Ibanez Homers Twice For Win

ibanez24homerRaul Ibanez homered twice to give him 24 this season and the Seattle Mariners set a team home-run record in an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. The 41-year-old Ibanez hit a fourth-inning blast 438 feet into the right-field second deck and a 421-foot shot to center in the seventh.

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Seattle To Portland Ride

stpTen-thousand bicyclists are making a 200-mile ride this weekend in the annual Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic. Most spend Saturday night in the Centralia-Chehalis area. Most of the route goes over county roads and city streets. The STP is organized by the Cascade Bicycle Club in Seattle. The ride met its quota and sold out in February. Riders start at the University of Washington and finish at Holladay Park in Portland and according to The Chronicle, some of the bikes complete the ride in one day.

Boston 8-7 win over Seattle

mariners400Daniel Nava hit a two-out single in the top of the 10th inning to score pinch-runner Jackie Bradley Jr., and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit for the second time in a four-game series to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7 in 10 innings on Thursday.

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Seahawks Make Roster Moves

seahawks blueThe Seattle Seahawks have released wide receiver Charly Martin and claimed long snapper Kyle Nelson off waivers (San Francisco), the team announced today. Martin spent one year in Seattle, playing in four games with one start and recording four receptions for 42 yards last season.

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Boston wins 11-4

marinersbaseballDavid Ortiz doubled in his first at-bat to become baseball's all-time leader in hits as a designated hitter and hit a two-run homer an inning later, leading the Boston Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Ortiz entered the night tied with Harold Baines for the most hits as a DH and it took just one at-bat to claim the record.

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