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Catcher Torrens gets pitching win as Mariners sweep Tigers in DH

October 4, 2022, 10:53pm National Sports

Abraham Toro homered and drove in four runs, Cal Raleigh hit his 27th home run of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Tuesday night… Read story

Yankees star Judge hits 62nd homer to break Maris’ AL record

October 4, 2022, 5:30pm Latest News

Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run of the season Tuesday night, breaking Roger Maris’ American League record and setting what some fans consider baseball’s “clean” standard. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3.

Mariners utilityman Haggerty hurt, out for start of playoffs

Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3.

October 4, 2022, 3:14pm National Sports

The Seattle Mariners lost utilityman Sam Haggerty for at least the first two rounds of the playoffs after suffering a groin injury late in Monday night’s loss to Detroit. Read story

Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3.

Mariners to start playoffs on road, Haggerty hurts leg

Seattle Mariners' Sam Haggerty, center, is helped off the field by training personnel manager Scott Servais, left, while stealing second base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, in Seattle. The Tigers won 4-3.

October 3, 2022, 10:33pm National Sports

The Seattle Mariners will start their first playoff trip in two decades on the road after a costly 4-3 loss Monday night to the Detroit Tigers, who got a two-run homer from Javier Báez. Read story

FILE - Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., May 24, 2017. An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season showed that emotional abuse and sexual misconduct was systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players.  "Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture in women's soccer, beginning in youth leagues, that normalizes verbally abusive coaching and blurs boundaries between coaches and players," former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in her report for U.S. Soccer, which was released on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.

Abuse in women’s pro soccer league was systemic, report says

FILE - Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks at Harvard University, in Cambridge, Mass., May 24, 2017. An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season showed that emotional abuse and sexual misconduct was systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players.  "Abuse in the NWSL is rooted in a deeper culture in women's soccer, beginning in youth leagues, that normalizes verbally abusive coaching and blurs boundaries between coaches and players," former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates wrote in her report for U.S. Soccer, which was released on Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.

October 3, 2022, 12:24pm Latest News

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday. Read story

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo pumps his fist after pitching against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Seattle.

Castillo strikes out 8 as surging Mariners drop A’s 5-1

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Luis Castillo pumps his fist after pitching against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, in Seattle.

October 1, 2022, 4:58pm National Sports

Luis Castillo struck out eight in six innings of two-hit ball and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday to keep pace with the Toronto Blue Jays in their bid to host an AL wild-card series. Read story

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, right, celebrates in the clubhouse after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs.

Mariners end two decades of misery returning to postseason

Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, right, celebrates in the clubhouse after the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs.

October 1, 2022, 4:57pm National Sports

Baseball is fun again in the Pacific Northwest in a way that it hasn’t been in more than two decades. The longest postseason drought in the four major professional sports ended Friday night when the Mariners earned a long-coveted spot in the Major League Baseball playoffs. Read story

Seattle Kraken forward Matty Beniers, center, skates against Edmonton Oilers forward Luke Esposito during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Seattle.

Season preview: Kraken understand need to improve

Seattle Kraken forward Matty Beniers, center, skates against Edmonton Oilers forward Luke Esposito during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Seattle.

October 1, 2022, 5:55am National Sports

Seattle’s first year was one stumble after another. Bad luck. Bad performances. An uncanny ability to give away games late and an overall inability to capture its new market. Seattle was so bad so early it was difficult for the Kraken to make the hoped-for inroads with the fan base. Read story

Seattle Mariners including Jesse Winker, left; Ty France, third from right; Logan Gilbert, second from right; and Adam Frazier, right celebrate a home run by Cal Raleigh in ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs.

Raleigh’s walk-off homer ends Mariners’ long playoff drought

Seattle Mariners including Jesse Winker, left; Ty France, third from right; Logan Gilbert, second from right; and Adam Frazier, right celebrate a home run by Cal Raleigh in ninth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Sept. 30, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 2-1 to clinch a spot in the playoffs.

September 30, 2022, 10:31pm Latest News

Cal Raleigh hit a game-winning home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners ended the longest playoff drought in baseball with a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Read story

Seattle Mariners, including Adam Frazier (26), J.P. Crawford, center, Chris Flexen (77), Luis Castillo, second from right, and Cal Raleigh, right, celebrate after a single by Crawford in the 11th inning drove in the winning run in a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 10-9.

Mariners outlast Rangers in 11, close in on playoff berth

Seattle Mariners, including Adam Frazier (26), J.P. Crawford, center, Chris Flexen (77), Luis Castillo, second from right, and Cal Raleigh, right, celebrate after a single by Crawford in the 11th inning drove in the winning run in a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022, in Seattle. The Mariners won 10-9.

September 29, 2022, 11:31pm National Sports

Mitch Haniger and Jarred Kelenic both homered twice, J.P. Crawford singled home the winning run in the 11th inning and the Seattle Mariners closed in on their first playoff berth in 21 years by beating the Texas Rangers 10-9 Thursday night. Read story