Suzuki’s home runs, defense lift A’s

OAKLAND — Kurt Suzuki already had produced a stellar day; a pair of solo home runs and a throw to second to nail a base runner trying to steal. Then Oakland’s go-to catcher put a game-saving tag on his former Cal State Fullerton teammate to close the Athletics’ 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on […]

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Devils’ fall schedule announced; packed with challenge

Some people own the night. Some teams own a specific opponent. Davis High, at least its athletic teams, seem to own the fall. While Blue Devil competitors and coaches put the finishing touches on training, tryouts and workouts, a look at the upcoming schedule hints at another exciting autumn. Of the nine DHS fall sports […]

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River Cats score a quick knockout

There was quite a bit of discrepancy between the two starting pitchers on Tuesday night at Raley Field. On one side, Sacramento River Cats ace Graham Godfrey tossed six innings and yielded two runs on just three hits. On the other hand, Albuquerque Isotopes hurler Joe Newby recorded just one out before leaving the game, […]

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Aggressive Moscoso sends A’s over Orioles

OAKLAND — Guillermo Moscoso went back to his cutter after slumping for a month or so. The results have been impressive. Josh Willingham hit a home run and had two hits, Coco Crisp drove in two runs and Moscoso won for the third time in his last four starts as the Oakland Athletics beat the […]

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MLB roundup: Diamondbacks beat Halladay

PHILADELPHIA — Lyle Overbay lined a two-RBI double off Roy Halladay in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. Overbay knocked in all three runs as Arizona won its seventh straight game. Halladay (15-5) had retired 12 straight batters into the ninth. Halladay, […]

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Another painful loss for the Giants in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Nothing is going right for the defending World Series champs. The injuries are piling up. So are the losses. Martin Prado drove in the winning run for Atlanta with a two-out single in the 11th, giving the Braves their second straight win in the last at-bat over the San Francisco Giants, 2-1, on […]

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Greiner Athlete of the Week (08/17/11): UCD soccer forward Rogan Dolan

Talk about an impressive debut. Wearing the UC Davis uniform for the first time in a Sunday preseason game at Aggie Field, freshman Rogan Dolan scored the only goal of the day as the Aggies defeated the California Storm — a Women’s Premier Soccer League squad that featured players such as former Brazil star Sissi […]

Sports briefs: UCD softball squad hosts two clinics

The Aggie softball program will host two clinics in the coming weeks at La Rue Field. UCD head coach Karen Yoder leads an experienced cast of camp counselors, which will include current and former Aggie players. Registration is still available for an infield development clinic on Sunday (from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.) and a pitchers/catchers […]

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UC Davis, Sudwerk introduce Aggie Lager

UC Davis, a world leader in brewing science and education, and Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery of Davis have entered into a licensing agreement that will offer Aggie Lager on tap at Davis eateries and generate an estimated $25,000 a year for scholarships, campus officials announced Tuesday, Aug. 16. Sudwerk is brewing the beer, which is on tap at its […]

Oakland wastes another good performance by Allen

OAKLAND — Brandon Allen has had a pretty good couple of days since making his AL debut. The Oakland Athletics haven’t benefited from them yet. Allen got three hits for the second straight day but the Athletics failed to hold a lead and fell to the Baltimore Orioles, 6-2, on Monday, their fourth straight loss. […]

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River Cats snap eight-game skid

For the first time since Aug. 5, there were smiles in the Sacramento River Cats locker room after the game on Monday. The happiness came courtesy of a 5-3 victory over Round Rock at Raley Field, snapping the Cats’ eight-game losing streak. After Express third baseman and former Sacramento star Esteban German — the River […]

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Wilson, Giants let one slip away in Atlanta

ATLANTA — One day after being held out with a bad back, Brian Wilson wouldn’t make any excuses. Wilson said his back was fine against the Braves. The result wasn’t so good. “I lost the game,” said San Francisco’s star closer. “I blew it.” Wilson couldn’t hold a two-run lead in the ninth as Freddie […]

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Culpepper works out for 49ers

SANTA CLARA — Daunte Culpepper threw passes to tight end Nate Lawrie once again, on a little bigger stage this time than during their stint together last year with the United Football League’s Sacramento Mountain Lions. Culpepper worked out for some 30 minutes Monday in front of the San Francisco 49ers brass — and Lawrie […]

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