Athletics over Mariners 3-0

mariners400Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday. Cespedes pulled a 2-2 slider from Charlie Furbush into the left-field bullpen. Cespedes' second homer of the season came after Jed Lowrie drew a leadoff walk. Josh Donaldson added a solo home run in the ninth, his third, off Lucas Luetge.

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Sports Briefs April 11

sports3Detectives in Miami say three NFL players are named in a police report involving a woman who passed out in a hotel, though no one has been charged with a crime. The Miami Police Department report released yesterday says the woman told police she was in a hotel room April 1 with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and wide receiver Quinton Patton, and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette.

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Angels Beat Mariners 2-0

mariners logo5Albert Pujols homered for the second straight game while Garrett Richards and two relievers combined on one-hitter as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Wednesday night. On the day the Angels lost Josh Hamilton for potentially up to two months to injury, Pujols provided the biggest blow. He hit a two-run homer in the third off Seattle starter Roenis Elias (0-1).

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Seahawks Preseason Schedule Announced

seahawks blueThe Seattle Seahawks 2014 preseason schedule has been set, the NFL announced today, with Seattle playing three of its four preseason opponents in the regular season (Denver, Oakland, San Diego). The defending Super Bowl champions open at Super Bowl XLVIII runner-up Denver in Week 1 followed by two home games at CenturyLink Field.

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“Of Twelves and Tens”

mariners logo NewIn one of the most surreal moments in Safeco Field history, the Seattle Mariners hosted the Seattle Seahawks for the M’s Home Opener of Major League Baseball’s 2014 Season. Well, actually the visiting team was the Los Angeles Angels. But the hometown crowd erupted when Quarterback Russell Wilson led the National Football League Champion Seahawks onto the field.

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