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O’Malley, Morrison shine late, lift Seattle over Astros 8-3

HOUSTON — Rookie Shawn O’Malley was born and grew up in Washington in a family full of Seattle Mariners fans. On Wednesday night he starred in his debut with the team, finishing with three hits, including a tiebreaking RBI single in a two-run eighth inning, and Logan Morrison padded the lead with a three-run shot in the ninth to help...
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Clayton Kershaw’s complete game, 15 K’s lift Dodgers to sweep of rival Giants

LOS ANGELES — Once Dodgers manager Don Mattingly crossed the foul line without signaling the bullpen in the ninth inning, Clayton Kershaw knew he was safe to finish off the San Francisco Giants. Mattingly wanted to check on his ace, who after rolling through the first five innings, gave up two two-out hits. Kershaw assured Mattingly he was just...
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Pujols hits 35th home run as Angels take series from A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – Albert Pujols has been saying for about 15 years now that he will reflect on the many milestones and special home runs once his career is through, and he still hopes that is many seasons down the road. “I’ve been blessed my whole career,” Pujols said. “I was born to play this game...
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Mark Canha hits 3-run HR as Athletics beat Angels 11-5

OAKLAND, Calif. — In less than a month with Oakland, Danny Valencia has learned plenty about his ballpark’s quirks. From sewage problems to a rally opossum, and now an outfield wall coming down at the decrepit Coliseum. Valencia hit a two-run double in the third inning and another RBI-double in the fifth to back Felix Doubront in his...
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Keuchel’s solid start helps Astros over Mariners 8-3

HOUSTON — On the night when Houston Astros ace Dallas Keuchel became the American League’s first 16-game winner, rookie Carlos Correa hit his 16th home run. After an 8-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night, Correa was asked if he thought Keuchel would get to 20 wins before he reached 20 home runs. “For him to get four more wins...
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Adrian Gonzalez’s bases-loaded single lifts Dodgers past Giants in 14th

LOS ANGELES – A.J. Ellis drew a leadoff walk in the bottom of the 14th inning before the Los Angeles Dodgers loaded the bases with no outs. With sluggerAdrian Gonzalez at the plate, the slow-footed Ellis knew he would have to hustle to score. Gonzalez singled to deep left field, driving in Ellis for a 5-4 victory over the San...
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Hauschka kicks 60-yard field goal to give Seahawks 16-15 win

SAN DIEGO — Facing a 60-yard field goal attempt on a steamy evening with 16 seconds left and his Seattle Seahawks trailing by two, Steven Hauschka‘s mindset was to just swing away. His kick barely cleared the crossbar, lifting the Seattle Seahawks to a 16-15 exhibition victory against the San Diego Chargers on Saturday night. “I didn’t think it...
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Semien drives in go-ahead runs, A’s top D-backs 7-4 in 11

PHOENIX — A frigid beer shower never felt better to Pat Venditte, the switch-pitcher’s reward for his first major league win at age 30. Venditte, switching hands from right to left to right in the 11th, tossed two scoreless innings with a strikeout as the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-4 on Sunday. He got help from teammate Marcus...
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Manning on the run in Denver’s 19-12 win over 49ers

DENVER — Sure, Peyton Manning said, he’d like to have played more this summer — and better. He swears he’s not worried. “I think we can still win games as we’re developing the identity,” Manning said Saturday night when Denver rode its stifling defense and good ground game to a 19-12 win over the sputtering San Francisco...
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Mariners

Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners

CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox have turned to several rookies during their lackluster season. Third baseman Tyler Saladino took advantage of his opportunity Sunday with his first career game-ending hit. He drove in the winning run with a single in the 11th inning and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Sunday.
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