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Haniger, France lead Mariners past Astros 7-2

Apr. 18, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a two-run home run, six Seattle pitchers combined on a one-hitter and the Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 7-2 on Sunday. France followed Mitch Haniger’s two-run triple with a two-run home run to left field in the decisive...

Greinke sharp, Astros end 6-game skid, beat Astros 1-0

Apr. 18, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched eight sharp innings, rookie Taylor Jones drove in the only run and the depleted Houston Astros ended a six-game losing streak, edging the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Saturday night. Greinke allowed four hits and walked none. He struck out...

France delivers game-winning hit, Mariners drop Astros 6-5

Apr. 17, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 6-5 on Friday night. Seattle won its third consecutive game and seventh in nine overall. Mitch Haniger had three hits for the second time this...

Sounders welcome fans back, thump Minnesota United 4-0

Apr. 17, 2021 01:18 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — On the night fans were welcomed back for the first time in 13 months, the Seattle Sounders provided plenty of opportunity for celebration. João Paulo scored a goal of the season candidate early in the second half, Raul Ruidiaz added two goals three...

Lawsuit over Indonesia 737 crash claims autothrottle problem

Apr. 16, 2021 14:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A lawsuit filed in Seattle against Boeing alleges that a malfunctioning autothrottle system on an older 737 jet led to the crash of the Sriwijaya Air plane into the Java Sea in Indonesia last January, killing all 62 people on board. The Seattle Times...

Seattle teachers OK deal for older students in classroom

Apr. 15, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A decision approved by Seattle’s teachers means at least 10,000 middle- and high-school students can return to class for the first time in more than a year due to COVID-19 restrictoins. The Seattle Times reports that after months of negotiations, the...

Olympia approves extra ‘hazard pay’ for some grocery workers

Apr. 15, 2021 13:56 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Starting next month, large grocery stores in Olympia will be required to pay workers an additional $4 an hour in pay, the latest city in the state to enact such a requirement during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Olympian reported that the...

Homeless Americans finally getting a chance at COVID-19 shot

Apr. 15, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations — or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups — are finally getting their shots as vaccine supplies increase. While the U.S. government has only incomplete...

Deal the Kraken? Francis can't make official trades -- yet

Apr. 14, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

Just because the NHL can't release the Kraken until October doesn't mean Seattle wasn't in the mix at the trade deadline. General manager Ron Francis can't finalize any transactions until ownership makes its final expansion payment to the league, but there is precedent...

Sounders undergo overhaul after another run to MLS final

Apr. 14, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Success has been a defining characteristic of the Seattle Sounders, a team that has reached the Major League Soccer postseason in each year of its existence. Another has been the ability to correctly assess when it needs to overhaul its personnel, whether...