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Gems Get Three In a Row

The Gems are proving to be a tough match for the Medford Rogues early on. The best team in the league came in with a four game winning streak and have now been handed back to back losses by the Gems (6-11) to start divisional play.   Austin McGeorge made his first start of...
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Peavy Rocked By M’s

SEATTLE — Something about Safeco Field is bringing out the best in Kyle Seager. While most hitters find Seattle’s park frustrating, the Mariners third baseman is thriving at home this season.Seager had an RBI double in the first inning and hit a three-run homer in the fifth off Boston starter Jake Peavy as the...
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San Francisco Giants

Amarista Powers Padres Past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Jesse Hahn learned everything he knows about sports from his father. The San Diego Padres are happy he was paying attention. Hahn pitched six strong innings, Alexi Amarista drove in three runs on three hits and San Diego handed the stumbling San Francisco Giants their 12th loss in the past 15...
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Mets Crush A’s

NEW YORK — Travis d’Arnaud said he flashed a big grin when he saw Citi Field for the first time in two weeks. He was downright giddy when he got a “car wash” several hours later. D’Arnaud hit a three-run shot in his return from a demotion, slumping outfielder Chris Young homered twice and...
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Gems Walk Off Rogues

  The Medford Rogues came into Kiger Stadium tonight as the best team in the West Coast League, they still are, but the Gems walked them off tonight in 10 innings. For the second time this year the Rogues (10-4) and the Gems (5-11) were locked in a wild one that took extra innings...
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Mariners

Mariners Crush Red Sox

SEATTLE — The run support Felix Hernandez deserved in his three previous starts finally arrived. Logan Morrison hit two long home runs, Hernandez threw seven strong innings to win for the first time since June 2 and the Seattle Mariners used a six-run fourth inning to rout theBoston Red Sox 12-3 on Monday night. Seattle won its fourth straight after...
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San Francisco Giants

Padres Blank Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Cuban defector Odrisamer Despaigne made fired San Diego general manager Josh Byrnes look good in his sterling major league debut. Despaigne became the fourth Padres pitcher to throw seven scoreless innings in his first big league start, leading San Diego to a 6-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Monday night. “He pitched great...
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Gems’ Irwin and Detwiler Dominate Pippins

Nothing was going to stop Tanner Irwin (1-1) from twirling a gem on the mound Sunday night, not even a Yakima Valley attack that had tallied 15 runs twice in its last three games.   Irwin, the Fresno Pacific product, would hold the Pippins to one run over five innings of three hit ball,...
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Mariners

Mariners Send Royals To Fourth Straight Loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Fernando Rodney was good for another dozen pitches and the Seattle Mariners were good for a sweep.   Rodney, working for the fourth straight day, earned his 21st save in 23 chances as the Mariners defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.   Rodney, who had thrown 46 pitches in the...
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Giants Dispatch Diamondbacks

PHOENIX — Everything was working for Madison Bumgarner.   The lanky left-hander pitched into the ninth inning in a dominant performance, leading theSan Francisco Giants to a 4-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.   “I feel like I got better as the game went on,” Bumgarner said. “We were making pitches both sides of the plate,...
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