiar faces in less familiar uniforms Saturday when Seattle Sounders FC visits the Chicago Fire.
Tom McNamara said he saw Alex Jackson play a few different positions while he scouted him the past few years — mostly at catcher, some in the outfield and some at third base — though Jackson is most likely to begin his professional career as a right fielder.
CLEVELAND – Nick Hagadone was called back up to the Cleveland Indians on Monday.
EL PASO, Texas — The Tacoma Rainiers’ woes continued in El Paso, and it is getting difficult to believe how it is happening.
NEW YORK — Perhaps it only took a few days out of the Seattle Mariners’ lineup — four, to be exact — for fans to rediscover Robinson Cano’s value.
Some numbers will jump out in glancing at Monday’s box score after the Seattle Mariners put a 10-2 beating on the New York Yankees in the South Bronx.
Hips remain the joint of primary vulnerability with the Seattle Seahawks as linebacker Bruce Irvin underwent surgery Monday with no early timetable established for his return.
First of all, the issue of Russell Wilson’s hair.
EL PASO, Texas — The Tacoma Rainiers’ long stretch of losing is primarily due to poor play, but bad luck isn’t helping.
Robinson Cano was once again absent from the Seattle Mariners’ lineup on Sunday afternoon, though Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said the star second baseman is “doing fine.”
Seattle Sounder FC doesn’t have Clint Dempsey these days, but coach Sigi Schmid is happy he has Chad Barrett and Kenny Cooper to fill in.
He doesn’t speak the language, but Roenis Elias’ body English was eloquent Sunday afternoon at Safeco Field.
The baseball had been struck a few minutes prior by Victor Martinez and caught by Michael Saunders, and now here it was in the Seattle Mariners’ clubhouse, being handed to rookie left-hander Roenis Elias as a keepsake to remind him of the best performance of his young professional career.
On the cusp of breaking two fly sweeps for big gains in the Super Bowl, Percy Harvin inspired Richard Sherman.
After they spent the first two days distancing themselves from the rest of the state in their respective divisions at Star Track XXXII, the Federal Way boys' and girls' only competition was between themselves Saturday.
It was after a loss in the West Central District semifinals less than two weeks ago when Bonney Lake baseball coach Michael Olson noticed a disturbing trend.
Jordan Pries’ final start in May wasn’t as sharp as the four that preceded it.
Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias steadied Tuesday night after a shaky start that included four doubles in a three-run second inning. The Seattle Mariners nearly erased a pair of three-run deficits against Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver.
To get the best out of Dalton Ogdon on the soccer field, Bonney Lake coach Luke Helling-Christy came up with a simple plan. “ ‘Shoot until you score.’ Basically, he had rights to be completely selfish as long as that allowed him to stay engaged,” Helling-Christy said.
A day after their “why-even-bother?” performance against the worst team in the league, the Seattle Mariners returned Monday to Safeco Field and put on a baseball fundamentals clinic before the hottest team in the league.
The Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday will take another incremental step toward playing football again by starting offseason training activities.
Big early innings gave the Hornets and the Trojans fastpitch teams easy breathers in the championship games of their rain-delayed tournaments Sunday at Sprinker Fields in Spanaway.
Three comebacks weren’t enough for the Tacoma Rainiers on Sunday.
A day later, Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton still felt good about his first rehabilitation outing at Triple-A Tacoma, even if he felt a little tightness in his triceps.
Many of the 26,839 folks at Safeco Field on Sunday had to be impressed with Houston starter Dallas Keuchel, who pitched a complete game, allowed only four hits and retired 21 of the final 22 Seattle Mariners batters he faced in a 4-1 Astros victory.
Crack! Ping! Thud! Those sounds come from the baseball bat of slugger Quinn Rawson, who has a tendency to turn Puyallup High School batting practice into his personal round of home run target hitting.
There are times when the Puyallup High School fastpitch team doesn’t need much in the way of offense when pitcher Marissa Miller is on her game.
Lefty James Paxton is a bit sore after pitching for the Rainiers on Saturday, but nobody's concerned.
The Curtis High School boys soccer team, winner of seven straight heading into the Class 4A state quarterfinal against top-ranked Skyview, was primed to pull off an upset.
Mac McCarty couldn’t tell if his teammates were being serious or not.
Matt Mercer’s fantastic start was only trumped by his finish.
As she has gotten older, and as she creeps closer to a bit of Washington state high school track and field history, Bellarmine Prep’s Hannah Derby has gained a whole lot of perspective.
After holding North Thurston High School scoreless for six innings, Enumclaw’s fastpitch team watched in dismay as a high ball soared toward left field.
The final day of bidistrict track and field at Sunset Chev Stadium in Sumner was supposed to be a coming-out party of sorts for Lakes High School’s Isaac Swillie.
Brad Evans returned to action with Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday, just two days after learning that he hadn’t made the United States national team’s World Cup roster.
An upbeat James Paxton stood near a table stacked with pizzas, the Tacoma Rainiers’ between-game feast during their doubleheader against El Paso on Saturday night at Cheney Stadium.
Right-hander Brandon Maurer, after a 10-day layoff, failed to survive five innings Saturday night in what projected as a make-or-break start against Houston at Safeco Field.
Every spring, Baseball America ranks the top 10 prospects in each major league organization. Often the top prospects are very young and play in the low-level minor leagues.
Bud Selig’s failures as baseball commissioner should have gotten him fired years ago.
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