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Freeman’s HR in 11th inning lifts Braves past Giants, 5-4

ATLANTA — There have been too few opportunities for the Braves to celebrate this season, especially at home. Freddie Freeman and his teammates made the most of Wednesday night’s chance. Freeman homered leading off the 11th inning to give Atlanta a 5-4 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Freeman was...
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Mariners

Ramirez homers twice as Padres rout Mariners 14-6

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres apparently heard their executive chairman loud and clear. Alexei Ramirez homered twice and matched his career high with five RBI, Adam Rosales and Wil Myers also went deep, and the Padres routed the Seattle Mariners 14-6 Wednesday night hours after executive chairman Ron Fowler strongly criticized the...
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San Francisco Giants

Peavy almost perfect through 7 as Giants blank Braves 4-0

ATLANTA – Jake Peavy made sure his 35th birthday was a success. Peavy faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings, Denard Span drove in two runs with three hits and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves4-0 on Tuesday night. Four relievers finished the combined one-hitter. Peavy (2-5) allowed one hit with no walks and three strikeouts. He was...
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Mariners

Seattle uses 5 home runs to pummel San Diego 16-4

SEATTLE — When the Seattle Mariners offseason makeover was complete, the expectation was they would be less reliant on hitting home runs. Tell that to the rest of the league. After Tuesday’s 16-4 pummeling of San Diego that featured five homers — two by Seth Smith – no team in baseball has hit more home runs than the...
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Valencia, Vogt pace A’s over Twins for 4th straight win

OAKLAND, Calif. – Danny Valencia opened May on the disabled list. He closed it as one of the hottest hitters in baseball. Valencia homered and drove in three runs, Stephen Vogt had three hits and drove in two and the Oakland Athletics won their fourth straight, beating theMinnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday night. “It’s nice to be back, nice to help...
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Mariners

Seattle uses 2 big innings to rout San Diego 9-3

SEATTLE — After three straight days of mediocre performances from its starting rotation, Seattle needed Nathan Karns to eat up some innings and give the Mariners relievers some rest. Karns did his job and kept the Mariners hanging around long enough for two big innings and big home runs from Kyle Seager and Dae-Ho...
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San Francisco Giants

Mallex Smith’s 3-run triple powers Braves past Giants, 5-3

ATLANTA — Mike Foltynewicz is showing he can be more than just a fastball pitcher — and that he can be part of the Braves’ long-term rotation. Foltynewicz continued his recent upswing by allowing only three hits and one run in six-plus innings, Mallex Smith hit a three-run triple and Atlanta beat Jeff Samardzija...
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Stephen Curry, Warriors back to NBA Finals after finishing off OKC

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more. A special, record-setting season saved for the defending champs, with a memorable comeback added to the long list of accomplishments. Splash Brothers Curry and...
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Owls Jump into 4th at 2016 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship

SILVIS, Ill. – The Oregon Tech Men’s Golf Team fired a 1 under 283 led by Tyler Swinton’s (Pictured) four under 67 which is now low round of the tournament, as the Owls jumped all the way up to 4th position heading into tomorrow’s final round at the 2016 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship...
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Warriors stave off elimination to send West finals back to OKC

OAKLAND, Calif. — “We ain’t going home! We’re not going home!” Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs. No, his Golden State Warriors are going back to Oklahoma City, after keeping alive their title reign and the winningest season in NBA history for at least one more game. Curry scored 31 points, raising his arms in...
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