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Pence’s bloop double in 9th lifts Giants past Padres 1-0

SAN FRANCISCO – Hunter Pence shook off the nagging pain in his tender right hamstring long enough to hit a fly ball to short right field that even some of his Giants teammates thought would be caught. With San Diego’s Matt Kemp playing deep to prevent extra bases, they were wrong. Brandon Belt scored from first base when Pence’s...
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Hill wins again, A’s end skid with 5-0 victory vs Mariners

SEATTLE — Even by Rich Hill‘s recent successful standards, his second inning was a notch above. Hill escaped a no-out, bases loaded jam in the second and settled in for eight innings to win his fourth straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat theSeattle Mariners 5-0 on Monday night to end a four-game skid. “He was outstanding,” catcher Stephen...
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Mariners

Martin, Cano help Mariners sweep, hand Reds 7th loss in row

CINCINNATI – Leonys Martin looked right at home in the leadoff spot. Martin got four hits, Robinson Cano drove in two runs and the Seattle Marinersswept Cincinnati 5-4 Sunday, sending the Reds to their seventh straight loss. Seattle manager Scott Servais was impressed with Martin’s second start of the season at leadoff, filling in for the injured Ketel Marte. “He got us...
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San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner throws gem, gets RBI in Giants’ 1-0 win over Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants aren’t lighting up the scoreboard, but they’re doing enough to keep piling up the wins. Madison Bumgarner pitched 7 2/3 dominant innings and doubled in a run in the fifth to lift the Giants to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday night. The Giants won for the 11th time...
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San Francisco Giants

Samardzija pitches Giants to 8th straight win, 3-1 vs Padres

SAN DIEGO — Bruce Bochy met Jeff Samardzija as the big right-hander came into the dugout after the eighth inning and told him he was done for the night. Samardzija put up a bit of a fight to finish the game. “Boch is going to be in the Hall, so I didn’t fight too...
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Mariners

Lind homers to propel Mariners over Orioles 7-2

BALTIMORE — The Seattle Mariners’ successful traveling show put on a masterful performance at a tough venue for visitors. Adam Lind broke open a close game with a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Thursday to complete another winning road series. Leonys Martin also homered for...
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Mazama

Interview with Angel Valdez

I was able to chat with Angel Valdez, who is an athlete for Mazama’s Track and Field team. We talked about his season and his expectations for the state championships. Listen below. 
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Oregon Tech Forces Final Game, Falls 7-1 to End Season

REDDING, Calif. – Oregon Tech forced a decisive if necessary game Wednesday after downing Simpson University 3-0 in the first game and handing the Red Hawks only their fourth loss of the season. Simpson however bounced back to beat OIT 7-1 in game 2 to earn the final spot in the 2016 NAIA Softball World...
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San Francisco Giants

Cueto, Pence lead Giants past Padres 2-1

SAN DIEGO — Johnny Cueto gave the San Francisco Giants’ bullpen another night off. Cueto threw a four-hitter for San Francisco’s second straight complete game and Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer, leading the Giants to their seventh straight win with a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night. A night...
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Oregon Tech

Oregon Tech moves to Championship with 5-0 win over Dickinson State

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Kelly Scott (Pictured) scattered five hits and Oregon Tech plated five runs in the third inning moving in to the championship game after a 5-0 win over No. 16 Dickinson State in today’s elimination game of the Simpson University NAIA Opening Round Bracket.   Oregon Tech, a 4-2 loser to...
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