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Calhoun leads Angels to 6-5 win over A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — All eyes were on Mike Trout as he tracked Ike Davis‘ long fly ball to the wall. He had to make a late adjustment but was able to haul it in, prompting Los Angeles closer Huston Street to pump his fist into the air. Kole Calhoun had two hits and three RBIs, Garrett Richards took a shutout into the...
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Mike Conley-less Grizzlies finish off Blazers with scoring balance

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State Warriors. They didn’t waste a second, especially on their own court. Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93...
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Mariners

Morrison’s tiebreaking double helps Mariners beat Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas – Logan Morrison thought he was just having tough luck at the plate this season. An infield hit and a tiebreaking, two-run double down the right-field line againstWandy Rodriguez seemed to change things. Morrison finished 4 for 5 to raise his batting average to .194 and back Felix Hernandez in the Seattle Mariners‘ 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on...
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Angels lose Pujols but beat Athletics 6-3

OAKLAND, Calif. – Mike Trout doesn’t have many days where he goes without a hit. When he does, the Angels’ slugger tends to bounce back in a hurry. A day after going hitless with three strikeouts, Trout was back in form doing what he does best in a stadium that has quickly become his home away...
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San Francisco Giants

Dodgers hit 4 HRs off Vogelsong in 7-3 win over Giants

LOS ANGELES — Home runs are difficult to hit at Dodger Stadium at night because of the marine layer hanging over the ballpark. The home team didn’t have much trouble hitting them out against Ryan Vogelsong on Wednesday night, however. Joc Pederson, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier and went deep against the San Francisco Giants‘ right-hander in the first inning, and Jimmy...
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Oregon Tech at No. 12 for Fourth-Straight Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – For the fourth week in a row the Oregon Tech Softball team remained at No. 12 in the seventh regular-season edition of the 2015 NAIA Softball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, announced Tuesday by the national office. Oregon Tech, the 2015 Cascade Collegiate Conference regular season champion, remained at 38-12 on the...
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Mariners

Happ doubles season K mark, Mariners win 2-1 at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas – J.A. Happ probably will never be considered a strikeout artist for the Seattle Mariners. The hard-throwing lefty will still get his share of Ks. Happ doubled his season strikeout total with nine in 6 2/3 innings, and Rickie Weeks homered for the Mariners in a 2-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. “He kept them off...
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Sonny Gray strikes out 6 to pitch Athletics past Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. – Sonny Gray found himself facing a rare early deficit, and theOakland Athletics came out swinging to get him right back on track. Gray kept slugger Mike Trout off the bases all game and struck him out twice.Brett Lawrie brought his power stroke and the A’s snapped a season-high four-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Los...
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San Francisco Giants

Bumgarner outduels Kershaw as Giants beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Once again, Madison Bumgarner got the better of Clayton Kershaw – although not by much. Bumgarner pitched eight sharp innings in the fifth installment of this marquee matchup, and batterymate Buster Posey homered to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. “It’s going to bring out the best in you, for...
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Blazers erase 10-point deficit, stave off elimination with win over Grizzlies

PORTLAND, Ore. — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over theMemphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward. All of them were smiling. Portland had avoided elimination from the playoffs with a 99-92 victory over Memphis.
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