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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Brandon Hicks made the team in spring training when it became obvious San Francisco regular second baseman, Marco Scutaro, would not be ready t michael kors outlet o start the season. He made the most of his opportunity.

Hicks hit a three run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give the San Francisco Giants a 4 1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, completing a three game sweep.

felt awesome, said Hicks, who hit a game ending homer for the Oakland Athletics two years ago. always remember these.

had a tremendous spring, Giants manager Bruce Bochy s michael kors outlet aid. Scutaro down we needed help there and he been getting big hits for us. Two outs in the ninth; it doesn get any better than that. Posey led off with a single and pinch runner Gregor Blanco went to second on Juan Perez sacrifice bunt. Pablo Sandoval struck out and Brandon Crawford, who drove in the Giants first run, was walked intentionally.

Hicks took a ball and then hit a towering fly into the left field bleachers, giving the sellout crowd of 41,530 something to celebrate.

wanted to be ready for it when and if he threw a fastball, Hicks said. a hard thrower and I was able to get a pitch up in the zone. Ro michael kors outlet mo (2 0) pitched a scoreless inning to get the victory. Cory Allen (2 1), who allowed his first run in 12 games, took the loss.

was not trying to elevate a fastball, Allen said. was trying to throw a good fastball down and way. It was already a bad count and he was probably looking for it. He got a pitch out over the plate and put the barrel to it.

Ryan Vogelsong found a flaw in h michael kors outlet is mechanics after a disastrous start in his last outing. The fix has him looking forward with a renewed sense of confidence.

was a pretty major flaw, in my legs, and I just tried to fix it, said Vogelsong, who was pulled with one out in the second inning of last Monday 8 2 loss at the Colorado Rockies. other night was so bad, you just look to see if anything sticks out. I was out so fast there wasn a whole lot to digest. threw seven shutout innings, his longest start of the season. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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HOUSTON (AP) Mike Moustakas has been mired in such a tough start to the season he joked that he tried to do a little something extra to make sure the ball he hit in the 11th inning would carry out of Minute Maid Park.

was kind of blowing as it was up in the air, hoping it was going out, he said before flashing a huge grin.

And it did to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 6 4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

Moustakas was hitting .098 before his shot to the seats in right field off Jerome Williams (0 1) to lead off the 11th. A small group of Royals fans stood and yelled as he rounded the bases after his first homer this year.

felt great, Moustakas said. start or no slow start, it a big win for us. Anytime we can win on the road it a big win. Ned Yost was happy to see Moustakas score the go ahead run.

was big for Moose to do it for us, Yost said. been working really, really hard and tirelessly getting after it. He just needed a little luck and one good at bat, and that was it tonight for sure. Dyson singled and added an insurance run on a fielder choice.

Danny Duffy (1 0) pitched two scoreless innings for the win and Greg Holland allowed a hit and a walk in a scoreless 11th for his fifth save.

Jason Castro and Marc Krauss both had two run home runs for the Astros. Heralded Houston prospect George Springer made his major league debut, batting second and playing right field.

The 24 year old, who hit 37 homers combined in Double A and Triple A last season, singled and walked, but struck out with one out and a runner on first in the 11th.

Danny Valencia had a solo homer in the second and Salvador Perez tied it up in the seventh with a tw michael kors outlet o ru michael kors outlet n single.

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Eric Hosmer had two hits for his fourth multi hit game. He led the American League last season with 60 such games.

Lorenzo Cain and Alcides Escobar singled with one out in the seventh inning and Hosmer walked with two outs to load the bases. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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PORTLAND, Ore. With potentially record breaking rai michael kors outlet n on the way this weekend, City of Portland and Oregon Department of Transportation officials spent Friday planning to deal with clogged drains and trees or branches down across roadways.

We cruised around Portland a bit on Friday looking for the city in action. At SE 111th Avenue and Harold Street, near Johnson Creek, piles of sand and bags were out ready for neighbors to scoop them up if necessary.

on standby right now. We got maintenance crews on standby, we got our hydrology, geology crews all ready michael kors outlet to go, Hamilton said. going to be watching the roads very closely this weekend along with the traffic management center, and we going to work as hard as we can to respond quickly to any problems that develop.

City officials say they have completed their preparation for this storm, although we did find several storm drains filled with debris.

A city spokesperson said they need help from neighbors to help keep drains clear on local streets to prevent flooding.

Gutter specialist Conner Hearty is also busy this time of year.

people start realizing that their gutters are full and they didn clean them during the summe michael kors outlet r, Hearty said. think the most jobs I ever had to do in a day was eleven, and that within an eight hour period.

Hearty said clogged gutters pose a serious risk for homeowners.

you have a basement and the water starts flowing over, it very likely that you going to start getting water leaking into your basement and therefore flooding it, he said.

Hearty also advises homeowners to not use a pressure washer while cleaning moss off your roof. He recommends using a wire brush because a pressure washer could do more harm than good.