Cruz Hits 1st Homer For Mariners

mariners whiteOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his first home run for Seattle and Brad Miller threw out a runner at the plate in the 10th inning and doubled in the go-ahead run in the 11th, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Saturday. Cruz, signed to a $57 million, four-year contract as a free agent, hit a three-run drive in the eighth off Dan Otero

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Seahawks Preseason Schedule

hawkstextblueThe Seattle Seahawks 2015 preseason schedule has been set, the NFL announced Thursday. Seattle opens the preseason at home against Denver. It marks the third consecutive preseason opener with the Seahawks facing the Broncos. Seattle heads on the road for the next two games as the Seahawks meet the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 2.

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Angels Over Mariners 5-3

mariners whiteSEATTLE (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 521st home run to move into 18th place on baseball's career list and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners Wednesday.

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Giants Beat Arizona 5-2

PHOENIX (AP) - Chris Heston pitched six effective innings in a combined five-hitter for his first big league win, Casey McGehee hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 Wednesday night. Heston (1-0) had a wild pitch and a throwing error that led to Arizona's runs, but shook off both to win in his second big league start. Nori Aoki had three of San Francisco's 14 hits, including a run-scoring double off Jeremy Hellickson (0-1) in the right-hander's Arizona debut.

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Aldridge Has 24 And Blazers Rout TWolves 116-91

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 13 rebounds before sitting out the fourth quarter, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-91 on Wednesday night. Robin Lopez added 18 points for the Blazers, who have already captured the Northwest Division title but continue to battle for home-court advantage in the playoffs with four games left. Andrew Wiggins had 29 points for the injury-depleted Timberwolves, who have lost eight straight and remain in the basement of the Western Conference.

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