NW Sports from the APq

Date: 05/29/2013 05:29 AM

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press


SEATTLE (AP) – Jedd Gyorko and Alexi Amarista each homered in the San Diego Padres’ 6-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners yesterday. Seattle’s bats got very little done against Volquez) and its lineup lost its most potent punch after right fielder Michael Morse had to leave the game in the fifth inning. The teams will be in San Diego today for two more games as they conclude their season series.

SEATTLE (AP) – Right fielder Michael Morse had to leave the Seattle Mariners game against the San Diego Padres last night after sustaining a right quadriceps strain at the top of the fifth inning. He was grimacing as he attempted to score after getting waved home by third base coach Daren Brown. Morse missed three games in April with a small fracture in his right little finger.

SEATTLE (AP) – The San Diego Padres have reinstated catcher Yasmani Grandal from the restricted list after he missed the first 50 games of the season because of a suspension for a positive testosterone test. The Padres made the move official yesterday before completing a two-game series in Seattle.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The latest suspension of a Seahawks player for using performance-enhancing substances has sparked a team-wide discussion. Seattle safety Kam Chancellor said yesterday a number of players spoke during a half-hour talk about how they all need to be individually accountable and stop making mistakes. Seattle has seen five players suspended since 2011 for using PEDs.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Nike is officially cutting ties with Lance Armstrongs’ Livestrong foundation. The breakup was announced yesterday by Livestrong officials. Nike, which helped build the cancer charity into a global brand and introduced its familiar yellow wristband, will stop making Livestrong apparel after 2013.


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