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Releases for Tuesday, May 3, 2016



Baseball

American Association
RedHawks Sign Kang & Bradstreet, Acquire Mathis - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Post and Passerelle Return - Sioux City Explorers
Saints AGM Scott Bush to Become Senior Vice President, Business Development for Goldklang Group - St. Paul Saints

Atlantic League
Lopez Signed by Reds - Bridgeport Bluefish
Barnstormers Add Wall to Staff - Lancaster Barnstormers
Preview - Bees Look to Even Series with Skeeters - New Britain Bees
Somerset Patriots Sign Major League All-Star Evan Meek - Somerset Patriots

California League
Comeback Falls One Shy in Rancho - Bakersfield Blaze
Daniel Nava Rehabs with the 66ers - Inland Empire 66ers
Hernandez Sharp In Series Opening Loss - Lancaster JetHawks
Streak Ends with 5-4 Win over Storm - Modesto Nuts
Quakes Back on Track, Hold off Blaze - Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Reyes Pitches Giants to Victory over Ports - San Jose Giants
Pimentel's Blasts Not Enough as Ports Fall 5-2 - Stockton Ports

Carolina League
Erison Mendez Transferred to Carolina - Carolina Mudcats
May 3 - Carolina Mudcats Game Information - Carolina Mudcats
Salem Red Sox to Host Weekend of Giving - Salem Red Sox
Winston-Salem Dash: Game Notes (May 3 vs. Myrtle Beach) - Winston-Salem Dash
Brennan Joins Winston-Salem as Walters Departs - Winston-Salem Dash

Coastal Plain League
SwampDogs Solidify Pitching Staff - Fayetteville SwampDogs
Tobs Hold Preseason Pink Jersey Sale - Wilson Tobs

Eastern League
B-Mets Game Notes: Game #22 - B-Mets (11-10) at Sea Dogs (8-16) - 6:00 pm - Binghamton Mets
Fisher Cats Lead MiLB Food Fight Through Week 1 - New Hampshire Fisher Cats
Sea Dogs Game Notes May 3 vs. Binghamton (Game 25) - Portland Sea Dogs
7th-Inning Sac Fly Decides Series-Opening Loss, 2-1 - Trenton Thunder

Florida State League
Seinfeld Night Saturday, May 7 - Bradenton Marauders
Walding, Green Lead Offense in 6-2 Win - Clearwater Threshers

Frontier League
Missouri Tigers Battle Fighting Illini Tonight at GCS Ballpark - Gateway Grizzlies

International League
Bisons Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre vs. Buffalo (6:05 p.m.) - Buffalo Bisons
Star Wars Night, Fireworks, Food Trucks Headline Bulls' Homestand - Durham Bulls
Pigs Look to Even Series with PawSox - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
LHV Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Orioles Recall INF Ryan Flaherty from Triple-A Norfolk; Place INF J.J. Hardy on Disabled List - Norfolk Tides
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Bowling Green Hot Rods Game Notes (at Peoria) - Bowling Green Hot Rods
LeBlanc, Murray Lift Kernels to 3-0 Shutout - Cedar Rapids Kernels
Late Rally Falls Just Short As LumberKings Drop Series To TinCaps - Clinton LumberKings
Prep Action Set for Wednesday Evening - Dayton Dragons
Dragons GameDay for May 3 - Dayton Dragons
TinCaps Game Notes: May 3 at Clinton (Game 26) - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Captains Even Series against Cougars - Kane County Cougars
Lake County Edged by Cougars, 3-2 - Lake County Captains
Bullpen's Scoreless Streak Ends in 3-0 Loss - Lansing Lugnuts

New England Collegiate Baseball League
Eric Degre Named Gulls Assistant Coach - Newport Gulls

New York-Penn League
Sign up now for MCU Youth Clinics - Brooklyn Cyclones

Northwest League
C's to Televise "A&W Presents Saturday Nights at the Nat" - Vancouver Canadians

Northwoods League
Two Added to Huskies Roster - Duluth Huskies
Rox Announce 2016 Promotional Schedule - St. Cloud Rox
Rafters Team Store to See Name Change for 2016 Season - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

