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Oregon Tech Athletes Excel in the Classroom

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recently announced the Scholar-Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Receiving this distinction requires that a team must have an average minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). All fifteen of the Oregon Tech athletic teams were honored with this distinction,...
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Mariners

Trio of homers enough as Seattle beats Red Sox 3-1

SEATTLE – Rick Porcello went nearly three months without a loss. A trio of swings from Nelson Cruz, Mike Zunino and Adam Lind were enough to bring that long winning streak to an end. Cruz, Zunino and Lind all hit solo home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma threw 7 1/3 shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Wednesday night. Seattle handed Porcello his...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Franco lifts Phillies over Giants 5-4 in 12 innings

PHILADELPHIA — Hit or no hit, Maikel Franco was just happy the Phillies won. Franco drove home the winning run with one out in the 12th inning on a play that eventually was ruled a single to give Philadelphia a 5-4 victory over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Ryan Howard homered among his three hits and Cameron...
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San Francisco Giants

Altherr homers, drives in 5 to lead Phillies past Giants

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Altherr is glad to be healthy and back helping the Phillies. Altherr had a homer and five RBI, Maikel Franco homered and went 4 for 4 and Philadelphia used a five-run eighth inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 13-8 in a wild game Tuesday night. Altherr broke a tie with...
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Mariners

Cano’s 3-run HR rallies Mariners to 5-4 win over Red Sox

SEATTLE — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano put a charge into Safeco Field in the eighth inning, and then reliever Edwin Diaz got to shut it all down for the first time. Cano hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run eighth, new closer Diaz got his first major league save and the Mariners...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Shoemaker throws 7 solid innings, Angels beat A’s 5-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Cam Bedrosian has the arm and confidence to be a future closer. The bloodlines, too. Just over 34 years after 1987 NL Cy Young Award winner Steve Bedrosian earned his first career save, his son closed out his first game Tuesday night in the Los Angeles Angels’ 5-4 victory over the...
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Mariners

Betts homers in 9th, Kimbrel saves in return for Red Sox

SEATTLE — Boston Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel was supposed to get a “soft” outing in his return from left knee surgery, according to manager John Farrell. It didn’t work out that way. Mookie Betts homered to lead off the ninth inning, Kimbrel got his 18th save in his return from the disabled list...
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San Francisco Giants

Cain’s strong outing leads Giants past Nationals 3-1

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Cain didn’t think his 100th career victory would mean much to him until he finally got it. Cain pitched five hitless innings for No. 100 and the San Francisco Giants held the Washington Nationals to three hits in a 3-1 win Sunday. Cain (3-6) struck out five and walked four...
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Mariners

Lester squeezes in deciding run, Cubs beat Mariners in 12

CHICAGO — Travis Wood got four outs and made an impressive catch in left field. Pitcher Jon Lester made the winning play — at the plate. Five Chicago Cubs played two or more positions. Manager Joe Maddon went deep into his bag of tricks to steal one from the Seattle Mariners. Lester drove in...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Kluber, Napoli lead Indians past A’s 8-0 for sweep

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber admitted there was an extra buzz in the Indians’ clubhouse before Sunday’s game against Oakland. Acquiring one of the best relievers can do that to a team. “There was definitely a good vibe,” Kluber said after limiting the Athletics to five hits over seven innings in an 8-0 win. “You...
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