Date: 05/30/2014 04:59 AM
Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press
SEATTLE (AP) – Erick Aybar hit a three-run homer, Matt Shoemaker pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 last night. Recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday, Shoemaker allowed three runs on four hits, equaled a career-high six strikeouts and did not walk a batter for the first time in five career starts.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Sophomore left-hander Cheridan Hawkins threw a one-hitter and top-seeded Oregon beat Florida State 3-0 yesterday in the opening round of the Women’s College World Series. Alexa Peterson had a pair of hits, including a run-scoring double for Oregon (55-7-1), which set a single-season program record for wins. The Ducks advanced to play Florida on Friday.
RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a contract extension that locks up the former undrafted wide receiver through the 2016 season. The team confirmed the new deal for Baldwin during a news conference yesterday. The agreement was first reported by ESPN. The new contract is expected to add two additional seasons.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – American record holder and Olympic bronze medalist Galen Rupp returns home to Oregon for the 40th annual Prefontaine Classic. He’ll run in the 10,000 meters tonight and has asked organizers for a fast pace, suggesting he’ll take a shot at besting his mark of 26 minutes, 48 seconds. The 10K is one of the highlights of the Pre, the third event on the IAAF Diamond League schedule.
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