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Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Jun. 18, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) — A gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store. The incident at the Walmart in Tumwater happened about 5 p.m. A witness told KOMO-TV that people were in line when they heard...

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...

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

Jun. 17, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Madson had spent the past couple of weeks thinking about how long he'd gone between giving up home runs. He won't have to wonder about it any more after the Toronto Blue Jays burned him with back-to-back blasts. Teoscar Hernandez and Yangervis Solarte broke...

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....

Trucker charged in 1987 deaths of couple in Washington state

Jun. 16, 2018 3:48 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state trucker who authorities say was linked by DNA evidence to the 1987 deaths of a young Canadian couple has been charged with two counts of aggravated first-degree murder. William Earl Talbott II, 55, of SeaTac was charged Friday in Snohomish County Superior Court, the...

Span has key pinch hit as Mariners rally past Red Sox, 7-6

Jun. 16, 2018 3:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Denard Span came to the plate in the eighth inning, knowing the situation was why the Seattle Mariners traded for him three weeks ago. The veteran outfielder kept his cool and stroked a pinch-hit double that scored two runs, leading the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on...

Howard scores career-high 25, Storm beat Sun 103-92

Jun. 16, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 25 points, Breanna Stewart had 23 points, nine rebounds, four assists and three steals, and the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 103-92 on Friday night. Seattle had two four-point possessions in the fourth quarter, the last for a 93-84 lead. The...

Correction: Red Sox-Mariners story

Jun. 15, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story June 15 about the Red Sox playing the Mariners, The Associated Press erroneously reported the year in which Rick Porcello won the Cy Young Award. Porcello won the award in 2016, not 2017. A corrected version of the story is below: Bogaerts' tiebreaking HR leads Red Sox past...

Jets' Pryor aims to be healthy for start of training camp

Jun. 14, 2018 8:21 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Terrelle Pryor tried pushing himself through practice and games last season until his ailing right ankle had enough. The wide receiver's one season in Washington was a major disappointment because of the early season injury that eventually sidelined him. Now with the New York...

Griffin trying to fill Sherman's shoes with Seahawks

Jun. 14, 2018 8:19 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — For the past six seasons, the Seattle Seahawks never had to worry about the player lining up on the left side of their secondary. Richard Sherman locked down the left cornerback spot in Seattle's defensive backfield from the moment he took over as a starter in the middle of the 2011...