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HRs in 14th lift Dodgers past D-backs

PHOENIX – The Dodgers were going to head back to Los Angeles from a successful road trip regardless of what happened in their series finale against Arizona. To close it out with a dramatic comeback and complete a three-game sweep, they couldn’t have scripted it any better. Hanley Ramirez and A.J. Ellis hit consecutive homers...
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Basin Little League teams claim district championships

Two local Little League baseball teams are off to state tournaments later this month. The Klamath Falls Little League American 9-10-year-old team and 11-12-year-old team each won the District 6 championship last weekend. The older team will play in the state tournament in Medford starting Saturday, while the younger squad heads to Salem on...
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Gems follow-up team run record with shutout win

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Adam Daymude celebrated his first game with the Klamath Falls Gems by going 2 for 3 with two RBI as the Gems defeated Medford 8-0 to take both games against the Rogues. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman recaps the Gems shutout win over Medford Peter Maris, Cameron Newell and Cody...
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Niners sign first-round pick Reid

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round pick Eric Reid to a four-year contract. With Tuesday’s announcement, San Francisco has all 11 of its draft picks signed. The former LSU safety had actually tweeted a photo from Instagram of him signing a contract last week.
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Nolasco strong, Dodgers beat D-backs

PHOENIX – Ricky Nolasco looked right at home in Dodger blue. The right-hander made a sparkling debut for surging Los Angeles on Tuesday night, limiting Arizona to four hits in seven innings in a 6-1 victory, the Dodgers’ 14th win in 17 games. “I was pretty pumped up,” Nolasco said. “I haven’t been that locked...
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Byrd’s grand slam takes Mets past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Marlon Byrd’s seventh career grand slam might have enhanced his trade value. At the very least, it assured manager Terry Collins that his 35-year-old slugger still has something left to offer. Byrd’s two-out slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 10-6 on Tuesday for their...
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A’s stay hot in another defeat of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH – Dan Straily knew before he went to work on Tuesday night his next start wouldn’t be in the majors. The All-Star break and a quirk in the Oakland Athletics’ schedule means the AL West leaders won’t need a fifth starter for a couple of weeks. Before hopping a plane for Triple-A Sacramento, the...
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Red Sox hit five homers, beat Mariners

SEATTLE – Jackie Bradley Jr. was running on fumes by the time he finally got to Seattle after catching an early flight to rejoin the Boston Red Sox. Apparently, his fatigue wasn’t a problem. Bradley hit a tiebreaking home run, Shane Victorino slugged the last of Boston’s five long balls and the Red Sox snapped...
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Padres snap 10-game losing streak

SAN DIEGO – Manager Bud Black rolled the dice and the San Diego Padres came up winners. With the tying runner on first and San Diego nursing a one-run lead against the Rockies in the ninth inning, Black left starter Eric Stults in the game. He was rewarded when the left-hander struck out Josh Rutledge...
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Soriano hits two dingers to help Cubs past Angels

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs’ youthful energy is rubbing off on Alfonso Soriano. The 37-year-old outfielder hit two of the Cubs’ season high five home runs and Travis Wood earned his first win in nearly six weeks in Chicago’s 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. ”We have so much talent in...
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