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Prime Time Now West Coast Giant

National League It’s moving time for Prime Time. Deion Sanders, the two-sport star who gave the Reds a celebrity in their midst, became the trade target that gave them pitching …


Vaughn’s Girlfriend Fears Mo’s Attacker

American League The girlfriend of Mo Vaughn has reportedly obtained a restraining order against the man who allegedly attacked the Boston Red Sox star in a nightclub last week. Theron …


Bellingham Slips Past The Indians, 4-3

Bellingham scored two eighth-inning runs Friday night, both on a single by Pedro Felix after a walk and wild pitch, in a 4-3 Northwest League baseball victory over Spokane. The …


Mariners Miss Great Chances, Fall 4-3 To Toronto Seattle Wastes Torres’ Good Outing, And Rodriguez Can’t Come Through

It came down to moments Friday, as baseball games so often do. The Seattle Mariners had a handful of good ones, a few bad ones and two that beat them. …


Miscellany

A new generation of women’s tennis players will lead the U.S. against France in the semifinals of this year’s Fed Cup. Singles play begins today in Wilmington, N.C., with reverse …


Erickson Goes Home, Gets Beat By Twins

American League Frank Rodriguez never had met Scott Erickson before he climbed into a car with him Wednesday night. Luckily for Rodriguez, it was a brief encounter. Twelve hours after …


Mariners Sign Top Draft Pick Cruz; Terms Not Disclosed

Jose Cruz Jr., the No. 3 pick in the June baseball draft, has signed with the Mariners for undisclosed terms. A statement issued by the team Wednesday said Cruz would …


R&R; For L.A. Duo Pays For Dodgers

National League What a difference a day off made to Mike Piazza and Tim Wallach. After being benched for a night with cold bats and puzzled psyches, they combined for …


Piniella Denies Report He Will Move To Florida

Lou Piniella on loan to Mariners? Photo by Associated Press


M’S Sink In Extra Innings Ayala Gives Up Infield Single In 7-6 Loss To Milwaukee

Tino Martinez won another game with a clutch hit in the 12th inning Wednesday. Unfortunately for the Seattle Mariners, Bobby Ayala then proceeded to lose that same game, 7-6.


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Belle


Bosox Knuckle Down To Hold Off Chicago

American League The Boston Red wouldn’t be where they are without Tim Wakefield. And where they are is atop the A.L. East with a five-game lead after Wakefield won his …


Fans Let Mcdowell Know His Move Was For The Birds

Yankees’ $5 million man has had it rough. Photo by Associated Press


Clemens Has Royal Outing Vs. Kc

Boston’s Roger Clemens lowers his 5.30 ERA with Tuesday’s performance. Photo by Associated Press


Hawks Keep Spokane Reeling, 3-1 Indians Get A Timely Day Off Today After Losing Streak Hits Four Games

Following its series-opening Northwest League win over the Boise Hawks last weekend, the Spokane Indians had visions of first place dancing in their heads. Four straight losses later, though, the …


No Practice? Perfect

National League Florida manager Rene Lachemann has figured out the key to success: No more batting practice. That’s the prescription he half-seriously proposed for his team after the Marlins beat …


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Tino Martinez Powers Another Comeback For M’S This Time, His 3-Run Homer Beats Tigers 10-6

Jay Buhner had been down this road often enough to recognize the signs. “When we lost the first two games of this homestand, it would have been easy to let …


Brewers Hammer Athletics, Stewart

American League Dave Nilsson homered and drove in a career-high five runs and Dave Stewart was rocked again as Milwaukee routed Oakland for its fifth straight victory. Stewart (3-7), who …


Indians’ Skid Hits 3 Games Opportunistic Boise Pulls Out 3-2 Win With 4 Double Plays

Rarely do baseball teams at any level win by accident. A case in point is the Spokane Indians. If the Indians don’t start creating their own opportunities, their recent stretch …


Colorado Rallies Past Philadelphia

National League Vinny Castilla’s third hit of the night broke an eighth-inning tie as Colorado rallied past Philadelphia 8-5 in Denver. Castilla, who ended his 0-for-12 slump with a two-run …


Tino Martinez Slams Door On Tigers Mariners Rally For Their Fifth Straight Victory, 10-6 In 10 Innings, As Martinez Caps A 6-Rbi Game

Tino Martinez hit a grand slam home run on a full-count pitch with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 10-6 victory …


Phillips’ Homer Crushes Astros

National League There have been few moments of satisfaction for rookie J.R. Phillips this season. His homer leading off the 14th inning Sunday provided one of them. “I hope he …


Olerud’s Power Leaves M’S Gasping Ex-WSU Standout Smacks Two Homers, Helping Blue Jays Hammer Seattle 9-3

Joey Cora takes a tumble after forcing out Ed Sprague at second base and completing a double-play throw to first. The Blue Jays won the game 9-3. Photo by Associated …


Hawks Throttle Indians Poor Defense Allows Boise To Take Second Straight Win Over Spokane

The numbers finally added up Sunday evening for the Boise Hawks. Actually, timely hitting probably had more to do with Boise’s 11-4 Northwest League victory over the Spokane Indians than …


Jays Remain Baffled 16 Strikeouts Later

Randy Johnson points the way. Photo by Associated Press


Cleveland Seeks To Bolster Bullpen Via Trade

Indians’ second baseman Carlos Baerga has proven himself to be among baseball’s elite. Photo by Associated Press


Indians Sweep A’S With Miracle Finish

American League No one had a better view of the Cleveland Indians’ latest miracle finish than Dennis Eckersley. And even he had to appreciate it. “In a situation like that, …


Rockies Hang On; Saberhagen Hurt

National League Larry Walker hit a two-run double in the third inning that finished an ailing Bret Saberhagen, leading the Colorado Rockies over the New York Mets 5-4 Saturday night. …


Puckett Channels Anger To Yankees

American League Kirby Puckett hit a three-run homer and Pedro Munoz had a controversial home run Saturday night as the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 8-5. Puckett connected …