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Releases for Friday, June 24, 2016



Baseball

Alaska Baseball League
Oilers Sneak by Miners in Extra Innings - Mat-Su Miners

American Association
American Association Game Recaps - AA
Ninth Inning Rally Falls Short in Kansas City - Joplin Blasters
Wingnuts Game Notes: June 24 vs. Sioux City - Wichita Wingnuts

Appalachian League
Cardinals spoil Astros season opener - Greeneville Astros
Rays Shine with 7-4 Win in 2016 Opener - Princeton Rays
Weather Woes Rain out Opening Day - Pulaski Yankees

Atlantic League
Bluefish Add 9-Year MLB Vet to Bullpen - Bridgeport Bluefish
Bluefish Defeat Ducks In Extras To Open Up Series - Bridgeport Bluefish
Giants Purchase Reynolds Contract - Lancaster Barnstormers
Speed Kills Barnstormers - Lancaster Barnstormers
Preview - Bees Look for Third Straight Win Tonight vs. Lancaster - New Britain Bees
Rinse, Repeat: Witherspoon Belts Another Game-Winning Homer - York Revolution

California League
Blaze Slammed by Nuts, 8-2 - Bakersfield Blaze
Visalia Roughs up Sixers in Series Opener - Inland Empire 66ers
Stubbs Walks Off Storm To Open Second Half - Lancaster JetHawks
Nuts Start Second Half with 8-2 Win - Modesto Nuts
Quakes Open Second Half with Win over Mavs - Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Giants Shutout in Second Half Opener - San Jose Giants
Ports Blank Giants 5-0 to Open Half - Stockton Ports

Carolina League
C Gioskar Amaya assigned to Double-A Tennessee - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
WPDE ABC15 to Broadcast Five Pelicans Games - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Potomac Nationals 2016 Game Notes at Lynchburg Hillcats - Potomac Nationals
Winston-Salem Dash Game Notes (June 24 vs. Wilmington) - Winston-Salem Dash
RHP Zack Burdi promoted to Winston-Salem - Winston-Salem Dash

Coastal Plain League
Steamers Snap Streak with Big Win - Edenton Steamers
Pilots Fall to Tobs in Rain-Shortened Contest - Peninsula Pilots

Eastern League
Additional Hartford Schedule Changes Announced - EL
Limited Tickets Remain for Saturday Doubleheader (June 25) - Akron RubberDucks
Upcoming Curve-Yard Goats Series Relocated to Altoona - Altoona Curve
B-Mets Game Notes: B-Mets (28-42) vs. Flying Squirrels (27-45) - 7:05 pm - Binghamton Mets
Eastern League Announces Hartford Yard Goats Schedule Changes from July 18th-20th - Hartford Yard Goats
Sea Dogs Game Notes June 24 vs. Reading (Game 72) - Portland Sea Dogs

Florida State League
Reid-Foley Superb in Tampa, Jays Win 6-1 - Dunedin Blue Jays
Flying Tigers Return to Henley Field on Sunday to Take on Blue Jays - Lakeland Flying Tigers

Frontier League
Freedom Win Series in Walk-Off Fashion - Florence Freedom
Grizzlies Crush CornBelters for Series Victory - Gateway Grizzlies

Futures Collegiate Baseball League
Pittsfield Suns Best Worcester Bravehearts in Shootout, 11-8 - Pittsfield Suns
Bravehearts Win in 14 - Worcester Bravehearts

International League
Ben Rowen Working from Below to Get Back on Top - Buffalo Bisons
Bisons Notes - Buffalo at Indianapolis (7:15 p.m.) - Buffalo Bisons
IronPigs Begin Series at Durham - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
LHV Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Bats to Host July 3rd Fireworks Extravaganza, Patriotic Hat Giveaway - Louisville Bats
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Bowling Green Hot Rods Game Notes (vs FW) - Bowling Green Hot Rods
Hot Rods Drop Second Half Opener to TinCaps - Bowling Green Hot Rods
Pierson Wins It in Fourteenth Inning - Burlington Bees
Dragons GameDay for June 24 - Dayton Dragons
TinCaps Game Notes: June 24 at Bowling Green (Game 72) - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Cougars Homestand Preview: June 27 - July 3 - Kane County Cougars
Lace up Your Skates for Hockey Night with the Cougars, July 29 - Kane County Cougars
Chiefs Fall in Extras to Open Second Half - Peoria Chiefs
River Bandits Return Home on June 27 - Quad Cities River Bandits
Andrew Berlin to Speak at Rotary Club of South Bend on June 29 - South Bend Cubs
Cubs Slay Dragons, Win 11-1 - South Bend Cubs
South Bend Cubs Announce Upcoming Game/Promotion Schedule - South Bend Cubs
Whitecaps Drop Second-Half Opener - West Michigan Whitecaps

New England Collegiate Baseball League
SteepleCats Fall to Blue Sox - North Adams SteepleCats

