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Mariners joke Ichiro should be in Home Run Derby

Jun. 20, 2018 10:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he's no longer an active player, maybe Ichiro Suzuki wants to start swinging for the fences. How about at next month's Home Run Derby during All-Star festivities in Washington? What began as light-hearted banter among Seattle Mariners coaches grew into something that caused a stir...

Aces pull away to beat Storm 87-77

Jun. 20, 2018 12:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A'ja Wilson had 25 points and 15 rebounds and the Las Vegas Aces pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 87-77 on Tuesday night. Tamera Young and Kayla McBride added 17 points each for the Aces (4-9), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Las Vegas erased a six-point...

'Say bye to him': Detainee recounts agents taking her son

Jun. 19, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The call came at mealtime — an anonymous threat demanding $5,000 or her son's life. So Blanca Orantes-Lopez, her 8-year-old boy and his father packed up and left the Pacific surfing town of Puerto La Libertad in El Salvador and headed for the United States. Two months later, she sits...

Los Angeles retakes top spot in AP WNBA power poll

Jun. 19, 2018 12:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Almost every WNBA team will go through a challenging road trip because of the FIBA World Cup in September that is compacting the season. Atlanta is in the midst of its difficult stretch, playing in six different cities across the country in the past week and a half. The Dream, who have won...

Police identify gunman killed by bystander in Walmart lot

Jun. 18, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — Tim Day has been identified as the armed suspect killed by a bystander Sunday in a Walmart parking lot in Washington state, police said Monday. Authorities say the string of crimes began earlier Sunday when the 44-year-old man from McCleary, Washington, is believed to have...

Tippett joins NHL Seattle expansion group as senior adviser

Jun. 18, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

Former NHL coach Dave Tippett is expanding his responsibilities with the group looking to put an expansion team in Seattle. The former coach of the Arizona Coyotes and Dallas Stars has signed on as senior adviser for Seattle Hockey Partners LLC. Tippett was already working under President and CEO Tod Leiweke on...

Some Amazon investors side with ACLU on facial recognition

Jun. 18, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Some Amazon company investors said Monday they are siding with privacy and civil rights advocates who are urging the tech giant to not sell a powerful face recognition tool to police. The American Civil Liberties Union is leading the effort against Amazon's Rekognition product, delivering a...

Seattle activates RHP Juan Nicasio from 10-day disabled list

Jun. 18, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have activated right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the 10-day disabled list as they continue to add options in their bullpen. Nicasio and catcher Chris Herrmann were added to the 25-man roster on Monday ahead of a road trip against the New York Yankees and Boston that begins...

Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners 9-3

Jun. 17, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boston's offense showed why it is one of the best in baseball. Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. "Today we did an outstanding job finishing the game and we got the W," Red Sox manager Alex Cora...

LeBlanc shuts down Red Sox in Mariners' 1-0 win

Jun. 17, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Despite having a fastball that doesn't reach 90 miles an hour, Wade LeBlanc effectively shut down one of the best lineups in the American League. LeBlanc pitched into the eighth inning and Nelson Cruz had an RBI single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 Saturday night....