Bethany Balcer scored twice as the OL Reign snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Kansas City 2-0 on Sunday afternoon in Tacoma.
Balcer scored in the third (unassisted) and 29th minute (off an assist from Sofia Huerta) for the Reign, which had lost five of its previous six games.
Sarah Bouhaddi had the bulk of the shutout with five saves in 70 minutes before getting a red card.
The Reign are on the road Sunday to play the Chicago Red Stars.
• Jose Marmolejos hit a three-run homer during a seven-run seventh inning that capped a doubleheader between the Tacoma Rainiers and Sugar Land Skeeters. The Rainiers won the nightcap 10-2. The visiting Rainiers lost the opener 3-0 after managing just two hits.
• Zach DeLoach was 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBI as visiting the Everett AquaSox beat the Eugene Emeralds 10-5 for their fifth consecutive victory. Jack Larsen was 2 for 5 with four RBI and a stolen base for Everett, which opens a six-game home series against Tri-City on Tuesday.