CINCINNATI (AP) — Cesar Izturis drove in three runs, matching his season total, and Mat Latos doubled home two more on Saturday, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 13-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners. The Reds got only their second win over Seattle in interleague play. It was the second-most runs allowed by the Mariners, trailing a 16-9 loss to Houston on April 9.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Seattle Mariners traded infielder Alex Liddi to the Baltimore Orioles yesterday and exchanged signing slots for international players. The Mariners designated Liddi for assignment on June 28. Liddi played in eight games for Seattle, going 1 for 17. He was designated when second baseman Brad Miller was called up from Triple-A Tacoma.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Crystal Langhorne scored 12 points and the Washington Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 62-59 yesterday, giving coach Mike Thibault a WNBA-record 212 career victories. Thibault coached 10 seasons for the Connecticut Sun before joining Washington, where he has already guided the Mystics to more victories than they had last season.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person close to the negotiations says that the Portland Trail Blazers have agreed to a contract with free agent small forward Dorell Wright, who played last season with the Philadelphia 76ers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be formalized until Wednesday under NBA rules.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kenny Miller and Darren Mattocks scored and Brad Knighton picked up his second shutout of the season in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 2-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders last night. Knighton also earned an assist on Mattocks' key insurance goal in the 80th minute for the Whitecaps, who beat Seattle for the first time in league play.
HENLEY, England (AP) — The University of Washington continued its unbeaten season, booking a place in today's final of the Grand Challenge Cup for international eights at the Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames. The "Grand" is the senior event of this regatta, and Washington beat the Polish national squad by 1 ¼ lengths in yesterday's semifinals.