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State Champion Golfer wins Central Willamette Junior Championship

MOLALLA – Just two weeks removed from winning the Oregon Golf Association’s Bob Norquist Invitational, Mazama senior Bryce Wortman has won the Central Willamette Junior Championship.  Wortman, the reigning 4A state champion golfer, recorded 6 birdies and an eagle while scoring 4 under par 67. Wortman’s two-day total of 135 strokes allowed him to...
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San Francisco Giants

Niese gets 1st win since May 9, Mets top skidding Giants 3-0

SAN FRANCISCO – Jonathon Niese had been waiting almost two months to earn a win. So when it took nine innings for the New York Mets to build a lead Monday night, that was just fine with him. Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first victory since May 9, and the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 to...
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Mariners

Castellanos has 4 RBIs, Tigers win 12-5

SEATTLE — Detroit manager Brad Ausmus doesn’t think hitting is contagious.J.D. Martinez disagrees, and has significant proof to point to after Monday’s win over the Seattle Mariners. Martinez got three of the Tigers’ 19 hits, as Detroit scored nine runs in the sixth and seventh innings to pull away for a 12-5 win over the Mariners. “I’m a...
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Mariners

Montgomery solid into 6th, Mariners beat Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. — Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery knew instantly that his bid for a third consecutive shutout was over, even before Sam Fuld‘s first home run of the season cleared the fence in the third inning. The ball didn’t get out by much, landing just on the first few steps of the staircase beyond the right field...
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San Francisco Giants

Ramos homers, drives in 2 as Nationals defeat Giants 3-1

WASHINGTON – Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann is in a groove, and he wouldn’t let the San Francisco Giants get back on track. Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings, Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, and the Nationals beat the struggling Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep. Ramos added an RBI single in the eighth and Bryce Harper,...
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Mariners

Mariners rookie Mike Montgomery 1-hits Padres for 2nd straight shutout

SAN DIEGO — Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery never threw a shutout in 168 starts during eight minor league seasons. Now he’s got two straight after just six big league starts, putting him in some elite company. Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and finished with a one-hitter for his second consecutive shutout as...
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Oakland Athletics A's

De La Rosa pitches Rockies to 2-1 win over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. — After 21 years in the majors, Colorado reliever LaTroy Hawkins isn’t trying to trick anyone with pitch sequences. The 42-year-old doesn’t have to worry about deception when he’s still able to reach 95 mph with his fastball. Hawkins retired all three batters he faced for his first save since April, and the Rockies...
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Oakland Athletics A's

Reddick, Davis, Butler homer for A’s in 7-1 win over Rockies

OAKLAND, Calif. – Josh Reddick and Ike Davis quickly helped the Oakland Athletics put a difficult weekend behind them. Reddick and Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the A’s snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Monday night. “That was really big,” Graveman said. “It set the...
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Bumgarner pitches, hits Giants to 6-3 win

SAN FRANCISCO — With his arm and bat, Madison Bumgarner keeps piling up impressive numbers. Bumgarner hit his eighth career home run and also struck out his 1,000th batter, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Sunday. The World Series MVP had already singled and scored when he hit a solo homer in the seventh inning. “That’s...
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Mariners

Angels win on wild pitch, beat Mariners 3-2 in 10 innings

ANAHEIM, Calif. — When Felix Hernandez is pitching, the Los Angeles Angelswill take a win any way they can get it. Held to one hit over six innings by the All-Star right-hander, the Angels squeaked out a 3-2 victory Sunday as Kole Calhoun scored on a wild pitch byTom Wilhelmsen in the 10th inning after Albert Pujols grounded into a bases-loaded double...
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