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Oakland Raiders

Raiders coach Dennis Allen: ‘I like this team’

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coach Dennis Allen is pleased with the progress he’s seen the past two months during the offseason program for the new-look Oakland Raiders. The Raiders wrapped up their mandatory three-day minicamp on Thursday and won’t reconvene as a team again until they report to training camp in Napa on July 24 –...
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Klamath Falls Gems

Gems Preview: Klamath Falls goes for a fourth straight win

The Klamath Falls Gems are in first place in West Coast League’s South Division after a third straight win last night 13-7 over Walla Walla. First-year head coach Mitch Karraker says despite slow starts scoring runs, his team is finding success. Klamath Falls Gems head coach Mitch Karraker Game time from Kiger Stadium tonight...
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Oregon Tech volleyball adds another

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Oregon Tech volleyball added another player for the 2013 season. After signing local product Faryn Case of Chiloquin, the Owls and coach Jason Corwin signed Alexa Burdett of Portland. She is a transfer from the College of the Siskiyous, where she earned all-conference honors as an outside hitter. She was...
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Gems pound out season-high 13 runs against Walla Walla

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems offense scored runs in the all three middle innings to back starter Skye Adams, as he allowed only two runs, helping the Gems defeat Walla Walla 13-7 Wednesday night at Kiger Stadium. Gems Wrap-Up: Mike Coleman Sweets starter Jonathan Harris set down the first nine Gems...
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San Francisco Giants

Marte’s patience pays off for Pirates over Giants

PITTSBURGH – Starling Marte’s precocious talent can sometimes get him in trouble at the plate. The Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder can be in such a hurry to get on base, his bat tends to get ahead of itself. A well-timed piece of advice helped him break out of a slump on Wednesday against the San Francisco...
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D-backs down Dodgers in 12th

LOS ANGELES – Put the Arizona Diamondbacks in Dodger Stadium, throw in extra innings, and they’re tough to beat. Martin Prado had two RBI, including a run-scoring double during a four-run 12th inning, to help the D-backs win 8-6 on Wednesday night. The first-place D-backs improved to 8-2 in extra innings – 6-1 on the...
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Mariners

Astros avoid winless road trip with victory in Seattle

SEATTLE – Even with a stellar seven inning start from Jordan Lyles, the Houston Astros were staring at the possibility of a winless road trip and seven-game losing streak as they headed to the plate in the ninth inning. An unearned run allowed in the eighth inning put the Seattle Mariners ahead 1-0 and seemingly...
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49ers’ A.J. Jenkins making strides in second year

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – If A.J. Jenkins had yet to call his dad on a given day last season, he would receive a text asking him to do so. Those daily chats are a big reason Jenkins stayed sane during a challenging, unproductive, heavily scrutinized rookie season with the San Francisco 49ers. Their top draft...
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Mariners

Mariners call up C Mike Zunino

SEATTLE – Mike Zunino has become the first position player from the 2012 draft to reach the big leagues when the Seattle Mariners promoted the catcher from Triple-A Tacoma. Zunino the third selection overall, was hitting .238 with 11 home runs and 43 RBIs for the Rainiers when he was called up Tuesday.
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With Gems idle, Medford moves even with Klamath Falls

Victoria, B.C. – In the battle of the expansion teams, the Medford Rogues used two runs in the second inning to beat Victoria 4-1 in British Columbia. Ryan Teel had two RBI for the Rogues as Medford improved to 4-3. It was Victoria’s first loss of the season. Medford is now tied with Klamath Falls...
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