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OSC Original by Dan Krieger
BASEBALL Florida State League: With the Brevard County Manatees of the high Class-A FSL looking to move out of their home at Space Coast Stadium in Viera (FL), possibly to Kissimmee in another county, Brevard County officials are proposing a new minor league baseball stadium in Titusville, just north of Viera, for a different FSL team. An organization affiliated with Major League Baseball is reported to be working on the proposal. Southern League: The Pensacola Blue Wahoos of the Do... Full Story

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Delicate to Undergo Surgery June 3

RICHMOND, VA - The Richmond Kickers announced that forward Matthew Delicate was recently diagnosed with kidney cancer and will undergo a partial nephrectomy to remove Renal Cell Carcinoma. Dr. Charlie Jung from Virginia Urology will perform the surgery at St. Mary's Hospital with robotic assistance on Friday, June 3. He is expected to miss 8-12 weeks. A mass was discovered in Delicate's kidney during an ultrasound after he sustained a back injury at training earlier this month and a subsequent CT scan confirmed the carcinoma. No further treatment is expected following Friday's procedure.... Full Story

Deflino Plays Hero in 4-3 Walk-Off Win

West Sacramento, CA - The series between the Sacramento River Cats (22-30) and the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-3 (26-23) opened with a dramatic, walk off win and closed the same way Monday afternoon at Raley Field. In a memorable Memorial Day matinee, the River Cats went home 4-3 winners on Mitch Delfino's walk-off single. With runners on first and second and two outs in the inning, Delfino came to the plate looking for his first hit of the day. The Santa Rosa native had been 0-for-4 coming into the at bat, but was able to was able to drive a Jacob Rhame fastball down the right-field line, sco... Full Story

Arturo Reyes Dominates Las Vegas in 9-3 Memphis Win

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Arturo Reyes went a Redbird season-high eight innings on the mound and gave up just three hits, paving the way for a 9-3 Memphis win Monday afternoon in Las Vegas in the finale of the series with the 51s (Triple-A Mets) and the Redbirds' eight-game road trip. Reyes picked up his fifth win with no losses in the month of May, and he has not lost since his first two starts of the season April 11 and 22. If not for three unearned Las Vegas runs on two hits in the bottom of the ninth, Memphis would have given up just three hits and had its largest winning margin of the seaso... 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. Hershey Bears - American Hockey League (AHL)
  2. London Knights - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
  3. Wheeling Nailers - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  5. Lake Erie Monsters - American Hockey League (AHL)
  6. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  7. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins - American Hockey League (AHL)
  8. Hartford Yard Goats - Eastern League (EL)
  9. Springfield Falcons - American Hockey League (AHL)
  10. Portland Pirates - American Hockey League (AHL)


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BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
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
Indoor/Arena Football
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
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL