Sorenstam wins Safeco by 5 shots

...five-stroke victory over Patty Sheehan and Laura Davies at the Safeco Classic. The 27-year-old Swede, gearing up for this week's...Club in Dublin, Ohio, shot a 68 Sunday for her best-ever Safeco finish. Danielle Ammaccapane, winner of last week's Safeway...

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Former Mariners manager eager to see old pals at Safeco Field

...It's a great baseball town. You miss that environment. It's electric when you put the uniform on and play ball up there at Safeco with the support they get. "What do I not miss? The five-hour airplane trips five times a year," he said. Suzuki's...

Mariners push Braves' losing streak to eight

...aiming to stay close in the NL East race. Instead, the Braves went winless on their visits to Dodger Stadium, San Diego and Safeco Field and are now four games behind Washington."I don't think you can ever imagine going winless on a road trip, but we...

Mariners to honor Lou Piniella

...eighth person to be honored by the club and the first manager inducted. The festivities started with a luncheon on the grass at Safeco Field on Friday afternoon and will conclude with the ceremony before tonight's game.The traits most commonly associated...

Baseball equation: New stadium equals better record

...Mariners are 47-51, including 4-4 at Safeco Field. "The money doesn't necessarily...said. "The money helps over time. But Safeco Field is going to allow the Mariners to...revenue stream." The Mariners expect Safeco Field to produce an extra $25 million...

Summer's nearly over, but not the cards

...Then they took the coastal train down to San Diego to see the Braves lose again. Next they flew up to Seattle, where they say Safeco Field is a really great-looking ballpark ... but the Braves kept losing. They also found Seattle hot (95 degrees) and...

Alaska popular with area vacationers

...training camp; and found ripe cherries in Door County.Sue Gaither, of Aiken, saw the Mariners defeat Baltimore at Seattle's Safeco Field. Bob and Diana Hess, of Evans, were "chill-laxin'" and having an awesome time in Belize. Amanda Wicklum, of...

ESPN's ratings down 9 percent for Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby at pitcher-friendly Safeco Field produced a drop in the TV ratings. The All-Star slugfest...Boston's Fenway Park, with its Green Monster, Seattle's Safeco has no internal landmarks, and no one came close to putting...

American League Notes

...another twist in the finale with the latest Sunday night start in Safeco Field history.The first pitch was set for 7:10 p.m. No Sunday game in Seattle had started later than 5:05 p.m. since Safeco opened in 1999.The late start was caused by the Seattle Sounders...

Palmeiro quietly joins elite

SEATTLE - The crowd at Safeco Field was roaring, yet Rafael Palmeiro never heard the cheers when he rounded first base after his 3,000th hit. "I was numb...