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Twins Take Down Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. — Leave it to a pair of former Oakland Athletics to end one of the worst skids the Minnesota Twins have ever had against another club. Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland by beating the A’s 6-1 on Sunday....
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Gems win over Elks

Despite a 13-38 record coming into tonight’s game the Gems have been playing in some of the most important games remaining in the 2014 West Coast League regular season. On this night in Bend the Gems dealt a serious blow to the Elks and their playoff aspirations with a 9-3 win. For the first...
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Klamath Falls Cardinal win again

Friday the Klamath Falls Cardinal handily beat the team from Cape Cod, MA 5-2. This win follows the Thursday night shutout of the Columbia Basin Desert Dogs to start their bid for a Babe Ruth World Series Championship. The Cardinal will play again this weekend on Saturday at 3:30 and Sunday at 8:00 pm...
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Gems Drop Home Finale

With a chance to knock the Medford Rogues out of the playoffs the Gems fell flat in the final three innings and fell 8-4.   The Rogues were battling for their playoffs lives at Kiger Stadium last night and for the first four innings were out matched by a high energy Gems team that...
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Mariners Crush White Sox

SEATTLE — Sometimes the best solutions are also the simplest.   After a midseason rough patch in which Seattle Mariners rookie Roenis Elias allowed at least five earned runs in three consecutive starts, the left-hander has produced four straight stellar starts following the All-Star break.   The solution: quality family time.   Elias took a no-hitter into the...
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Lester, A’s Shut Out Twins

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jon Lester got a rousing ovation the first time he pitched in an Oakland uniform. His second start for the Athletics ended with his name being chanted by the crowd at O.Co Coliseum. Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and the A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star...
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Brewers Shut Down Giants

MILWAUKEE – Wily Peralta even surprised himself with the company he keeps. Peralta became the first 14-game winner in the majors this season, earning his fifth straight victory and pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Thursday. “That feels amazing, man,” Peralta said. “There’s a lot of great starting pitchers out there. And to be able...
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Women Picked 6th Men 8th in CCC Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll

LA GRANDE Ore. – After placing sixth in last year’s conference standings the Oregon Tech women’s soccer team was selected to finish 6th again this year, while the Oregon Tech men’s soccer team looks to move up the CCC poll after an 8th place prediction.   On the women’s soccer side Concordia was the...
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Mariners Complete Two-Game Sweep Of Braves

SEATTLE — Without wavering, Chris Young will say it each time he is asked: Individual wins are not important to him. It’s about the team’s success, the veteran right-hander says, going to painstaking lengths to get his point across.   Young reached his first double-digit win total in a season since 2006 on Wednesday, but it...
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A’s Hit Hard By Rays

OAKLAND, Calif. – Jeremy Hellickson had been waiting nearly a year to find his rhythm on the mound again. Seven months after elbow surgery, he delivered on a day Tampa Bay needed a nice lift. Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer to help Hellickson end a six-start winless stretch and earn his first victory in 11 months,...
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