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Ex-US Air Force sergeant pleads guilty in deputy killing

Jun. 28, 2022 18:34 PM EDT

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A former Air Force sergeant linked to an extremist movement and convicted last month in the 2020 killing of a federal security officer in the San Francisco Bay Area pleaded guilty to killing a sheriff's sergeant a week after he attacked a federal building. ...

LEADING OFF: Twins in Cleveland for 2, brawl bans announced

Jun. 28, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ PITCH OUT Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided...

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...

Mariners hold off Angels despite another Trout home run

Jun. 25, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais saw Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout become the first player in MLB history to hit four game-winning home runs in a single series against his Mariners pitching staff last weekend. With Trout coming up as the potential...

No-hit till 8th, M's score 2 in 9th on wild pitches, top A's

Jun. 23, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland starter Frankie Montas took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, then reliever A.J. Puk threw a pair of run-scoring wild pitches with two outs in the ninth that gave the Seattle Mariners a 2-1 win over the Athletics on Thursday. The Mariners loaded...

Winker homers again and drives in 3, Mariners blank A's 9-0

Jun. 23, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Winker homered for the second straight day, Cal Raleigh also connected and the Seattle Mariners won consecutive games for the first time in more than two weeks by routing the Oakland Athletics 9-0 Wednesday night. J.P. Crawford doubled twice and drove...

Mariners slug four homers to beat A's 8-2, snap 3-game skid

Jun. 22, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Julio Rodríguez and his teammates were amazed watching from the dugout as baseballs kept clearing the fences — one, two, then three of them in a row. Rodríguez hit a two-run homer, Jesse Winker followed with a solo drive and then Eugenio Suárez connected...

Trout hits 5th HR in 5-game series, Angels beat Mariners

Jun. 19, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Trout homered for the fifth time in the five-game series and Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 Sunday. Trout hit two home runs in the series opener and one in each of the final three games. The five home runs tied the record for any player in a...

A's pitchers 3-hit Royals; Brown, Murphy homer in 4-0 win

Jun. 19, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jared Koenig pitched into the sixth inning for his first career win and combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, helping the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Sunday to end an eight-game home losing streak. Koenig grew up about 75...

Keller and bullpen two-hit A's, Royals win 2-0

Jun. 18, 2022 20:08 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brad Keller allowed one hit in seven crisp innings to lift Kansas City to a 2-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Jose Cuas retired two batters and allowed a one-out double in the eighth. Scott Barlow set down the final four batters for his eighth...