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Oakland Athletics A's

Royals Shut Out A’s

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The crowd roared as Jason Vargas emerged from the dugout for the ninth inning, the Kansas City Royals trying to hold onto a 3-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics in a matchup of playoff hopefuls. Five pitches later, the crowd roared even louder. Vargas finished off his three-hitter with a flourish, breezing through the A’s for...
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Oakland Athletics A's

A’s Snap Royals’ Winning Streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Oakland Athletics‘ combination of Jon Lester and Josh Donaldsonwas too much for the Kansas City Royals. Lester pitched six strong innings and Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Athletics won 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals’ eight-game winning streak. Lester (13-7) has won all three of his starts since joining...
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Mariners

Mariners Double Up Blue Jays

SEATTLE — When the Mariners arrived back in Seattle for an important nine-game homestand, they knew if they wanted to stay in the playoff conversation they could no longer be underachievers at home. After winning seven of eight, the Mariners are more than in the conversation. They are over .500 at home and tied...
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San Francisco Giants

White Sox Top Giants In 10

SAN FRANCISCO – Chris Sale wasn’t too upset that the White Sox blew a two-run lead in the ninth inning, costing the All-Star left-hander a sure win. He’s kind of getting used to it.   If anything, he seemed a bit giddy after Gordon Beckham‘s game-winning hit in the 10th inning.   Beckham’s two-out RBI single helped...
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Mariners

Mariners Crush Blue Jays

SEATTLE — For all that Felix Hernandez has done in his career, pitching meaningful games in the final two months of the season has been a rarity. With Seattle in the thick of the wild-card chase in the American League, Hernandez got the Mariners’ most anticipated home series since 2007 off to an electric start Monday...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Royals top A’s for 8th win a row, take AL Central lead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August. Yordano Ventura outpitched Sonny Gray in a matchup of talented young starters Monday night, and Escobar drove in the go-ahead run as Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 to take...
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Klamath Falls earns spot in Babe Ruth World Series Semi-Final.

EPHRATA, WA.   The Klamath Falls 16-18 Babe Ruth team defeated Hammond, IN, on Sunday 1-0.  With the win, they officially are the winner’s of the National Division and will skip the Quarter-Finals and advance directly to the Semi-Finals and will play on Wednesday night at 7:00 pm.  Catch the Klamath Falls team on...
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Morton Lifts Gems to Win

The 2014 season was not a banner year for the Gems, they struggled with pitching and situational hitting for most of the year but on the season’s final day they recorded one of their most dramatic victories, 11-10 over the Bend Elks.   Down to their final strike in the top of the ninth...
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Mariners

Mariners Hold Off White Sox

SEATTLE – Austin Jackson is starting the settle in with the Seattle Mariners.   Acquired in a trade with the Detroit Tigers before the deadline, Jackson matched a career-high with four RBIs to lead the Mariners to a 4-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.   Jackson joined the Mariners in Baltimore on Aug. 1 and has started all...
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San Francisco Giants

Royals beat Giants 7-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Alex Gordon is eager for another marketing gimmick.   Gordon and Salvador Perez homered, Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning and theKansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 Sunday for their seventh consecutive victory.   The Royals gave out 10,000 Gordon bobbleheads for the series finale against San Francisco. Gordon, who played his college ball at...
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