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Crawford's slam, 10th-inning run lifts Mariners past Rays

Jun. 20, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford scored the winning run on Mitch Haniger's 10th-inning single and hit a grand slam to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Saturday night. Tampa Bay pinch-hitter Brandon Lowe tied it 5-all with a solo home run in the top...

Kikuchi strikes out six, Mariners drop Rays 5-1

Jun. 19, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi threw four-hit ball over seven innings, Seattle batted around during a four-run first inning and the Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Friday night. Kikuchi (4-3) earned his 10th quality start in 12 appearances while sending the Rays...

Seattle extends COVID eviction ban until Sept. 30

Jun. 18, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle is extending the city’s coronavirus moratorium on evictions through Sept. 30. Initially established in March 2020, the moratorium is an attempt by the city to stave off evictions of people who lost jobs because of the pandemic and fell behind on...

Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max makes first flight

Jun. 18, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing's newest version of the 737 Max jetliner completed its first test flight Friday in a move that the company hopes will signal improving fortunes for its most important plane. A few hundred employees watched the plane take off from Renton,...

Juneteenth becomes official state holiday in WA in 2022

Jun. 18, 2021 11:59 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — President Joe Biden this week signed legislation establishing a new federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery – a move lawmakers made for Washington state earlier this year. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee last month signed a measure making Juneteenth...

Man accused of stealing officer’s vehicle at crash arrested

Jun. 18, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A 49-year-old Seattle man has been arrested, accused of stealing the vehicle of an off-duty Seattle police officer earlier this week after she was struck by a car and killed while assisting people involved in a crash. The Seattle Times reports the man was...

Mariners score 2 in 9th to rally past Rays 6-5

Jun. 18, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shed Long Jr. hit a tying double in the bottom of the ninth inning and pinch-hitter Kyle Seager singled home the winning run to rally the Seattle Mariners past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Thursday night. Seattle lost starter Justin Dunn to a sore right...

Cruz, Ober lift Twins over Mariners 7-2

Jun. 17, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer against his former team, rookie starter Bailey Ober struck out six and the Minnesota Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Wednesday night. Cruz’s second-deck shot to left field in the fifth inning made it 6-0 and...

2 hurt in bomb explosion at Olympic Peninsula residence

Jun. 16, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

PORT HADLOCK, Wash. (AP) — A bomb detonated at a residence on the Olympic Peninsula in Port Hadlock Tuesday night, causing the suspected bomb maker’s arm to be amputated and injuring his 6-year-old granddaughter. The unidentified 46-year-old Port Hadlock man’s left...

No KJ Wright on Seahawks roster for first time in a decade

Jun. 16, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For a decade, No. 50 was seemingly always on the field for the Seahawks. Right now, the number is going unused in Seattle, and it may remain that way if the Seahawks have decided K.J. Wright’s run as a lynchpin starter for the defense has truly...