Pole vaulter Cale Simmons enjoys a variety of thrill-seeking pursuits such as rock climbing and skydiving. But the Rocklin High School graduate says he’s going to be a bit more cautious for now, what with a trip to next month’s Summer Olympics ahead of him.
Half of the Kings’ 2016 draft class missed Friday’s summer league opener and at least one will be unavailable Sunday against Houston.
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Reliever Javier Lopez trips as he leaves the dugout on his way to the bullpen, but the Giants relievers as a group didn’t stumble in their 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. They combine for 4 2/3 scoreless innings in support of Jake Peavy.
Starter Kendall Graveman throws eight solid innings and Stephen Vogt has three hits, including a home run, as Oakland beats Houston 3-2.
Despite allowing three goals in Wednesday’s loss to Real Monarchs SLC, Republic FC coach Paul Buckle isn’t worried his team’s defense is melting down as it prepares for Sunday’s game at Orange County Blues FC.
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