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Crawford Fuels Giants

ATLANTA — The San Francisco Giants put together quite a mind-boggling statistic in their first three-game sweep at Turner Field. San Francisco did not have a hit with a runner in scoring position, but still won three straight over the Atlanta Braves. Credit belongs to strong pitching and seven home runs. Brandon Crawford hit two home runs and Madison...
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Athletics Avert Red Sox Sweep

BOSTON – Daric Barton didn’t bat and barely got on the field. He still made the game-saving play. Yoenis Cespedes drove in the go-ahead run on an infield single with the bases loaded in the 10th and Barton, playing first, cut down the potential tying run at third in the bottom of the inning as the Athletics...
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Mariners Escape Astros

HOUSTON — The Seattle Mariners couldn’t do anything against Houston’s Collin McHugh in his first start against them this season.  Sunday’s game was a lot different.  Robinson Cano and Willie Bloomquist each drove in two runs, and the Mariners pulled away in a four-run third inning to beat the Astros 8-7.
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Lillard Sends Blazers To Second Round

PORTLAND, Ore. — In the frenzied celebration following his buzzer-beating 3-pointer to eliminate the Houston Rockets from the playoffs, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillardgrabbed the public address microphone and shouted: “Rip City!” The hometown crowd roared. The shot gave Portland a 99-98 victory in Game 6 on Friday night and propelled the Blazers to the Western Conference semifinals...
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Tech Splits Day 1 Action of Cascade Conference Softball Tournament

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Top-seeded Oregon Tech took down four-seeded Southern Oregon, 7-4, in game 1, while three-seed Concordia University (32-15) rallied from late-game three-run deficit to defeat the Owls by a 9-8 final in both teams’ second game of the day. Oregon Tech (33-11) will have to win three-straight games on Friday to...
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Cano Leads Mariners Past Yankees

NEW YORK – Robinson Cano shrugged off the boos in his return to Yankee Stadium and walked away a two-time winner. Cano doubled and drove in two runs to help the Seattle Mariners beat the New York Yankees 4-2 on Thursday night behind an impressive pitching performance from rookieRoenis Elias. Michael Saunders had three hits, including an RBI double, and Elias...
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Rockets Survive Blazers To Force Game 6

HOUSTON – Jeremy Lin was so unhappy with his performance in Houston’s Game 4 loss to Portland that he hardly slept at all after the game. Lin should sleep like a baby after his work in Game 5. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Lin came off the bench to score 21 points and...
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A’s Crush Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas – Eric Sogard and the Oakland Athletics finished off their answer to a three-game sweep by Texas on the West Coast last week. Emphatically. Jesse Chavez allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, Sogard matched his season total with three RBIs on Wednesday night and the Oakland Athletics completed a sweep in Texas with a 12-1 rout...
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Hudson leads Giants in 3-2 win over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — It didn’t take Tim Hudson very long to establish himself as the ace of theSan Francisco Giants‘ rotation.  One month into the season, the three-time All-Star is looking just as sharp and crisp as ever.  Not even a close play at first base that was eerily reminiscent to the one that resulted in...
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Oregon Tech to Host CCC Softball Championship

LA GRANDE, Ore. – With both the top seed and the final spot both decided on Saturday,  the field for the 2014 Cascade Conference Softball Championship presented by U.S. Bank is now set. The tournament will be played at the OIT Softball Complex in Klamath Falls, Ore. The top seed and regular season title goes...
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