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Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely

May. 21, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs. The Storm announced Tuesday that the 11-time All-Star has a loose body in her left knee. Bird will undergo surgery in Connecticut in the near...

Minor 11 Ks, Rangers 5 homers in 10-9 win over Mariners

May. 21, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers had Mike Minor on the mound and their big bats were going deep. That was just enough to hold off the Seattle Mariners. Minor struck out 11 with only one walk and set a ballpark record for consecutive scoreless innings before leaving after six innings with 107...

Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy Washington state

May. 20, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Workers at a $1.7 billion polysilicon plant in central Washington believe President Donald Trump's trade war with China may be their best chance for staying employed. Unable to compete with Chinese factories aided by government subsidies and high tariffs, REC Silicon is shutting down the...

US defenders John Brooks, DeAndre Yedlin to miss Gold Cup

May. 20, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — American defender John Brooks will miss the CONCACAF Gold Cup because of a knee ligament injury, joining DeAndre Yedlin on the sidelines. Brooks, a central defender, did not play in Wolfsburg's last two games of the Bundesliga season. Yedlin, a right back, had left groin surgery last week....

'Hippie' island off Seattle sees shift in low vaccine rate

May. 20, 2019 3:06 PM EDT

VASHON ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Sarah Day is a school nurse with "street cred" when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since she began communal living on Vashon Island more than...

Encarnacion stars with glove and bat, Mariners top Twins 7-4

May. 19, 2019 9:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners expected Edwin Encarnacion would make an impact with his bat this season. His glovework, that's been a bonus. Encarnacion made several nice plays at first base early in the game, then hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning that helped the Mariners beat Minnesota...

Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

May. 19, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' offense has been rolling all season. They had their best game yet Saturday night against the Seattle Mariners. C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as the Twins cruised to an 18-4 victory. Miguel Sano also homered for the...

Pérez shuts down Mariners, Twins keep rolling with 7-1 win

May. 18, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In his first season with Minnesota, Martín Pérez has rewritten the scouting report of his tendencies on the mound. By doing so, he's become a challenge for batters to solve, especially for teams that saw plenty of Pérez when he was with Texas. The Seattle Mariners became the...

Twins put slugger Nelson Cruz on 10-day injured list

May. 17, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz was disappointed he won't get a chance to play against one of his former teams. Taking care of his strained left wrist was a bigger priority than trying to hit another home run in Seattle. The Twins placed Cruz on the 10-day injured list Friday with a...

Twins hit 4 HRs, pound stumbling Mariners 11-6

May. 17, 2019 3:20 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sometime during a fourth inning in which the Minnesota Twins sent 13 batters to the plate, their confidence really started to soar. Viral video star C.J. Cron and Byron Buxton homered in an error-fueled outburst that included seven hits and 11 baserunners, sending Minnesota past the Seattle...