Pacific Coast League
River Cats Sink Isotopes 7-3 - Albuquerque Isotopes
Comeback Bid Falls Short for Sky Sox in 11-10 Loss - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Las Vegas Pulls away from Chihuahuas - El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Unveil 1970s Padres Inspired Specialty Jerseys & Caps - El Paso Chihuahuas
Peacock, bullpen, big 8th inning lift Grizz over Aces - Fresno Grizzlies
Nashville Sounds Game Information: Iowa Cubs (9-13) at Nashville Sounds (12-12) - Nashville Sounds
Zephyrs Win in Extra Innings 3-2 - New Orleans Zephyrs
OKC Dodgers Game Notes - May 3, 2016 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
OKC Dodgers and OHSO Aim to ENDUI Through "Road to the Show" Promotion - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Zephyrs Hang On For 3-2 Win in Extras - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Storm Chasers Series Highlights: May 6-9 - Omaha Storm Chasers
Cuthbert, Duensing Earn Omaha Player & Pitcher of the Month Honors - Omaha Storm Chasers
5.3.16 Reno Aces Game Information: Reno Aces (10-14) at Fresno Grizzlies (11-12) - Reno Aces
Aces Drop Series Opener at Fresno - Reno Aces
LHP Chad Bell Traded to Detroit Tigers Organization - Round Rock Express
Express Offense Explodes in 11-10 Win - Round Rock Express
River Cats Top 'Topes, Win Third Straight 7-3 - Sacramento River Cats
Tacoma Tops Salt Lake 6-1 - Salt Lake Bees

South Atlantic League
Scott Bush to Become Senior Vice President, Business Development for Goldklang Group - Charleston RiverDogs
RiverDogs to Host 13th Annual Run Forrest Run 5K Race on May 21 - Charleston RiverDogs
Legends Open Three-Game Homestand Wednesday Afternoon - Lexington Legends

Southern League
Chesny Young Named Southern League-MiLB April Player of the Month - SL
Homestand Highlights: Generals Wrap up Homestand with Cinco De Mayo Dollar Night, Fireworks - Jackson Generals
Blue Wahoos Homestand Highlights May 4-8 - Pensacola Blue Wahoos
Chesny Young Named SL Player of the Month for April - Tennessee Smokies

Texas Collegiate League
Holiday Inn Becomes New Host Hotel of 2016 Cane Cutters - Acadiana Cane Cutters

Texas League
Hooks Home for 8 May 7-15 - Corpus Christi Hooks
Aubrie Sellers Opening for Clint Black - Corpus Christi Hooks
Hooks Ride off with Split - Corpus Christi Hooks
(Danny) Oh, What a Catch - Midland RockHounds
World Series Trophy to be at Arvest Ballpark on Friday, May 6 - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Missions Fall 11-10 to Hounds - San Antonio Missions

West Coast League
"Nooner" Game for Kids, and Tesseract to Provide Free Wifi at HarbourCats Games - Victoria HabourCats

Basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
Minnesota Lynx Waive Kaili McLaren - Minnesota Lynx
Lynx Announce New President's Circle Program - Minnesota Lynx
New York Liberty to Host Minnesota Lynx in 2016 WNBA Preseason Game at Columbia University May 5 - New York Liberty

Football

Arena Football League
LA KISS Fall Short to the Soul, 56-33 - Los Angeles KISS
Orlando Predators Games to Air Live on FM 96.9 the Game - Orlando Predators
Tampa Bay Storm at Philadelphia Soul Game Preview - Tampa Bay Storm

Canadian Football League
Stamps Sign Tommie Campbell and Osagie Odiase - Calgary Stampeders
Tiger-Cats Announce Weathertech Football Day in Hamilton to Take Place on Labour Day - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Tiger-Cats Pare Roster - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Alouettes Release 10, Coleman Retires - Montreal Alouettes
Tearrius George Retires from Saskatchewan Roughriders - Saskatchewan Roughriders
Jonathan Hefney Signs One-Day Contract with Blue Bombers, Retires in Blue and Gold - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Hockey

American Hockey League
Mark Morris Accepts Coaching Position at St. Lawrence University - Charlotte Checkers
Griffins Battle Monsters in Central Division Finals - Grand Rapids Griffins
Griffins Sign Santos to 2016-17 Contract - Grand Rapids Griffins
Bears Sign Colby Williams to Amateur Tryout - Hershey Bears
Forward Matt Leitner Returns to Reign - Ontario Reign
Weekly: Penguins Get Ready for Rivals in Atlantic Division Final - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

ECHL
ECHL Transactions - May 3 - ECHL
Missouri's Matvichuk Named ECHL Hockey Executive of the Year - ECHL
ECHL Today - May 3 - ECHL
Gameday: Adirondack vs. South Carolina - Adirondack Thunder
Swamp Rabbits Add Major Piece to Front Office - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Mavericks' Richard Matvichuk Named ECHL Hockey Executive of the Year - Missouri Mavericks
Solar Bears President/CEO Siegel Steps Down - Orlando Solar Bears
Playoff Game Preview: Game 3-South Carolina at Adirondack, 7 p.m. - South Carolina Stingrays

National Women's Hockey League
Roesler, Connery, and Kosta Join Connecticut Whale - Connecticut Whale

