Date: 11/13/2015 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) – Former major leaguer Scott Brosius has been hired as the hitting coach for Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners organization. The 11-year major league veteran with Oakland and the New York Yankees spent the past eight seasons as the manager of Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, where Brosius played before embarking on his professional career. Brosius was twice named USA Baseball coach of the year.
SEATTLE (AP) – Outfielder Franklin Gutierrez has been guaranteed $1.5 million by the Seattle Mariners in his one-year contract and can make $4.25 million in performance bonuses based on plate appearances. Gutierrez hit .292 with 15 home runs and 35 RBIs in 189 plate appearances over 59 games this year with the Mariners.
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Bobby Ryan and Chris Wideman had power-play goals, Erik Karlsson also scored and the Ottawa Senators beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2. Sven Baertschi and Alexander Edler scored and Ryan Miller made 22 saves for Vancouver. The Canucks were playing the fourth of a seven-game road trip.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Texas A&M has filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts that university officials say is meant to protect their 12th Man trademark. The lawsuit is intended to protect the phrase “Home of the 12th Man” and variations of it that the university contends have brought its fan base “national renown.” A&M previously sued the Seattle Seahawks for infringing on the trademark and the two sides reached a settlement.
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