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SEATTLE (AP) - Maya Moore scored 23 points, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike added 22 points and the West outlasted the East 130-121 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, where most of the attention was on Seattle's Sue Bird. The veteran West squad with 55 total All-Star Game selections on its roster, pulled away after a close first half. Bird finished with a record 11 assists and eight points.
SEATTLE (AP) - Nelson Cruz hit a winning single off Adam Warren in the 10th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday night after Edwin Diaz allowed a tying hit to Ronald Torreyes in the ninth. Masahiro Tanaka had another shaky outing and New York trailed 4-2 before Aaron Judge hit his major league-leading 32nd home run, a sixth inning drive against Steve Cishek. Matt Holliday's sacrifice fly tied the score in the eighth, but former Yankees Robinson Cano homered against David Robertson leading off the bottom half.
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) -- Christian Bergman allowed just five hits over seven innings, leading the Tacoma Rainiers over the Sacramento River Cats in a 4-1 win on Saturday. Dan Altavilla struck Ali Castillo out with runners on first and second to end the game for his second save of the season.
KEIZER, Ore. (AP) -- Kacy Clemens hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning, leading the Vancouver Canadians to a 7-6 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes on Saturday. Orlando Pascual got the win in relief while John Russell took the loss in the Northwest League game.
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