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American League Wins All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS – Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball’s national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits.   Mike Trout, perhaps the top candidate to succeed the 40-year-old Yankees captain as the face of the...
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14 Oregon Tech Teams Named as NAIA Scholar-Teams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 1,290 athletic programs have been named 2013-14 NAIA Scholar-Teams. Oregon Tech had 14 teams honored, the most in school history.  Women’s indoor track team led the honored OIT teams with a 3.65 GPA, followed closely by the women’s outdoor track...
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Gems’ Skid Ends at 7

For the past week the Gems were on the road and for the past week the Gems have not won a game. All of that ended at Kiger Stadium on Monday night, in their most convincing win of the season the Gems trounced the Kelowna Falcons 13-6.   The game was all Gems from...
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NL Stars-AL Stars Preview

INNEAPOLIS (AP) – Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League’s All-Star starter.   There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA.   And there was the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ Clayton Kershaw, 11-2 with a 1.78 ERA and fresh off a 41-inning scoreless streak that ended last week....
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Athletics Beat Mariners

SEATTLE — The Oakland Athletics needed a strong start from Sonny Gray to avoid being swept entering the four-day break for the All-Star Game. Gray responded by limiting the Seattle Mariners to just six hits and one unearned run while pitching into the eighth inning Sunday as the Athletics won 4-1. “You know it’s a big game, an important game...
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Giants Hit Two Grand Slams

SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner was so enthused by seeing Buster Posey hit a grand slam, he did the same thing the next inning. Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4. “Everybody was excited to...
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Gems Losing Skid Reaches Five Games

A change of scenery would not help ignite the Klamath Falls Gems bats on Thursday night as the Corvallis Knights took a 4-0 shutout victory in the series opener.   Single runs in the third, fourth, sixth and seventh innings for Corvallis led to their runs.   Gems starting pitcher Tanner Irwin (2-2) was...
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A’s beat Giants 6-1 to win Bay Bridge series

SAN FRANCISCO — All-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants6-1 on Thursday. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and Stephen Vogt drove in three runs for the A’s, who won three of four in the two-city series that began Monday night in...
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Pino Collects First MLB Win Against Mariners

SEATTLE – Yohan Pino has the game ball to prove he belongs in the majors, even if he doesn’t have a big league job anymore.   The Minnesota Twins rookie right-hander earned his first major league victory — beating theSeattle Mariners 4-2 Thursday night in his fifth big league appearance — and was told after the game that he’s...
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Silva Struggles, Gems Fall 11-2

Klamath Falls Gems starting pitcher Michael Silva (0-4) struggled mightily Wednesday night in Bend, only lasting 1/3 of an inning in an 11-2 loss to the Elks.   For the fourth start in a row Silva would not last past the second inning, this time allowing three hits, five walks and the seven runs....
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