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Giants End Two-Game Slide

LOS ANGELES — From a personal standpoint, wins and losses aren’t as important to Ryan Vogelsong as vindication. So is keeping his team in the games he pitches. Thursday night, the San Francisco Giants‘ right-hander succeeded on both counts, pitching into the eighth inning and giving them a chance to pull out a 3-1 victory in 10...
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Mariners Sneak Past Royals

SEATTLE — Seattle starter Hisashi Iwakuma added to his dominant streak against the AL Central.  The All-Star right-hander struck out seven and walked none in eight innings to run his scoreless streak against division teams to 48 2/3 innings in the Mariners’ 1-0 win over theKansas City Royals on Thursday night.  It is the second-longest streak by...
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M’s Top A’s In 10th For Fifth Straight Win

OAKLAND, Calif. – Justin Smoak hit an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning to help the Seattle Mariners win for the 10th time in 12 games, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-4 a doubleheader opener on Wednesday.  Corey Hart and Mike Zunino hit solo homers off Dan Straily for the Mariners, who overcame a shaky start by ace Felix Hernandez to win four straight series...
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Pirates beat Giants 4-3 to take 2 of 3

PITTSBURGH — As the game went on, Gerrit Cole‘s fastball got faster, and the San Francisco Giants couldn’t catch up.  Cole won for the first time in nearly a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco 4-3 Wednesday for their second straight win over the Giants.  Cole (3-2) beat Tim Lincecum for the second time in his 11-month major league...
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Spurs Roll Over Blazers In Game 1

SAN ANTONIO — After nearly falling on their face in the opening round of the playoffs, theSan Antonio Spurs found their footing Tuesday night and ran the Portland Trail Blazers off the court. Tony Parker had 33 points and nine assists and San Antonio never trailed in a resounding 116-92 victory over Portland, bullying the younger Trail Blazers...
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Oregon Tech Earns At-Large Bid to NAIA National Tournament

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Ranked No. 18 in the final NAIA Softball Coaches’ Poll, Oregon Tech received one of seven at-large berths into the 2014 NAIA Softball National Championship.  The eighteenth-ranked Owls will head to the College of Idaho Region in Caldwell, Idaho as the #2 Seed and will open up play on Monday,...
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Lady Owls Move Slip to No.18 in Final NAIA Softball Poll

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Oregon Tech fell one spot from No. 17 to the No. 18 position in the final edition of the 2014 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Poll, announced by the national office Tuesday. The Hustlin’ Owls went 1-2 last week at the Cascade Conference Tournament held at Oregon Tech and must wait until...
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Elias wins second straight as Mariners beat A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Seattle Mariners were in the midst of a recent eight-game losing streak, manager Lloyd McClendon reminded his players such stretches happen, and they will happen again. Then he challenged them to respond in a positive way.  The club is now doing a little bit of everything right to get back on...
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Pirates beat Giants on overturned call in 9th

PITTSBURGH — Expanded instant replay has a new fan in Starling Marte. At least, that is, when the Pittsburgh Pirates are on the right side of it. The speedy outfielder was called out, then ruled safe on a replay review with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Pirates over San Francisco 2-1...
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Tech Trio Earns NAIA West Postseason Honors

LA GRANDE, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Ethan Schlecht (Ashland, Ore.) and Ryan Hayden (Grants Pass, Ore.) were named to the All-NAIA West Group Team, while Owl shortstop Tyson Dahl (Winston, Ore.) earned Gold Glove honors, announced Sunday by the league office. Schlecht (pictured), a sophomore third baseman for the Owls, earned All-NAIA West recognition for...
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