Seattle's Brad Miller Gets 1st Career Start In Left Field

SEATTLE (AP) - Brad Miller received no heads up that when he arrived at the park that he was about to make his first start in left field for the Seattle Mariners. Good thing Miller has spent the last 10 days getting extra work in the outfield during pregame. Miller made his first start in left field against Boston on Thursday night. After 201 starts over three seasons at shortstop, Seattle is seeing just how versatile Miller can be. The Mariners can't afford to take his bat out of the lineup with a right-handed pitcher on the mound, even if it means the potential liability of Miller's inexperience in the outfield. May 15, 2015

Padres Beat Mariners 4-2

mariners 8SEATTLE (AP) - James Shields became the first San Diego pitcher since 2007 to start the season 5-0, Will Middlebrooks homered for the first time in nearly a month, and the Padres ended the Seattle Mariners four-game win streak 4-2 on Wednesday night.

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Mariners 11-4 Win Over Padres

Cruz NelsonSEATTLE (AP) - Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Seattle Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Cruz's drive came in the eighth inning off San Diego reliever Frank Garces, who had already given up homers to Zunino and Justin Ruggiano an inning earlier.

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Seattle's Lauren Jackson To Miss 2015 WNBA Season

SEATTLE (AP) - Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson will miss the 2015 season with the Seattle Storm after undergoing knee surgery. The Storm made the expected announcement on Tuesday. It will be the third straight season that Jackson doesn't play a game for the Storm.

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Seattle Signs Pair Of Linemen

hawsktextgradRENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks have signed converted offensive lineman Kona Schwenke and defensive end Julius Warmsley to their 90-man roster following rookie minicamp last weekend. Schwenke is another in Seattle's line of defensive linemen making the move to the offensive side of the ball. Schwenke played on the defensive line in college at Notre Dame

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