Astros Rout M's 13-2

marinersbaseballJonathan Villar homered on the first pitch of the game and the Houston Astros coasted to a 13-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Villar connected off Joe Saunders (11-14), sending a drive well over the left-field fence for his first career homer. The Astros scored six times in the first three innings to chase Saunders. The left-hander allowed seven hits and a walk. He has lost six of his last eight decisions.

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Seahawks Renew Ties With Lewis-Mcchord

12thmanThe Seattle Seahawks are renewing their ties with Joint Base Lewis-McChord with Tuesday's ceremony to transfer the team's 12th Man Flag from soldiers who have returned from Afghanistan to air crews who constantly fly cargo planes globally.

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College Football 8/10/13

footballcollege PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State has promoted Rod Jensen to assistant men's basketball coach, taking the place of Ben Johnson, who recently left the program. Washington State coach Ken Bone announced the decision on Monday. Jensen was hired earlier this year as the Cougars director of player development.

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Seattle and Kings Arena: Investor Chris Hansen

hansen chrisCourt Rejects Challenge To Seattle Arena Plan
A Washington appeals court says tentative plans for a new professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle do not violate state environmental law. Investor Chris Hansen has been trying to build a $490 million arena to draw the NBA and NHL to Seattle.

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Mariners Sep. 10, 2013

mariners400Astros score 4 runs in 9th for comeback 6-4 win
Jonathan Villar's two-run single highlighted a four-run ninth inning as the Houston Astros rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-4 on Monday night in front of the smallest crowd in Safeco Field history. Abraham Almonte hit his first major league homer, a two-run shot in the seventh inning, to give the Mariners a 3-2 lead.

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