New York-Penn League
Perkins, Doubledays Beat IronBirds - Auburn Doubledays
West Virginia Black Bears Encourage Fans to Assist with Relief Efforts - West Virginia Black Bears

Northwest League
Emeralds Take a Swing at Pediatric Cancer - Eugene Emeralds
Mariners Pitcher Rehabs Tonight - Everett AquaSox
Hops' O Woes Continue in B.C. - Hillsboro Hops
Compton Drives in Four in Game 1 Loss - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
Canadians Back To Winning Ways As Hops Come To Town - Vancouver Canadians

Northwoods League
Growlers Plan to Sell out Kalamazoo Strong Night - Kalamazoo Growlers
Brockhouse Ready to Shine for Home Crowd - Madison Mallards
Three Home Runs Not Enough as Mallards Fall to Woodchucks - Madison Mallards
Dubsky Named NWL Pitcher of the Night - St. Cloud Rox
Rox Dominant in Ninth Straight Win - St. Cloud Rox
Bucks Bike Ride Set for July 17 - Waterloo Bucks
First-Place Rafters Look for Sweep - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters
Cooper and Fisher Lead Rafters to Win over Rivets - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

Pacific Association
Stompers Grind out 6-3 Win over Diamonds - Sonoma Stompers

Pacific Coast League
Isotopes Drop Seventh Straight, Fall to Grizzlies 5-2 - Albuquerque Isotopes
Sky Sox Sweep Doubleheader over Memphis - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Chihuahuas Topped by Salt Lake 10-5 - El Paso Chihuahuas
Three homers power Grizzlies past Isotopes 5-2 - Fresno Grizzlies
Redbirds Continue Play at AutoZone Park Saturday-Tuesday - Memphis Redbirds
Memphis Cannot Keep Leads, Swept in Double-Dip - Memphis Redbirds
Nashville Sounds Game Information: Nashville Sounds (44-31) at Iowa Cubs (34-37) - Nashville Sounds
OKC Dodgers Game Notes - June 24, 2016 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Round Rock Downs Dodgers, 9-6 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Comeback Falls Short as Aces Drop Series - Reno Aces
Round Rock Express Homestand Highlights - June 25 - July 3 - Round Rock Express
Express End Skid with 9-6 Victory over Dodgers - Round Rock Express
Bullpen Can't Hold the Door, Rainiers Rush Through - Sacramento River Cats
Bees Take 10-5 Win over El Paso - Salt Lake Bees
Rainiers Rally Past River Cats, Win 10-5 - Tacoma Rainiers

Pioneer League
Rockies Slug Their Way to Series Win in Ogden - Grand Junction Rockies
Voyagers Seize Fourth Straight in Home Opener - Great Falls Voyagers
Ramos Homer Caps Missoula Comeback - Missoula Osprey
Rockies Rout Raptors 12-3 - Ogden Raptors

Prospect League
Warden's Single Propels the Lafayette Aviators Past the Chillicothe Paints, 6-3 - Chillicothe Paints
Lafayette Aviators Take out Chillicothe Paints with Help from Kennedy, 8-6 - Chillicothe Paints
Harms, Stoltzfus heroics guide Jackrabbits to win - Kokomo Jackrabbits

South Atlantic League
Playoff-Bound RiverDogs Return Home, Try Not to be Too Terrible as They Celebrate America's Birthday - Charleston RiverDogs
Delmarva Shorebirds Game Notes for Friday, June 24 - Delmarva Shorebirds
Shorebirds Begin Brief Homestand on Monday - Delmarva Shorebirds
'Dads Start 2nd Half with Walk-Off Loss - Hickory Crawdads
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
Order Tickets Now for Suns Independence Day Picnic July 2 - Jacksonville Suns
Gioskar Amaya transferred from Myrtle Beach; Alex Bautista to Short-Season Eugene - Tennessee Smokies

Texas Collegiate League
Bombers Shut Out Marshals 6-0 - Texas Marshals

Texas League
Hooks Handcuff Riders - Corpus Christi Hooks
Pair of Homers Not Enough in One-Run Loss to Hooks - Frisco RoughRiders
Go Figure - Midland RockHounds

West Coast League
Bells Bounce Back to Beat Pippins - Bellingham Bells
GreyWolves Look to Right Ship vs. Wenatchee in Three-Game Series - Gresham GreyWolves
Buuck's Relief Effort Not Enough in 7-3 Defeat - Gresham GreyWolves
Falcons Win 5-4 - Kelowna Falcons
Sweets Offense Lights out in 10-3 Win - Walla Walla Sweets
Bend Denies AppleSox Sweep Bid - Wenatchee AppleSox
Pippins Bats Fall Short in Bellingham Series Finale - Yakima Valley Pippins

Basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
Liberty's Tina Charles Receives May WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm - WNBA
Lynx to Wear #OrlandoUnited Warm up T-Shirts - Minnesota Lynx
Liberty's Tina Charles Receives May WNBA Cares Community Assist Award Presented by State Farm - New York Liberty

