San Diego Padres

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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Kaepernick makes up with Niners fans

Colin Kaepernick is back in red and gold. The San Francisco signal caller drew ire from 49ers fans and football analysts alike for donning a Miami Dolphins hat on the Fourth of July.
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Klamath Union-Mazama downs Henley in extra innings

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Union-Mazama combo Babe Ruth team took an 11-7 win from Henley on Monday afternoon at Henley High School. Dallas Devry hit a key double to help the KU-Mazama team to the win.  KU-Mazama’s Dallas Devry Henley is scheduled to host Redding on Wednesday at 1 p.m. for its...
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Gems hammer Medford in two-game opener

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Nick Sabo scattered eight hits in six innings and won his fourth game of the year as the Gems exploded for nine runs in the sixth inning to defeat Medford 14-2 at Kiger Stadium on Monday night. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman discusses the Gems big rivalry win Klamath...
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Blazers welcome rookie G McCollum

PORTLAND, Ore. – It wasn’t even lunch time and Trail Blazers rookie C.J. McCollum was already exhausted. Monday was McCollum’s first full day in Portland after he was selected 10th overall in the NBA draft some 11 days before. He was up at 5 a.m., had a workout an hour later and then headed to...
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San Francisco Giants

Mets hold off Giants in early morning finish

SAN FRANCISCO – As the stragglers stumbled into the visitors’ clubhouse, some New York Mets players hollered and high-fived teammates as they passed through the door. This was just the kind of celebration that had escaped them before. Eric Young Jr. scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford’s fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning,...
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Ibanez goes deep again as Mariners beat Boston

SEATTLE – Raul Ibanez doesn’t know when his final game will be and he’s playing like it won’t be anytime soon. Seattle’s 41-year-old outfielder hit his 22nd home run to help Felix Hernandez win his ninth game in the Mariners’ 11-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Ibanez’s home run – on...
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Greinke dominates Diamondbacks

PHOENIX – Zack Greinke confessed to a tiny bit of added motivation in facing the Arizona Diamondbacks. After all, the last time he faced them, the game erupted into a bench-clearing brawl that resulted in eight suspensions. ”I might want to win a little more,” he said. ”That’s also because they’re in first place, so...
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Lattimore signs with 49ers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Former South Carolina running back Marcus Lattimore signed a four-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Friday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The second of the 49ers’ two fourth-round draft picks, Lattimore is feeling stronger each day as he continues his recovery from a serious knee injury. Lattimore spoke to...
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