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Dodgers hit 4 HRs off Vogelsong in 7-3 win over Giants

LOS ANGELES — Home runs are difficult to hit at Dodger Stadium at night because of the marine layer hanging over the ballpark. The home team didn’t have much trouble hitting them out against Ryan Vogelsong on Wednesday night, however. Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier and went deep against the San Francisco Giants‘ right-hander in the first inning, and Jimmy...
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Oregon Tech at No. 12 for Fourth-Straight Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the fourth week in a row the Oregon Tech Softball team remained at No. 12 in the seventh regular-season edition of the 2015 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced Tuesday by the national office. Oregon Tech, the 2015 Cascade Collegiate Conference regular season champion, remained at 38-12 on the...
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Mariners

Happ doubles season K mark, Mariners win 2-1 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas – J.A. Happ probably will never be considered a strikeout artist for the Seattle Mariners. The hard-throwing lefty will still get his share of Ks. Happ doubled his season strikeout total with nine in 6 2/3 innings, and Rickie Weeks homered for the Mariners in a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. “He kept them off...
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Sonny Gray strikes out 6 to pitch Athletics past Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. – Sonny Gray found himself facing a rare early deficit, and theOakland Athletics came out swinging to get him right back on track. Gray kept slugger Mike Trout off the bases all game and struck him out twice.Brett Lawrie brought his power stroke and the A’s snapped a season-high four-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Los...
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San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner outduels Kershaw as Giants beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Once again, Madison Bumgarner got the better of Clayton Kershaw – although not by much. Bumgarner pitched eight sharp innings in the fifth installment of this marquee matchup, and batterymate Buster Posey homered to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. “It’s going to bring out the best in you, for...
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Blazers erase 10-point deficit, stave off elimination with win over Grizzlies

PORTLAND, Ore. — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over theMemphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward. All of them were smiling. Portland had avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over Memphis.
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Mariners

Walker has solid start for Mariners in 3-1 win at Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas – Taijuan Walker thought he was done when he saw Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon walking toward the mound. Instead, McClendon was informing the young right-hander that he was facing his last hitter. Walker then needed only one more pitch to end the seventh inning with two runners stranded in the Mariners’ 3-1 victory over...
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San Francisco Giants

Pederson, Turner homer for Dodgers in 8-3 win over Giants

LOS ANGELES — Rookie center fielder Joc Pederson‘s teammates are enjoying the many ways he can impact a ballgame, and he did it again Monday night against the San Francisco Giants. Pederson homered, doubled in a run and made a sparkling defensive play to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-3 victory over the defending World Series...
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Oregon Tech Season Ends, Cavs Sweep Owls 8-2 & 10-2

PORTLAND – Concordia University used a pair of big innings in each of today’s NAIA West baseball doubleheaders to sweep by Oregon Tech, 8-2 & 10-2, as the Owls 2015 baseball campaign came to a close. Oregon Tech finishes up the year 17-32 overall while going 8-20 in NAIA West action.  Concordia tallied a 19-9...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Gattis, Astros rally in 9th, sweep 3-game set from Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. – Evan Gattis broke out of his early season slump with a crisp two-run single. The Astros’ clean-up hitter then drove in the winning runs on a pitch up above his shoulders. That’s the way things are going for AL West-leading Houston, which continues to add to its best start in nearly a decade....
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