Sports

San Francisco Giants

Heston shuts down Pads, Sanchez hits slam in 9-3 Giants win

SAN DIEGO — Just seven starts removed from his first no-hitter, it looked likeSan Francisco Giants rookie Chris Heston might do it again. Manager Bruce Bochy certainly thought so, and was wondering how it would play out since Heston’s pitch count was climbing. Heston took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before Melvin Upton Jr. hit a broken-bat...
Keep Reading »
Oakland Athletics A's

Blue Jays hit 3 homers, power past Athletics 7-1 in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – Josh Donaldson began the day reminiscing about his former team and ended it by talking about the talented teammates on his current club. Russell Martin, Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion homered to power theToronto Blue Jays past the Athletics 7-1 on Tuesday night in Donaldson’s return to Oakland. Donaldson doubled twice and drove in a run after starting...
Keep Reading »
Mariners

Kinsler homers twice, Tigers beat Mariners 5-4

DETROIT — The Tigers needed something big after falling below .500 and facing a double-digit deficit in the AL Central. They got it from Ian Kinsler on Monday night. One day after being ejected for throwing a bat in the direction of an umpire, Kinsler homered twice, including a go-ahead two-run shot in the eighth inning,...
Keep Reading »
San Francisco Giants

Kemp’s 2-run homer helps carry Padres over Giants, 4-2

SAN DIEGO – Matt Kemp is turning it on just when the San Diego Padresdesperately need his big bat. Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the Padres beat the World Series championSan Francisco Giants 4-2 Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games. Kemp’s 409-foot drive off 40-year-old Tim Hudson into the sandy play area...
Keep Reading »
Oakland Athletics A's

Josh Reddick hits grand slam, Athletics slug past Twins 14-1

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland. Smolinski homered twice for four RBI a day after driving in the tying run in the ninth as a pinch hitter, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athleticsslugged past the Minnesota Twins 14-1...
Keep Reading »
San Francisco Giants

Maxwell hits HR, Pence has key hit as Giants beat D-backs

PHOENIX — Even with his bullpen overworked the previous two days, Giants manager Bruce Bochy decided that there was no point in pushing ace Madison Bumgarner beyond five innings and 93 pitches on Sunday. Bumgarner got by without his best stuff and combined with four relievers to scatter nine hits, and Justin Maxwell homered to help San Francisco...
Keep Reading »
Mariners

Teixeira homers in 8th, lifts Yankees over Mariners 2-1

NEW YORK — Heading into the All-Star break Joe Girardi gave CC Sabathia a pep talk, telling the big lefty he needed to take on more of a leadership role as things heat up. With a throwback outing Sunday, Sabathia let his manager know: message received. Sabathia was stellar in his matchup against Felix Hernandez and Mark Teixeirahomered with...
Keep Reading »
Golf Ball in Grass

Craig Ronne wins So. Oregon Junior / Bryce Wortman completes Round 1

MEDFORD – Craig Ronne wins the Southern Oregon Junior held the past 2 days at Rogue Valley Country Club in Medford.  During his 2 rounds of play, Craig hit 25 of 28 fairways, 30 of 36 greens and had 68 putts.  He recorded 3 birdies and 4 bogeys and 31 pars over the 36...
Keep Reading »
sahalie

OIT Softball adds a new player

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Head coach Greg Stewart announced the addition of Sahalie Doe (Eugene, Ore.) to the Oregon Tech softball roster beginning this fall.    Doe, a transfer from Idaho State, played shortstop at Sheldon High School earning First-Team and Third-Team All-State honors in her junior and senior seasons.  At SHS Doe tallied...
Keep Reading »
San Francisco Giants

Susac, Heston help Giants beat Phillies 4-1, complete sweep

SAN FRANCISCO – Andrew Susac hit a three-run homer to back Chris Heston‘s superb start, and the San Francisco Giants rolled past the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Heston (9-5) allowed one run and seven hits in 6 2/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked none to help send the reigning World Series champions...
Keep Reading »