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KLOG Tuesday Sports

July 5th, 2016

Kevin Durant triggers some NBA free agency movement when he agrees to join the Warriors, spurning the Thunder. The Blazers are still looking for a big man after Pau Gasol agrees to join the Spurs…..Houston edged Seattle 2-1 in MLB action yesterday. The M’s four game win streak was snapped. The teams play again today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Bellingham Bells beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 7-1 last night up in Whatcom County. The finale of the three-game set is tonight at 7:05 pm. The Bears return for an eight game home stand starting tomorrow night against Victoria…..In Junior Legion ball yesterday, Olympia edged Nipp’s Burgers 1-0. Nipp’s will take on Centralia today at 3 pm at the Mark Morris HS field……The Timbers and Colorado battled to a 0-0 tie yesterday in MLS action.

KLOG Friday Sports

July 1st, 2016

The Mariners snapped the Orioles seven game win streak with a 5-3 victory last night. Taijuan Walker got the victory and Seth Smith hit a two-run homer. The M’s and O’s play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Morgan McCullough’s RBI fielder choice in the 12th inning gave the Cowlitz Black Bears a 5-4 win over the Wenatchee AppleSox. The teams play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..Hilander Dental dropped two games at the Cowboy Classic in Twin Falls, Idaho. Meridian won 5-4 and Twin Falls also won 5-4. Hilander play Treasure Valley at 5 pm today…..The Trail Blazers met with free agent forward Chandler Parsons last night in Los Angeles. Portland is reportedly offering a four-year max deal. Parsons played for Dallas last season.

KLOG Thursday Sports

June 30th, 2016

The Pirates beat the Mariners 8-1 last night. Seattle begins a four game home series with the red hot Baltimore Orioles tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. The O’s have won seven in-a-row…..Morgan McCullough’s RBI single in the bottom of the 9th gave the Cowlitz Black Bears a 5-4 win over the Portland Stars. The Bears host the Wenatchee AppleSox tonight at 6:35 pm…..Treasure Valley beat Hilander Dental 9-2 in Senior Legion action in Ontario, Oregon last night. Hilander plays two games today at the Cowboy Classic in Twin Falls, Idaho…..Nipp’s Burgers swept two games from Tenino, 5-1 and 13-3, in Junior Legion action yesterday…..The Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 in US Open Cup play last night. The Galaxy take on the Sounders in the next round.

KLOG Wednesday Sports

June 29th, 2016

Nelson Cruz hit his 20th homer and Hisashi Iwakuma got the win as the Mariners beat the Pirates 5-2 last night. The teams close out the two game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears shutout the Portland Lobos 5-0 in a non-league game last night. Jordan Jones got the win with five innings of two-hit, shutout ball. The Bears host another non-league team, the Portland Stars tonight at 6:35 pm…..Montesano scored three runs in the bottom of the 7th inning to edge Nipp’s Burgers 6-5 last night in Junior Legion. Nipp’s hosts Tenino in 5:30 pm action at Mark Morris HS today…..Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $46 million, $24 million guaranteed. Baldwin is now locked up through the 2020 season.

KLOG Tuesday Sports

June 28th, 2016

The Mariners host the Pirates in a two-game interleague series starting tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Both teams have struggled mightily in June. Hisashi Iwakuma pitches against Jonathan Niese…..The Cowlitz Black Bears return home for a non-league game tonight against the Portland Lobos. It’s a 6:35 pm start at Story Field. The Bears host the Portland Stars tomorrow night and then return to WCL action Thursday at home against Wenatchee…..In Senior Legion ball today, Hilander Dental hosts Grays Harbor in a 5 pm DH at Rister Stadium. In Junior Legion, Nipp’s Burgers is at Rochester today at 3 pm…..Registration to attend 13 Seahawks Training Camp practices begins Thursday morning at 10 am on the teams website.

