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Gonzaga trying to get back on track, faces Merrimack’s unique 2-3 zone

No. 5 Gonzaga entertains Merrimack College and its no-3’s zone defense on Thursday before Washington, which has tweaked its full-time zone to man-to-man most of the time, visits on Sunday. The Zags (7-2) are experiencing the variety pack during the non-conference with four ranked foes, three that were in the top five when they faced GU, and a handful of squads transitioning to Division I that included Bellarmine’s quirky no-dribble offense.

Mariners moved quickly to wrap up Cy Young winner Robbie Ray

The Seattle Mariners were still in the middle of finishing their first big deal of the offseason when they started making an aggressive move to land a new ace for their pitching rotation, a signing that would grab even more attention.

Mariners agree to $115 million deal with AL Cy Young winner Robbie Ray, sources say

During an offseason in which they intended to spend more than they had spent in years but hadn’t seemed to find many players wanting to take their available dollars, the Mariners finally joined Major League Baseball’s free-agent frenzy Monday by adding the reigning American League Cy Young winner to their starting rotation.

Analysis: The MLB GM meetings are over. Here’s what’s next for the Mariners

SEATTLE – After four days of feeling the warmth of the Southern California sunshine at the Major League Baseball general managers meeting and listening to MLB executives and high-level agents lament the looming lockout Dec. 2 and the transaction freeze that would coincide with it, most people were left with two glaring realizations:

Correa, Astros rally past Braves 9-5, cut WS deficit to 3-2

Staggered by Adam Duvall’s grand slam in the first inning, Correa and Alex Bregman ended their slumps in a hurry. They kept swinging, refusing to let their season slip away and rallying past the Atlanta Braves 9-5 early Monday to cut their Series deficit to 3-2.