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Paxton leads Mariners past Angels 3-1

SEATTLE — James Paxton had maybe the best start of his young career Sunday. In even better news for the Seattle Mariners, he’s doing well after taking a line drive off his pitching arm. Paxton took a four-hitter into the ninth inning before he was forced from the game by the line drive, and...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Hendricks’ latest gem helps Cubs complete sweep of A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — With Jake Arrieta and Jon Lester holding down the front end of the rotation, the Chicago Cubs were already in good shape to make a playoff run in the fall. Kyle Hendricks is almost certain to be a big part of that as well, especially if he keeps pitching like he...
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San Francisco Giants

Span’s HR lifts Giants over Phillies 3-2 in 10 innings

PHILADELPHIA — Denard Span delivered one of the Giants’ biggest hits this season. Span homered leading off the 10th inning, and San Francisco beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Thursday for just its fifth win in 14 games since the All-Star break. “We needed this win more than ever,” Span said. San Francisco, which lost...
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Mariners

Holt’s single in 11th lifts Red Sox past Mariners, 3-2

SEATTLE — Brock Holt made sure an outstanding effort by the Red Sox bullpen did not go to waste. Holt’s RBI single in the 11th inning lifted Boston past the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Thursday night, a victory made possible by five scoreless innings by Red Sox relievers. Travis Shaw, who had a solo...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Alonso has RBI single in 10th to help A’s beat Angels 8-6

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Yonder Alonso thought he cost the Oakland Athletics a game with his glove but then made up for it with his bat. Alonso hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the A’s to an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night, helping Oakland avoid...
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Oregon Tech

Oregon Tech Athletes Excel in the Classroom

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recently announced the Scholar-Teams for the 2015-16 academic year. Receiving this distinction requires that a team must have an average minimum of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). All fifteen of the Oregon Tech athletic teams were honored with this distinction,...
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Mariners

Trio of homers enough as Seattle beats Red Sox 3-1

SEATTLE – Rick Porcello went nearly three months without a loss. A trio of swings from Nelson Cruz, Mike Zunino and Adam Lind were enough to bring that long winning streak to an end. Cruz, Zunino and Lind all hit solo home runs, Hisashi Iwakuma threw 7 1/3 shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 on Wednesday night. Seattle handed Porcello his...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Franco lifts Phillies over Giants 5-4 in 12 innings

PHILADELPHIA — Hit or no hit, Maikel Franco was just happy the Phillies won. Franco drove home the winning run with one out in the 12th inning on a play that eventually was ruled a single to give Philadelphia a 5-4 victory over the struggling San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Ryan Howard homered among his three hits and Cameron...
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San Francisco Giants

Altherr homers, drives in 5 to lead Phillies past Giants

PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Altherr is glad to be healthy and back helping the Phillies. Altherr had a homer and five RBI, Maikel Franco homered and went 4 for 4 and Philadelphia used a five-run eighth inning to beat the San Francisco Giants 13-8 in a wild game Tuesday night. Altherr broke a tie with...
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Mariners

Cano’s 3-run HR rallies Mariners to 5-4 win over Red Sox

SEATTLE — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano put a charge into Safeco Field in the eighth inning, and then reliever Edwin Diaz got to shut it all down for the first time. Cano hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run eighth, new closer Diaz got his first major league save and the Mariners...
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