NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/22/2013 05:29 AM

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


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Mike Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los Angeles Angels’ 12-0 rout of the Seattle Mariners last night. Trout, last season’s AL rookie of the year and MVP runner-up, became the sixth player in Angels history to complete the cycle.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis a day after news surfaced of his arrest for driving under the influence earlier this month. The Seahawks announced the decision to cut Portis yesterday morning. Portis was on the field and an active participant during the Seahawks’ first OTA workout on Monday. Portis was arrested May 5.

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Former Oregon football player Cliff Harris will face trial in Hillsboro on a domestic harassment charge. Harris appeared in Washington County District Court Monday and declined the opportunity to enter a one-year diversion program. Harris is charged in connection with a May 3 argument with his girlfriend outside a restaurant. Trial could begin as soon as June 20.

CHICAGO (AP) – Seattle Sounders midfielder Brad Evans will join the U.S. men for a training camp ahead of next month’s trio of World Cup qualifiers. Evans was added to the roster yesterday, bringing the number of players invited to the camp to 30. Evans has made seven appearances with the Americans and was part of the team that lost to Mexico in the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup final.


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