News

Colon overpowers Seattle in New York’s 3-2 win

Colon overpowers Seattle in New York’s 3-2 win

New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo

SEATTLE (AP) — Bartolo Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game, giving up a single to Robinson Cano with two outs in the seventh inning, and the New York Mets held off a late rally to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Wednesday.

The 41-year-old Colon retired the first 20 batters he faced before Cano lined a 2-2 pitch into left field. Colon applauded the single that dropped in front of left field Eric Young Jr. Colon then had to hold on as Seattle rallied in the eighth and came within inches of tying the game on Brad Miller’s RBI double that hit off the top of the wall.

Colon (9-8) improved to 13-1 all-time at Safeco Field, including his dominance of the Mariners when he was pitching for the Angels. Seattle had no answers for the rotund right-hander, who gave up two runs and three hits in 7 1-3 innings.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Another record-breakingly hot day in Whatcom County

sun

The old record for May 2nd was set 25 years ago

3 hours ago in Local

Fewer Canadian shoppers doesn’t mean local tourism is on the ropes

Photo courtesy of City of Bellingham

Bellis Fair plans to try and pump up Canadian sales with nice offers

3 hours ago in Local

Testimony continues in the William Klein case

PC: Kimball Gainor

Testimony continued yesterday in the William Klein case. He’s the man who drove into four local teens near Ferndale, killing…

4 hours ago in Local

Ferndale bank and street closed after natural gas leak

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

A car hit a natural gas meter near the Wells Fargo Bank on Main street around 2 yesterday afternoon.

4 hours ago in Local

Dine Out today for Maple Alley Inn, provide meals for people in need

PC: Kimball Gainor

During the Dine Out for Maple Alley Inn, more than 50 local restaurants will donate a portion of their sales to support the local hot meals program for people in need.