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Oregon Tech set to Host NAIA Softball Opening Round, Pairings Announced Thursday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oregon Tech, recently awarded one of 10 host sites for the 2015 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round beginning May 11-13, will learn their three opponents and the pairings when they are announced Thursday, May 7.  The Opening Round brackets will be released by 7:00 pm (Central) via a live bracketing...
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Ian Kennedy shuts down Giants as Padres avoid road sweep

SAN FRANCISCO – Austin Hedges finally returned to the clubhouse at pitcherJosh Johnson‘s urging, then was told to climb into a laundry cart for his quick ride to the bathroom. There, teammates doused him with beer, baby powder and shaving cream. He certainly earned a celebration after a successful first start at catcher in theSan Diego...
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Rosario homers in debut in Twins’ 13-0 win over A’s

MINNEAPOLIS — As Eddie Rosario leaned against his locker and checked the hundreds of congratulatory text messages and voicemails, his grin was still a mile wide. Rosario homered on the first pitch he saw in his major league career, Eduardo Escobar homered and had five RBIs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 13-0 on Wednesday night. “This at-bat I dreamed...
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Giavotella’s double in 9th lifts Angels over Mariners 4-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Johnny Giavotella has quickly found a home with the Los Angeles Angels – and shown a flair for the dramatic on more than one occasion. Giavotella hit an RBI double in the ninth inning and Mike Trout homered, leading the Angels to a 4-3 victory over Seattle on Wednesday night and their second walk-off win in a...
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Ryan Vogelsong pitches surging Giants to 6-0 win over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO – Ryan Vogelsong ironed out his delivery and put the stingySan Francisco Giants in position to wrap up their third straight shutout. Vogelsong tossed seven innings of three-hit ball, Joe Panik homered and San Francisco won its fifth consecutive game by beating the San Diego Padres 6-0 Tuesday night. “I just worked on some stuff in between starts and...
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Mariners

Carlos Perez belts walk-off homer in debut as Angels edge Mariners

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Carlos Perez is certain that his relatives back in Venezuela stayed up late to watch the catcher’s major league debut with the Los Angeles Angels. Did they ever get a show. Perez hit a game-ending homer leading off the ninth, and the Angels snapped their four-game skid with a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on...
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Two Tech Outfielders Receive NAIA West Honors

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Dominic Morris picked up first team All-NAIA West Honors and teammate Colton Minton picked up Gold Glove Honors by a vote of the leagues head coaches. Morris, 5-9 sophomore from Kealakekua, Hawaii hit .313 with 63 hits, including a team high 18 doubles, three triples and three home...
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Bumgarner pitches Giants past Padres for fourth straight win

SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner refuses to talk about the notion of getting on a roll. It’s not the way he operates, and his way has worked out pretty well so far. Still, beating Clayton Kershaw and Tyson Ross in consecutive outings and shutting down two top NL lineups is a sign of something. Bumgarner carried a no-hit bid into...
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Mariners

Cruz hits 14th HR, Hernandez pitches Mariners past Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Nelson Cruz and Felix Hernandez are both off to a scintillating start, and that combination was too much for the Los Angeles Angels to overcome. Cruz hit his major league-leading 14th home run hours after being selected AL Player of the Month for April, and Hernandez won his fifth straight decision to begin the season as the Seattle...
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Tech’s Moates Named CCC Player of the Year, Stewart Named Coach of the Year

LA GRANDE, Ore. – After a vote by the league’s head coaches, Oregon Tech’s Tara Moates was named the Cascade Collegiate Conference Softball Player of the Year. She becomes the second consecutive Owl to receive the honor after Shauna Collins picked up the award last year.  In all, six Owls picked up CCC Honors...
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