Pirates Sweep Mariners

marinersjune26Jordy Mercer hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Wednesday. The Pirates improved to 48-30 - they are 18 games over .500 for the first time since 1992, their last winning season.

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2026 Olympics In Anchorage?

OlympicRingsThe city of Anchorage has formed an exploratory committee to help determine whether it should bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics. The 23-member committee, which includes four Alaska Olympians, held its organizational meeting on Tuesday. Anchorage was the United States Olympics Committee choice for the 1992 and 1994 games that went to Albertville, France, and Lillehammer, Norway.

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Pirates 9-4 win over M's

mariners400Starling Marte hit two of Pittsburgh's five home runs and Jeff Locke pitched seven sharp innings to lead the Pirates past the Seattle Mariners 9-4 on Tuesday night. Marte opened the game with a triple and hit solo shots in the second and eighth for the first multihomer game of his career.

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Mariners Recall Dustin Ackley

ackleyFranklin Gutierrez placed on 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik announced tonight the following roster moves: 

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Big Ten, Pac-12 Matchups

big10pac12The Big Ten and Pac-12 are strengthening their postseason ties with a pair of matchups in California bowl games. The Holiday Bowl in San Diego and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco announced six-year agreements Monday for teams from each conference to play each other starting in 2014.

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