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SEATTLE (AP) - Francisco Lindor led off the game with his 33rd home run, the most by a Cleveland middle infielder, and the Indians routed the Seattle Mariners 11-4 Saturday for their 28th victory in 30 games. Seattle lost for the seventh time in eight games. The Mariners began the day five games behind Minnesota for the second AL wild card.
SANDY, Utah (AP) - Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders' 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win Saturday night. Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both stopping Clint Dempsey's attempts, to preserve Real Salt Lake's lead in the final 15 minutes.
VANCOUVER - Yordy Reyna scored the winner and set up another as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-1 Saturday night. Fredy Montero also had a goal and an assist for Vancouver, which moved four points clear atop Major League Soccer's Western Conference, stretching its unbeaten streak to seven games.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Jordan Miller's two interceptions and Myles Bryant's pick-6 helped the seventh-ranked Washington Huskies overcame a slow start and hand Colorado its first loss, 37-10 on a cold, rainy Saturday night at Folsom Field. The Buffaloes self-inflicted wounds included a trio interceptions, several fumbled snaps and a too-early slide on third down by quarterback Steven Montez that led to a punt - which was blocked.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Luke Falk threw five touchdown passes, and Number 18 Washington State beat Nevada 45-7 Saturday for the Cougars' best start in 16 years. Washington State, which opened the 2001 season by winning its first seven games, piled up 560 yards of offense and five sacks. Falk completed 36 of 47 passes for 478 yards and was not intercepted.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Freshman Brandon Ruiz kicked a 41-yard field goal with 2:33 to play and Arizona State held on to upset Number 24 Oregon 37-35 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams. The win ended the Sun Devils' 10-game losing streak to the Ducks.
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