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Grizzlies topple Ryu, Van Slyke, OKC Dodgers 8-1 in Wednesday matinee

In a highly touted daytime pitching matchup on Wednesday, the Fresno Grizzlies defeated the Oklahoma City Dodgers 8-1. Astros top prospect Joe Musgrove twirled seven innings in his third Triple-A start, allowing five hits, one run (earned), zero walks while striking out seven to improve to 2-0; the Grizz are 3-0 in his starts this season. Dodgers' starter Hyun-jin Ryu, making a rehab start for OKC, threw four shutout innings, allowing four hits and striking out three on 55 pitches. Musgrove thre... Full Story

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Dickerson's Hitting Streak Continues in 9-1 Win Wednesday

The El Paso Chihuahuas held Iowa to only one run for the second time in the last three games and beat the Cubs 9-1 Wednesday afternoon. El Paso has won two of the first three games on its current road trip. James Loney began the top of the second inning with a contested single to center field, which was originally ruled a catch. Ryan Schimpf, the next batter, hit a two-run home run over the center field fence to give El Paso a 2-0 lead. It was the first time in the series the Chihuahuas scored the first run of a game. Leading 2-1 in the fifth, the Chihuahuas brought in four runs on a sac... Full Story

South Bend Stays Red Hot with 10-5 Win over Great Lakes

SOUTH BEND, IN - South Bend Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Twomey allowed two home runs over the first two innings and trailed Great Lakes 3-0. But the Cubs offense came to the rescue scoring ten runs over second, third and fourth innings in a South Bend 10-5 home win over the Great Lakes Loons. South Bend tied the game thanks to a second inning rbi single by Tyler Alamo scoring Eloy Jimenez who doubled to extend his hitting streak to twelve games. Ian Rice hit his first home run of the year, a two-run shot, to tie the game at three. Rice extended the Cubs streak of hitting home runs to seve... Full Story

Crushers hit four homers in 16-1 drubbing of T-Bolts

CRESTWOOD, Ill. - The Lake Erie Crushers returned to their winning ways on Wednesday morning at Standard Bank Stadium, scoring 16 times on 16 hits, including four homers, three from Juan Avila, in a 16-1 victory over the Windy City ThunderBolts. The Crushers (7-2) won for the first time in five days, and turned in season highs in both runs and hits in the victory, which snapped Windy City's (9-2) eight-game winning streak. Lake Erie scored in all but three innings. They scored seven in the third inning, and used a five-run sixth inning to completely pull away. Juan Avila and Brendan Cost... Full Story

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The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  2. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)
  3. Portland Pirates - American Hockey League (AHL)
  4. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  5. El Paso Coyotes - Major Arena Soccer League (MASL)
  6. Ontario Reign - American Hockey League (AHL)
  7. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  9. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Nashville - United Soccer League (USL)


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College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GLSCL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL, WMBL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
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AFL, AIF, CIF, IFL
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
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NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
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PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
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SOCCER
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IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL