Gems close out road trip with loss

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A five-run second inning by the Corvallis Knights countered a four-run first inning by the Klamath Falls Gems, as Corvallis won 9-8 in the finale of the three-game series at Goss Stadium Sunday afternoon. Voice of the Gems Mike Coleman wraps-up the Gems’ nine-game road trip Trailing 9-6, Klamath Falls started a...
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Timbers are MLS leaders for first time ever

PORTLAND, Ore. – Frederic Piquionne, Will Johnson and Ryan Johnson scored and the Portland Timbers ran their unbeaten streak to 15 games with a 3-0 victory Sunday over Colorado. The Timbers are tied with Real Salt Lake for best record in MLS with 30 points, the first time in the team’s three-year history it has...
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Big Ten, Pac-12: 2 more Calif. bowls

The Big Ten and Pac-12 will have two more opportunities to play each other in California bowl games. The Big Ten is set to announce new affiliations with the Holiday Bowl in San Diego and the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco to play the Pac-12, starting in 2014. Conference commissioners Jim Delany...
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San Francisco Giants

Marlins hammer Giants

SAN FRANCISCO – Miami manager Mike Redmond got immediate results from his decision to put Justin Ruggiano in the leadoff spot. Ruggiano started the game with a home run in his third career start in the leadoff spot and added a two-run shot in the ninth that broke it open for the Marlins, who beat...
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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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Los Angeles LA Dodgers

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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San Francisco Giants

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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Oakland Athletics A's

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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San Diego Padres

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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