Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) — Jason Donald tiebreaking single off Tom Wilhelmsen in the top of the seventh inning completed Cleveland’s comeback from seven runs down and lifted the Indians to a 9-8 victory against the Seattle Mariners last night. Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer and Cleveland reliever Rafael Perez pitched a scoreless sixth inning to pick up the win. Chris Perez got his third save in four tries, despite loading the bases in the bottom of the ninth. The Mariners’ Justin Smoak had a career-high four hits.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers will host Utah tonight after a pair of losses on the road. On Monday, Marcin Gortat had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Steve Nash had 13 assists to pace the Suns to a 125-107 win over the Blazers in Phoenix. That followed Portland’s 104-103 loss to Sacramento the night before. The Jazz are coming off a 123-121 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. The Blazers are 4-6 in their last ten games overall, while the Jazz are 5-5. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Sedin has returned to practice with the Vancouver Canucks, but hasn’t decided whether he’ll play in the crucial Game 4 of their playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings tonight. The Canucks’ top goal-scorer and last season’s Hart Trophy finalist skated with his teammates yesterday at the Kings’ training complex for the first time since getting a concussion 12 games ago. Vancouver coach Alain Vigneault (vihn-YOH’) says team medical staff will decide if Sedin should play.
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