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Mariners to start playoffs on road, Haggerty hurts leg

Oct. 04, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will start their first playoff trip in two decades on the road after a costly 4-3 loss Monday night to the Detroit Tigers, who got a two-run homer from Javier Báez. Sam Haggerty singled with two outs in the ninth inning and hurt his left groin...

Seahawks cooking on offense but getting burned on defense

Oct. 03, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Geno Smith is cooking and the Seattle Seahawks defense is getting cooked. That’s probably an oversimplification of all that’s happening with the Seahawks right now, but it’s the easiest way to describe Seattle after it improved to 2-2 with Sunday’s...

Washington wildfire human caused, evacuation orders lifted

Oct. 03, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

SKYKOMISH, Wash. (AP) — The Bolt Creek Fire burning northeast of Seattle near Skykomish was human-caused, the Western Washington Incident Management Team has confirmed. According to authorities, the fire started Sept. 10 and as of Monday had grown to approximately 19.5 square...

$500M-plus from opioid deal starts heading to Washington

Oct. 03, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The first payments from a $518 million settlement with the nation's three largest opioid distributors will begin reaching Washington communities in December, providing much-needed cash officials can use to hire first responders or direct toward prevention, treatment and other...

Lions looking for a fix for the team's defensive woes

Oct. 03, 2022 17:36 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell says there's a recurring theme for his team's defensive struggles this season. “We have a guy that doesn’t do the right thing and then the guy who knows what to do is trying to overcompensate for it, then that’s...

Robbie Ray gives up 3 HRs as Athletics topple Mariners 10-3

Oct. 02, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While the Seattle Mariners' top task all along was just getting into the postseason, playing home games in the wild-card round was a very close second. Accomplishing that will now take some significant help from others following Seattle's 10-3 loss to the Oakland...

Mariners promote Justin Hollander to general manager

Oct. 02, 2022 16:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Justin Hollander just completed eight days of his baseball career that will be tough to forget. The executive with the Seattle Mariners finished off a massive contract extension with staff pitching ace Luis Castillo last weekend. On Friday night, he was jumping into...

Castillo strikes out 8, surging Mariners drop A's 5-1

Oct. 01, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Luis Castillo struck out eight in six innings of two-hit ball and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday to keep pace with the Toronto Blue Jays in their bid to host an AL wild-card series. Castillo (8-6) retired 16 in a row to help Seattle...

Mariners end two decades of misery returning to postseason

Oct. 01, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Because of one stat, pitcher Matthew Boyd has become the go-to player to ask about the Seattle Mariners' situation. Not the stats on the back of his baseball card, mind you. It's the fact Boyd was born in Bellevue, Washington, on Feb. 2, 1991. That he grew up on...

Mariners' 21-year playoff wait ends on Raleigh's walk-off HR

Oct. 01, 2022 02:00 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — More than an hour after Cal Raleigh ended the longest playoff drought in baseball, he was back on the field with his teammates, circling the perimeter of the field to acknowledge the tens of thousands of fans who still stuck around. The celebration was more akin to...