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Gonzalez Beats Sox With Clutch Base Hit

American League Alex Gonzalez won the game at the plate for the Toronto Blue Jays after saving it with his glove Monday night. The rookie shortstop preserved a 3-3 tie …

K.C. Holds Off M’S To Post 10-9 Victory Goodwin’s Single In Ninth Thwarts Seattle Comebacks

Tom Goodwin’s RBI single in the ninth inning gave the Kansas City Royals a 10-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night after they blew two seven-run leads. Seattle’s …

Cws Breaks Attendance Mark

While attendance at major-league games continues to slide, the College World Series set another record this year. The tournament drew 182,759 fans to 10 sessions at Rosenblatt Stadium, an average …

Reds Win Fifth Straight

National League Ron Gant hit two home runs and drove in four runs as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Colorado Rockies 11-6 Monday night in Denver for their fifth straight …

Houston Halts Streaking Phils

National League Luis Gonzalez’ three-run homer highlighted a four-run eighth inning that carried Houston to a 6-5 victory over Philadelphia on Tuesday night, ending the Astros’ losing streak to six …

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Braves Evacuate Smoking Plane

The Atlanta Braves evacuated their Montreal-bound plane Monday night after the cabin filled with smoke while on the runway at Atlanta International Airport. The plane was awaiting takeoff when players …

Indians Assigned Fullerton Star

Tony Miranda, who helped Cal State Fullerton to the NCAA baseball World Series title last week in Omaha, Neb., was assigned Monday to the Spokane Indians. Miranda, 22, a senior …

White Attains Cycle With Six-Hit Game

National League Even for a streak hitter such as Rondell White, his performance Sunday in San Francisco was nothing short of extraordinary. White set a Montreal record with six hits, …

Fleming, M’S Can’t Hold Off Yanks Former Rookie Pitching Ace Loses His Place In Rotation

Little League, summer leagues, high school, college, the minor leagues, the majors - Dave Fleming has pitched in them all. And not once, at any level, did the 25-year-old left-hander …

Mcgwire Continues Fireworks At Fenway

American League Oakland first baseman Mark McGwire brought even the Boston fans at Fenway Park to their feet. McGwire hit home runs in three consecutive at-bats Sunday, and also tied …

New Parent Team Fields Winners

1. The parent club has changed, but the name - and the game - remain the same at Seafirst Stadium. The 1995 Spokane Indians reported for duty on Sunday. Photo …

Unauthorized Author Unveils ‘Rookie’


Rockies’ Decision Sends Cubs To Win

National League Shawon Dunston wasn’t at all “insulted,” he said, when Colorado manager Don Baylor ordered Mark Grace intentionally walked to get to Dunston in the seventh inning Saturday. “Not …

Majoring In The Minors Pedrique Starts Over Again, This Time As Indians’ Manager

“I’m not here to be Fidel Castro.” Under new manager Al Pedrique, the Spokane Indians will know how to hit-and-run, and crave the do-or-die moments. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review

M’S Show Yanks Talk Is Cheap Johnson Shines In Rematch With Leyritz As Seattle Edges Struggling New York

In his much-anticipated rematch with Jim Leyritz and the Yankees, Randy Johnson pitched seven-solid innings, surrendering just two runs. Photo by Associated Press

Fullerton Rips Trojans In Title Game

Pitcher Mark Kotsay, left, and catcher Brian Lloyd celebrate. Photo by Associated Press

Mcgwire’s Homers Power A’S To Victory

American League Mark McGwire just hits ‘em. He doesn’t watch where they land.

Piniella Just Crazy About Belcher After M’S Pitcher Improves To 3-0

Two things kept Tim Belcher sane last year, and neither of them was baseball. One was a farm in Ohio, the other a daughter, Maddison Dawn, who arrived the first …

Usc Faces Fullerton For Cws Title Alvarez Gets Five Hits To Boost Trojans Over Hurricanes, 7-3

Miami’s Bruce Thompson beats the tag of USC’s Gabe Alverez. Photo by Associated Press

Versalles Dies

Zoilo Versalles, a member of the Minnesota Twins’ World Series team in 1965 and the American League’s most valuable player that year, was found dead in his Bloomington, Minn., home, …

Owners Expect Full Slate

Baseball owners, debating what their position will be when they return to the bargaining table, said they thought this season will be played to conclusion. “Both sides are rational enough …

Fullerton Rolls Into Title Game

College World Series In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, Cal State Fullerton is in the College World Series championship game.

California Rallies As Boston Bobbles

The visiting California Angels capitalized on two eighth-inning errors to beat the Boston Red Sox 10-8 Thursday in a game marked by a bench-clearing brawl. Trailing 8-7, California scored twice …

Mets Construct Huge First Inning

Giants baserunner Mark Carreon makes call on fan who slid into second place at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park Wednesday night. The fan was arrested. Photo by Associated Press

Former Teammates Wish Mantle Well Bouton, Author Of ‘Ball Four,’ Speaks Up After Ex-Slugger Undergoes Transplant


Pitching Woes Mount For M’S

Mariners second baseman Joey Cora watches hoplessly as a pop-up bunt by Baltimore’s Curtis Goodwin bounces in front of him, allowing Goodwin to take first base. Photo by Associated Press

Southern Cal, Miami To Play It Again

College World Series Southern California pitcher Ben Tucker blew most of a five-run lead before the Trojans held on to beat Miami 7-5 Wednesday and force an elimination game for …

Nine-Run Eighth Lifts M’S

Seattle shortstop Felix Fermin has plenty of time to tag Curtis Goodwin at second base. Photo by Associated Press

Top Clubs Have New Strengths

The defending North Idaho American Legion league and district champions will have to go about winning in very contrasting styles this summer if they’re going to contend for state berths. …