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Beltre smacks Rangers past Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas – Two big swings from Adrian Beltre helped the Texas Rangers snap out of their offensive funk. The All-Star slugger went deep twice and the Rangers used a four-run seventh inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on Thursday night. Texas hadn’t scored more than four runs in the last six games and...
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Dodgers-Rockies Preview

Behind star rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig, the Los Angeles Dodgers continue to surge. Puig and the visiting Dodgers look for a fourth consecutive victory Wednesday night against the Colorado Rockies, who hope Tyler Chatwood delivers another strong start versus their NL West rival. Puig had three hits, including his eighth home run, and ace...
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Gems errors prove costly in opener with Bend

BEND, Ore. — The Bend Elks took advantage of four Klamath Falls Gems errors and made the most of their seven hits in a series-opening 7-3 victory over Klamath Falls at Vince Genna Stadium on Tuesday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman recaps the Gems’ 7-3 loss in Bend Nick Fisher, who had...
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San Francisco Giants

Bailey throws no-hitter vs. Giants (Video)

CINCINNATI – Homer Bailey fretted for a moment as first baseman Joey Votto reached to pluck the ball out of the air for the final out. What next? Raise both arms in celebration. Bailey has this no-hitter celebration down pat — just like his idol, Nolan Ryan. Another hard-throwin’ Texan who wears No. 34 made...
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Mariners

Morales powers Mariners to win in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas – Kendrys Morales busted out of his power drought in a big way. Morales homered twice and tied a career high with six RBIs to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Texas Rangers 9-2 on Tuesday night. The switch-hitting Morales, who has been hampered by a sore back, hit .235 with one home...
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Cubs trade Marmol to Dodgers

OAKLAND, Calif. – Down and all but out before the All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs are starting to make moves for the future. The team traded starting pitcher Scott Feldman to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday and former All-Star reliever Carlos Marmol to the Los Angeles Dodgers. In exchange for Marmol, the Cubs received veteran...
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Gems player earns WCL Player of the Week award

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems are in second place in the West Coast League’s South Division, heading into a series tonight with first place Bend (6 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). On Monday, Gems outfielder Nick Fisher was chosen WCL Player of the Week, batting .500 with three home runs during...
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San Francisco Giants

Reds crush Giants in six-inning game

CINCINNATI – Things had gotten so bad for Cincinnati’s offense that the Reds couldn’t even remember the last time anything amounted to a rally. Finally, they got a reference point. Todd Frazier homered and drove in four runs Monday night, leading the Reds out of their offensive slump to an 8-1 victory over the San...
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GAAL Highlights – 7.1.2013

Here are some highlights from Monday’s Goofing Around at Lunch (Weekdays at Noon – 960 the Sports Legend). Klamath Falls Gems Gems catcher Dempsey Grover, who is a UC-Santa Barbara-bound freshman, talked about the upcoming showdown with the first place Bend Elks: Oregon Tech Basketball OIT women’s basketball head coach Scott Meredith discussed the...
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May Student-Athletes of the Month announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – During Monday’s Goofing Around at Lunch, 960 the Sports Legend announced the MyBasin.com Student-Athletes of the Month for May 2013. Henley’s Josh Overstreet and Tulelake’s Kylee Baley were selected and will receive a certificate and an invitation to appear on the Basin’s live, local sports talk show, Goofing Around at Lunch....
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