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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...

Twins move on from struggling reliever Addison Reed

May. 16, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Relief pitcher Addison Reed has been designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins following a rocky start to his rehabilitation assignment for a sprained thumb on his non-throwing hand that set him back in spring training. The 30-year-old right-hander is getting $8.5 million the second...

Mariners recall OF Mallex Smith, option IF Shed Long

May. 16, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have recalled outfielder Mallex Smith after a couple of weeks with Triple-A Tacoma to work on his approach at the plate. Seattle optioned infielder Shed Long back to Tacoma to make room for Smith ahead of Thursday's series opener against Minnesota. Smith was sent to the...

Ruidiaz, Bwana lead Sounders past Orlando City 2-1

May. 16, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz and Handwalla Bwana scored to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Sounders (7-1-4) stretched their unbeaten streak to five games. Chris Mueller scored for Orlando City (3-6-3). Ruidiaz scored his third goal of the season in the...

Correction: Death and Disappearance-Congress story

May. 15, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a story May 14 about legislation in Congress known as Savanna's Act, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Urban Indian Health Institute, which is the research division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, had endorsed the bill. It was the Seattle Indian Health Board...

Seahawks sign former New York Jets starting QB Geno Smith

May. 15, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have added former New York Jets starting quarterback Geno Smith to the competition to back up Russell Wilson. Smith signed Wednesday and will be competing with Paxton Lynch, who was selected by Denver in the first round of the 2016 draft. Brett Hundley became the...

Mariners belt 3 homers, beat Athletics 4-3

May. 15, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais sat pitcher Roenis Elias down at the beginning of the season and delivered a powerful message: You belong here. The long reliever showed again Tuesday why Servais had such confidence in him, pitching the Mariners out of a bases-loaded jam in the seventh...