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Red-hot Cruz honored with AL Player of the Week Award

Red-hot Cruz honored with AL Player of the Week Award

MLB.com Updated 3 hours ago
Nelson Cruz wasted no time making an impact on the Mariners' offense, and the big slugger's imprint was noticed as the 34-year-old right fielder earned American League Player of the Week honors on Monday for his powerful performance over the previous se…
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  • Packers looking at NFC Championship loss as tool for motivation…

    Packers looking at NFC Championship loss as tool for motivation and education

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    The Packers got back to work as a team on Monday for the first time since they dropped the NFC Championship game to the Seahawks. It has been three months since the Packers blew a 19-7 lead with less than five minutes left in the game and that bad end t…
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  • Which NFL player sold the most merchandise over the past year?

    Which NFL player sold the most merchandise over the past year?

    yahoo.com 8 hours ago
    There are a few ways to judge an NFL player's popularity, but the amount of merchandise he sells might be the best way. And if you believe that to be true, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the NFL's most popular player. Again. For the seco…
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  • Walks put bullpen in 'bad situation' as lead melts away

    Walks put bullpen in 'bad situation' as lead melts away

    MLB.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Tanner Scheppers blamed himself for putting the Rangers bullpen in a tough spot as the Mariners rallied to win with a walk-off run in the ninth.
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  • Cruz Drives in 5 Runs as Seattle Beats Texas 11-10

    Cruz Drives in 5 Runs as Seattle Beats Texas 11-10

    nytimes.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    Austin Jackson singled in the tying run in the ninth inning, Nelson Cruz followed with a two-out single for his fifth RBI of the game, and the Seattle Mariners overcame a pair of five-run deficits to beat the Texas Rangers 11-10 on Sunday.
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  • Seahawks feeling the love, but it’s hard not to be happy in Haw…

    Seahawks feeling the love, but it’s hard not to be happy in Hawaii

    seattletimes.com Apr 19 (yesterday)
    The dynamic in the Seahawks’ locker room may never be as important – and as potentially volatile – as it will be in the upcoming season.
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  • Gallardo, Rangers Relievers Shut Down Mariners in 3-1 Win

    Gallardo, Rangers Relievers Shut Down Mariners in 3-1 Win

    nytimes.com Apr 18 (3 days ago)
    Yovani Gallardo pitched six scoreless innings, Robinson Chirinos homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Friday night.
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  • McClendon: Early adversity will help Mariners 'build character'

    McClendon: Early adversity will help Mariners 'build character'

    MLB.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon says the team's early struggles in close games against tough teams would be good for his club in what is expected to be a banner year.
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  • On Baseball: Ichiro Suzuki’s Hitting Remains Constant Amid Chan…

    On Baseball: Ichiro Suzuki’s Hitting Remains Constant Amid Changes

    nytimes.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)
    Suzuki has 2,848 hits in the majors and probably needs another season to reach 3,000, but he is exceptionally fit, and motivated.
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  • Kenny Easley ran the Seahawks' defense -- and his own newspaper

    Kenny Easley ran the Seahawks' defense -- and his own newspaper

    ESPN.com Apr 17 (4 days ago)
    Kenny Easley ran the Seahawks' defense -- and his own newspaper
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  • Seahawks re-sign S DeShawn Shead

    Seahawks re-sign S DeShawn Shead

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    One of the Seahawks’ reserve defensive backs has re-signed with the club. Safety Deshawn Shead, an exclusive-rights free agent, has signed his one-year tender with Seattle, the team said Thursday. The 26-year-old Shead played every one of Seattle’s game…
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  • Schneider sidesteps whether Seahawks would keep Wilson from pla…

    Schneider sidesteps whether Seahawks would keep Wilson from playing baseball

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Apart from the question of whether the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson can work out a new contract is the question of whether Wilson will try to play baseball and football. Embedded within that question is the question of whether the Seahawks wo…
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  • Robinson Cano has costly, embarrassing baserunning blunder

