Sports Briefs for Thursday, July 3


Harborites complete Idaho triathlon

At least three Harbor residents completed the Ironman triathlon on Sunday at Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Michael Worden completed the 2.4-mile swim (on Lake Coeur d’Alene), 112-mile bicycle ride and full marathon run in 14:38.39. Evan Klima finished in 14:52.42 and Ray Henderson in 15:59.32.

While other Twin Harborites may have completed the event, the home cities of the participants were not listed on the triathlon website.

Hernandez named AL Pitcher of the Month

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was named Wednesday as the American League Pitcher of the Month for June.

Hernandez had a 1.22 ERA in six starts during the month, with 54 strikeouts in 44 1/3 innings and a 3-1 record.

The former Cy Young Award winner extended his own team record to nine straight starts with at least seven innings pitched and two or fewer runs allowed.

Garret Richards of the Angels, Jon Lester of the Red Sox, Yu Darvish of the Rangers, Bud Norris of the Orioles and Danny Duffy of the Royals also received votes.

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