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Atlanta Pitchers Continue To Fail

Atlanta pitcher Tom Glavine sweats out first inning against Colorado, giving up 7 runs. Rockies won, 13-12. Photo by Associated Press


Shades Of Thomson: Morris’ Hr Lifts Lsu

College World Series Warren Morris’ first homer of the season was one he’ll never forget. Neither will anyone else who watched LSU win the College World Series Saturday on Morris’ …


Royals, Appier Hit Snags In Contract Negotiations

Kevin Appier and Kansas City are back on shaky ground after contract talks between the All-Star pitcher and the Royals broke off a week ago. Agent Jeff Borris said the …


Tigers Have Yanks’ Number - Twice

American League Detroit won two straight games for the first time in almost two months Saturday, rocking Kenny Rogers for eight runs as the Tigers outlasted the New York Yankees …


Tigers Put An End To 2 Losing Streaks

American League The Detroit Tigers ended a seven-game losing streak when Travis Fryman’s two-out bloop single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave them a 6-5 victory Friday night …


Davis Breaks Leg, Belcher Goes Nuts, And Oh, M’S Lose

Royals pitcher Tim Belcher wants a piece of ump Joe Brinkman (15), but manager Bob Boone steps in. Photo by Associated Press


Kansas City Assigns Dallas Baptist Trio To Spokane

Call them the 1996 Spokane Indians or call them Dallas Baptist West. The Kansas City Royals announced Friday they have signed three baseball players from Dallas Baptist University and assigned …


Colorado Drubs Maddux, Braves

National League The Colorado Rockies set a team record for runs, roughing up Greg Maddux and five relievers for 21 hits Friday night in a 19-8 romp over the Atlanta …


Sonics-Bulls Tickets Bringing Big Bucks To ‘Entrepreneurs’

The guy on the phone had Sonics tickets and, for $1,000 each, he’d happily part with them. But the clock was ticking. He had 10 other numbers on his pager …


Lsu Coach Still Big Fan Of Cws Foe

Louisiana State coach Skip Bertman has won a pair of national championships after a similar experience as an assistant with Miami. Today, his current team meets his old one for …


Mariners Go To The Wells To Win Series From Indians

Bob Wells established three goals Thursday night and nearly nailed each of them. The Mariners reliever-turned-starter wanted to pitch six innings, throw about 100 pitches and hold the Cleveland Indians …


Lsu’s Yarnell Bags Gators For Trip To Final

Louisiana State advanced to its third national title game in five years Thursday, outlasting Florida 2-1 as left-hander Eddie Yarnell prevailed in a rare pitching duel in the College World …


Crazy Finish Fells Mariners

Mariners shortstop Alex Rodriguez, interrupted by Jim Thome’s slide, can’t complete fourth-inning double play. Photo by Associated Press


Miami Tops Clemson Ace Again

Miami unleashed a 17-hit attack to beat Clemson ace Kris Benson for the second time in the College World Series, advancing to Saturday’s championship game with a 14-5 victory over …


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White Sox Select Sandpoint Ace Lindgren

Sandpoint High school pitcher Mike Lindgren was drafted Wednesday by the Chicago White Sox on the second day of the three-day amateur draft, his mother confirmed. It was believed that …


Mcnutt Helps Royals Bolt Past Bandits

Aaron McNutt drove in three runs Wednesday, including two with a seventh-inning double, as the Royals beat the Bandits 14-10 in an American Legion AAA game at Shadle Park’s Al …


Thomas’ Sf Leads Torrid Sox To Win

American League Frank Thomas hit a sacrifice fly to break a 12th-inning tie Wednesday night and lead the Chicago White Sox to their sixth consecutive victory, 8-6 over the Boston …


Pittsburgh Rookie Stifles L.A. In Replacement Role

National League Rookie Marc Wilkins, forced to make his first major league start because Denny Neagle had back spasms, pitched five shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the slumping …


Indians Pitching Several Promotions

Mascots, money and munching are all part of the Spokane Indians promotional schedule, released Tuesday. Beginning with their June 21 home opener, the Indians have planned several sidelights to entertain …


Reds Ape Around During Rare Win

National League Barry Larkin drove in three runs with a homer and a triple as the Cincinnati Reds put owner Marge Schott’s good-luck gorilla to work Tuesday night for a …


Gooden’s Helpers Preserve Tight Win

American League Mariano Duncan and Wade Boggs hit two-run homers in the second inning to help Dwight Gooden and the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto …


Lsu Wins At Cws

Chad Cooley, Justin Bowles and Mike Koerner homered as Louisiana State beat Florida 9-4 despite committing five errors and allowing three unearned runs in the College World Series. It was …


For A Change, M’S Wrap Up A Victory Early

Closing time came early Sunday afternoon at the Kingdome - and it wasn’t a mad dash to watch the Sonics play Game 7. Rather, Mariners starting pitcher Bob Wolcott had …


Miami, Clemson Advance

Pat Burrell, the nation’s leading hitter as a freshman, hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in a 10-run third inning that carried Miami over top-seeded Alabama 15-1 in …


Sports People

Former Spokane Indian Jason Thompson doubled, homered and drove in two runs to lead visiting Las Vegas to a 5-2 victory in a Pacific Coast League game at Albuquerque, N.M. …


Stocker Sent Down To Minor Leagues

National League In a move general manager Lee Thomas said he should have made “a while back,” the Philadelphia Phillies sent shortstop Kevin Stocker to the minor league Scranton-Wilkes-Barre team …


New York Steals Game Off Oakland

American League Gerald Williams tied a team record with four steals, and the New York Yankees stole eight bases in beating the Oakland Athletics 11-4 Sunday in Oakland, Calif. Kenny …


Mantle Estate Awarded $4.9 Million

A trading card and sports memorabilia company says it will appeal an arbitration panel’s decision awarding $4.9 million to the Mickey Mantle estate in a 2-year-old case. The suit filed …


Florida Downs Florida State Behind Gifted Hitter/Pitcher

Brad Wilkerson gave himself a 19th birthday present Saturday with a seventh-inning grand slam, then took to the pitcher’s mound for a save to lead Florida to a 5-2 win …