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Wells, Rutschman help Orioles dominate Mariners 9-2

Jun. 28, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tyler Wells pitched five nearly perfect innings, Adley Rutschman drove one of Baltimore’s five home runs and the Orioles three-hit the Seattle Mariners in a 9-2 victory Monday night. Wells (6-4) was perfect until allowing Cal Raleigh’s homer with two outs in the...

Mariners' Winker, Crawford, J-Rod suspended for Angels brawl

Jun. 27, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A trio of Seattle Mariners regulars were suspended Monday for their brawl with the Los Angeles Angels, and another went on the injured list after being hurt in the melee. Outfielder Jesse Winker was banned seven games, shortstop J.P. Crawford received a five-game...

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

Jun. 27, 2022 21:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to “much more coercive prayer" in public schools. The court ruled...

Police: 8 wounded in shooting after music event in Tacoma

Jun. 27, 2022 20:55 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Eight people were wounded in a shooting after a music event and five people were shot, one fatally, in separate incidents in Tacoma, Washington, over the weekend. Tacoma Police spokesperson Wendy Haddow said in a statement that at 12:45 a.m. Sunday, people...

Royals send Santana, $4.3M to Mariners for 2 young pitchers

Jun. 27, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals traded first baseman Carlos Santana and nearly $4.3 million to the Seattle Mariners for right-handers Wyatt Mills and William Fleming on Monday, clearing the way for Kansas City to bring up hot prospect Vinnie Pasquantino. Pasquantino was not in...

A look at recent Amtrak derailments and other crashes

Jun. 27, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck Monday at an uncontrolled crossing in a rural area of Missouri killing two people on the train and one in the truck. Others were injured. The crash happened just after noon near Mendon, Missouri. Several cars derailed. The train was traveling from Los...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 27, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Teen dies, 2 others critical in swimming incident

Jun. 27, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A 13-year-old boy has died and two other young people are in critical condition after they went underwater east of Everett in Lake Stevens. The 13-year-old, a 15-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy were dropped off at the crowded Davies Beach on Lake Stevens Sunday...

Ogwumike scores 24 to lead Sparks past Storm 85-77

Jun. 25, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 24 points to lead four players in double figures and the Los Angeles Sparks clamped down in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 85-77 on Saturday night. Ogwumike hit 12 of 18 shots from the floor for Los Angeles (7-10). ...

Mariners place France on injured list due to elbow strain

Jun. 25, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will be without another key member of their offense for at least a couple weeks, but considering how bad the injury to first baseman Ty France looked, they consider themselves fortunate. France was placed on the 10-day injured list...