Mariners’ streak of not allowing 10 runs or more comes to an end after 144 games, which had been best in American League since 1976. Right-hander Erasmo Ramirez, called up to start, allowed 10 runs in the 12-4 loss to Texas.
All the Seahawks did last year was win the Super Bowl. Now they’re determined to do it again. History proves, though, that the front office, coaches and players each face problems that make a repeat difficult.
For some Seahawks, the exhibition game Thursday night at Oakland will give them one more chance to prove they deserve a roster spot. Terrelle Pryor will try to convince the Seahawks to keep a third quarterback.
If you are at all like me, then you love the "America's Game'' documentaries on NFL Network, the hour-long shows that profile every Super Bowl champion. I've seen every one, and some on multiple occasions.
Here is today's Mariners' minor league round-up, which offers the team's official minor league report from Kelly Munro that features, notes, stats and box scores. There are also game results on all of the organization’s minor league affiliates that were in action.
The NFL fined the Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll heavily for violating noncontact rules in the offseason. That’s just part of the byproduct of Seattle’s aggressive attitude, rather than the NFL looking to stick it to their reigning champions.
Dae-Eun Rhee pitched 61/3 scoreless innings and Blake Parker went the last 12/3 innings for his 24th save as the Iowa Cubs beat the Tacoma Rainiers 3-2 Wednesday night in a Pacific Coast League game at Cheney Stadium.