Mariners’ Héctor Santiago banned 80 games for positive drug test

Seattle Mariners pitcher Héctor Santiago was suspended for 80 games Thursday by Major League Baseball following a positive test for external testosterone, exactly one month after he was banned for 10 games when he became the first player penalized under the sport’s crackdown on grip-enhancing substances.

Seattle Mariners honors Gold Star Family at Memorial Day game

On Memorial Day, the Seattle Mariners recognized families across the region who lost loved ones while defending the nation. To open the winning game against the Oakland Athletics, the team gave a special tribute to the Gold Star Family of Danielle Marie Crone.