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A’s Crush Astros

HOUSTON – Jed Lowrie had plenty to say about the Houston Astros after he was hit by a pitch that led to the ejection of Paul Clemens in Oakland’s 10-1 win Thursday night. The Astros were swept by the A’s in a three-game series in Oakland last week, and there seemed to still be some animosity between the teams from...
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Aldridge, Blazers Take 2-0 Lead

HOUSTON – LaMarcus Aldridge‘s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after thePortland Trail Blazers‘ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. To the Houston Rockets the Portland star probably looked like a superhero on more than just that one play. Aldridge continued his dominance against the Rockets,...
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Mariners Walk Off With Win

SEATTLE — With one swing, Kyle Seager hopes he ended his personal skid at the plate and the Seattle Mariners‘ slide.  ”Any time you see the ball hit the ground, it’s obviously a big confidence booster,” Seager said. “It has felt better the last couple of days and today it showed up. Thankfully.”  Seager hit a three-run...
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San Francisco Giants

Long Ball Leads Giants Past Rockies

DENVER — Backup catcher Hector Sanchez played a starring role in a wild win. He could get used to this. Sanchez hit two of San Francisco’s six homers, including a grand slam in the 11th inning Wednesday that gave the Giants a thrilling 12-10 victory over the Colorado Rockies. With the Giants on the verge of being...
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Rangers Complete Sweep Of A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — With the Texas rotation ravaged by injuries early in the season, Martin Perez has more than filled the void. Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday. “He’s been the glue,” manager Ron...
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Lady Owls Slip Two Spots in Top 25

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After a 3-1 week, the Oregon Tech softball team dropped two spots from No.17 to the No. 19 position in the sixth regular edition of the 2014 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Poll, announced by the national office Tuesday. The Hustlin’ Owls have won 10 of their last 13 headed into this...
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Tech men finish 4th, T. Dearing and Durrell Finish in Top 10

NAMPA, Idaho. – Oregon Tech had three players finish in the top 20, as the Owls’ men’s golf team finished in 4th place at this year’s 2014 Cascade Conference Championships, presented by U.S. Bank this afternoon at Ridgecrest Golf Club in Nampa.
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Astros Shut Down Mariners

SEATTLE – Collin McHugh didn’t know he was starting Tuesday until late the night before. When he took the mound, he surprised just about everyone with his performance.  McHugh struck out a career-high 12 in his season debut to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-2 win against the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night, extending Seattle’s losing streak to eight...
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Rangers Rally To Top Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. – Michael Choice acknowledged it was an extra special victory. Playing against his former team, and leading off for the first time with his new squad, Choice had to smile.  Choice singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.  ”You always want to...
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Rockies Sneak Past Giants

DENVER – Franklin Morales didn’t try to paint corners or make perfect pitches.  Instead, his strategy was relatively simple: Just pitch the ball and see what happens.  In this instance, a lot of good things.  Morales was masterful on the mound as he outdueled Madison Bumgarner, leading theColorado Rockies to a 2-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday...
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