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Francoeur lifts Phillies to 6-4 win over Giants

PHILADELPHIA – Jeff Francoeur is proving to be a valuable commodity in thePhiladelphia Phillies‘ lineup. The outfielder drove in two runs with a pinch-hit, two-out double in the seventh inning to help Philadelphia rally past the San Francisco Giants, 6-4, on Sunday and stave off a series sweep. Freddy Galvis led off the bottom of the seventh inning...
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Klamath Falls Gems Baseball – June 4th, 2015

On June 4th 2015, the Klamath Falls Gems defeated the Medford Rogues, 8-1.
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Oregon Tech Ends Softball Season with No. 4 Ranking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Oregon Tech softball team, ranked No. 17 in this year’s preseason NAIA Softball Coaches Top 25 Poll, jumped to the No. 4 position in the postseason national poll, announced recently by the national office. During the 2015 season Oregon Tech was twice ranked No. 13, moving to No. 12 for...
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A’s finish off sweep to send Tigers to 7th straight loss

DETROIT — The Oakland Athletics are finally enjoying a modest winning streak, and manager Bob Melvin isn’t about to let the league standings spoil this encouraging stretch. “We’re just trying to play good — win as many games as we can,” he said. “We’re about trying to climb toward .500, and then worry about where you...
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Mariners

Ramirez, bullpen lead Rays to 2-1 victory over Mariners

SEATTLE – Erasmo Ramirez faced his former teammates for the first time, and pitched the kind of game the Seattle Mariners could have used. Ramirez, who spent three seasons with Seattle before being traded to Tampa Bay on March 31, held the Mariners to one run and seven hits in 5 1/3 innings in helping the Rays to...
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Gray and A’s send Tigers to 6th straight loss

DETROIT — No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day. That’s when Sonny Gray takes the mound, and they usually have their best shot at a win. After beating the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Wednesday night, the A’s are 7-5 when Gray starts. While that’s not fantastic, they...
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Mariners

Tanaka strong in return, Yankees sweep Seattle with 3-1 win

SEATTLE — In an effort not to overstress his arm, the goal was to get New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka into the sixth inning in 80 pitches in his return from the disabled list. Tanaka blew away that expectation Wednesday. Tanaka was so good and so efficient with his pitch count, New York manager Joe Girardi had...
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San Francisco Giants

Liriano outduels Hudson, Mercer homers again as Pirates win

SAN FRANCISCO — The way the Pittsburgh Pirates are winning with contributions from everybody, Jordy Mercer is thrilled to do his part whether in the lineup or coming off the bench. Of course he prefers to play, and with his power swing working he might keep getting his chances. Mercer broke a fifth-inning tie...
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Moates, Shrum Named NFCA Softball All-American, Five Owls Earn All-Region Honors

LOUISVILLE – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) announced its 2015 NAIA All-American and All-Region squads recently.  Freshman Tara Moates (Klamath Falls, Ore.) and junior McKenzie Shrum (Glide, Ore.) made the All-American list with All-Region accolades going to seniors Tasha Silvius (Portland, Ore.) and Rylee Carleton (Klamath Falls, Ore.) as well as juniors Tre Sullivan...
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Zobrist’s grand slam lifts A’s to 5-3 win over Tigers

DETROIT – Ben Zobrist figured his line drive with the bases loaded was hit hard enough to go over the right fielder’s head. When it cleared the wall as well, the Oakland Athletics had the lead. Zobrist’s grand slam highlighted a five-run seventh inning for Oakland as the Athletics rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday...
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