    Robinson Cano has costly, embarrassing baserunning blunder

    yahoo.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    By all accounts, Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano appears to be a smart player with a high baseball IQ. Unfortunately for the struggling Mariners, that IQ briefly eluded Cano on Wednesday night. Trailing 5-2 in the sixth inning against the …
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  • Sean Payton: We need to draft defenders who play right away

    Sean Payton: We need to draft defenders who play right away

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    The Saints own a pair of first-round picks after trading tight end Jimmy Graham to the Seahawks and they have five picks overall in the first three rounds, which puts them in position to add some talent to the roster after a 7-9 season. During an interv…
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  • Cano embarrassed after mental lapse on basepaths

    Cano embarrassed after mental lapse on basepaths

    MLB.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    Robinson Cano made a mental error he'll have a hard time forgetting in Wednesday's game against the Dodgers when he got thrown out after walking toward home plate following a one-out walk to Mariners teammate Logan Morrison.
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  • Dodgers Finish Sweep of M's With 5-2 Win

    Dodgers Finish Sweep of M's With 5-2 Win

    nytimes.com Apr 16 (5 days ago)
    Joc Pederson used his bat, glove and arm to help Brett Anderson record his first victory with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Felix cleared to make next start on schedule

    Felix cleared to make next start on schedule

    MLB.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    Mariners ace Felix Hernandez will make his next start on schedule Saturday against the Rangers at Safeco Field, despite a sore quadriceps muscle in his right leg that cut short his last outing.
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  • Rodney eager to move on from early struggles

    Rodney eager to move on from early struggles

    MLB.com yahoo.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    Mariners closer Fernando Rodney had his second straight rough outing on Tuesday night, and this time it cost his team a win as the Dodgers scored twice in the ninth for a 6-5 walk-off win at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Cruz's homer streak reaches 4 games

    Cruz's homer streak reaches 4 games

    MLB.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    Nelson Cruz continued his home run tear on Tuesday, and this time Robinson Cano joined in the fun as the Mariners again flexed some early muscle at Dodger Stadium, but for a second straight night, the Dodgers rallied late for a 6-5 win.
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  • Dodgers have put the rally back in their bag of tricks

    Dodgers have put the rally back in their bag of tricks

    MLB.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    After Game No. 8 of 2015, the Dodgers already have as many comebacks as they did all last season. Trailing after six innings last year, they were 2-54. Tuesday night's walk-off win vs. the Mariners makes them 2-2 in those games this year.
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  • Dodgers stun Mariners on Kendrick's walk-off single

    Dodgers stun Mariners on Kendrick's walk-off single

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 15 (6 days ago)
    Howie Kendrick's two-run broken-bat single with one out in the ninth inning rallied the Dodgers to their second walk-off win in as many nights, 6-5, over the Mariners on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.
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  • Video - Seahawks GM: Keeping Wilson is not guaranteed 02:44

    Seahawks GM: Keeping Wilson is not guaranteed

    Apr 16
    The "SportsNation" crew breaks down Seahawks general manager John Schneider's comments regarding the caution the organization plans to use when negotiating quarterback Russell Wilson's contract.
  • Video - Is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson using baseball as bargaining chip? 01:18

    Is Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson using baseball as bargaining chip?

    Apr 13
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport discusses whether or not Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is using baseball as a negotiating point for his new contract.
  • Video - Kasey Kahne talks about his Seahawks' fandom 02:11

    Kasey Kahne talks about his Seahawks' fandom

    Apr 13
    ESPN Seahawks reporter Terry Blount talks to NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne about quarterback Russell Wilson and their friendship.
  • Video - Bennett not taking back comments on Graham 03:08

    Bennett not taking back comments on Graham

    Apr 10
    Freddy Coleman and Scoop Jackson point out that the emphases is on Jimmy Graham to prove to his new Seahawks teammates that he deserves to be on the field with them.

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