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Athletics Clinch Playoff Berth

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Oakland Athletics finally clinched their third consecutive playoff berth — on the last day of the regular season after a prolonged slump. Sonny Gray threw a six-hitter to win for the first time in five September starts, Josh Reddickhad an RBI triple and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday to clinch the American League’s second...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants Cruise Past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO — At the end of a long and sporadic regular season for the San Francisco Giants, Hunter Pence held the microphone to his mouth and gave fans at AT&T Park a pep talk.   The right fielder, whose profanity-filled speech in a celebratory clubhouse a few days earlier made national headlines, kept his words clean...
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Mariners

Mariners Fall Short In Playoff Bid

EATTLE — The Seattle Mariners played the final game of the season in split screen. Part of the attention was transfixed on the field and making sure the Mariners closed with a victory in the hope it had postseason meaning. The other was on the out-of-town scoreboard, hoping for the result they needed in Texas. “This...
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Eastern Oregon Rallies Early to Defeat Oregon Tech in Straight Sets

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. –  Oregon Tech got off to a quick start in tonight’s Cascade Collegiate Conference volleyball match versus No. 11 Eastern Oregon, but after the Mountaineers rallied from a six point deficit in set 1, it was all Mountaineers in a 3-0 (25-23, 25-22, 25-19) sweep over the Owls tonight at Danny...
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Geoducks Slip Past Owls 2-0

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore – Evergreen State scored a goal in each half on the way to their first Cascade Conference win of the year Saturday afternoon at Trevor Derrah Field at Steen Sports Park. Evergreen improves to 1-1 in CCC play and 3-6 on the season with Oregon Tech falling to 5-5 on the...
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Big plays propel No. 18 USC past Oregon State

LOS ANGELES — When Su’a Cravens intercepted Sean Mannion‘s pass and returned it 31 yards untouched for the game’s first score, he perked up everybody on the Southern California sideline. The Trojans’ two-week hangover from an embarrassing loss evaporated in a surge of big plays against Oregon State, keeping USC right on course in the Pac-12 race....
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Eagles Shutout Owls in Conference Opener 3-0

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Northwest University controlled play and dominated the scoreboard on the way to a 3-0 Cascade Conference win Thursday night at Trevor Derrah Field at Steen Sports Park. Northwest improved to 3-5-1 on the season and 1-0 in CCC play. Oregon Tech falls to 0-1 in Conference and 5-4-0 on the...
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Mariners

Logan Morrison provides punch with 2 HRs as Mariners stay alive

TORONTO — Two big swings by Logan Morrison sent Seattle into the final weekend of the season with a small chance to make the playoffs.   Morrison homered twice, Mike Zunino also connected and the Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Thursday night.   “We’re still in the ring, still fighting,” Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said.   The...
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San Francisco Giants

Giants Clinch Playoffs, Rally Past Padres

SAN FRANCISCO – Hunter Pence jumped in the middle of a champagne party and started shouting an expletive-filled congratulatory speech to the playoff-bound San Francisco Giants. The clean part: “Playoffs, baby! Come get some!” Nearly 10 hours later, the real fun began for San Francisco. The Giants secured a wild card when Milwaukee lost at Cincinnati on Thursday afternoon....
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Adrian Beltre walk-off keeps A’s from gaining in wild-card race

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Oakland Athletics lost a chance to clinch their third straight trip to the playoffs before their game in Texas started. Yet another loss to the last-place Rangers kept the A’s from at least getting a little closer to one of those AL wild-card spots. Adrian Beltre hit a walk-off home run in the...
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