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Gems’ Packard Sets Record Amid Rout

History was made at Kiger Stadium tonight when Steven Packard squeaked a single through the right side of the infield to give him 22 straight games with a hit, the most in West Coast League history. But the historic moment could not mask the otherwise flat performance by the Gems in their 13-1 loss...
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A’s Hold Off Astros

OAKLAND, Calif. — What should have been a runaway win for the Oakland Athletics ended with questions and concerns. Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb. Brandon Moss got a painful stinger to his left bicep, and reliever Jim Johnson had another meltdown on the mound as the A’s...
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Pence, Giants Top Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — There are no secrets to Hunter Pence‘s approach to hitting in crucial situations. His simple strategy worked again. Pence drove in all of San Francisco’s runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarnerpitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night. “Just go up...
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Colon Takes No-No Into Seventh Against M’s

SEATTLE – Bartolo Colon watched the line drive fall into the outfield grass and applauded. It was all Colon could do after his attempt to toss the first perfect game in New York Metshistory was thwarted. Colon came within seven outs of a perfect game Wednesday afternoon, before giving up a two-out single to Robinson Cano in the seventh...
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Elks Crush Gems in Late Innings

After a rain out of the All-Star game at Kiger Stadium, league action returned for the Gems with much of the same. The Bend Elks made their first trip to Klamath Falls and played a close game until the eighth inning when they pounded the Gems bullpen for five runs, four of them on...
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Oregon Tech Hires New Pitching Coach

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Oregon Tech head baseball coach Matt Miles has named Nick Gauna as the program’s new assistant baseball and pitching coach.  Gauna most recently was an assistant coach with the Palm Spring Power and served the past two seasons as the pitching coach at Kansas Wesleyan University.  While at KWU, he...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants Win In Extras

PHILADELPHIA — If something didn’t happen soon, Giants manager Bruce Bochy was trotting a position player out to the pitching rubber. As it worked out, something happened. Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate, and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night. “It was...
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Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics hit balls hard all night that stayed inside the fences, so imagine their surprise when Houston connected when it counted.   L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Astros beat the A’s 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at...
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Mariners

Mets Sneak Past Mariners

SEATTLE — All Jacob deGrom wanted was the opportunity to earn a spot in the New York Mets rotation.   Based on his latest impressive effort, the Mets’ 3-1 victory over the Seattle MarinersTuesday night, he’s solidly in there.   “He’s always flown under the radar. Still is,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “This guy has numbers to match...
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Duvall Lifts Giants Past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Two same-day call-ups helped the San Francisco Giants stay ahead of theLos Angeles Dodgers. Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to spoil Cliff Lee‘s return from the disabled list and Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-4 on Monday night. Hunter Pence had three hits and two RBIs, Buster Posey drove in two runs and the Giants are two percentage points ahead...
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