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Beavers return to College World Series

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Beavers are headed back to Omaha. Danny Hayes hit a two-run home run in the second inning and Ben Wetzler limited Kansas State to three runs over 7 2/3 innings as the Beavers won the Corvallis Super Regional with a 4-3 victory Monday night at Goss Stadium. The win sends...
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Pistons hire former Blazers coach Cheeks

DETROIT – Maurice Cheeks is getting a third shot to be an NBA head coach. The Detroit Pistons are desperately hoping he makes the most of the opportunity he was given Monday, when they announced the hiring and did not disclose the length of his deal. Cheeks was 284-286 in the regular season and 5-11...
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Mariners get Ibanez home run to beat Astros

SEATTLE – Hisashi Iwakuma used all his pitches – and his imagination – during his latest splendid start. Iwakuma allowed an unearned run in seven innings and the Seattle Mariners beat Houston 3-2 on Monday night, sending the Astros to their fifth straight defeat. ”He has a great heartbeat,” Mariners manager Eric Wedge said. ”The...
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Diamondbacks rally off LA’s League in ninth

LOS ANGELES – When the Diamondbacks and Dodgers get together, it’s bound to be close. Six of their seven games this season have been decided by three runs or less, and the latest was even tighter. Willie Bloomquist put Arizona ahead with a bases-loaded, two-run infield single off Los Angeles closer Brandon League in a...
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Gems win first WCL of the year

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Gems starter Brandon Horth scattered three hits in six innings, striking out four, as his first start of the season propelled the Gems to their first victory of the year 8-2 over Bellingham at Kiger Stadium. Mike Coleman/960 the Sports Legend Pacing the Klamath Falls offense was Michael Tittle, whose solo...
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Oregon St. downs Kansas St. 12-4 to even series

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Michael Conforto and Dylan Davis hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run first inning and Oregon State beat Kansas State 12-4 Sunday night to force a decisive third game in the NCAA super regional series. Oregon State’s Tyler Smith and Kavin Keyes each had four hits and Oregon State (49-11) combined for...
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Stewart has RBI single helps Yankees over Seattle

SEATTLE – Chris Stewart was grateful for the opportunity to bat with a runner in scoring position in the ninth inning. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was pleased he came through. Stewart had a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth and David Phelps matched efforts with Felix Hernandez for six innings to help New York beat...
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Uggla’s two homers lift Braves

LOS ANGELES – Dan Uggla’s batting average is the last thing on his mind. The slugging second baseman prefers to concentrate on home runs, RBIs and the Atlanta Braves’ comfortable lead atop the NL East. Uggla had two homers and four RBIs in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. It was...
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Players with Oregon ties, former Gem drafted by MLB teams

SECAUCUS, N.J. – Several players with Oregon ties have been selected through the seventh round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft, including former North Medford player Braden Shipley going 15th overall to the Arizona Diamondbacks. The list includes a former Klamath Falls Gems player. Justin Bohn, who played infield for the Gems last...
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Beavers seek first CWS since 2007

The Oregon State Beavers look for their first College World Series appearance since 2007 when OSU hosts Kansas State this weekend in Corvallis. The Beavers went undefeated during the NCAA Div. I Baseball Tournament Regional last weekend to move their home record to 25-4. A key to beating K-State is the success of the...
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