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Reuters Sports News Summary

Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Free-agent left-hander Rich Hill underwent elbow surgery following the 2019 season and will miss approximately half the 2020 season, the 39-year-old told the Orange County Register on Monday. Hill underwent a procedure known as "primary revision" to repair a re-injury to the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching arm. The Seattle Mariners added potential starting pitching help on Tuesday, signing right-hander Kendall Graveman to a one-year, $1.5 million deal, The Athletic reported.

Woeful Mariners now only team never to reach World Series

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

The Washington Nationals are off to the World Series for the first time in franchise history after sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, becoming the final National League team to reach the Fall Classic and leaving a single team with the distinction of never playing for a title. Not only do you have the longest playoff drought in professional sports, but you are now the only team that hasn't been to a World Series. Since the Mariners came into existence in 1977, there has been a void.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Spring training roundup: Darvish K's 6 in Cubs win Right-hander Yu Darvish allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and struck out six in 4 2/3 innings for a Chicago Cubs split squad in a 6-4 spring training win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday at Mesa, Ariz. Darvish, making his return from a season-ending stress reaction in his throwing elbow to cap a disappointing first year with the Cubs, lowered his spring ERA to 2.25 through four starts.

What Howard Schultz’s Missteps As Seattle SuperSonics Owner Reveals About His Politics

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Think Democrats across the country are uneasy about the potential independent presidential candidacy of former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, who as a well-financed third party opponent, could bleed votes from the Democratic nominee, and ease Donald Trump's path to a second term? Schultz bought the beloved ex-NBA team in 2001, then referring to the franchise as a “public trust” in the Seattle community. Five years later, Schultz — exasperated by his inability to secure public funding for a new arena for the Sonics, and turned off by NBA players whom he considered overpaid and disengaged — sold the team, for an attractive profit, to a group led by Oklahoma City businessman Clay Bennett.

Monday Sports in Brief

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

BASEBALL BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have accepted an invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Series championship. Team President Sam Kennedy says the ballclub is working out a date with the White House. The traditional champions'

Mariners extend longest postseason drought in major North American sports to 17 years

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

The Mariners sure could have used Robinson Cano for more than half a season. The Seattle Mariners made some noise early in the season, leading the American League West as late as June and coming within a half-game of the division lead in July, but it was ultimately the same story with some fancier trappings. The longest postseason drought in North American sports has extended another season.