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Pitching Each Other Support Brother-Sister Act Rooted In Competitive Friendship

Tyson and Darcy Sohns enjoy a loving sibling rivalry and successes in pitching for West Valley. Photo by Steve Thompson/The Spokesman-Review


Zags Win, But Don’t Celebrate Realities Of ‘Outside World’ Make Game Secondary

1. WSU’s Randy Kaleikilo prepares for impact, but makes it safe to second after GU’s Matt Brunell misses the force out in the sixth inning Wednesday. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The …


No Teams Showing Interest, Gossage Retires From Game

Goose Gossage, whose Fu Manchu moustache and 95 mph fastball intimidated hitters in the 1970s, has called it a career, after 22 years. Gossage retired at age 43. He said …


Selkirk Pitcher Strikes Out Side And Then Some In Bizarre Loss To Curlew

Selkirk pitcher Josh Newman was probably scratching his head after last week’s 4-1 loss at Curlew. He pitched a two-hitter last Tuesday and had four strikeouts in the second inning, …


Wilson Faces Fight For Top Spot

Seattle catcher Dan Wilson has plenty to reflect upon heading into the regular season. Photo by Associated Press


M’S Won’t Deal Johnson, Other Big-Money Stars

The Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night took pitching ace Randy Johnson and their other high-salaried players off the trade market. “We have no intention of trading Randy Johnson. He is …


Mariners’ Pitching Rotation Will Be Set In Next Few Days Wells, Former Ccs Right-Hander, Likely To Become Fourth Starter

M’s shortstop Alex Rodriguez beats Milwaukee’s Darryl Hamilton to second base for a fourth-inning force. Photo by Associated Press


Home Improvement Cougars Beat UW At Bailey Field For First Time Since 1992 Season

Sure, Saturday’s doubleheader sweep of archrival Washington might have pushed Washington State past the hated Huskies and into first place in the Pacific-10 Conference’s North Division. But first-year Cougars coach …


Ccs Sweeps Yakima Valley

Jason Mathews doubled off the left-field fence in the eighth inning to score Andy Sage and give host Community Colleges of Spokane a 1-0 win over Yakima Valley (2-8 in …


U-Hi Tightens Up Baseball Standings

Jeremy Houston drives in a run in Shadle Park’s 13-3 victory over Gonzaga Prep. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review


M’S Face Same Old Story With Same Young Arms

Johnson is among the few sure things in the rotation. Photo by Associated Press


Griffey Puts On Power Exhibition In M’S First Game

1. It was a smashing start for Ken Griffey Jr. Photo by Associated Press 2. Seattle shortstop Alex Rodriguez completes a double play over San Diego’s Melvin Nieves. Photo by …


Piniella Looking For M’S Rotation

Mariners After Randy Johnson, Chris Bosio and Dave Fleming, who are the Nos. 4 and 5 starting pitchers for the Seattle Mariners? Manager Lou Piniella doesn’t have the answer - …


Trade Rumors Bother Seattle’s Injury-Plagued Martinez

Mariners The trade rumors intrigue Randy Johnson. Chris Bosio shrugs them off - he has heard them before. It is Edgar Martinez they bother. And much as he would like …


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Teflon Tartabull Always Diplomatic In Sticky Situations

The news that Danny Tartabull would not be conducting any interviews during the players’ strike was delivered to reporters through his agent. Tartabull was supposedly perturbed with the New York …


Tettleton, Santiago Hope To Catch On Somewhere

Anybody need a catcher? How about the guy with one of the strongest arms in baseball? Or maybe the switch hitter with 186 career homers and only two errors last …


Piniella Scores With Off-Season Game Plan While Short On ‘Big-Ticket’ Free Agents, Mariners Manage ‘Productive’ Week

When you don’t have as much money in your wallet as the New York Yankees or the Toronto Blue Jays, you have to be a thrifty buyer. “You have to …


M’S Open Vs. Tigers With Half-Price Fare

Seattle will open its revised American League schedule in the Kingdome on April 27 against the Detroit Tigers, the Mariners announced Friday. Seattle’s Thursday opener at 7:35 p.m. PDT will …


Could The Big Unit Be Headed To Big Apple?

The first roster crisis passed for the Seattle Mariners on Friday, but a potentially season-altering decision may await the team intent on cutting costs. On the day the Mariners resigned …


Griffey Could Be Going, Going … … Gone Especially If Mariners Don’t Get Serious About Winning

1. Ken Griffey Jr. makes $7 million per year. Photo by Associated Press 2. Seattle’s Edgar Martinez, who may become trade bait, signs autographs after practice. Photo by Associated Press


Bonds Ready To Zero In, But First Hits On Media In A Wide-Ranging Interview, Giants Slugger Discusses Ugly Divorce, Loss Of Strawberry

After a tumultuous off-season, San Francisco Giants left fielder Barry Bonds set the record straight Friday. He was upset about reports that speculated he would cross picket lines during the …


Mariners Say Someone Must Go Cost-Conscious Club Will Trade High-Paid Player

Twenty-four hours after it opened, the Seattle Mariners had a spoilsport crash Camp Euphoria - economic reality. The morning after emerging from an organizational budget meeting, the Mariners front office …


Cal Countdown Resumes: Record Date Set For Sept. 6

The photographers clicked their shutters in rapid-fire fashion, the TV cameras whirred and autograph seekers scrambled to get their pens ready. Cal Ripken had just emerged from the Baltimore Orioles’ …


Mariners Pleased To Be Playing In Peoria Again

Opening a box of new bats, then a package of new batting gloves, Mike Blowers wore a smile that lit up the Seattle clubhouse Wednesday. “It’s like being a kid …


Svelmoe Sparks University

Brandon Svelmoe led University with four RBIs, including the game-winner, in a 7-6 Greater Spokane League baseball win over host Mead Tuesday. After trailing 2-0 through four innings, U-Hi bounced …


Camp To Open With Few Questions On Field

Lou Piniella, with A’s Tony LaRussa, right, says he needs to figure out who will be his fourth and fifth starting pitchers. Photo by Associated Press


Clubs Follow Major-League Order, Cut Replacement Baseball Players

Replacement pitcher Tim Dell of the Milwaukee Brewers thought it was a cruel April Fool’s joke. It wasn’t. Dell and every other replacement player in the majors lost his job …


Lake City Follows Split With Sprint

Lake City baseball coach Cory Bridges appreciated his team’s efforts following Saturday’s doubleheader split with Post Falls. But Bridges instructed his Timberwolves to do some extra running after 14 innings’ …


Pac-10 Begins With New Roles For Cougs, Gu

Washington State and Gonzaga open the home portion of their Pacific-10 Conference baseball seasons this afternoon in familiar places, but with unfamiliar expectations. WSU, which has won or shared the …