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Bumgarner takes Kershaw deep as Giants blank Dodgers yet again

SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner acknowledged that hitting a home run off Clayton Kershaw was a little out of the ordinary. Outpitching the reigning NL MVP and Cy Young winner, though, has become almost commonplace. Bumgarner homered, pitched 6 1/3 solid innings and helped the San Francisco Giants shut out the Los Angeles Dodgers for the third straight day, 4-0 Thursday. “He’s...
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Pearce slam, Hardy’s RBI lift Orioles past Mariners 5-4

BALTIMORE — Six hours after the scheduled time of the first pitch, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke with admiration about the way his players and the Seattle Mariners handled a tight game and a lengthy rain delay. “It’s a grind game for both teams,” Showalter said. “It’s what separates what these guys do for a living. It’s...
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Colome and DeJesus key Rays’ 3-0 win over A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have used strong pitching and timely hitting to reach the top of the standings. Alex Colome and four relievers combined on a six-hitter, David DeJesus drove in two runs and the Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Thursday night to take sole possession of first place in the AL East. “I think...
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Mariners

Elias earns first win of season as Mariners top Orioles 4-2

BALTIMORE – Roenis Elias didn’t do anything much differently in his fifth start of the season for the Seattle Mariners. As usual, the left-hander displayed solid control, stifled the opposing offense and kept his team in the game. This time, however, he got a victory to show for it. Elias took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, Justin...
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Posey homer backs Lincecum’s 3rd straight win for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits. The World Series champions are suddenly right back to their winning ways after a rough April. Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning through a thick mist hovering above the field, new-look...
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Dallas Keuchel wins eighth straight as Astros off to best 41-game start

HOUSTON — After six consecutive losing seasons, the Houston Astros are off to their best start ever. Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer to help Dallas Keuchel win his eighth consecutive decision, and the Astros kept rolling with a 6-1 victory over theOakland Athletics on Wednesday. The Astros, who were baseball’s worst team in three of the last four years,...
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Tech Newcomer Earns NWAC Player of the Year, Individual Championship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –Montana Frame (Reedsport, Ore.), who will join the men’s golf team beginning this fall, earned the NWAC Player of the Year Award, announced at last week’s Northwest Athletic Conference golf championships.  Photo courtesy Olympic College Athletics. Frame, currently in his sophomore season at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Coos Bay, Ore., capped...
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San Francisco Giants

Posey leads Giants past Dodgers 2-0

SAN FRANCISCO — He struck out twice, once with the bases loaded, andHunter Pence was still serenaded like the hero he has become in San Francisco. Buster Posey drove in a run, Tim Hudson allowed five hits over 6 1/3 innings and the Giants won their fourth straight, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Tuesday night. “Everybody is happy...
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Mariners

Paredes’ HR, 4 RBIs power Orioles past Mariners 9-4

BALTIMORE – Jimmy Paredes stole the spotlight from Nelson Cruz with a performance more befitting a veteran slugger than a long-time utility player. Paredes homered and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Baltimore Oriolesshook off a home run by Cruz in a 9-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Paredes singled in two runs in the fourth inning...
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Carter, Rasmus homer to back Hernandez as Astros beat A’s

HOUSTON — A combination of home runs and solid starting pitching has helped the Houston Astros get off to the best 40-game start in franchise history. Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto Hernandezpitched six strong innings, and the Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night. Houston improved to 26-14 for the team’s best start and the...
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