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Gems winning streak snapped in Kelowna

KELOWNA, B.C. — The Klamath Falls Gems were unable to hold onto a lead gained in a four-run fourth inning, losing 9-5 to the Kelowna Falcons on Monday at Elks Stadium. The defeat ended Klamath Falls’ seven-game West Coast League winning streak and is the first for the Gems in 10 games overall. Audio:...
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Latest OIT running signees announced

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The latest crop of cross country and track and field athletes has been announced by Oregon Tech. The most recent signees include local distance runner Eli Patrick. Patrick scored a personal best 52.18 in the 400 meters and 2:04.78 in the 800. Patrick is joined by fellow in-stater Sean Crompton...
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San Francisco’s Cain to start All-Star Game

By Jon Paul Morosi KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Justin Verlander has accrued virtually every individual honor available to a starting pitcher: a Rookie of the Year award and World Series Game 1 start in 2006; a no-hitter in 2007; Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, along with the second no-hitter of his career,...
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Timbers fire coach Spencer

By Portland Timbers Communications PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that John Spencer has been relieved of his duties as head coach with the club. Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson will take over as interim head coach for the club, effective immediately, while the team conducts a search for a long-term replacement....
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Audio Wrap-Up: Gems win seventh straight WCL game

KITSAP, Wash. — The Klamath Falls Gems swept the series with the Kitsap BlueJackets on Sunday with a 5-4 win. Mike Garrard recaps it: Next up: Gems at Kelowna | 6:35 p.m. – July 9 – Kelowna, B.C. | (Approx. 6:15 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend) Other West Coast League Scores – Sunday...
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A’s earn eighth walk off to beat Seattle

OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Reddick provided a fitting ending to a promising first half of the season for the Oakland Athletics. Reddick capped a remarkable first half by hitting a game-ending RBI double in the 13th inning to send the A’s into the All-Star break with a .500 record by beating the Seattle Mariners...
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Despite loss, Dodgers have NL West lead at break

PHOENIX — Most rookies would be excited about recording their first career win after a pair of mediocre outings to start their major league career. Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Trevor Bauer clearly isn’t like most rookies. Bauer scattered two hits over six scoreless innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on...
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Pirates smack Giants on All-Star eve

PITTSBURGH — A day before he takes part in the home run derby as part of the All-Star festivities in Kansas City, Andrew McCutchen put on a show for the home fans. McCutchen hit two home runs, Neil Walker homered among his five hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates entered the All-Star break in sole...
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Miller resigns as Blazers president

PORTLAND, Ore. — Larry Miller has resigned as president of the Portland Trail Blazers. The team announced Miller’s surprising departure Saturday. The team says he is leaving to take a position with another Portland-area business. Miller was president of the Blazers the past five years. He helped oversee the team’s hiring of Neil Olshey...
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Gems hit the road looking to extend WCL streak

Riding a four-game West Coast League winning streak and winners of their last six games overall, the Klamath Falls Gems head out on the road at the Kitsap BlueJackets Friday night (6:05 p.m. – 960 the Sports Legend). After a slow start, the Gems enter the weekend only five games out of a playoff...
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