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Springer’s tie-breaking homer leads Astros past Giants 4-3

HOUSTON — On his first night back in uniform in a week, George Springerexceeded his own expectations. The pragmatic youngster went the plate in the eighth of a tie ballgame looking to reach base. Instead, Springer hit a tie-breaking solo homer in the eighth and the Houston Astros rallied past the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Wednesday night. “I...
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Mariners

James Shields goes to 5-0 as Padres beat Mariners 4-2

SEATTLE — San Diego manager Bud Black went to the mound after James Shields walked the first two batters of the sixth inning with no intention of pulling his starter. He believed Shields was going to escape the jam and he wanted his pitcher to know, too. “We’re new to each other, we’re developing a relationship...
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No. 12 Oregon Tech and No. 5 Saint Xavier Move into Opening Round Championship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – No. 12 Oregon Tech and No. 5 Saint Xavier remain, while Avila University was eliminated in game four and No. 22 Corban University in game five of the Oregon Tech Bracket today at the OIT Softball Complex on the campus of Oregon Institute of Technology.  Second-seed Oregon Tech (43-14) needs one...
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Mariners play long ball in 11-4 win over Padres

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners‘ powerful lineup finally broke out. Appropriately it was Nelson Cruz who capped the home run eruption. Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th homer, Mike Zunino went deep twice, and the Mariners hit six long balls on their way to an 11-4 victory over the San Diego Padres. “Talent will play in this league because you...
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Giants’ Chris Heston rides ‘grooves’ to 2-hitter of host Astros

HOUSTON – Chris Heston was glad he was given the opportunity to go back out to the mound in the ninth inning. He was even happier that he was able to capitalize on the chance. Heston’s first career complete game was a two-hitter and he struck out 10 as theSan Francisco Giants won for the third time...
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Athletics snap 6-game skid with 9-2 win over Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif. — For one night at least, the Oakland Athletics put everything together. Josh Reddick had four hits with a homer and three RBIs, Drew Pomeranz took advantage of sterling defense to match the longest start of his career and the A’s snapped a six-game losing streak with a 9-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. “We...
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Oregon Tech Takes Game 1 of NAIA Opening Round, 13-3, over Corban

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A pair of Cascade Collegiate Conference foes opened up the Oregon Tech Bracket of the 2015 NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round with two-seeded Oregon Tech pounding out 14 hits to defeat three-seed Corban University, in a shortened five-inning game due to the 8-run rule, 13-3, today at the OIT...
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Pablo Sandoval’s homer leading off 11th delivers win for Red Sox vs. A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – Pablo Sandoval received his latest World Series ring from the San Francisco Giants one night, then hit a game-winning home run the next in his anticipated return to the Bay Area. Sandoval homered leading off the 11th inning back in Northern California, where he won three championships for the Giants, and the Boston Red Sox beat theOakland...
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Oregon Tech Duo Earns Bid to NAIA Multi-Event Championship

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech freshmen Daniel Brattain and Seth Gretz were officially announced as multi-event qualifiers in the men’s decathlon for the 64th annual Men’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. The championships will be held from May 21 – 23 in Gulf Shores, Ala. The Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Sports Commission,...
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78th Oregon Legislative Assembly to Honor Miles

SALEM, Ore. –  The Senate will honor Head Men’s Basketball Coach Danny Miles on the Senate Floor on May 14, beginning at 10:30 a.m.  Miles heads into his 45th and final season as head men’s basketball coach of the Hustlin’ Owls.  Fans and the Oregon Tech community can watch the honorary activities, Senate deliberations can...
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