NW Sports from the AP

Date: 04/01/2015 04:59 AM

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

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) – Felix Hernandez left in the second inning of his final tuneup before Seattle’s opener. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon didn’t last much longer. McClendon was ejected in the fourth inning of Cleveland’s 8-6 win over Seattle yesterday. Brandon Moss’ two-run homer in the first gave the Indians a 4-3 lead against King Felix, who allowed seven runs, five hits and two walks in 1 2-3 innings.

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – The Seattle Mariners have acquired left-hander Mike Montgomery from the Tampa Bay Rays for righty Erasmo Ramirez. The Mariners and Rays announced the trade last night. Montgomery has not pitched in the major leagues. He was drafted by the Royals with the 36th pick in 2008.

SEATTLE (AP) – Gonzaga Prep guard Laura Stockton and Rainier Beach standout Dejounte Murray have been named the 2015 Associated Press Washington state high school basketball players of the year. Stockton and Murray were honored yesterday after voting by sports writers and editors from around the state was completed.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Even though heralded transfer Vernon Adams has yet to join the Ducks, Oregon opened spring practice with several candidates looking to succeed Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota. Junior Jeff Lockie, Mariota’s backup last season, led the quarterback group that went through drills yesterday for the first of 15 practices ahead of the annual spring game on May 2.


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