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San Francisco Giants

Rockies blank the Giants

DENVER – Juan Nicasio went from erratic all season to electric again simply by following orders. Before the game, veteran catcher Yorvit Torrealba told the young pitcher to ”pound the strike zone.” No cute or fancy stuff, just throw whatever Torrealba told him to throw. Nicasio paid attention and prospered.
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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

Ax to fall soon for LA’s Mattingly

I’ve seen the Dodgers twice in person this season, and both times came away thinking that the team would be OK, that manager Don Mattingly would survive. Now I’m convinced that Mattingly is going to get fired. And the sooner it happens, the better. The players like Mattingly. Club executives insist his lame-duck status...
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Mariners

Masterson masterful again in shutout

CLEVELAND – Cy Young himself wouldn’t want to mess with the Indians right now. Justin Masterson struck out a season-high 11 in seven shutout innings and Michael Brantley hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs off Felix Hernandez as Cleveland toppled yet another former Cy Young Award winner on Sunday with a 6-0...
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HS Sports: Henley players advance at state tennis

EUGENE, Ore. — Henley freshman Paige Hahn and doubles duo Jesse Vezo and Vanessa Matheson were among the day one winners at the OSAA Tennis State Championships at the University of Oregon. Hahn defeated Eliza Minculescu of La Salle 6-1, 6-0 to advance, as did her teammates Vezo and Matheson 6-3, 6-0 over a...
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Beavers and Ducks put Pac-12 focus on Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. – There’s a certain civility to the Civil War baseball rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State. Since the Ducks brought back baseball in 2009, the rivalry with the Beavers has been growing. But this season both teams are nationally ranked in the top 10 and sit 1-2 in the Pac-12 standings. The outcome...
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Spurs exit Warriors to move to West finals

OAKLAND, Calif. – Slow at the start of the series and strong at the end, the San Antonio Spurs wore out the Golden State Warriors the way they have so many other opponents. Tim Duncan had 19 points and six rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 16 points and 10 rebounds and the Spurs held off a...
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Seahawks sign 6th-round pick Spencer Ware

RENTON, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have signed fullback Spencer Ware to a multi-year contract, leaving the team with just three unsigned draft picks. Seattle announced the signing of its sixth-round pick on Thursday. Terms of Ware’s deal were not announced.
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Mariners

Through injuries, M’s edge Yanks

NEW YORK – For the New York Yankees, MRI has become a statistic that’s just as important as ERA and RBIs. Andy Pettitte trudged off in the fifth inning with a back injury. Chris Stewart limped off after seven with an injured leg. A 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night seemed more...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants rally for 8-6 win over Rockies

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies got to Matt Cain early. It wasn’t enough. Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning, Cain settled down after a shaky start and the Giants rallied from a six-run deficit to beat the Rockies for the 10th straight time, 8-6 on Thursday night.
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State tennis begins

The OSAA Tennis State Championships commence today and three Klamath Basin girls will play for a singles title. Senior Sarrah Pardon has an opening round match against Estefani Lamas of McLoughlin today, while Henley freshman Paige Hahn goes against Eliza Minculescu of La Salle. KU junior Marisa Doveri has to wait until Friday before...
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