Lloyd McClendon gave Felix Hernandez a parting gift Sunday, once it became apparent that his outing, typically brilliant, had become superfluous. The gift was adulation. A chance for Mariners fans to salute Hernandez one final time for his wondrous season.
Felix Hernandez was dominant for 51/3 innings, but the Mariners fall short of forcing a one-game playoff after the Athletics beat the Rangers to secure the final AL wild-card berth.
Michael Saunders gave yet another example of the player that he could be in the final game of the Mariners’ season.
Amanda Perez scores go-ahead goal in 80th minute for Huskies.
Veteran running back rushes for 119 yards, catches career-long 55-yard touchdown pass.
Thanks to a dramatic, diving grab by little-used rookie Steven Souza Jr., Jordan Zimmermann completed his no-hitter, a 1-0 victory for the NL East champion Nationals over the Miami Marlins.
The grumbling started in the middle of fourth inning at Safeco Field. On the electronic scoreboard above the Mariners bullpen, the score changed from a 2-0 A's lead in Texas to 4-0. Boos and groans could be heard from several of the 40, 823 fans in attendance, who saw the updated score.
The United States beat China 87-56 in the opener for both teams at the FIBA World Championship for Women in Turkey. Brittney Griner scored 15 points, including a dunk, for the Americans.
Sonny Gray threw a six-hitter to win for the first time in five September starts, Josh Reddick had an RBI triple and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday to clinch the American League’s second wild card.
Judging by the pictures posted on his Twitter account, it appears as if Dejounte Murray had a good time this weekend during his official visit at Washington. He also posed with David Crisp, the former Rainier Beach High standout.
Austin Jackson beat out an attempted double play in the bottom of the 11th inning, allowing Brad Miller to score from third base and give the Mariners’ a 2-1 win.
Well, here we go. It's game 162 and the Mariners are playing for a chance to keep playing. If you would've told me that they'd be in this scenario back in spring training, I might have questioned your sanity, sobriety or intelligence.
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman appeared on NFL Network's NFL GameDay Morning show as a guest analyst and had a couple of interesting quotes the NFL Network passed along:
The bye week is over after today.
Coming off their first loss of the season, the Huskies enter their bye week at 4-1 overall and 0-1 in the Pac-12. Saturday's 20-13 loss to No. 16 Stanford raised some significant questions about the UW offense, which managed just 6 points and 179 yards.