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McCutchen leads Pirates past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Andrew McCutchen was fed up. His batting average had dipped below .200 and he figured it was time to get going. He’s going in a big way. McCutchen had four hits and drove in two runs, Pedro Alvarez drove in a pair and the Pittsburgh Pirates won for the 10th time in 12 games, beating the San Francisco...
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Jones hits 3-run homer in 11th, lifts Yankees over Mariners

SEATTLE – Garrett Jones hasn’t played all that much this season, but made sure to take advantage of his latest chance to help the Yankees get a win. Jones hit a go-ahead three-run home run with two outs in the 11th inning and New York beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 Tuesday night. “It was just nice to help...
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Cole strikes out season-best 9 as Pirates beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Gerrit Cole struck out a nine to win his third straight start,Neil Walker hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the fifth after a pair of called strikeouts, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Monday night. Andrew McCutchen had two likely hits stolen by great plays in the outfield and he instead settled for sacrifice...
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Mariners

Mark Teixeira-led Yankees chase Felix Hernandez with Michael Pineda in form

SEATTLE — The overwhelming feeling from Mark Teixeira and his New York teammates was to savor what happened Monday night. Scoring seven runs off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez – capped by Teixeira’s ninth career grand slam — is a rare occurrence. “You never really know what you’re going to get with a guy like Felix,” Teixeira said. “He...
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Moates Named First-Team NAIA All-American, Shrum NAIA Honorable Mention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Awards continue to pile up for freshman standout Tara Moates (Klamath Falls, Ore.), as the 2015 Cascade Collegiate Conference Player of the Year just picked up 2015 First-Team NAIA All-American honors, announced by the national office.  Junior centerfielder McKenzie Shrum (picuterd-left) was a NAIA All-American honorable mention selection.  Moates (pictured-right) became...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Chavez shuts down Yankees to lead Athletics to 3-0 win

OAKLAND, Calif. — The way Jesse Chavez was dealing, Stephen Vogt knew Oakland didn’t need much offense to give him a much-needed win. That hasn’t been so easy for the Athletics to do this season. Chavez pitched eight impressive innings and Vogt hit a two-run homer to give the A’s their first home series win of the season...
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San Francisco Giants

Braves score 4 in the 9th to stun Giants 7-5

SAN FRANCISCO – Jace Peterson continued his torrid pace and once again came through with the game on the line. Peterson tripled with the bases loaded in Atlanta’s four-run ninth inning to lead the Braves to a 7-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Freddie Freeman sparked the rally with his second home run in as many...
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Mariners

Indians walk to a win, outlast Mariners in 12 innings

SEATTLE – Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona credited his bullpen for the team’s latest win. Six relievers limited Seattle to just one hit over the 6 2/3 innings, and David Murphy had a two-run single in the Indians’ three-run 12th to beat the Mariners 6-3 Sunday. “Now that was impressive,” Francona said. “Any time you’re on the road...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Athletics rally to beat Yankees 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics came out on the right side of a one-run game for a change. Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the A’s rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. “We haven’t won many games like that...
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San Francisco Giants

Belt homers, doubles in Giants’ 7-0 win over Braves

SAN FRANCISCO – Brandon Belt worked on going the other way and that hitting approach has been playing big dividends. Belt’s opposite-field, solo home run in the seventh inning broke up a scoreless pitching duel and the San Francisco Giants won their fourth straight, beating theAtlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday night. “I hit it on the barrel but this...
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