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Niners sign first-round pick Reid

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round pick Eric Reid to a four-year contract. With Tuesday’s announcement, San Francisco has all 11 of its draft picks signed. The former LSU safety had actually tweeted a photo from Instagram of him signing a contract last week.
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Nolasco strong, Dodgers beat D-backs

PHOENIX – Ricky Nolasco looked right at home in Dodger blue. The right-hander made a sparkling debut for surging Los Angeles on Tuesday night, limiting Arizona to four hits in seven innings in a 6-1 victory, the Dodgers’ 14th win in 17 games. “I was pretty pumped up,” Nolasco said. “I haven’t been that locked...
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Byrd’s grand slam takes Mets past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Marlon Byrd’s seventh career grand slam might have enhanced his trade value. At the very least, it assured manager Terry Collins that his 35-year-old slugger still has something left to offer. Byrd’s two-out slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 10-6 on Tuesday for their...
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A’s stay hot in another defeat of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Dan Straily knew before he went to work on Tuesday night his next start wouldn’t be in the majors. The All-Star break and a quirk in the Oakland Athletics’ schedule means the AL West leaders won’t need a fifth starter for a couple of weeks. Before hopping a plane for Triple-A Sacramento, the...
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Red Sox hit five homers, beat Mariners

SEATTLE – Jackie Bradley Jr. was running on fumes by the time he finally got to Seattle after catching an early flight to rejoin the Boston Red Sox. Apparently, his fatigue wasn’t a problem. Bradley hit a tiebreaking home run, Shane Victorino slugged the last of Boston’s five long balls and the Red Sox snapped...
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Padres snap 10-game losing streak

SAN DIEGO – Manager Bud Black rolled the dice and the San Diego Padres came up winners. With the tying runner on first and San Diego nursing a one-run lead against the Rockies in the ninth inning, Black left starter Eric Stults in the game. He was rewarded when the left-hander struck out Josh Rutledge...
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Soriano hits two dingers to help Cubs past Angels

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs’ youthful energy is rubbing off on Alfonso Soriano. The 37-year-old outfielder hit two of the Cubs’ season high five home runs and Travis Wood earned his first win in nearly six weeks in Chicago’s 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. ”We have so much talent in...
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Kaepernick makes up with Niners fans

Colin Kaepernick is back in red and gold. The San Francisco signal caller drew ire from 49ers fans and football analysts alike for donning a Miami Dolphins hat on the Fourth of July.
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Klamath Union-Mazama downs Henley in extra innings

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Union-Mazama combo Babe Ruth team took an 11-7 win from Henley on Monday afternoon at Henley High School. Dallas Devry hit a key double to help the KU-Mazama team to the win.  KU-Mazama’s Dallas Devry Henley is scheduled to host Redding on Wednesday at 1 p.m. for its...
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Gems hammer Medford in two-game opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Nick Sabo scattered eight hits in six innings and won his fourth game of the year as the Gems exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning to defeat Medford 14-2 at Kiger Stadium on Monday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman discusses the Gems big rivalry win Klamath...
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