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.

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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.

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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.

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Sports Briefs May 13

sports3PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Damian Lillard scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers staved off elimination in the Western Conference semifinals with a 103-92 victory over the San Antonio Spurs last night. Nicolas Batum had 14 points, and San Antonio's advantage in the series was cut to 3-1. Game 5 is tomorrow in San Antonio.

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Seahawks Agree to Terms with Nine Undrafted Free Agents

keithprice hawksWhen the NFL Draft ended on Saturday, the Seahawks started compiling their rookie free-agent class and nine have agreed to terms – including former University of Washington QB Keith Price.

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