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Local Little League softball team plays for state title

SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Little League 9-10-year-old softball team is in the state tournament championship game after a 3-1 victory over Tigard on Monday night.     Little League softball coach Dan Spoon The team will face La Grande in the state title game at 6 p.m. on Tuesday night. State is...
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Gems take finale from Victoria

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — On the day he was chosen for the West Coast League All-Star Game, Klamath Falls Gems designated hitter Cody Hough followed up his fourth-inning home run with a double in the three-run eighth to help Klamath Falls to a 7-4 win over Victoria to salvage the series finale with the...
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Cespedes steals show, wins HR Derby

NEW YORK – The Home Run Derby champion didn’t even make the All-Star team. Yoenis Cespedes won baseball’s power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the crown. The Oakland Athletics slugger beat Bryce Harper 9-8 in the final round at reconfigured...
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Washington TE pleads guilty to DUI

SEATTLE – Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of driving under the influence stemming from his arrest after crashing his car in March. Seferian-Jenkins made the guilty plea in Seattle Municipal Court during what was supposed to be a pre-trial hearing on his case. Seferian-Jenkins was sentenced to 364 days...
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Four Gems named to WCL All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. — The teams for the 2013 West Coast League All-Star Game presented by Yates Street Taphouse were announced this morning by the WCL All-Star Game committee. With 24 players named to each team, the North Division and South Division squads will meet on Tuesday, July 23, at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria,...
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Local Little League softball team into state semis

Numerous Basin-area Little League teams will be playing in state tournaments this month.  Two local softball teams advanced to the state tournament starting last weekend in Scappoose. 960 the Sports Legend has been posting updates on its Twitter feed submitted by people watching the tournament.   9-10-year-old Softball SaturdayKlamath Falls 11, Lents (Portland) 0Tigard...
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Victoria shuts down Gems to take series

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems were shut out by the Victoria HarbourCats on Sunday, losing 6-0 as Bryan Conant (3-1) pitched a complete game at Kiger Stadium. It marked the second time all season the Gems have been shut out, as they mustered only four hits all afternoon. Voice of the...
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Mariners earn first sweep against Angels

SEATTLE – Hisashi Iwakuma kept his pitches down and the ball in the ballpark. Most of the time. Iwakuma (8-4) allowed a solo home run to Mark Trumbo, but kept the Angels to three runs over seven innings as Seattle completed its first sweep of the season by beating the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Sunday....
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Cuddyer’s Home Run Derby warm-up helps Rockies past LA

LOS ANGELES – Michael Cuddyer tuned up for his first Home Run Derby with a two-run shot, the kind of boost that he’s been giving Colorado in the first half of the season. Cuddyer also drove in another run to help the Rockies defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Sunday in the teams’ last game...
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A’s enter All-Star Break with win over Boston

OAKLAND, Calif. – Josh Donaldson performed like an All-Star, though he’ll be spending his break somewhere other than Citi Field New York. Donaldson homered, then blooped an RBI single with two outs in the 11th inning as the Oakland Athletics beat Boston 3-2 Sunday despite a stellar start by Red Sox rookie Brandon Workman. ”I...
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