Morales pinch hits Mariners over A’s

SEATTLE – The last time Kendrys Morales hit a game-ending home run his celebration quickly turned into a nightmare. After hitting a pinch-hit three-run homer in the 10th inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-3 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, Morales made sure he didn’t make the same mistake. It was the...
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Greinke sharp as LA downs rival

SAN DIEGO – Zack Greinke doesn’t have fond memories of his last outing at Petco Park. His return went off without hitch. Greinke allowed one run in eight sharp innings, Adrian Gonzalez ended a wild Edinson Volquez’s no-hit bid with a homer in the sixth and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres...
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Gems take doubleheader from Kelowna to win series

KELOWNA, British Columbia – The Klamath Falls Gems swept a doubleheader from Kelowna on Thursday night at Elks Stadium. After winning the first game 4-1, the Gems won the nightcap 4-3. Brandon Horth (3-0) gave up only one run in the first game, earning his third straight win. Bret Hartnett picked up his first season...
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Koehler pushes Miami past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Drenched in all kinds of liquids poured out of a beat-up bucket that teammates conjured up in the clubhouse, Tom Koehler never felt better as a major league pitcher. Pinch hitter Marcell Ozuna’s two-run single gave Koehler his first victory in nine career starts, and the Miami Marlins rallied past the San...
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Clogged pipe caused A’s sewage issue

OAKLAND, Calif. – A clogged pipe was to blame for a sewage backup at the Oakland A’s stadium over the weekend that created a stink and pools of water in the clubhouses used by the A’s, the visiting Seattle Mariners and the umpires. The two teams were forced to share the Raiders’ locker room a...
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Padres’ Ciriaco shines against LA

SAN DIEGO – As nice of a game as Pedro Ciriaco had in his Petco Park debut, the San Diego Padres came up even bigger on defense in beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Thursday night. Second baseman Logan Forsythe, left fielder Chris Denorfia and center fielder Alexi Amarista each had a great catch...
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Gems try to get in two in Kelowna

After a rain out yesterday, the Klamath Falls Gems will try to finish their three-game series in Kelowna on Thursday afternoon (4 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). In the middle of a nine-game road trip, the Gems are also currently in a three-game losing streak, but still near the top of the West...
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Oregon St. knocks out Indiana, sets up rematch with MSU

OMAHA, Neb. – Matt Boyd pitched a four-hitter and struck out 11 and Oregon State made a fourth-inning sacrifice fly stand for a 1-0 victory over Indiana in the College World Series on Wednesday night. The Beavers (52-12) won the first 1-0 game at the CWS since 1985. They now face Mississippi State on Friday...
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Trout, Wilson lift Angels past M’s

ANAHEIM, Calif. – C.J. Wilson pitched two-hit ball for seven innings, Mike Trout scored the only run on a wild pitch by Joe Saunders and the Los Angeles Angels edged the Seattle Mariners 1-0 Wednesday night. Wilson (6-5) struck out three, walked two and allowed only two runners as far as second base en route...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants expect Sandoval to begin rehab games Friday

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval is expected to begin a rehabilitation assignment in the minors on Friday. The reigning World Series MVP has been on the disabled list since June 9 with a strained left foot. The All-Star took batting practice and fielded grounders before San Francisco’s game against San Diego on...
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