Padres Beat Mariners 2-1

mariners logo NewPinch-hitter Tommy Medica singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Wednesday night in their first home game since Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn died of cancer Monday. The light-hitting Padres honored Gwynn before the game and then cobbled together just enough offense for their second win in 10 games.

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Lynch Shows Up For Seahawks Minicamp

lynchoct13So much for concern that running back Marshawn Lynch would be absent from the Seattle Seahawks minicamp. Lynch was in attendance when the Super Bowl champions opened their mandatory three-day minicamp on Tuesday. Reports surfaced last week that Lynch might consider not attending the practices in hopes of getting a higher salary for the 2014 season.

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Seattle QB Wilson wins Good Guy Award

wilson probowlSuper Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson has won the Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his professional approach to helping the journalists do their job. In leading the Seattle Seahawks to their first NFL championship, Wilson was cited for being not only the face of the franchise, "but also the voice and conscience of it."

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Mariners Sweep Padres

ms padres061714Jesus Montero and Robinson Cano each cracked a two-run home run and rookie Roenis Elias threw a seven-inning gem as the Mariners topped the Padres, 6-1, on Tuesday to sweep a two-game Interleague series at Safeco Field. Cano added his fourth home run of the year in the fifth inning when he drove an easy line drive into the right-field seats. The $240 million free agent went 1-for-3 with a walk,

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Seattle Past San Diego 5-1

marinersSOn a somber day for the Padres organization following the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn at age 54, San Diego lost 5-1 to the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. Kyle Seager hit a three-run homer in the first inning, Brad Miller added a solo shot, and Seattle's Chris Young threw six shutout innings against his former team. Gwynn died earlier Monday of oral cancer, a disease he attributed to years of chewing tobacco.

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