Travis Snider hit a pinch-hit grand slam during a five-run sixth and the Pittsburgh Pirates spoiled a strong return to the mound for Matt Garza with a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.
The Times is asking readers tonight to vote on who they think is the biggest active professional sports star. Two of the choices are Seahawks — Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson.
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer and Max Scherzer retired 22 straight batters after the first inning, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 5-1 win over Cleveland on Tuesday night to stop the Indians' winning streak at five and trim their lead in the AL Central.
Delmon Young homered and Ryan Howard added three hits and three RBIs to help carry the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-3 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
What's not to like? Being in the lottery every year.
Justin Smoak may have said it best yesterday when he opined that any time a team loses three walk off games in four days, it’s not going to be a good thing. Tom Wilhelmsen had the other great observation of the day that his club seemed about ready to catch the first plane out of
Mariners suffer another walkoff loss in Cleveland, dropping a 10-8 series finale to the Indians in 10 innings.
Mike Leake pitched three-hit ball for seven sharp innings and the Cincinnati Reds parlayed star third baseman David Wright's early error Tuesday night into a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets.
News that backup QB Josh Portis' had been charged with DUI on May 4 follows Friday's announcement of Bruce Irvin being suspended four games for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Team had just signed him to a free-agent contract last month.
Tough not to notice all the strikeouts the Mariners have taken of late. Hitting coach Dave Hansen is hard to pin down, but we got him for a few moments today and one of the topics that came up was the team’s strikeout rate. The Mariners have struck out at least 11 times in four
Jose Canseco is back in the independent United League as a player-coach. At least for one series.
Several jokes were flying yesterday about Cleveland Indians closer Chris Perez after 170-pound Endy Chavez popped a ninth-inning, go-ahead homer off him. It was the first homer of the season by Chavez and the fact it came in a pinch-hit appearance was even more impressive. According to Mariners
When Jeremy Affeldt came to the Bay Area as an opposing player, he refused to leave his hotel room aside from going to and from the ballpark. He was admittedly homophobic.
The Seahawks have just announced that they have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis. The news comes a day after it was revealed that he had been arrested on suspicion of DUI on May 5.
Indians closer Chris Perez deactivated his Twitter account following two rough outings, and after receiving a slew of negative comments.
Tony Romo pointed here and there, showing receiver Dez Bryant the best way to use a block on the first day of offseason practice.
Vinny Del Negro is out as coach of the Los Angeles Clippers after a season in which the team won its first division title but lost in the first round of the playoffs.
There’s some interesting stuff in this Yahoo.com breakdown of the contracts NFL teams have doled out this year to undrafted free agents. Included is the note that the biggest bonus paid to any one player is $25,0o0 to by Seattle to linebacker John Lotulelei. The Seahawks snapped him up a