Mariners Recall RHP Walker To Make Season Debut

The Seattle Mariners have recalled right-hander Taijuan Walker from Triple-A Tacoma to start Monday night against the Houston Astros in his season debut. The 21-year-old Walker has been on the disabled list since March 29 with a right shoulder impingement. He made six starts for Tacoma, throwing a four-hitter in his last start on June 24 in a 2-0 win over Houston's Triple-A team, Oklahoma City. Walker, a top prospect, made his major league debut on Aug. 30 in Houston. He allowed one unearned run in five innings for the win. Outfielder Stefan Romero was optioned to Tacoma on Sunday to make room for Walker on the roster. He hit .196 with three homers and 11 RBIs in 51 games for Seattle. July 1, 2014

Mariners Top Indians 3-0

felix 2014june30Felix Hernandez allowed one hit over eight innings while striking out nine, and Robinson Cano backed him with a two-run homer in the Seattle Mariners' 3-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Hernandez allowed just Lonnie Chisenhall's single in the fifth inning and walked three in picking up his 10th victory of the season.

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Lynx Hang On To Beat Storm 74-69

Janel McCarville scored a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night. Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx, who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10. Seimone Augustus, Minnesota's second leading scorer at 17.2 points per game, missed the game because of bursitis in her left knee. Sue Bird scored 21 points to lead Seattle and Jenna O'Hea added 14. Minnesota led by nine early in the fourth quarter before Seattle pulled within one. However, Whalen and Moore combined to make five free throws in the final 15.3 seconds to help the Lynx get the win. June 30, 2014

Boston Over Mariners 5-4

mariners logo5David Ortiz hit the 449th home run of his career in the first inning, added a line drive RBI single off the wall in the third, and the Boston Red Sox avoided being swept with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Ortiz plunked a two-run shot off the windows of the cafe in right field at Safeco Field for a 2-0 lead, his 18th of the season.

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Seahawks Make Roster Move

kevinsmith hawksThe Seattle Seahawks have signed rookie wide receiver Kevin Smith, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. Smith was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent out of the University of Washington on May 12. He was released by Arizona on June 4 and claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on June 5. Jacksonville released Smith on June 19.

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