Date: 07/01/2014 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
HOUSTON (AP) – Robinson Cano had a three-run shot in the seventh inning, one of the Seattle Mariners’ season-high four homers in a 10-4 win over the Houston Astros last night. Mike Zunino had a two-run drive in the second, Michael Saunders added a pair on his long ball in the fourth and Brad Miller homered two batters later to help the Mariners to their eighth win in 10 games.
HOUSTON (AP) – The Seattle Mariners have recalled right-hander Taijuan Walker from Triple-A Tacoma to start against the Houston Astros in his season debut. The 21-year-old Walker has been on the disabled list since March 29 with a right shoulder impingement. Outfielder Stefan Romero was optioned to Tacoma on Sunday to make room for Walker on the roster.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Adam LaRoche homered, Ryan Zimmerman had three hits and Ian Desmond added two doubles and three RBIs as the Washington Nationals welcomed back Bryce Harper with a 7-3 win over the Colorado Rockies last night. Justin Morneau had three hits for the Rockies, who have lost 12 of 14.
DETROIT (AP) – Rajai Davis hit his third career grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Detroit Tigers a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics last night. Oakland closer Sean Doolittle (2-2) was given a three-run lead to work with in the ninth, but only managed one out. Blaine Hardy (1-0) earned his first career victory with a scoreless top of the ninth.
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