Southern Cal Beats WA State
Cody Kessler threw for 400 yards and five touchdowns and Southern California beat Washington State 44-17 in rainy, foggy conditions on Saturday. JuJu Smith caught three touchdown passes for Southern California, which became eligible for postseason play. Nelson Agholor caught eight passes for 220 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday,
Seattle Takes Iwakuma Option
The Seattle Mariners will have right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma under contract for the 2015 season. The Mariners announced Thursday that Iwakuma's $7 million option was vested based on his on-field performance. Iwakuma missed the first month of the 2014 season but went 15-9 with a 3.52 ERA in 28 starts. In 91 career games with Seattle, Iwakuma is 38-20 with a 3.07 ERA.
Seattle Trades Away Smoak
Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik announced today that first baseman Justin Smoak was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. The Mariners Major League, 40-man roster is now at 39 players. Smoak, who turns 28 on Dec. 5, appeared in 496 games for the Mariners after joining the club on July 9, 2010.
Team Welcomed By Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks welcomed the Marysville-Pilchuck High School football team to practice at their facility Tuesday following last week's deadly shooting at the school. Student Jaylen Fryberg opened fired at the school's cafeteria on Friday, killing two students and injuring three others. Fryberg committed suicide. He was a popular freshman who played football and was crowned homecoming royalty days before the shooting.