Mariners Acquire Justin Ruggiano

RuggianoRHP Matt Brazis sent to Cubs in trade. RHP Logan Bawcom designated for assignment.SEATTLE, Wash. – Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today the club has acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league relief pitcher Matt Brazis. Ruggiano, 32, played 81 games with the Chicago Cubs last season,

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Sports Briefs Dec. 17

sports5HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Jabari Peters scored 16 points, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, to lead Sam Houston State to a 76-52 victory over Eastern Washington last night. All four of Peters' field goals came from downtown, and Sam Houston State (6-4) hit 13 of 25 overall from 3-point distance. DeMarcus Gatlin added 14 points for the Bearkats and Kaheem Ransom scored 13.

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Latest in Northwest Sports

sports1SEATTLE (AP) — Jarell Flora scored 24 points to help Seattle dominate NAIA Northwest 84-58 on last night. Flora was 3 of 6 from beyond the arc and 9 for 9 from the free throw line. Isiah Umipig made 4 of 7 from long range and scored 13 points, Manroop Clair added 12 and Jadon Cohee chipped in 11 for Seattle (5-5).

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Seattle Knocks SF Out Of Contention With 17-7 Win

hawksdec14Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass to rookie Paul Richardson, and the Seattle Seahawks knocked archrival San Francisco from playoff contention 17-7 Sunday. The defending Super Bowl champions remained in contention for a division title and No. 1 seed in the NFC. After a sluggish, sloppy first half, Seattle awoke in the final 30 minutes behind the running of Lynch and a defense that shut out the 49ers, holding them to 67 yards.

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No. 17 Washington Stays Undefeated With Late Rally

Nigel Williams-Goss and Darin Johnson hit 3-pointers in the final 1:16 to cap a big comeback and No. 17 Washington beat Eastern Washington 81-77 on Sunday night. Robert Upshaw led Washington with a career-high 21 points and added nine rebounds and six blocks. Williams-Goss had 19 points and Andrew Andrews 18 for the Huskies. Eastern Washington led by double-digits with about 11 minutes to play when Washington started to rally. Upshaw's tip-in with 1:42 to play gave the Huskies their first lead since midway through the first half, 71-70. Drew Brandon had an airball on a 3-point attempt for Eastern Washington and Williams-Goss then hit his 3-pointer from the left elbow to push the lead to four points. After a pair of free throws by Eastern Washington, Johnson hit another 3-pointer with 53 seconds left. Andrews sealed the win by making all four of his free throws in the last 33 seconds. Tyler Harvey had 21 points for Eastern Washington, and Drew Brandon added 16. SEATTLE (AP) – December 15, 2014