Logan Morrison drove in two runs in Seattle's big sixth inning, Chris Young pitched seven strong innings and the Mariners beat the Houston Astros 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
Robinson Cano and Kyle Seager had three RBIs apiece, James Jones added two and a seven-run sixth inning propelled the Seattle Mariners to score a season high in a 13-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast - and fans around the world, really - for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a country captivated.
An estimated 21.6 million people watched Belgium knock out the United States soccer team in the World Cup on U.S. television - an impressive total for a weekday afternoon that almost certainly undercounts how many people actually saw it.
He didn't mind the searing sun, the 90-plus degree temperatures or the lack of a breeze in Austin. He was here for a party with thousands of other American soccer fans set to watch the U.S. play Belgium in the World Cup, with the winner set to move on the quarterfinals of the biggest sporting event in the world.
Romelu Lukaku and Kevin De Bruyne scored in extra time Tuesday to give Belgium a 2-1 win over the United States and a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals.
The U.S. made two changes from its 1-0 loss to Germany
Cameroon's football federation said it will investigate allegations of match-fixing by its team at the World Cup and the possible existence of seven corrupt players on the squad, raising fears that match manipulation has infected football's biggest event.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is worried about the Algerian referee assigned to the Americans' second-round World Cup match against Belgium on Tuesday.
After a few days of reflection, Luis Suarez acknowledged what millions saw on TV - he did bite an opponent during a game at the World Cup. In addition, he said he's sorry about it, and promised it will never happen again.
Prized Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Taijuan Walker will make his long-awaited season debut on Monday in Houston, manager Lloyd McClendon told reporters after the M’s 5-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.