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Giants’ Lincecum ends losing streak

SAN FRANCISCO – Tim Lincecum ended a three-start losing streak, Andres Torres hit a two-run homer and the San Francisco Giants beat Melky Cabrera and the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Tuesday night. Cabrera had two hits in his return to AT&T Park with Toronto for the first time since his 50-game suspension for a...
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Rice downs Oregon 11-4 to advance

EUGENE, Ore. – Freshman catcher Hunter Kopycinski had four hits and four RBIs, and Rice scored seven runs in the first three innings in the Owls’ 11-4 victory over No. 8 national seed Oregon on Monday night to win the NCAA tournament’s Eugene regional. Rice (44-18) advanced to its first super regional since 2009 with...
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Puig stars in Dodgers debut

LOS ANGELES — Yasiel Puig lived up to the hype in his major league debut, and then some. Puig had two singles and made a strong throw from right field to first to complete a game-ending double play, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Monday night. ”Storybook,” Dodgers...
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After OSU advances, the Ducks hope to do the same

The Oregon Ducks play for their baseball lives tonight in the NCAA Div. I baseball Eugene Regional finale. After losing 1-0 in the first meeting last weekend, Oregon plays Rice for a third time in three days, getting the opportunity thanks to an 11-0 win in Sunday’s elimination game.  Oregon baseball coach George Horton/
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Henley claims seventh baseball state championship

KEIZER, Ore. — He was excellent at the plate and on the mound. The bonus for the Henley Hornets in last Saturday’s OSAA 4A Baseball State Championships title game was, he wasn’t the only standout. Josh Overstreet totaled four hits, including a fourth inning home run, and finished with six RBI. He also threw...
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Oregon State advances with 6-1 win over Texas A&M

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State pitcher Ben Wetzler threw a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Oregon State defeated Texas A&M 6-1 to win the NCAA Corvallis regional on Sunday. Wetzler (8-1) gave up a run-scoring triple to Cole Lankford in the first inning then settled down and kept the Aggie hitters off balance the rest...
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Oregon stays alive with 11-0 win over Rice

EUGENE, Ore. – Ryon Healy had two doubles and a home run to lead Oregon’s 15-hit attack and the Ducks staved off elimination for the second time on Sunday with an 11-0 victory against Rice in the NCAA Eugene regional. Eighth-seeded Oregon will face the Owls (43-18) again on Monday night in the championship game.
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Colorado Rockies

Rockies thump Dodgers on ‘Big Cat’ night

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies treated the ”Big Cat” to quite a power show. With Andres Galarraga in attendance to throw out the first pitch, the Rockies reverted back to his days as ring leader of the ”Blake Street Bombers,” hitting four homers. Dexter Fowler led the way with two homers off fill-in starter Matt...
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Mariners hammered in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS – The Twins have rediscovered the grit they generally lacked while losing a combined 195 games in 2011 and 2012. Scott Diamond pitched six shutout innings and Josh Willingham hit one of Minnesota’s four home runs as the Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 10-0 Sunday, their seventh victory in nine games since dropping 10...
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San Diego Padres

Volquez hits 3-run homer in Padres’ loss

SAN DIEGO — Edinson Volquez squared up and drove Ramon Ortiz’s pitch into the left-field seats for a three-run home run, one of the few bright spots in San Diego’s 7-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday night. It was the first homer in Volquez’s big league career. ”You know what they...
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