Mariners acquire lefty Marco Gonzales from Cardinals for outfielder Tyler O’Neill

Gonzales is a former standout at Gonzaga and a 2013 first-round draft pick. The search for starting pitching led the Mariners to St. Louis, or more specifically the Cardinals’ Class AAA club in Memphis and left-hander Marco Gonzales. On Friday, general manager Jerry Dipoto acquired Gonzales from the Cardinals for power-hitting …

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The first 1,000 doses of the Russian-made Ebola vaccine are on their way to the Republic of Guinea.

Russia’s Gam-Evac Combi is the world’s first officially registered vaccine approved for clinical use for the prevention of hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus. According to Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova, the Russian vaccine has proved its effectiveness and has practically no side effects. In 2014, nearly 2,500 people in Guinea died in an Ebola virus …

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