Smoak, Saunders homer for Seattle over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Seattle Mariners’ quick-strike offense has scored 13 runs in the first two innings in winning their first two games at Kansas City. Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders each hit two-run homers and the Mariners beat the Royals 9-6 Tuesday night. Every Mariners starter had at least one hit. Jesus...
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Giants shutout Atlanta; distance themselves from LA

ATLANTA — Georgia native Buster Posey finally had a homecoming to remember. Posey drove in five runs with three hits, Barry Zito combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 9-0 on Tuesday night. Posey, from Leesburg in southwestern Georgia, had been only 1 for 11...
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Goebel’s double sparks Falcons over Mid Valley

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — After a miscommunication about the start time, the Klamath Falls Falcons and Mid Valley Rockets played a seven-inning game Monday at Kiger Stadium. The result was an opportunity for Alden Goebel to win the game in walk-off fashion. Goebel hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to boost the Falcons...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems continue hot play

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Fresh off the sweep of Walla Walla to open the home stand, the Klamath Falls Gems began a four-game set with Kitsap Monday night at Kiger Stadium. It was a fast start. Bobby Thompson/960 the Sports Legend Fan vote All-Star Josh Wong smacked a double in the opening inning to score...
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Blazers acquire Jeffries from New York

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Trail Blazers have acquired forward Jared Jeffries, center Dan Gadzuric, the draft rights to Georgios Printezis and Kostas Papanikolaou, a 2016 second round draft pick and cash considerations from the New York Knicks in exchange for Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas, it was announced today by General Manager Neil...
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Klamath Falls finishes second at state Babe Ruth

ROSEBURG, Ore. — West Valley Babe Ruth of Eugene jumped out to a 13-0 lead en route to a Babe Ruth state title win over Klamath Falls Red, according to Klamath Falls Blue coach Joe Hood. Red was unable to get a hit through the middle part of the game, Hood said via e-mail,...
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems sweep Walla Walla

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath Falls Gems continue their hot play, taking the final game of three against Walla Walla 6-5 in 13 innings. Mike Garrard describes the walk-off win: Next up: Gems vs Kitsap | 7:05 p.m. – July 16 – Kiger Stadium | (6:30 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend) Other...
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Padres stop Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Less than 24 hours after a game was literally stolen from them in the ninth inning, the Los Angeles Dodgers gave one away to the San Diego Padres with some costly errors that were converted into six unearned runs. Cameron Maybin and Everth Cabrera scored the tying and go-ahead runs on...
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LA Galaxy defeats Portland Timbers

David Beckham and Robbie Keane each scored two goals to lead the Los Angeles Galaxy over the Portland Timbers 5-3 Saturday night. Landon Donovan had a goal and an assist for the Galaxy (8-10-2), who handled the Timbers defense. Portland (5-9-4) struggled in its first game since coach John Spencer was fired and Gavin...
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Report: Blazers talked with Jackson

You’ve got to give the Trail Blazers management some credit — the front office appears to be giving its all when it comes to finding a marquee coach. Former Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan turned down the Blazers on Thursday, but he’s not the only big name Portland was chasing. The Trail Blazers were...
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