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A’s beat Giants 6-1 to win Bay Bridge series

SAN FRANCISCO — All-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants6-1 on Thursday. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and Stephen Vogt drove in three runs for the A’s, who won three of four in the two-city series that began Monday night in...
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Pino Collects First MLB Win Against Mariners

SEATTLE – Yohan Pino has the game ball to prove he belongs in the majors, even if he doesn’t have a big league job anymore.   The Minnesota Twins rookie right-hander earned his first major league victory — beating theSeattle Mariners 4-2 Thursday night in his fifth big league appearance — and was told after the game that he’s...
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Silva Struggles, Gems Fall 11-2

Klamath Falls Gems starting pitcher Michael Silva (0-4) struggled mightily Wednesday night in Bend, only lasting 1/3 of an inning in an 11-2 loss to the Elks.   For the fourth start in a row Silva would not last past the second inning, this time allowing three hits, five walks and the seven runs....
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Twins Take Care Of M’s

EATTLE — After totaling two runs in the first two games of their series in Seattle, the Twins were eager to score as many as possible Wednesday night. So even after putting up eight in the first four innings, Minnesota players were clamoring for more.   “We had guys screaming in the dugout, `It’s...
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Elks Walk to Win Against Gems

When you are in the midst of a bad stretch in baseball things typically will continue to not go your way, whether it be calls made on the field or the weather.   The Klamath Falls Gems had each of those things happen to them in a 2-1 extra-inning loss to the Bend Elks...
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Gray Leads Athletics To Sixth Straight Win against Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. – Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and theOakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory. Coco Crisp hit an RBI single and stole his 16th base and Nick Punto doubled in a run during a four-run third against Madison Bumgarner (9-7), handed his second three-start skid of the...
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Twins Shut Out Mariners

SEATTLE — Minnesota’s Phil Hughes pitched into the eighth inning, Sam Fuld barely cleared the wall with his second home run of the season and the Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Tuesday night. Hughes rebounded from being knocked around in his previous two starts to shut down the Mariners. Hughes (9-5) gave up eight hits in 7 1/3...
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Elks Feast on Gems

For the second consecutive night a slow start put the Klamath Falls Gems behind on the road, this time 3-0 after three innings in Bend against the Elks, eventually leading to a 10-3 loss.   Klamath Falls right-hander Kyle Detwiler (0-3) was making his first start of the season on the mound in West...
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A’s shutout Giants in Bay Bridge Series opener

OAKLAND, Calif. — The San Francisco Giants have dominated the baseball headlines in the Bay Area since winning the World Series in 2010 and 2012. The Oakland Athletics have swiped most of the attention back after taking over the best record in the majors this summer. And when the two teams met for the first time this season,...
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Iwakuma solid as Mariners top Twins 2-0

SEATTLE – Hisashi Iwakuma is back on track, and that should create a serious concern for the rest of the American League.   Iwakuma struck out a season-high 10 in seven strong innings, Mike Zunino and Michael Saunders hit solo home runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Monday night.   Iwakuma (7-4) has not allowed an earned run to...
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