Date: 05/23/2014 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) – Michael Saunders hit a two-run infield single in the seventh inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros last night. With the game tied at 1, the bases loaded, two outs and a full count, Saunders hit a chopper to first and narrowly outraced pitcher Tony Sipp, who was covering the bag. The batters were running on the pitch, allowing two runs to score. The play was upheld after a brief replay review.
DENVER (AP) – The game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants was suspended after the second rain delay yesterday, with the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning. A makeup date was still being determined. The Giants next visit Coors Field on Sept. 1-3.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have signed tackle Justin Britt, who was drafted in the second round, and tackle Garrett Scott, a sixth-rounder. Britt was taken 64th overall out of Missouri. Scott, from Marshall, was the first of two sixth-round draft choices (199th overall) for Seattle. Seattle now has seven of its nine draft choices under contract.
IRVING, Texas (AP) – Former Oregon coach Mike Bellotti has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. Bellotti will be formally inducted along with the other members of this year’s Hall of Fame Class on Dec. 9 in New York. Bellotti coached at Oregon for 14 seasons and was the school’s all-time winningest coach. He stepped down in 2008.
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