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...

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...

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...

Seattle picked for 2001 All-Star game

SEATTLE -- Seattle's new Safeco Field, scheduled to open July 15, will be the site of the 2001 All-Star game, The Associated Press learned Friday. Commissioner...

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Torre picks seven Yankees for AL All-Star team

NEW YORK -- Safeco Field is being redone in pinstripes for next week's All-Star game. American League manager Joe Torre selected seven players...

Griffey calls it quits after 22 seasons

...just before the Mariners and Twins took batting practice at Safeco Field."While I feel I am still able to make a contribution...clubhouse before the game, and the team said he would not be at Safeco Field.Milton Bradley, Griffey's teammate for only a few...

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Second half starts: Let the races - and trades - begin!

SEATTLE -- Cal Ripken's victory lap at Safeco Field gave baseball a great reason to smile. Now, it's time to get serious. The second half of the season is starting. Let...