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Indians Ring Victory Belle One More Time

American League Albert Belle hit his major league-leading 36th homer, a three-run drive that capped a seven-run second inning Wednesday night, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Brewers 12-2 in …


Buhner Carries M’S Over Yankees, 6-5 Three-Run Hr, Two Defensive Gems The Difference In Seattle Victory

Maybe if the Yankees knew what they know now, they might not have traded Jay Buhner. “I like playing here,” said Buhner, whose three-run homer capped a four-run fifth inning …


Red Sox Lessen A’S Chances, Win 7-4

American League Jose Canseco hit a three-run homer in the 14th inning Tuesday night to give the Boston Red Sox a 7-4 win over Oakland at Fenway Park and hurt …


May Slaps Homer In Astros’ Win

National League Derrick May followed a bench-clearing brawl with a grand slam in the seventh inning Tuesday night and the Houston Astros snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Cincinnati …


Where Cal Remains King

1. Cal Ripken salutes the crowd. Photo by Associated Press 2. Rafael Palmeiro congratulates Cal Ripken on Tying Lou Gehrig’s mark. Photo by Associated Press


Ripken Averts Injury To Keep Streak Alive

American League The California Angels ended their streak and Cal Ripken extended his, although consecutive game No. 2,129 was hardly routine. Ripken kept his consecutive-games streak alive Monday, moving within …


Kids Keeping Cal Ripken Humble

Wednesday is a big day in the Ripken household, but not simply because Daddy is scheduled to break Lou Gehrig’s consecutive-games record. It is also the first day of school …


Yankees Work Over Mariners, 13-3 Loss, Kansas City Split Drops Seattle A Half-Game Back In Wild Card Race

Randy Johnson has been sidelined for nine days with an ailing shoulder, and two of the Seattle Mariners’ other starting pitchers haven’t lasted beyond the second inning the past two …


Rockies Fouled By Sosa Homer

National League The baseball went off the bat of Sammy Sosa and soared toward the left-field foul pole. Over the fence? Absolutely. The ball was destined for Waveland Avenue, well …


Amaral’s Bat Boosts Mariners To Victory

Only young Ryan Ripken knows how to get his father Cal to take a seat. Photo by Associated Press


Indians End ‘95 Season With 12th-Inning Loss To Yakima

The Spokane Indians and Yakima Bears just couldn’t get enough of each other and the 1995 season. The two started the season together at Yakima and finished it up there …


Vizquel’s Hit Keeps Cleveland Perfect

American League Once the game got to extra innings, the only question was who would win it for the Cleveland Indians. Omar Vizquel was the hero this time, singling home …


Girardi’s 11th-Inning Single Tops Cardinals

National League Sure, Dante Bichette, Larry Walker, Vinny Castilla and Andres Galarraga deserve all the attention they get. But don’t overlook the rest of the Rockies, manager Don Baylor said. …


Padres Are Heads Up In Win Against Phils

National League A head-first slide made the difference Saturday in a game between teams in the tight N.L. wild card race. Brian Johnson’s dive helped him reach on an infield …


California Continues Slide In A.L. West

American League Even after the A.L. West-leading California Angels lost their eighth straight game, manager Marcel Lachemann was encouraged. “We showed signs of coming out of our slump today. We …


Griffey, Mariners Strike Out With A Chance To Lead In The Wild Card Race, M’S Star Can’t Produce With Game On Line

A fan reminds Cal Ripken that he’s only four games away from the records. Photo by Associated Press


Spokane Beats Bears, Keeps Goals In Reach Indians Stay In Tie For 2nd Place; Vida Remains In Nwl Batting Race

The Spokane Indians attained one goal on Saturday and put themselves in position to reach two more. By beating the Yakima Bears 7-3, Spokane improved to 36-39 - its most …


Royals Continue Drive For Wild Card

American League Gary Gaetti drove in two runs and Johnny Damon homered Friday night as the streaking Kansas City Royals won their sixth consecutive game, a 5-2 victory that extended …


Charlton Breaks Norm, Wins On 3 Hours’ Rest

Norm Charlton was on the road Friday morning, headed toward Washington, D.C. His brother, Craig, was graduating from the Secret Service Academy, and Charlton had to be there.


Indians Satisfy Full House Spokane Finishes Home Schedule By Defeating Yakima 4-0 To Equal Its Most Wins Since 1990

Perfect weather, an attendance record and a shutout win. Such are the answered dreams of the Spokane Indians, who capped their home season on a warm September evening at packed …


Bagwell’s Return Leads Houston

National League Jeff Bagwell, in his first game off the injury list, drove in the tying run in Houston’s three-run seventh inning as the Astros rallied to beat the visiting …


Indians Put On A Terrific Show Spokane Plays Errorless Baseball To Defeat Yakima 2-1 In Front Of National TV Audience

Perhaps the Spokane Indians needed to have television cameras pointed at them all year. With a national TV audience watching on ESPN2, the Indians played errorless ball and held tough …


O’Neill Slugs 3 Hrs In Yanks’ 11-6 Win

American League Paul O’Neill drove in eight runs with three homers and a single Thursday to lead the New York Yankees to an 11-6 victory over visiting California, the Angels’ …


Sans Randy, M’S Manage Surprise Win Wolcott, Guetterman Pitch Seattle To 11-2 Rout

Boston’s Mike Macfarlane forces Edgar Martinez at home, then fires to first for double play. Photo by Associated Press


King Crowns Cincy With Late Homer

National League Jeff King hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, his fourth hit of the game, as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied against closer Jeff Brantley for a 6-4 …


Cards’ Player Continues Family Tradition

National League David Bell’s first major-league homer was so perfect that he wondered whether something extraordinary was afoot. Bell hit a game-winning two-run homer in his hometown Wednesday night, powering …


Belle’s Heroics Leads Indians Past Jays

American League Once again, the Cleveland Indians turned the incredible into the routine. “I don’t know, the more improbable it gets, the more these guys do it,” manager Mike Hargrove …


Blood Tough With Indians

Darin Blood certainly knows his way around Spokane. The Post Falls native and Gonzaga University product also knows his way around the Spokane Indians’ batting order.


Bagwell Gets Ready For Friday Return

Jeff Bagwell has learned he can be hit by a pitch in any league. The Houston Astros first baseman, out since July 30 when his left hand was broken by …


Tribe Plays Trump Card: It’s A Deuce Spokane Indians Set To Show Off For Espn2 Cameras Tonight

Live! From Spokane! It’s Thursday night! All right, so it was a bit more effective for Chevy Chase. Still, the Spokane Indians are looking to capture the attention of thousands …