KLOG Monday Sports

June 27th, 2016

The St. Louis Cardinals hit six solo homers in a an 11-6 win over the Mariners on Sunday. The Cards avoid the sweep after the M’s had won on Friday and Saturday. Seattle takes a day off today before the Pittsburgh Pirates come to Safeco Field for games Tuesday and Wednesday…..The Cowlitz Black Bears also have today off after being swept at Kelowna over the weekend. The Falcons won 2-1 yesterday scoring the winning run on a throwing error. The Bears host non-leaguers Tuesday and Wednesday at Story Field…..Nipp’s Burger dropped three of four in weekend Junior Legion baseball. Meridian downed Nipp’s 6-1 on Sunday……The Timbers rallied from 2-0 down at halftime to beat Houston 3-2 in Portland yesterday. Diego Valeri scored on two penalty kicks to complete the comeback.

Friday KLOG Sports

June 17th, 2016

James Paxton gets his first win of the season, going six strong innings as the Mariners avoid a series sweep by beating the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-4. Now, it’s up to Boston for a three-game set, with Hisashi Iwakuma going to the hill for Seattle against former M Roenis Elias, KLOG coverage starts at 3 pm…..Making up Wednesday’s rainout, the Cowlitz Black Bears played two against the Kitsap BlueJackets, dropping both ends, 3-1 and 9-6. Now, they head further north to take on the WCL’s hottest team, Victoria, game time is 6:35 pm…..Playing in the Dave Orzel Memorial Baseball Tournament, the Junior Legion team from Nipp’s Burgers got a 6-5 win over Adna. Nipp’s has two games today at Winlock HS, while the Hilander Dental team will play two at Adna HS.

Wednesday KLOG Sports

June 15th, 2016

The M’s drop the opener of their ten-day road trip, falling to the Tampa Bay Rays 8-7. The big news out of this game was Taijuan Walker leaving the game in the 4th inning, after some tightened up in his foot. Mariners officials say that they expect him to make his next start…..A couple of long balls helped the Cowlitz Black Bears beat the Kitsap BlueJackets 11-7 last night. Nyles Nygaard cracked a grand slam, while Erek Bolton had a solo shot. Kitsap crept back into it late, but Jacob Worrell and Jake Hawken shut the door with scoreless relief in the 8th and 9th. The second of the three-game series is tonight in Bremerton, first pitch at 6:35 pm…..The San Antonio Stars beat the Seattle Storm 77-70 last night, led by Moriah Jefferson with 19 points. Breanna Stewart led Seattle with 19.

KLOG Friday Sports

June 10th, 2016

Tyler Naquin golfed a one-handed, two-run homer to right in the 8th inning to give Cleveland a 5-3 win over the Mariners. Robinson Cano had two solo homers for Seattle. The M’s host the Texas Rangers in a big AL West series starting tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. The M’s made two selections on the first day of the MLB Draft taking Mercer University OF Kyle Lewis and high school 3B Joe Rizzo…..The Cowlitz Black Bears host the Portland Dukes tonight at 6:35 pm. Walla Walla comes in for a three game set over the weekend and Monday…..In Senior Legion ball today, Hilander Dental takes on the Thurston Bandits at 5:30 pm at Olympia HS…..The women’s PGA Championship continues at Sahalee in Sammamish. Brooke Henderson, 18, has the lead after round one.

KLOG Thursday Sports

June 9th, 2016

Taijuan Walker pitched eight scoreless innings with 11 strikeouts in the Mariners 5-0 victory over Cleveland last night. Chris Ianetta hit two homers and drove in four runs. The teams close out the four game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears won their first road game of the season with a 7-5 victory at Gresham last night. The Bears have today off before they host the Portland Dukes in a non-leaguer Friday night at Story Field. Walla Walla is in town over the weekend…..In Senior Legion ball, Hilander Dental rallied from 5-0 down to beat the Grays Harbor Giants 8-5. Zach Brown got the win with five shutout innings of relief…..The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship gets underway today at the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish. The LPGA top-100 are entered.