Escobar Leads Twins' Win

marinerslogo7SEATTLE (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit a solo home run and six other Minnesota Twins drove in at least one run in a collective 8-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Eduardo Nunez had two hits and two RBIs and seven Twins scored a run. Minnesota took advantage of three Mariners errors and two wild pitches. Austin Jackson had a two-run homer for the Mariners

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Sounder Marshall Suspended

seattlesounders logo2The MLS Disciplinary Committee has suspended Seattle Sounders FC defender Chad Marshall one game and fined the player an undisclosed amount for serious foul play that endangered the safety of an opponent in Seattle’s match against Colorado Rapids on April 18, 2015. Marshall will miss Sunday’s match against the Portland Timbers and is set to return next Sunday,

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Mariners Hold Off Astros 3-2

jahappSEATTLE (AP) - J.A. Happ earned his first win with the Mariners as the Seattle bullpen held off the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night. Acquired from Toronto in an offseason trade, Happ (1-1) won in his third start. He gave up two runs and eight hits in 7 1-3 innings, walking none and striking out five. Reliever Yoervis Medina walked the bases loaded

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Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise's first 2-0 lead in a playoff series. The Grizzlies took full advantage of starting the playoffs with home-court advantage for only the second time in their short postseason history. They had only won their playoff opener once before, and that was on the road in San Antonio in 2011.

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Seahawks' Russell Wilson To Host Kids' Choice Sports Awards

russelwilson3LOS ANGELES (AP) - Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will host the Kids' Choice Sports awards on July 16. He takes over from Hall of Famer Michael Strahan, a former New York Giants defensive end who hosted the inaugural show last year that gathers top athletes and celebrities in a celebration of kids' love of sports.

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