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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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Seahawks bring back Tarvaris Jackson

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks are bringing back a familiar face to compete for their backup quarterback job. The Seahawks announced Thursday night they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to compete with Brady Quinn for the backup role behind starter Russell Wilson.
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San Francisco rolls on the road vs Pirates

PITTSBURGH – Matt Cain’s mind drifted. He couldn’t help it. A year to the day after throwing the 22nd perfect game in baseball history, the San Francisco Giants ace didn’t give up a hit through four innings on Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates. ”I tried not to think about it but there was enough...
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Giants fan beaten at Dodger Stadium returns home

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage after a beating at Dodger Stadium has returned home after two years in hospitals and rehabilitation centers. Bryan Stow’s family said on its website Wednesday that Stow will now live with them in the Santa Cruz area after spending about a year...
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Raiders coach Dennis Allen: ‘I like this team’

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coach Dennis Allen is pleased with the progress he’s seen the past two months during the offseason program for the new-look Oakland Raiders. The Raiders wrapped up their mandatory three-day minicamp on Thursday and won’t reconvene as a team again until they report to training camp in Napa on July 24 –...
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