Sports Briefs May 16

sports3ROCHESTER, Wash. (AP) - A long, long start for a Washington state high school pitcher caught the attention of Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price. The Centralia Chronicle reports Rochester's Dylan Fosnacht threw 194 pitches as he took a shutout into the 15th inning of a tournament game on Tuesday. The right-hander wound up with a no-decision when his team beat La Center 1-0 in the 17th inning.


Super Bowl Champs Seahawks To Visit White House

whitehouse hawksOfficials announced Wednesday that the Super Bowl champions will visit President Barack Obama at the White House on May 21 to honor their NFL championship. The Seahawks clinched their first Super Bowl victory in the history of the franchise in February by beating the Denver Broncos 43-8. May 15, 2014

Sports Briefs May 15

sports6Odorizzi Wins, But Rays Lose Zobrist Vs Mariners
Jake Odorizzi pitched one-hit ball for six innings, but the Tampa Bay Rays lost All-Star Ben Zobrist in a 2-0 win over the Seattle Mariners. Zobrist dislocated his left thumb on a headfirst slide while trying to steal second base in the fifth. The valuable all-purpose player jammed himself into the bag after being tagged out, walked off the field and later had his thumb adjusted back into place. Brandon Maurer (1-2) and the Seattle bullpen held the Rays to three hits.


Tampa Bay Over Mariners 2-1

mariners logo NewDavid Price gave up one run in his second complete game this season, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied in the ninth inning to beat the Mariners 2-1 Tuesday night. Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma shut out the Rays for eight innings before giving way to Rodney. David DeJesus led off the ninth with a home run to tie the game, and Rodney gave up a go-ahead RBI single to Matt Joyce five batters later.


Mariners Make It Easy For Hernandez

felix may13Felix Hernandez got plenty of run support and the Seattle Mariners topped the Tampa Bay Rays 12-5 Monday night after hitting two early drives off the top of the wall, requiring video reviews on consecutive batters.