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Trout hits for cycle, Angels romp

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Mike Trout even surprised himself in adding to his growing list of impressive big league achievements. Trout hit for the cycle and drove in five runs, Josh Hamilton celebrated his 32nd birthday with a homer and a triple his first two times up, and Howie Kendrick also went deep in the Los...
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San Francisco Giants

Sandoval’s walk-off lifts Giants over Nats

SAN FRANCISCO – Sweating, sniffling and sneezing, Pablo Sandoval felt horrible until his final swing. Sandoval hit a towering two-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning after Gregor Blanco’s tying triple in the ninth, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Tuesday night. ”You have to give...
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Greinke unable to take Dodgers past Brewers

MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Brewers roughed their old teammate, Zack Greinke, handing the right-hander his first loss at Miller Park. Carlos Gomez hit a go-ahead two-run double, Jonathan Lucroy tied a career high with three hits and five Milwaukee relievers combined for five scoreless innings as the Brewers beat Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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State baseball and softball playoffs opening round

The OSAA Baseball and Softball State Championships start on Wednesday. 960 the Sports Legend previews the match-ups involving Basin-area teams:       Baseball WednesdaySouth Umpqua at Henley – 4:30 p.m.- This is a rematch of last year’s play-in round, where the Hornets won 7-2 on the road to eliminate the then-Far West League...
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Victims: Pic of Lillard led to attack

SALEM, Ore. – Two brothers allege that people standing near Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard assaulted them after one of the victims took a photo of the NBA Rookie of the Year. The brothers tell Portland television station KGW that the suspects were Lillard’s ”entourage,” but police say they haven’t determined whether they...
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Oakland Raiders

Raiders plan for Woodson visit

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Charles Woodson will receive quite a greeting from Oakland Raiders fans when he makes a free agent visit to the team’s facilities on Tuesday. A few of his potential teammates in Oakland will give him a warm reception as well. Woodson spent his first eight NFL seasons with the Raiders after being...
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Seattle opens OTAs with off-field distractions

RENTON, Wash. – Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks started organized team activities on Monday with very little talk about anything that took place on the field. That was understandable considering the recent news about suspensions and arrests. ”It’s a very important opportunity for us to go ahead and figure it out and to help...
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Kershaw, Kemp lead Dodgers to win

MILWAUKEE – Clayton Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April 24, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night. Ryan Braun managed a pair of singles and Yuniesky Betancourt also singled for...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants return home to blank Washington

SAN FRANCISCO – On a night the Washington Nationals welcomed back slugger Bryce Harper, the team learned it will be without reliever Ryan Mattheus after he broke his hand punching a locker. On top of that, manager Davey Johnson said that right fielder Jayson Werth is still a couple of weeks from coming off the...
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Mariners

Indians rally past M’s to earn sweep

CLEVELAND – After four losses, three on walk-offs by the Indians in four days, the Seattle Mariners couldn’t pack their bags and get to the airport fast enough. ”Glad to leave,” closer Tom Wilhelmsen said. ”Glad to leave Cleveland.” Talk about lost weekends. Despite hitting homers in the eighth, ninth and 10th innings, the Mariners...
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