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Taking Chances Former WSU, Gu Stars Were Running Out Of Time

1. Joining M’s was natural for Bremerton native and ex-Cougar Terrel Hansen. Photo by Christopher Anderson/The Spokesman-Review 2. John Tsoukalas plays the outfield, but has made an impression with his …


M’S Unveil Stadium Plans

The Seattle Mariners released sketches Wednesday of their dream stadium - a baseball-only showcase with a grass field, nearly 46,000 seats and a retractable roof. The sketches, commissioned by the …


Kawabata Dominates Hilo In Cougars’ Sweep Of Vulcans

Kyle Kawabata threw a four-hitter in the first game and the Washington State Cougars made the most of five hits in the nightcap to sweep a baseball doubleheader from Hawaii-Hilo …


Angels Fly By M’S

Tyrone Boykin hit a three-run homer and the California Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 10-8 in an exhibition game at Peoria, Ariz. Boykin had three hits, four RBIs and scored …


Vulcans Put Hold On WSU

Mike Kinkade flew out with two out and the bases loaded in the ninth inning Tuesday as visiting Washington State lost to Hawaii-Hilo 4-3 in the first game of a …


Team Cries Foul Over Stolen Gear Shadle Frosh Left Without Equipment As Baseball Opener Approaches

The season hasn’t even begun - and already Shadle Park High School’s ninthgrade baseball team is coping with a foul. Last week, someone slipped into the boys locker room and …


Mariners’ Fireman Records Irreplaceable Save

Spring training Seattle Mariners reliever Dave Graybill faced a different kind of save situation before he pitched Monday. Graybill, a replacement player who also holds a regular job as a …


Reds Manager Rips Replacement Ball

Spring training Dave Johnson hasn’t even managed the Cincinnati Reds for most of spring training and he’s already seen enough of replacement ball. “I have been kind of optimistic, believing …


Pirates Split In California

Whitworth got a one-out, two-run double in the bottom of the 12th inning from Alex Scheuerman to beat Concordia 11-10 in Redlands, Calif. In a second game, the Pirates were …


Mariners Will Let Jefferson Go

The Seattle Mariners on Monday signed nine players to temporary replacement contracts and renewed 28 of 29 unsigned players who are on strike. Seattle did not, however, renew the contract …


Rockies Unplug Mariners, 13-0 Colorado Wallops Replacements; Kiro Cancels 2 Preseason Telecasts

The Seattle Mariners were losers on and off the field Tuesday, dropping a 13-0 decision to the unbeaten Colorado Rockies in an exhibition game and announcing the cancellation of two …


Baseball Owners To Talk At Quarterly Meetings Meanwhile, Players Will Wait For Negotiations To Resume

A day after the both sides walked away from negotiations, baseball owners prepared Monday for their quarterly meetings and union officials returned to their office in New York. No negotiations …


Minor Leaguers Fly Home For Free

Another civil bargaining session produced no breakthroughs Wednesday, and striking major leaguers decided to pay the way home for minor leaguers kicked out of spring training for backing the union. …


Manager Backs From Promise

Expos general manager Kevin Malone chats with pitcher Denis Boucher during the team’s training camp. Photo by Associated Press


Clubs Increase Ante As Exhibitions Near

Spring training The Milwaukee Brewers became the latest team to offer its minor leaguers an incentive for playing in spring training games - more meal money - while the Chicago …


Cheap Seats

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Same Old, Same Old, Oil Can Blows Lid Over Chicago Media

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Sports People

Doctors at the University of Washington Medical Center said that paralyzed Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Mike Frier has regained very slight movement in his hands and feet… . …


Fehr Claims All Who Play Get Scab Tag Union Wants Minor-Leaguers To Sit Out Exhibition Games

As players and owners prepared for the possible resumption of talks, union head Donald Fehr said Sunday that anyone - including minor-leaguers - who appears in exhibition games will be …


Lasorda Vents Anger

Tom Lasorda angrily denied that he ever turned down an offer from Baltimore owner Peter Angelos to leave the Los Angeles Dodgers and manage the Orioles. “How can I turn …


Player-Free Picket Lines?

Picket lines will be set up at spring training and regular-season games but striking major leaguers won’t be there. Before Saturday’s regional meeting with players, union lawyer Eugene Orza said …


U-Hi Gymnasts Enjoy Highest Finish

Greater Spokane League champion University reached new heights Friday night, finishing fifth in the team portion of the Class AAA state gymnastics meet at the Tacoma Dome is its best …


Ex-Girlfriend Questioned

Police were investigating allegations that four Miami-area men were hired to murder the mother of Marlins outfielder Gary Sheffield. Sheffield’s former girlfriend, Toni Fort, was scheduled to take a lie-detector …


Spring Training Starts For Hackers, Not Players All Types Show Up In Florida, Hoping To Make It Big In Majors

Who were these guys? Where had they come from? The answer, in Bill Henderson’s case, was from a card buried in Rudy Santin’s Rolodex. Santin, the Yankees’ Florida-based scout, pulled …


Sports People

Phoenix’s Danny Ainge was suspended for one game and fined $7,500 for slapping Portland’s Chris Dudley during an NBA game Wednesday… . Former NFL quarterback Roman Gabriel will …


Nomo Hot Prospect

Japanese pitcher Hideo Nomo, reportedly being pursued by at least six major-league teams, appears close to an agreement with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Daily News of Los Angeles quoted …


Puerto Rico Clinches

Bernie Williams hit two home runs and the Seattle Mariners’ Edgar Martinez drove in three runs to lead Puerto Rico to a 9-3 victory over the Dominican Republic and its …


M’S Farm Team To N.C.

The Seattle Mariners reached an agreement with the Port City Professional Baseball Club, signing the Southern League club to a player development contract with the Mariners’ double-A club. The Mariners’ …


Clinton Gives Baseball `One More Day’ But Don’t Hold Your Breath That Players, Owners Will Solve Problems By Themselves

President Clinton sent the baseball talks into extra innings Monday, extending his deadline for settling the strike an extra day before accepting a mediator’s proposal. The president hoped the additional …


Erickson Tangled In Red-Tape War

Twins pitcher Scott Erickson, a restricted free agent under the salary cap owners implemented Dec. 23, was believed to have agreed to the outline of a three-year contract with the …