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Volquez throws longest outing as Padres beat Seattle

SEATTLE – When Edinson Volquez is at his best, it’s more than just his fastball and change-up that he can consistently throw for strikes. Volquez’s curveball has to be effective and it was on Tuesday night. ”That’s as good a hook as he’s had all year,” San Diego manager Bud Black said.
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Seahawks players meet after latest PED suspension

RENTON, Wash. – It was the idea of fullback Michael Robinson, one of the more established veterans on Seattle’s roster, to hold a players meeting after some more unwelcomed news came the Seahawks’ way. But Robinson wasn’t alone in talking during a meeting last week that addressed the team’s troubling run of suspensions for performance-enhancing...
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Parker leads A’s over Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Athletics began the month of May in quite a funk. Now, they are right back on track thanks to solid starting pitching and timely hitting. The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants, meanwhile, are searching to find their top form as June nears. Derek Norris hit a two-run homer...
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Klamath Falls hosts two state baseball semis

The center of the 4A baseball world is Klamath Falls this afternoon as the Klamath Union Pelicans and Henley Hornets both host the OSAA State Championships semifinals.  It’s a two-destination doubleheader starting with Klamath Union hosting Newport at 2 p.m. at Steen Sports Park (960 the Sports Legend). The two teams have scored 25 runs...
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Track & Field: Wind disallows Ovgard’s would-be record

EUGENE, Ore. — At the OSAA Track and Field State Championships, Triad’s Gabe Ovgard won the 100- and 200-meter events again, including a 22.01 time in the 200 that would have moved him past his brother Jake for the all-time 1A record in the event. However, the race was wind-aided and the record was...
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Gonzalez leads Dodgers past Angels

LOS ANGELES – Comeback wins haven’t come easily to the Dodgers, who had dropped four one-run games in a row. They staged their biggest rally of the season Monday night, overcoming a five-run deficit to beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7 in the Freeway Series opener. ”It can definitely be a momentum builder, but you...
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Athletics beat Giants in Bay battle

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Athletics are back to following the formula that propelled them to the AL West title last season: a starting pitcher that goes deep into games, a little pop at the plate and a bullpen that protects the lead. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer to back Dan Straily’s strong start,...
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Klamath Union and Henley advance to state baseball semis

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Despite a few mistakes in their 14-2 loss to Klamath Union at Leo Bocchi Field, the Tillamook Cheesemakers hadn’t played badly as they fell behind the Pelicans 2-0 in the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth, KU’s Marcus Paschal hit an...
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Track & Field: Ovgard, Estabrook champs; OIT at nationals

EUGENE, Ore. — Triad’s Gabe Ovgard won the boys 1A long jump and his teammate Sarah Estabrook took the 3,000-meter run at the OSAA Track & Field State Championships in Eugene. Ovgard’s leap of 22 feet, 6.25 inches is a new 1A state record. Link: Follow results from the OSAA Track & Field State...
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KU’s McGahan adds exclamation point to Pels’ productive day

WILSONVILLE, Ore. – In the opening round of the OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships on Thursday, the Klamath Union Pelicans weren’t having a problem scoring runs through four innings against North Marion. Entering the fifth, KU led 8-1 with five hits already before Trenton McGahan came up with a runner on. Bi-Mart Baseball Game of...
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