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  • By Jayson Jenks The Seatle Times

SEATTLE — At home, his teammates cocooned him the middle of their circle and mobbed him. But as quickly as they celebrated around Franklin Gutierrez on Sunday afternoon, they just as quickly backed off.

WENATCHEE, Wash. — Corey Morris’ two-run single in the seventh inning put the Yakima Valley Pippins ahead for good in their 3-1 win over the Wenatchee AppleSox on Sunday night at Paul Thomas Field.

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — In a story July 26 about the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Associated Press reported erroneously that John Smoltz was the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame who had undergone Tommy John surgery. Smoltz was the first pitcher to enter the Hall who had the operation.

WOODINVILLE, Wash. — Eli Grange hit a grand slam and scored three runs as West Valley beat South Spokane 17-5 in the 11-12 state tournament on Sunday.

SELAH, Wash. — Washington Angels (Weber) beat OC Nightmare twice on Sunday, the second time 3-0 in the championship game, to win the 18-U A/B regional softball tournament Sunday at Carlon Park. With the win, the Angels earn a berth in the ASA Hall of Fame Tournament in Oklahoma City.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — While Montana, Oregon and Washington have all enacted emergency fishing rules to handle low flows and warm water conditions, the Idaho Fish and Game Department Panhandle Region says it has no plans to follow suit.