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San Francisco Giants

Brandon Crawford first in 41 years with 7 hits as Giants win in 14

MIAMI — Brandon Crawford was a big hit Monday night. Seven of them, to be exact. Crawford became the first major leaguer in 41 years to get seven hits in a game, finally putting the San Francisco Giants ahead to stay with an RBI single in the 14th inning of an 8-7 victory over...
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Mariners

Iwakuma tosses gem; Mariners beat Fulmer, Tigers 3-0

SEATTLE — Despite some early struggles, Hisashi Iwakuma continued his roll on the mound and with it advanced the suddenly improving hopes of the Seattle Mariners getting back into the postseason conversation. Those struggles were just a minor blip for Iwakuma on his way to another masterful performance, throwing seven strong innings in Seattle’s...
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Oakland Athletics A's

A’s beat Orioles 3-2 to drop Baltimore into first-place tie

OAKLAND, Calif. — It took about four months, along with injuries to some key starters, for Kendall Graveman to evolve from a pitcher at the back end of the Athletics’ rotation to the anchor of manager Bob Melvin’s staff. He certainly looked the part against one of the best-hitting teams in baseball, relying heavily...
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San Francisco Giants

Roark, Nationals bullpen outduel Bumgarner, edge Giants

WASHINGTON – Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer may headline the Nationals’ starting rotation, but Tanner Roark is proving to be pretty reliable. Roark and the Washington bullpen outdueled Madison Bumgarner as the Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 Sunday in a matchup of NL division leaders. Roark (12-6) gave up five hits in seven innings and won for the sixth time in his...
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Mariners

Paxton leads Mariners past Angels 3-1

SEATTLE — James Paxton had maybe the best start of his young career Sunday. In even better news for the Seattle Mariners, he’s doing well after taking a line drive off his pitching arm. Paxton took a four-hitter into the ninth inning before he was forced from the game by the line drive, and...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Hendricks’ latest gem helps Cubs complete sweep of A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — With Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester holding down the front end of the rotation, the Chicago Cubs were already in good shape to make a playoff run in the fall. Kyle Hendricks is almost certain to be a big part of that as well, especially if he keeps pitching like he...
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San Francisco Giants

Span’s HR lifts Giants over Phillies 3-2 in 10 innings

PHILADELPHIA — Denard Span delivered one of the Giants’ biggest hits this season. Span homered leading off the 10th inning, and San Francisco beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Thursday for just its fifth win in 14 games since the All-Star break. “We needed this win more than ever,” Span said. San Francisco, which lost...
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Mariners

Holt’s single in 11th lifts Red Sox past Mariners, 3-2

SEATTLE — Brock Holt made sure an outstanding effort by the Red Sox bullpen did not go to waste. Holt’s RBI single in the 11th inning lifted Boston past the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Thursday night, a victory made possible by five scoreless innings by Red Sox relievers. Travis Shaw, who had a solo...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Alonso has RBI single in 10th to help A’s beat Angels 8-6

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Yonder Alonso thought he cost the Oakland Athletics a game with his glove but then made up for it with his bat. Alonso hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the A’s to an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night, helping Oakland avoid...
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Oregon Tech

Oregon Tech Athletes Excel in the Classroom

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recently announced the Scholar-Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Receiving this distinction requires that a team must have an average minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). All fifteen of the Oregon Tech athletic teams were honored with this distinction,...
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