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Wenatchee hands Gems first WCL series loss

WENATCHEE, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems lost a see-saw battle to the Wenatchee AppleSox on Monday night, as a three-run sixth inning gave Wenatchee the lead back for good as the AppleSox prevailed 6-4 in the series finale at Paul Thomas Field. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes Wenatchee’s 6-4 victory An RBI...
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Oregon St. sends Cards packing with 11-4 CWS win

OMAHA, Neb. – It’s one down and three to go for Oregon State. The No. 3 national seed Beavers stayed alive at the College World Series on Monday, beating Louisville 11-4 after a seven-run fourth inning broke open the game. Oregon State won national championships the last two times it played in Omaha, in 2006...
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Cashner’s pinch hit moves Padres over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Andrew Cashner provided quite the thrilling warmup for his Tuesday start against San Francisco: a tiebreaking bunt as a pinch hitter in the 13th inning Monday night. Will Venable made an incredible catch to save San Diego, Cashner drove in the go-ahead run with a perfect safety squeeze, and the Padres extended...
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Angels pound 21 hits, rout Mariners

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jason Vargas knows that whenever the Los Angeles Angels’ lineup puts up an eye-popping performance befitting all of its money and talent, their starting pitcher’s job becomes a whole lot easier. And though Vargas didn’t need all the help he got Monday night, he thinks the Angels’ latest offensive barrage means smoother...
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Gems winning streak snapped in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Wenatchee’s bats came alive against Klamath Falls, pounding out 16 hits while breaking the Gems six-game winning streak with a 12-2 win at Paul Thomas Field on Sunday night. Gems starter Skye Adams (1-1) was knocked out in the 4th inning, and took the loss. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman...
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A’s, M’s forced to share locker room

OAKLAND, CALIF. (AP)A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday’s game. The pipes backed up on the lower levels of the stadium during Oakland’s 10-2 victory, creating a stink and pools of water in the clubhouses used by both teams and...
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Braves blank Giants to win series

ATLANTA – Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez had several plays to choose as the game’s best moment. Freddie Freeman hit in the clutch. Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and Andrelton Simmons saved runs with their gloves. Julio Teheran escaped bases-loaded jams in the fourth and sixth innings. Gonzalez decided, though, that Ramiro Pena’s baserunning in the bottom...
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Klamath Falls rallies for fourth straight win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems won in dramatic fashion Thursday night as Jack Karraker’s two-out double in the bottom of the ninth scored two runs and gave the Gems their fourth straight win with a 10-9 victory over the Walla Walla Sweets. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman Wrap-Up Karraker (1-0)...
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10 things to know about the College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – Omaha’s annual summer party, the College World Series, begins Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. Familiar faces like LSU and North Carolina, along with newcomer Indiana and quasi-newcomer North Carolina State, are among the eight teams vying for the national championship of Division I baseball. Here are 10 things to talk about while...
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Freiman walkoff in 18th lifts A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – Maybe a game-winning, broken-bat hit against baseball’s career saves leader in the 18th inning will get Nate Freiman in a nice groove again. Freiman singled home the winning run against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep. “It...
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