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Mauer’s triple in 11th lifts Twins over Mariners

SEATTLE — On a day when even his outs were hit well, Joe Mauer saved his best swing for last. With two outs in the 11th inning, Mauer hit a two-run triple, lifting theMinnesota Twins over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Sunday. The hit to the gap was out of the reach of right fielder Nelson Cruz, and rolled to...
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Trail Blazers’ late comeback bid turned away by Marc Gasol-led Grizzlies

PORTLAND, Ore. — Stung by the loss of point guard Mike Conley, the Grizzlies gritted out their latest victory over the Trail Blazers. Memphis took a 3-0 lead in its first-round playoff series against Portland with a 115-109 victory on Saturday night. But it came with a cost: Conley left the game in the third quarter with a facial injury...
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Spallas Leads Owls to Split at Concordia

PORTLAND – Greg Spallas allowed just one run on seven hits in his complete-game effort, leading Oregon Tech to a split in today’s NAIA West doubleheader versus Concordia University.  The Cavaliers won the opener by a 5-1 score with Tech taking the nightcap 2-1. Oregon Tech (17-30, 8-18 NAIA W) and Concordia (27-21, 17-9 NAIA...
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Brattain, Gretz Lead Owls to 2-3 Finish at CCC Multi-Event Championships

HERMISTON, Ore. – With a second and third place finish in the Cascade Collegiate Conference Multi-Event Championship presented by US Bank today at Hermiston High School, Daniel Brattain (pictured) and Seth Gretz combined to give the Oregon Tech men 14 points heading into the CCC Track and Field Championship May 8 and May 9...
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11 Owls add Top 5 Finishes at Titan Twilight

EUGENE, Ore. – While the Cascade Conference multi-event championships kicked-off on Wednesday, the remaining men’s and women’s Oregon Tech track and field team competed at the Titan Twilight where six women and five men, including the men’s 4×100 and 4×400 team picked up Top 5 finishes on the day. For complete results of the Titan...
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Brattain and Gretz in Top-3 after Day One of CCC Multi-Event Championship

HERMISTON, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Daniel Brattain and Seth Gretz sit in second place and third place, respectively, after day one of the Cascade Collegiate Conference multi-event championship today at Hermiston High School.  Veronica Norris, the only Tech athlete competing in the women’s heptathlon, did not score on her final two events of the afternoon...
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Maxwell hits winning single in 10th, Giants sweep Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO – Justin Maxwell took advantage of a second chance to drive in the winning run. Maxwell was robbed of a big hit in his previous at-bat, but his single with one out in the 10th inning sent the San Francisco Giants to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday for a three-game sweep. In the eighth...
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Angels get 1 hit, but beat A’s 2-0 on Calhoun’s homer

ANAHEIM, Calif. — After Nick Tropeano shut down the Oakland Athletics in a dazzling debut, three relievers escaped big jams with the help of some stellar defense. When the Los Angeles Angels play this well otherwise, one hit is plenty. Tropeano pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning, and Kole Calhoun‘s two-run homer was the Angels’ only hit in a 2-0...
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Grizzlies earn franchise’s first 2-0 playoff lead with win over Blazers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol andZach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint. Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers. Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Grizzlies beat Portland 97-82 Wednesday night to grab the franchise’s first 2-0 lead in a playoff series....
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Butler homers in 5-run 7th as A’s beat Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The moment of truth for Sonny Gray came in the third inning with the bases loaded and one out. He passed that test against the meat of the Los Angeles Angels‘ lineup, and they couldn’t touch him after that. Gray outpitched Jered Weaver with seven innings of two-hit ball, and Billy Butler homered during a five-run seventh inning...
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