The Washington Huskies (8-5, 4-5) accepted Sunday an invitation to play in the Cactus Bowl Jan. 2, the first under coach Chris Petersen and fifth in a row, against Oklahoma State (6-6, 4-5) of the Big 12 Conference. “We’re really excited to go down (to Tempe, AZ.),” Petersen said. “I think Oklahoma State has a
Author: Anthony Dion
Mariners will pursue a starting pitcher and at least one veteran hitter. Only a handful of players can be considered untouchable.
The loss in Toronto lingering, Hernandez dominated in the Mariners finale and stands as leading candidate for the AL Cy Young Award.
Game No. 161 had meaning. A crowd of 32,716 playoff-starved Mariners faithful gave it feeling. To top all, a loss in Texas by the Athletics loss about two hours in gave it substance. All that was missing Saturday night at Safeco was a walk-off conclusion.
In search of a much-needed victory Wednesday, the Mariners offered up another dud. Enduring their fifth consecutive loss and 12th in the past 17 games, Seattle squandered a brilliant effort from rookie starter Taijuan Walker and fell 1-0 to Mark Buehrle and the Blue Jays in Toronto.
Not even the great Felix Hernandez was immune to the late-season implosion of the Mariners pitching staff. Five days removed from dominating the Angels, Hernandez Tuesday in Toronto took on a mightier foe in the Blue Jays, second in the American League in home runs and OPS. He was crushed.
After 15 dominant starts to begin his career, James Paxton endured his first clunker of the season at the worst possible time, continuing the Mariners September swoon Monday in a 14-4 loss to the Blue Jays in Toronto, the first of the final four road games of the season.
Flummoxed by a journeyman Angels starter and a lineup of reserves, the Mariners broke through in the ninth to save the game as well as a series split.
A seventh-inning defensive miscue was all it took to see one of the best-pitched games from a Mariners starter this season turned into dust. All it took for the Mariners to squander another game it needed. All it took for the Angels to break open a scoreless game for a 5-0 win Wednesday night in
This was one hit the the Mariners needed: Oh-for-the-past 17 and trailing 2-0 in the fifth inning, Mike Zunino smashed a double over the head of centerfielder Mike Trout to tie the game and break the dam for a 13-2 romp in Anaheim Tuesday night that ended a three-game losing streak.