Mariners Open 3-Game Home Series Against Texas

mariners 8SEATTLE (AP) -- Pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma opened a three-game series at home against Texas on Friday. Iwakuma tossed 8 2-3 innings of one-run ball against Minnesota last Sunday. The Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Wednesday.
August 7, 2015

Baldwin Says He Wishes Harvin Best Of Luck In Buffalo

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin says he didn't know Percy Harvin felt threatened by the Seahawks' receivers during his time in Seattle.

Baldwin said Thursday he believed any lingering beef between himself and Harvin had been "squashed" before Harvin was traded from Seattle to the New York Jets in the middle of last season. Harvin and Baldwin had a physical altercation during the preseason last year.

In an interview with ESPN on Wednesday, Harvin said he never felt accepted by Seattle's receivers and that he "had to come in and be the guy to sit in the back of the room, not say too much, kind of walk on egg shells."

August 7, 2015

Timbers Acquire Forward Michael Seaton From DC United

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Timbers have acquired forward Michael Seaton from D.C. United for targeted allocation money and an international roster spot.

The 19-year-old native of Jamaica also has U.S. citizenship. He originally signed with D.C. United in 2013. He spent much of his time there on loan to the USL's Richmond Kickers and a Swedish team. He played in five MLS regular-season games.

Seaton has made 13 appearances with the Jamaican national team and was on the roster during this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament. He was a late-game substitute in the loss to Mexico in the championship match.

August 7, 2015

Whitecaps, Sounders Tie In CONCACAF Champions

sounders CONCACAFVANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Lamar Neagle scored for Seattle in the 72nd minute and the Sounders tied the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-1 in a CONCACAF Champions League game Wednesday night.

Tim Parker replied for the Whitecaps as both clubs opened Group F play.

Neagle scored off a free kick that looped over the penalty area to Andy Rose on the right. He sent a ball back into the box to Neagle and he fired a shot high over Paolo Tornaghi.

Parker gave the Whitecaps the lead 11 minutes earlier with a beautiful glancing backheel flick off Pedro Morales' corner that beat a Troy Perkins to the far post.

The Whitecaps fielded an entirely different starting 11 from their 3-0 road victory over Seattle on Saturday in Major League Soccer, while the Sounders made eight changes.

August 6, 2015

Rockies Past Mariners 7-5

DENVER (AP) - Michael McKenry hit a two-out, two-run homer in the 11th inning and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Wednesday.

McKenry ended the 4-hour, 7-minute game when he hit Mayckol Gauipe's 2-2 curveball into the left-field seats for his fourth home run of the season. It was McKenry's first walk-off hit in his career.

Seattle's Nelson Cruz doubled and singled to extend his hitting streak to 16 games but failed to homer for the first time in six games.

The Rockies' winning rally started with Ben Paulsen's one-out single off Guaipe (0-3). McKenry worked the count even before he delivered his big hit.

Yohane Flande (2-1) pitched the top of the 11th to get the win.

Seattle starter Taijuan Walker followed his complete game one-hitter against Minnesota with 7 1-3 innings. He allowed five hits and gave up Carlos Gonzalez's three-run homer in the sixth.

Franklin Gutierrez answered with a tiebreaking two-run homer to give Seattle a 5-3 lead.

Colorado rallied for two runs in the ninth off Fernando Rodney to force extra innings.

Seattle scored three runs in the fourth, with Walker hitting an RBI double.

Colorado, which managed just two hits through the first five innings, rallied to tie it in the sixth on Gonzalez's 22nd home run, which traveled an estimated 465 feet.

August 6, 2015