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Morrison’s RBI double in 11th pushes Mariners past Twins 4-1

MINNEAPOLIS – Logan Morrison hadn’t taken batting practice in the cage for four days because of a sore thumb and had only recently started swinging again since leaving a game on Wednesday. The lack of practice didn’t matter Sunday when he stepped to the plate in extra innings. Morrison’s RBI double in the 11th inning broke...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Athletics edge Indians in 10 innings

OAKLAND, Calif. – Mark Canha‘s afternoon began on the Oakland bench, not unusual considering the slump he’s been in. It ended with the Athletics’ utility player being doused with a bucket of Gatorade and hit in the face with a shaving cream pie following his first game-ending hit in the major leagues. Canha hit a...
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San Francisco Giants

Hamilton homers, Perez wins as Rangers edge Giants 2-1

ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas Rangers left-hander Martin Perez followed a nightmarish performance in which he failed to get an out in the second inning with a dream outing in which he nearly shut out the world champion San Francisco Giants. Perez (1-2) allowed only two hits in 8 1/3 innings Sunday to beat the Giants 2-1. Last Tuesday against...
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San Francisco Giants

Five-run inning lifts Giants past Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — A day after making a wild throw from the outfield, Hunter Pence certainly wasn’t surprised to see the Milwaukee Brewers try to test his arm again. This time the San Francisco Giants outfielder made the Brewers pay with one of the two sparkling defensive plays he made. Pence also came up big at the plate, proving why...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic 10-7 win over Oakland

LOS ANGELES — After Yasiel Puig‘s mother threw out the first pitch and 40,000 fans got his bobblehead doll, the slugger had his biggest game at the plate in quite a while. Puig and the Los Angeles Dodgers realize their roster could look much different when they go back to work in two days, so they enjoyed...
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Mariners

Castillo’s 2 homers lead Arizona to 8-2 win over Seattle

SEATTLE – Welington Castillo was ready to speak about his big day for Arizona only to pause when something on the television caught his attention. “Wait, that’s me,” he said. Tough to fault Castillo for wanting to stop watch highlights of his two home runs, especially when they came against Seattle ace Felix Hernandez. “He’s a really...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A’s beat Dodgers 2-0

LOS ANGELES — With every pitch in a masterful three-hitter, Sonny Grayreminded the Oakland Athletics that their season is far from finished after a tumultuous few days. Gray struck out nine in his second shutout in July, and Oakland snapped its four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Reddick homered, doubled...
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Mariners

Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Mariners, 8-4

SEATTLE — Rookie right-hander Zack Godley wasn’t as dominant as his first time out. With the help of timely hitting and solid defense, he was good enough. Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBI, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory....
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San Francisco Giants

Wily Peralta returns for Brewers and shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Wily Peralta hoped his strong rehab starts would carry right over into his big league return, and he delivered quite a performance in his first outing in more than two months. He only had to guard against his Adrenalin being too high. Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of...
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Klamath Falls 14’s Suffer First Loss at Pacific Northwest Regional Babe Ruth Tournament

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lane Harlan tossed a complete-game three hitter and kept the Klamath Falls 14 year-old Babe Ruth All-Star team off balance all afternoon, as Klamath fell for the first time in pool play, 7-1, to North Washington (Mt. Vernon) in game 3 of the Pacific Northwest Babe Ruth Regional tournament today at...
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