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Posey, Giants Edge Padres

SAN DIEGO — The San Francisco Giants are totally in favor of instant replay.  As soon as Xavier Nady was called safe after sliding into home plate to apparently pull theSan Diego Padres to 4-3 on Chase Headley‘s bases-loaded double in the third inning Sunday, Giants manager Bruce Bochy popped out of the dugout to challenge. After 88 seconds, the...
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Dodgers Hold Off Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched for his country, doing anything he could from afar to lift spirits in South Korea after all the lives lost during a devastating ferry accident. Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings this season and 28 in all, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Thursday to...
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Rangers Rally Past Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas — When Kevin Kouzmanoff was riding the buses in Double-A two seasons ago, he kept his focus on returning to the majors and providing the kind of production that he is now delivering for the Texas Rangers.  ”You never know what can happen in baseball,” Kouzmanoff said after helping the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-6 Thursday....
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Blazers Hold Off Clippers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Leaving the Trail Blazers’ locker room following the regular-season finale,Wesley Matthews was wished well in the playoffs. “Now the fun starts,” he said. The Blazers wrapped up the regular season with a 110-104 victory Wednesday night over the Los Angeles Clippers, with both teams resting key players in advance of the postseason. Will...
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Mariners, Rangers Live Up To The Hype

ARLINGTON, Texas — Texas center fielder Leonys Martin wound up being the star of a battle of top pitchers. Martin had a leadoff triple in the eighth that chased Seattle ace Felix Hernandez. An inning later, Martin singled in the winning run with two out as the Rangers scored two unearned runs off closer Fernando Rodney for a 3-2...
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Ramirez Injured In Dodgers’ Loss

SAN FRANCISCO — The swing that Pablo Sandoval hopes snaps him out of his early season slump is not the kind the San Francisco Giants have grown accustomed to seeing from the 2012 World Series MVP. At this point, he’ll take anything he can get. Sandoval broke his bat, bruised his knuckles and grounded a single into center...
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Angels Homer To Walk Off In 12th

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Chris Iannetta swung the bat like a guy who definitely didn’t want to catch one more inning. Iannetta homered with two outs in the 12th against Drew Pomeranz, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. It was his fourth career game-ending home run. “It never gets old — your first...
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26 Tech Athletes Earn Cascade Conference Honors

La Grande, Ore. – A total of 26 Oregon Tech student-athletes in the spring sports of men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track/field, baseball and softball have earned U.S. Bank Academic All-CCC honors for their performances in the classroom, the conference office announced.
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Tech Splits Exhibition Doubleheader with St. Katherine

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s game 1 comeback bid fell short, while the Owls came from behind in game 2 over St. Katherine College in an exhibition doubleheader held today at Kiger Stadium.  The Firebirds recorded a 9-7 win in the opener with Tech taking the nightcap by a 4-3 final. 
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Athletics Top Angels In 11

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through. Josh Donaldson and Jim Johnson stepped up and got it done. Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the A’s overcame Mike Trout‘s tying homer in the ninth for a...
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