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Pirates smack five homers to beat Seattle

SEATTLE – Starling Marte got the Pirates started with a triple – and it only got better after that. Marte hit two of Pittsburgh’s five home runs and Jeff Locke pitched seven sharp innings to lead the Pirates past the Seattle Mariners 9-4 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory. Marte opened the game...
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Oregon about to learn its fate from NCAA

EUGENE, Ore. – The Oregon Ducks are about to hear the NCAA’s decision on possible recruiting violations. The NCAA’s Division I Committee on Infractions will release a public report on the findings of its investigation and any possible sanctions against Oregon’s football program Wednesday morning. The NCAA has been looking into payments Oregon made to...
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Cowlitz takes opener from Gems

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Cowlitz Black Bears took advantage of 11 walks by Klamath Falls Gems pitching and scratched out six hits to win 4-3 on Monday night at Kiger Stadium. In the first of three games between the two teams, Gems batters could only manage two hits off Black Bears starter Billy...
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Big Ten, Pac-12 set bowl agreements

SAN FRANCISCO – With an emphasis on destination diversity and expanding West Coast markets, the Big Ten and Pac-12 are strengthening their traditional ties with a pair of matchups in California bowl games. The Holiday Bowl in San Diego and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in the San Francisco Bay Area announced six-year agreements Monday...
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Puig powers Dodgers over Giants

LOS ANGELES – One by one, Los Angeles Dodgers opponents are learning the perils of challenging Yasiel Puig. The rookie sensation hit his seventh home run in 20 major league games and added a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning against Madison Bumgarner, leading the Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants...
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Gems close out road trip with loss

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A five-run second inning by the Corvallis Knights countered a four-run first inning by the Klamath Falls Gems, as Corvallis won 9-8 in the finale of the three-game series at Goss Stadium Sunday afternoon. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman wraps-up the Gems’ nine-game road trip Trailing 9-6, Klamath Falls started a...
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Timbers are MLS leaders for first time ever

PORTLAND, Ore. – Frederic Piquionne, Will Johnson and Ryan Johnson scored and the Portland Timbers ran their unbeaten streak to 15 games with a 3-0 victory Sunday over Colorado. The Timbers are tied with Real Salt Lake for best record in MLS with 30 points, the first time in the team’s three-year history it has...
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Big Ten, Pac-12: 2 more Calif. bowls

The Big Ten and Pac-12 will have two more opportunities to play each other in California bowl games. The Big Ten is set to announce new affiliations with the Holiday Bowl in San Diego and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco to play the Pac-12, starting in 2014. Conference commissioners Jim Delany...
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Marlins hammer Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Miami manager Mike Redmond got immediate results from his decision to put Justin Ruggiano in the leadoff spot. Ruggiano started the game with a home run in his third career start in the leadoff spot and added a two-run shot in the ninth that broke it open for the Marlins, who beat...
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Morales pinch hits Mariners over A’s

SEATTLE – The last time Kendrys Morales hit a game-ending home run his celebration quickly turned into a nightmare. After hitting a pinch-hit three-run homer in the 10th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-3 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Morales made sure he didn’t make the same mistake. It was the...
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