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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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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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Klamath Falls drops third straight game

KELOWNA, British Columbia — The Klamath Falls Gems lost the first game of the series to the Kelowna Falcons 4-3 Tuesday night at Elks Stadium. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman summarizes the Gems 4-3 loss to Kelowna Two double plays by Kelowna with the bases loaded in the eighth and ninth innings prevented...
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State champ Wortman falls short of U.S. Junior Amateur

CRESWELL, Ore. — Reigning OSAA 4A boys state golf champion Bryce Wortman fell short of qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur at Emerald Valley Golf Club. Wortman posted a 4-over 75 to finish the two-round event with a 156, three strokes behind the necessary top three. He placed ninth for a second straight year....
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UO plans to bar too-wide seat cushions

PORTLAND, Ore. – Some University of Oregon fans say it’s getting crowded in the bleachers. The problem: Jumbo seat cushions. So the school proposes to limit cushions to 17 inches wide. University spokeswoman Julie Brown says there have been ”a few complaints” about extra-wide cushions taking up too much space at venues with bench-style seating,...
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Dodgers-Yankees rained out, doubleheader set

NEW YORK – The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees was postponed by rain Tuesday night, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry. The game was called about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times...
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Back-up outfielder leads San Francisco over Padres

SAN FRANCISCO – Juan Perez is trying to convince the San Francisco Giants to keep him around when injured center fielder Angel Pagan returns from the disabled list. A couple more performances like this one, and it’s going to be hard to return him to the minors. Perez threw out a runner at the plate...
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Baseball Preview: Gems look to rebound in Kelowna

After losing their first West Coast League series of the year, the Klamath Falls Gems play at Kelowna to begin a three-game series with the host Falcons (6 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). Scott Burke is scheduled to start for the Gems, his second of the year. The Gems trail Bend by a...
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