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Big Innings Lead to Rogues Victory

For the second time in a row at Harry and David Field, the Medford Rogues dominated the Klamath Falls Gems, this time knocking off the visitors by a 7-4 final.   Gems starting pitcher Kyle Detwiler (0-6) has struggled at points this season with the big inning. On Monday, the Rogues would tally two...
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Oregon Tech Volleyball Picked 5th in CCC Coaches Preseason Poll

LA GRANDE Ore. – The 2014 Oregon Tech Volleyball team will enter the season picked 5th in the Cascade Conference Preseason Coaches poll. The Owls will look to improve on 15-18 showing in 2013, including an 8-10 mark in Conference play. Tech opens their 35-match volleyball slate at Pacific Union College August, 20th in...
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Pablo Sandoval Lifts Giants Over Mets

NEW YORK — His nickname is Kung Fu Panda. The New York Mets probably have other, not so cute, monikers for Pablo Sandoval. Sandoval drove in three runs with three hits, including a go-ahead double with two outs in the ninth inning Monday that propelled the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets. “You...
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A’s Walk Off In The 10th

OAKLAND, Calif. – Derek Norris took a turn in the ever-changing rotation of Oakland Athletics to end games in dramatic fashion.   Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.   “I’ve had a quite...
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Gems Thumped by Knights

On the second to last home game of the 2014 season the Gems were crushed by the first place Corvallis Knights 14-1.   The offensive explosion by the Knights has been a common occurrence in the nine times the Gems have played them. While the 13 run margin of defeat was not the worst...
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Giants Shut Out Mets

NEW YORK — On a weekend full of fine pitching performances and brisk games, Madison Bumgarner tossed the best game yet.   His two-hit shutout was far more than the Giants needed, and two home runs by Hunter Pence helped them beat the New York Mets 9-0 Sunday.   Bumgarner also singled, walked and scored two runs.   “He helps...
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Orioles Blank Mariners

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have been playing baseball since 1954, and never before had they won a game when the lone run came on a leadoff homer.   Until Sunday.   Chris Tillman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball in a duel with Hisashi Iwakuma, Nick Markakis homered and Baltimore beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 for their fourth straight series win....
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Royals Topple Kazmir, A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. – James Shields pitched quite a gem for Kansas City. It certainly helped that Oakland abandoned its usual patient approach at the plate.   Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Royals beat the Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.   “This team was a free-hacking team today,...
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Zunino Homer Lifts M’s Past Indians

CLEVELAND — The Seattle Mariners received good news on all fronts Thursday.   Several hours after making two trades to help their run at an AL wild-card spot, the Mariners rallied for a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Mike Zunino‘s two-run homer in the eighth inning.   The win, along with the acquisitions of outfielders Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia,...
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Cowlitz Take Gems 15 Inning Thriller

For the second time in three nights, the Cowlitz Black Bears would walk off the Klamath Falls Gems at Story Field, knocking off the visitors 5-4 on Wednesday night.   With the bases loaded in the 15th inning, Gems reliever Michael Silva (0-5) hit Chris Iriart in the head with an errant pitch, allowing...
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