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Releases for Friday, May 6, 2016



Baseball

American Association
Roster Gets a Little Clearer, Saints Sign Four Prior to Camp Opening Saturday - St. Paul Saints

Atlantic League
Ducks Sweep Twinbill to Complete Perfect Homestand - Long Island Ducks

California League
Unusual Ejection Can't Deter Bako in 6-5 Win - Bakersfield Blaze
Alejandro Garcia notches two hits as the 66ers bookend series with wins - Lancaster JetHawks
Garlick with Big Night in Quakes' Loss - Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
San Jose Giants on Deck: Giants Return Home for Three Games against Lake Elsinore - San Jose Giants
Giants Edge Ports to Complete Four-Game Sweep - San Jose Giants
Early Homer Sends Stockton to 2-1 Loss - Stockton Ports

Carolina League
9th Inning Blunders Lead to Potomac's 5-2 Loss - Potomac Nationals

Frontier League
Beach Bums to Host 2016 FANfest - Traverse City Beach Bums

International League
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Mejia, Marquina Help Captains Escape in Ninth - Lake County Captains

New York-Penn League
New York-Penn League Charitable Foundation Announces 2016 Scholarship Contest - Auburn Doubledays

Northwest League
Wanted: Volcanoes Host Families for 2016 - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes

Pacific Coast League
Chihuahuas Win 7-6 in 10 Innings Thursday - El Paso Chihuahuas
Werner Park Parking Lots to Open at 4:45 p.m. Tonight - Omaha Storm Chasers
Round Rock Express Return Home for Loaded Eight-Game Homestand - Round Rock Express
Bees Swept in Tacoma - Salt Lake Bees
Rainiers Beat Bees, 5-2, Sweep Series - Tacoma Rainiers

South Atlantic League
Ken Griffey, Sr. Joins Inaugural "Legends in the South" Alumni Game at the Joe - Charleston RiverDogs
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
M-Braves Continue Hot Road Trip with Win over Smokies - Mississippi Braves
Freeman Powers BayBears Past Lookouts 6-5 - Mobile BayBears

Texas League
Alcantara Blanks Hooks - Corpus Christi Hooks
RoughRiders Back on Fox Sports Southwest Saturday Night - Frisco RoughRiders
Five-Run Sixth Inning Boosts Riders to Victory - Frisco RoughRiders
Hard Work Pays off on Cinco De Mayo - Midland RockHounds
Missions Streak Continues in Rout by Frisco - San Antonio Missions
Naturals Swipe 3-2 Win from Cardinals - Springfield Cardinals
De Jong Dominant in Drillers Win - Tulsa Drillers
Drillers to Begin 8-Game Homestand Saturday - Tulsa Drillers

Basketball

National Basketball League of Canada
Hugo Lopez Wins Coach of the Year - Halifax Hurricanes

Football

Canadian Football League
CCES Confirms Asserted Anti-Doping Rule Violation against CIS Player - CFL

Indoor Football League
Iowa Barnstormers Host Heroes Night - Iowa Barnstormers

Hockey

American Hockey League
American Hockey League Announces Suspension - AHL
Monsters Slip Past Griffins in Overtime - Grand Rapids Griffins
Reign Take Down Gulls in Game 1 - Ontario Reign
Gulls Fall to Reign 5-3 in Playoff Opener - San Diego Gulls

ECHL
ECHL Today - May 6 - ECHL
Monarchs Release Big Names for Hockey for Hope - Manchester Monarchs
Royals Fall in Triple Overtime to Wheeling, 2-1 - Reading Royals
Wydo Wins Longest Game in Wheeling History - Wheeling Nailers

North American Hockey League
Bobcats Travel to Austin with Series Lead - Bismarck Bobcats

Ontario Hockey League
Tickets Available Now for Year-End Awards Banquet on Friday, May 13 - Peterborough Petes

Southern Professional Hockey League
Rivermen Season Ends on Buzzer Beating Goal - Peoria Rivermen

Western Hockey League
2016 WHL Championship Series Presented by Rogers Begins Friday - WHL
Silvertips Select 12 Prospects in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft - Everett Silvertips

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Local Star Mike Sawyer Announces Retirement from Hounds, MLL - Charlotte Hounds

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Logan Pause Appointed Chicago Fire PDL Head Coach - Chicago Fire
One to Watch: Academy Forward Rennicks Continues to Impress with U.S. Under-18s - New England Revolution
Orlando City SC Announces Formal Affiliation with English Premier League's Stoke City FC - Orlando City Soccer Club
Fraser Aird Voted as Whitecaps FC Player of the Month - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Whitecaps FC Name Academy Centre Players of the Month - April - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Preview: Whitecaps FC Host Defending Champs Saturday Afternoon at BC Place - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Sky Blue FC Returns Home to Host Flash on Saturday Night - Sky Blue FC
Perfect Washington Spirit to Defend NWSL Lead against Undefeated Portland Thorns Saturday - Washington Spirit

North American Soccer League
Surging Loons Fly North to Ottawa, League-Leading RailHawks Return Home - NASL
FC Edmonton Announces Footie for Fort McMurray Initiative - FC Edmonton
New York Cosmos B Roster Announced - New York Cosmos

United Soccer League
Sunday Match Preview - SFC V OC Blues - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
FC Montreal Faces Charlotte Independence Saturday Night - FC Montreal
Preview: Swope Park Rangers Head Cross-State to Take on Saint Louis FC - Swope Park Rangers KC

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