Seahawks News June 13

mariners logo NewSeattle Reaches Deal With DT Kevin Williams
The Seattle Seahawks have added another big body to their defensive line after agreeing to terms with free agent Kevin Williams. The Seahawks reached the agreement with Williams on Thursday as the team wrapped up its organized team activities.


Yanks Top M's

yanks4ms2Masahiro Tanaka struck out 11 and became the second pitcher in the majors with 10 wins, throwing a complete game Wednesday night as the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2. Tanaka (10-1) won his fourth straight start. He was two outs away from his second shutout before giving up a two-run homer to Robinson Cano in the ninth. Tanaka allowed six hits and walked one.


Seattle Activates Morrison, Places Smoak On DL

Logan Morrison has been activated after a lengthy stint on the disabled list and will start at first base for the Seattle Mariners. Seattle made the move with Morrison before Wednesday night's game and immediately placed him in the starting lineup. The Mariners put first baseman Justin Smoak on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps, retroactive to June 10. Morrison has been out since April 14 when he left a game in Texas with a strained hamstring. Morrison spent the past 18 games on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Tacoma where he hit .308 with three homers. Smoak has been bothered by the quad for a couple of weeks. The switch-hitter says hitting isn't causing problems but running is where he is limited. Smoak is hitting .208. June 12, 2014


Mariners Lose To Yankees 3-2

mariners logo5Jacoby Ellsbury lined an RBI single on a 0-2 pitch to score Derek Jeter with the go ahead run in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Tuesday night. Ellsbury extended his hitting streak to 14 games - the longest for a Yankees player since Jeter's 19-game streak in 2012.


Yankees' Jeter Back Where It Started In Seattle

Unlike other stops on his final tour around the majors, Seattle has a special place for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter. It was 19 years ago that Jeter made his major league debut for the Yankees in the old Kingdome. He went 0-for-5 as a 20-year-old on May 29, 1995 in Seattle's 8-7 victory over the Yankees. The next day, Jeter picked up two hits off Seattle starter Tim Belcher. During a pregrame ceremony, Mariners presented Jeter with a chair from the Kingdome, a base, a watch with a personal inscription from Cano and a $5,000 donation to the Turn 2 Foundation. Jeter is one of 12 active players to have played in the Kingdome and Safeco Field in his career. He enters his final trip to the Pacific Northwest a career .299 hitter in Seattle in 80 regular-season games.