News

Cano, Montero go deep in Mariners’ 6-1 win

Cano, Montero go deep in Mariners’ 6-1 win

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero, right, is congratulated by teammate Cole Gillespie after hitting two-run home run that scored Gillespie during second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres in Seattle, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Stephen Brashear

SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer and Jesus Montero went deep too — hitting his first big league homer in more than a year to help the Seattle Mariners sweep a two-game set over the San Diego Padres with a 6-1 win Tuesday.

Roenis Elias pitched seven strong innings and Jesus Montero also homered for Seattle. Elias (6-5) allowed three hits and struck out six without a walk while facing the minimum in five innings.

Dominic Leone and Danny Farquhar each pitched an inning in relief.

The only mistake Elias made turned into a solo home run by Rene Rivera in the second.

Cano’s fourth home run of the season gave the Mariners a 4-1 lead in the fifth and was enough to chase San Diego starter Eric Stults after the inning ended.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 21

dolly

A look at the news making Hollywood headlines in years past.

in Local Sports

Mariners get Valbuena’d in loss to Astros

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch watches batting practice during a spring training baseball workout, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla.

Valbuena hits two HR in Houston's 7-5 victory over Seattle

in Local

Senator proposes bill to ticket slow left-lane drivers

speeding ticket

Going slower than the speed limit in a highway's fast lane could earn Washington drivers a speeding ticket under a bill pending in the state Senate.

in Local

Marijuana prices drop by more than half since last summer

greenleafpotstore

The average gram of marijuana in the state's system sells for about $12. That's down from a $30 average.

in Local

Allegiant pilots bring up safety concerns during contract talks

allegiant

Allegiant Airlines Pilots say mechanical problems with the airline’s fleet and a culture where profits come before safety have them concerned, but it’s not unusual for pilots to bring up safety issues during labor talks.