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Krueger’s Good Pitching Gives Mariners A Big Lift

Another big win has the Mariners jumping for joy. Photo by Associated Press


Now It’s Bonilla’s Turn For A New York Minute

Darryl Strawberry has already arrived, and here comes Bobby Bo. Bobby Bonilla, traded by the New York Mets to the Baltimore Orioles on July 28, returns to the Big Apple …


Rangers Shut Down High-Flying Angels

American League Roger Pavlik exposed a startling truth about the California Angels hitters. If you make good pitches against them, you can get them out. Even Tim Salmon. Pavlik overpowered …


Hilo Wears Out Indians As Bears Triumph Again

The Spokane Indians found a way to stop Johnny Hilo on Saturday. Unfortunately for the Indians, their method of slowing down Hilo was by intentionally walking him in the ninth …


Persistent Arm Problems Send Johnson To The Sidelines

They played without Ken Griffey Jr. for nearly 2-1/2 months and on Saturday the Seattle Mariners absorbed another frightening injury report - Randy Johnson won’t pitch today and will undergo …


Quiet Strawberry Makes Noise At Bat

American League For the time being, Darryl Strawberry wants to let his bat do the talking. In his first two games with the New York Yankees, his bat has been …


M’S Don’t Blow It This Time Seattle Recovers To Defeat A’S After Squandering Another Lead

The question of how many runs the Seattle Mariners need to put away the Oakland Athletics was answered Saturday - 15 worked fine. But not by as much as you …


It’s Era Of Wheeling, Dealing Many Clubs Willing To Risk Future For Playoff Chance

It was one of baseball’s most exciting days ever, a hectic 12 hours of can-youtop-this when big trades tilted the races minute-by-minute. Andy Benes to Seattle and Mike Stanton to …


Miscellany

In a pregame exhibition in Oakland, Calif., the Colorado Silver Bullets women’s team beat a men’s squad from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department 9-1. The Silver Bullets have improved to …


Better Than Ever: Nomo One-Hits S.F.

National League Hideo Nomo pitched the best game of his major-league career Saturday night, throwing a one-hitter to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-0 victory over the San …


Mariners Defeated In Ninth

The battle between old friends Tony LaRussa and Lou Piniella was fought without conventional weapons Friday. Whatever they had on hand, they threw at one another.


Roland Puts In His Two Bits In Win Two-Run Double Gives Indians Victory On 50-Cent Night At Seafirst

The precise details of the slump, William Roland didn’t know. A slump is a slump, however, until it’s finally laid to rest. Which Roland did on Friday before the largest …


Reds’ Smiley Pulls A Fast One

National League John Smiley had everything against him Friday night: a stomach virus that made him weak, a pulled groin that made him cautious, and two rain delays that made …


Strawberry Finally Joins Yanks Thanks ‘Mr. Steinberg’ For Giving Him Fresh Start

Darryl Strawberry 1 for 4 in debut. Photo by Associated Press


Angels Shortstop Out For The Season

American League The California Angels suffered a major setback Friday when they learned that All-Star shortstop Gary DiSarcina is expected to miss the rest of the regular season with a …


Indians Return To Seafirst With Some Fans’ Favorites

Two of the season’s most popular promotions are planned this weekend as the Spokane Indians return to town after nearly a week on the road. The five-game Northwest League homestand, …


Shaky Saberhagen Calms L.A.

National League Two World Series wins and two Cy Young awards were not enough to prepare Bret Saberhagen for his first pennant race in nearly 10 years. Saberhagen overcame nerves …


District I Brings Legions To State’s Legion Tournament

With three teams from District I in the Idaho State AA American Legion Tournament eight-team field, the odds are pretty good that one will capture the championship. The Prairie Cardinals …


Mcgwire Powers A’S

American League Tony La Russa has managed Mark McGwire for the past decade, but he still marvels at the feats of his powerful first baseman. A day after coming off …


Mariners Slug Past California Blowers’ Slam Allows Seattle To Spoil Abbott’s Return, 10-7

Mike Blowers drove in six runs and Andy Benes won his A.L. debut, spoiling Jim Abbott’s return to Anaheim Stadium in a California Angels uniform as the Seattle Mariners beat …


Valliant Vallone Tough On Spokane Boise Wins Season Series 7-3 With Tiebreaking Run In Ninth

Against the rest of the Northwest League, Gar Vallone hits like Gar Vallone. Against the Spokane Indians, Vallone looked like Ty Cobb.


Angels Keep Rolling Over - M’S California Has Largest Division Lead In Club History After 5-4 Victory

Rookie Garret Anderson homered, doubled and scored twice Wednesday night as the California Angels won their eighth straight game, 5-4 over the Seattle Mariners. The Angels surpassed their longest winning …


Villone Earns Win In Padres’ Debut

National League The San Diego Padres scored all 11 of their runs in the eighth inning Wednesday night, including Melvin Nieves’ grand slam, to beat San Francisco 11-3. Ron Villone …


Knoblauch’s Hr Downs Cleveland

American League Chuck Knoblauch almost never swings for the fence, so his heroics Tuesday night must have happened by mistake. “I screwed up, didn’t I - me hitting a home …


Boise’s Thurmond Again Goes The Distance Against Tribe

Once again, Travis Thurmond completely handled the Spokane Indians. Thurmond (5-1) pitched his second complete game against the Indians this season as his Boise Hawks scored a 5-3 Northwest League …


Phils Trip Braves In Battle For East

National League It was nice - maybe not crucial - for the Philadelphia Phillies to get off on the right foot, manager Jim Fregosi admitted. Light-hitting Kevin Elster tripled in …


Johnson Hit Around By Angels California Deals Mariners’ Ace Just Second Loss With 7-2 Win

The California Angels’ offense is so potent right now, even Randy Johnson was no match for them. Tim Salmon and Greg Myers each drove in two runs, helping Brian Anderson …


Benes Could Be Winning Ticket

The Mariners have their fingers crossed after acquiring Andy Benes, left, for Ron Villone, right and Marc Newfield. Photo by Associated Press


Orioles Fall Again As Moyer Falters

American League Pat Hentgen pitched eight strong innings and the Toronto Blue Jays handed Jamie Moyer his first loss in nearly six weeks, chasing the Orioles’ left-hander in the sixth …


Pitchers Hot Trade Property Saberhagen, Wells, Stanton Among Five Veterans Acquired

The final hour before baseball’s trading deadline produced five deals, all involving pitchers. Late Monday night, the Colorado Rockies obtained Bret Saberhagen from the New York Mets; the Cincinnati Reds …