Football

Arena Football League
Sharks Tales: Building a roster always will be a work in progress - Jacksonville Sharks
Sharks vs Gladiators - What You Need to Know - Jacksonville Sharks
LA KISS Look to Bring the Antidote for the Venomous Rattlers Offense - Los Angeles KISS

Canadian Football League
Tiger-Cats and Coca-Cola Announce Spectacular Fireworks Show Following Canada Day Home Opener - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Riders Announce Kickoff Party Details - Saskatchewan Roughriders
Injury Update on Argos DB Jermaine Gabriel - Toronto Argonauts

Indoor Football League
Barnstormers vs. Titans Game Preview - Iowa Barnstormers
Empire Signs DB Cassius Sendish - Spokane Empire

Hockey

American Hockey League
Iowa Wild Garners AHL Award for Sponsorship Sales - Iowa Wild
Tampa Bay Lightning Resign Defenseman Luke Witkowski - Syracuse Crunch

ECHL
Thunder Sign Forward Terrence Wallin - Adirondack Thunder
Thunder Staff Recognized - Adirondack Thunder
Swamp Rabbits Re-Sign Forward Matt Johnson - Greenville Swamp Rabbits

North American Hockey League
NAHL Sets New Single-Season NCAA Commitments Record - NAHL
Strand Commits to Wisconsin-Eau Claire - Bismarck Bobcats
Draft Report: Alex Spencer - Minnesota Magicians

Ontario Hockey League
Firebirds Complete Trade with Mississauga - Flint Firebirds
Busby Commits to Flint, Firebirds Solidify Top-Three Draft Picks - Flint Firebirds

United States Hockey League
Stampede Golf Scramble Set for August 13 - Sioux Falls Stampede
First Day of NHL Draft: a Motto Helped Lift Clark Cup MVP Wade Allison - Tri-City Storm

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Cannons Sweep Season Series over BayHawks in 17-14 Win - Boston Cannons
Hounds-Launch Game Rescheduled for July 22 in Charlotte - Charlotte Hounds

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Bandits Friday Feature - My Kind of Town, Chicago Is... - Chicago Bandits
SY Dawgs Take Game Three against Chicago Bandits - Scrap Yard Dawgs

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Columbus Crew SC Hosts New York Red Bulls Tomorrow - Columbus Crew SC
FC Dallas Transfers Homegrown Player Alejandro Zendejas to Chivas Guadalajara - FC Dallas
Impact Hosts Sporting Kansas City at Stade Saputo this Saturday Night - Montreal Impact
Match Preview: New York Red Bulls at Columbus for Saturday Showdown - New York Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls Loan Defender Karl Ouimette to Jacksonville Armada - New York Red Bulls
Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Vancouver Whitecaps - Philadelphia Union
Real Salt Lake Travels to FC Dallas Saturday in Rare Summer Road Match - Real Salt Lake
Sporting KC Signs Defender Ever Alvarado - Sporting Kansas City
Preview: Sporting KC Visits Montreal Impact - Sporting Kansas City
Whitecaps FC Set to Face Eastern Conference-Leading Philadelphia Union - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Reign FC Ends Two-Game Road Trip in Kansas City on Saturday - Seattle Reign FC
Sky Blue FC Continues Rivalry with Washington Spirit on Saturday - Sky Blue FC
Enter-To-Win Raffle Raises $3402 for One Orlando Fund - Washington Spirit
Spirit Takes on Regional Rival Sky Blue FC at Home on Saturday - Washington Spirit
Soccer Returns to Frontier Field - Western New York Flash

North American Soccer League
Karl Ouimette Joins Armada FC on Loan from Red Bulls - Jacksonville Armada
Fury FC Move Kick-Off Time for Fall Season Opener - Ottawa Fury FC

United Soccer League
USL Weekend Preview - Week 14 - USL
Two Unbeaten Streaks Clash When Arizona United Takes on Sacramento Republic - Arizona United SC
Sunday Match Preview: Colorado Springs vs. Real Monarchs SLC - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
Louisville City FC, FC Cincinnati Renew Rivalry Saturday - Louisville City FC
OCB Visits FC Montreal for Second Meeting of Season - Orlando City B
T2 Travel to Face Saint Louis FC Saturday - Portland Timbers 2
T2, River Pig Saloon Team up to Bring Craft Brew Nights to Merlo Field - Portland Timbers 2
RGV FC Toros Host Orange County Blues FC on Sunday Night - Rio Grande Valley FC Toros
Rhinos to Battle Pittsburgh - Rochester Rhinos
Match Preview: Sacramento Republic FC vs Arizona United SC - Sacramento Republic FC
Sacramento Republic FC Loan Midfielder Matt LaGrassa to Tulsa Roughnecks FC - Sacramento Republic FC
Whitecaps FC 2 Kick off Four-Match Road Trip at Oklahoma City Energy FC on Saturday - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2
Wilmington Heads to NY to Take on NY Red Bulls II - Wilmington Hammerheads FC

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