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Mariners Pull Off Record Comeback Buhner Single Delivers 11-10 Win Over Angels

Jay Buhner’s bases-loaded single in the eighth inning completed Seattle’s biggest come-back in club history and gave the Mariners an 11-10 win over the California Angels on Monday night. The …


Smoltz’s Hot Arm Frustrates Padres

National League John Smoltz lost his no-hit bid on a questionable double by Tony Gwynn with one out in the seventh inning and led the Atlanta Braves over the host …


Mariners’ Bench Leaves Blue Jays Pining For Victory

For those who think a bench is something to sit upon, here’s a baseball refresher course. A bench is where games can get won and lost late. Where reserves wait …


M’S Polish Off Jays, Go Tripping Home Wolcott’s Improving Pitching Leads Seattle To Its Best Start

Luis Sojo and Joey Cora swap high fives after Cora’s eighth-inning homer. Photo by Associated Press


Franco’s Late Homer Sinks Boston Again

American League Julio Franco hit a solo home run in the 11th inning Sunday, giving the visiting Cleveland Indians a 7-6 victory over Boston and sending the Red Sox to …


Gooden Struggles, Suffers Second Loss

American League Dwight Gooden struggled in his second straight start for the New York Yankees, and Juan Gonzalez hit a three-run double that led the Texas Rangers to a 10-6 …


Wilson Fuels M’S 14-3 Rout Another Homer From Catcher Propels Seattle Over Toronto

Jay Buhner (left) greets Dan Wilson after his fourth homer in three days. Photo by Associated Press


Nomo Fans 17 In Three-Hit Gem

National League Hideo Nomo pitched another three-hitter and set a career-high with 17 strikeouts Saturday night as Los Angeles beat Florida at Dodger Stadium. Billy Ashley and Raul Mondesi hit …


Toronto Pitcher Seeks Inside Info On Martinez’ Homer

Even a day later, after watching it again and again on videotape, Paul Quantrill could not believe the home run Edgar Martinez had hit against him. That homer, Martinez’ first …


Dodgers’ Mound Covers Globe

The American pastime has a global reach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who have pitchers from five nations in their starting rotation, and broadcasts in four languages. When Chan Ho …


Cheap Homer Fells Cougs UW’s Windblown Hit Beats WSU Ace

Washington State’s Jim Horner watches Chris Magruder’s decisive home run sail over the right-field fence in the seventh inning of Washington’s Pac-10 North baseball victory. Photo by Dan McComb/The Spokesman-Review


O’S Remain Perfect At Camden Yards

American League Mike Mussina pitched a two-hitter for his third straight victory and Rafael Palmeiro hit a three-run homer as the streaking Baltimore Orioles beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 Friday …


Home Run Allows Nc To Defeat Lewis And Clark

North Central’s Jared Starr hit an opposite-field home run in the top of the eighth inning to provide the Indians with a come-from-behind 11-10 Greater Spokane League baseball win against …


Giants’ Home Opener Results In 4-1 Victory

National League Mark Leiter continually worked out of trouble while allowing one run in six innings as the San Francisco Giants celebrated their home opener with a 4-1 win Friday …


Griffey Dines As Blue Jays Serve Up Hrs

Ken Griffey Jr. found a new favorite restaurant Friday night. Griffey hit two home runs, including a drive over the Hard Rock Cafe in deep right field at SkyDome, powering …


Spokane Sweeps Shoreline At Sfcc

Jen Risinger’s two-run homer in the first inning Friday sent Community Colleges of Spokane past visiting Shoreline 6-4 in the first game of an NWAACC softball doubleheader sweep. In the …


Fermin Anticipates Release And Can’t Wait To Move On

Felix Fermin will awaken a Seattle Mariner this morning fully expecting to be headed toward unemployment before lunch. To make room for Chris Bosio on the 25-man roster, the Mariners …


Hoorelbeke, Hughes And Rook Lift Cda

Coeur d’Alene star Jesse Hoorelbeke had three hits, including a two-run homer, and drove in four runs to help the Vikings crush Wallace 12-2 on Friday at Viking Field. Teammate …


Cardinals Suffer Two Bitter Losses

It could have been so perfect. Mark Nelson, a 1995 North Idaho College pitcher who is recovering from cancer treatments, came down from his home in Canada to sit in …


Wilson Hits Homer Trifecta Catcher’s 3 Hrs Power 9-1 Shelling

Dan Wilson trots home with his third home run of the game Thursday. Photo by Associated Press


National League

Padres 2, Braves 1 San Diego The San Diego Padres stopped Greg Maddux’s major-league record 18-game road winning streak Thursday as Steve Finley singled in the go-ahead run. Maddux, the …


Piniella Declares Start Of Streak

Once Lou Piniella read that his Mariners had lost 16 of 18 games played under him in Tiger Stadium, he was naturally curious. “I wondered how the hell that was …


American League

White Sox 8, Rangers 5 Chicago Lyle Mouton hit a threerun homer with one out in the 11th inning Thursday, giving Chicago a win and sending Texas to its first …


Hill, Bonds Dominate As Giants Slam Astros

Glenallen Hill hit two home runs, including his fourth career grand slam, and Barry Bonds also drove in five runs Wednesday to power the visiting San Francisco Giants to an …


Orioles Prevail In 10th On Palmeiro’s Base Hit

Rafael Palmeiro singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, lifting the Baltimore Orioles over the Cleveland Indians 3-2 Wednesday at Baltimore. Jeffrey Hammonds opened the 10th with a …


No Biggie: Tigers Pound M’S In Detroit, Seattle Just Can’t Win, Even With New, Improved Generation

Oh, don’t act so surprised - this is Detroit. Nothing good has happened here for Seattle since 1985, when the Mariners won five of six games in Tiger Stadium. Ken …


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American League

Yankees 7, Royals 3 New York Umpire Ken Kaiser wore a ski mask. A fan dressed like Santa Claus. The organist played “Winter Wonderland.” On an afternoon better suited for …


National League

Giants 3, Astros 1 (10) Houston Matt Williams hit a two-run double in the 10th inning to give San Francisco a victory over Houston. With the score tied 1-1, pinch …


Expos’ Rally In 10th Ruins Cards’ Opener

National League F.P. Santangelo drove in the go-ahead run with an infield hit in the 10th inning Monday night, and the Montreal Expos beat St. Louis 4-3 to spoil the …