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Klamath Falls Gems Prepare for 2014 Season

KLAMATH FALLS , Ore – With the June 5th home opener less than two weeks away, the Klamath Falls Gems made several big announcements today regarding their fan experience. The Gems have opened a new online store featuring Nike and Champion Athletics, with items ranging from hoodies, long screen tees, Nike Gems’ hats, shorts,...
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Klamath Falls Gems Announce 2014 Baseball Roster

KLAMATH FALLS , Ore – The Klamath Falls Gems have released their 2014 baseball roster ahead of the season opener, June 5th at Kiger Stadium, versus the Medford Rogues. Coaches Mitch Karraker, Brett Hambright, and JJ Altobelli have assembled a talented roster. Juliene Jones played the 2014 college season with the University of Hawaii, picking...
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Tech’s Swanson All-American in Javelin for 3rd Time

GULF SHORES, Ala.. – Oregon Tech’s Joelle Swanson (Grants Pass, Ore.) opened up the 2014 NAIA National Track & Field Championships with a 3rd place overall finish and 6 points in the javelin to give Oregon Tech their first points at the national meet. On Thursday, Swanson hit a throw of 44.78 m 146’-11’...
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M’s Battle Past Astros

SEATTLE – Michael Saunders‘ legs carried the Mariners to victory.  The Seattle outfielder beat out an infield hit with the bases loaded in the seventh inning, driving in the two runs that lifted the Mariners to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.  ”All I did was hit the ball soft and run,” Saunders...
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Giants, Rockies suspended due to rain

DENVER — The kid wanted to keep playing even with the field a muddy mess and more rain on the horizon.  Sorry, Nolan Arenado, maybe next time.  The game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants was suspended after the second rain delay Thursday, with the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning.  A makeup...
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Rays stop streaking A’s

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It took the Tampa Bay Rays 11 innings into the third game of the series to come through with a big hit against the Oakland Athletics. Sean Rodriguez hit a three-run home run with two out in the 11th on Thursday to lift the Rays to a 5-2 victory that ended their four-game losing...
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Giants Roll Rockies

DENVER — Even when the San Francisco Giants pick up a rare win at Coors Field, they still lose.  In this case, two pitchers — starter Matt Cain and reliever Santiago Casilla, who both strained their right hamstrings and will undergo MRIs to determine the severity.  Hunter Pence hit one of San Francisco’s three solo homers and reliever Yusmeiro Petit threw three...
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A’s Hold Off Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — This is how well things are going for the Oakland Athletics: They had only one hit — and won. “Sometimes that’s all you need,” manager Bob Melvin said after the A’s won for the 11th time in 12 games, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Brandon Moss hit a solo homer...
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Tepesch carries Rangers by Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas – Nick Tepesch and Robbie Ross helped the Texas Rangers hold off theSeattle Mariners.  Tepesch, back from the minor leagues, earned his first major league victory in more than 10 months and the Rangers edged the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday.  Ross, back in the bullpen after an unsuccessful stint in the rotation, bailed Tepesch out of a...
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A’s Shut Out Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Drew Pomeranz may have found his niche as a starting pitcher.  Pomeranz won his third consecutive start since moving from the bullpen into the rotation,Coco Crisp drove in two runs before departing with an injury, and the surging Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.  Pomeranz (4-1) allowed three hits, two walks and...
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