North American Hockey League
Amarillo Bulls Team Captain Joey DiBenedetto Commits to Curry College, DIII - Amarillo Bulls
Wilderness Lose Two OT Games in Fairbanks to Fall Behind 0-2 in the Series - Minnesota Wilderness
Runners Eliminated in Double OT Marathon - Topeka RoadRunners
Wildcats Sweep RoadRunners in 2-1 Double Overtime Victory - Wichita Falls Wildcats

Ontario Hockey League
Knights' Tyler Parsons Named Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week - OHL
Knights' Mitch Marner Wins Red Tilson Trophy as OHL's Most Outstanding Player of the Year - OHL
Party in the Dog House - Niagara IceDogs
IceDogs Pep Rally Friday - Niagara IceDogs
Ten Petes Prospects Participating in OHL Gold Cup this Week - Peterborough Petes

United States Hockey League
Phase II of USHL Concludes as Buccaneers Make 22 Selections - Des Moines Buccaneers
Peter Tufto Leads Phase 2 Picks - Fargo Force
Draft Wrap-Up - Green Bay Gamblers
Draft Wrap-Up - Green Bay Gamblers
Stars Select 20 Players in Phase II Draft - Lincoln Stars
Stars Select 11 Players in Phase I Draft - Lincoln Stars
Lumberjacks Complete USHL Draft Following 23 Phase Two Picks - Muskegon Lumberjacks
Stampede Go Offensive in USHL Phase II Draft - Sioux Falls Stampede
Storm Completes Phase II of 2016 USHL Draft, Taking High-End Talent at the Top - Tri-City Storm
Storm Selects Charlie Kelleher in First Round of 2016 Phase II USHL Draft - Tri-City Storm

Western Hockey League
Thunderbirds' Bow Named Vaughn WHL Goaltender of the Month - WHL
Wheat Kings' Patrick Named WHL Player of the Month - WHL
Join Us for McHappy Day Wednesday - Brandon Wheat Kings
Patrick Named WHL Monthly Winner - Brandon Wheat Kings
2016 WHL Bantam Awards & Bantam Draft this Week - Kamloops Blazers
Hurricanes Preparing for Busy Week - Lethbridge Hurricanes
2016 WHL Bantam Draft Preview - Prince George Cougars
Chiefs Prepare for 2016 WHL Bantam Draft and Awards Luncheon - Spokane Chiefs
Giants to Call Langley Events Centre Home - Vancouver Giants

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
MLL Updates and Awards: Week 2 - MLL

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Angela Tincher Named to Racers Impact Honoree List - Akron Racers
USSSA Pride Win Game 1 against Italia Softball - USSSA Florida Pride

Soccer

Indoor Professional League
IPL Officially Launched - IPL

Major League Soccer
Portland Timbers Goalkeeper Jake Gleeson Voted MLS Player of the Week - MLS
Coca-Cola Founding Partner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta United - Atlanta United FC
Dynamo to Give Back at All May Home Games - Houston Dynamo
Nguyen Named to USMNT's Preliminary Roster for Historic Copa America Centenario - New England Revolution
Kemar Lawrence, Derrick Etienne Jr. on Preliminary Copa America Centenario Rosters - New York Red Bulls
Philadelphia Union to Host D.C. United in Heineken Rivalry Week - Philadelphia Union
Timbers Award $55,000 in Community Fund Grants - Portland Timbers
Timbers Goalkeeper Jake Gleeson Named MLS Player of the Week - Portland Timbers
Quakes Academy Prospect Christopher "CJ" Grey Called up to U-20 Jamaican National T Eam - San Jose Earthquakes
Toronto FC Loan Eight Players to Toronto FC II - Toronto FC
Waston, Bolanos, Perez Named to Copa América Centenario Preliminary Rosters - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Seattle Reign FC Midfielder Kim Little Voted NWSL Player of the Week - NWSL
BODYARMOR Named Official Drink of 2016 Chicago Red Stars - Chicago Red Stars
Orlando Pride Completes Roster with Signing of Brazilian-American Leah Fortune - Orlando Pride
Seattle Reign FC Midfielder Kim Little Voted NWSL Player of the Week - Seattle Reign FC
Sky Blue FC and TeamSnap Announce Partnership - Sky Blue FC
Sky Blue FC Partners with CUMAC to Kick Away Hunger - Sky Blue FC

North American Soccer League
Match Preview vs. Jacksonville Armada FC (May 4, 2016) - FC Edmonton
Armada Starts Busy Week with Visit from FC Edmonton on Wednesday - Jacksonville Armada
New York Cosmos Confirm First Academy Signings - New York Cosmos

United Soccer League
Vancouver's McKendry Named USL Player of the Week - USL
John McCarthy Named to USL Team of the Week - Bethlehem Steel FC
FNB Field Home Opener Review - Harrisburg City Islanders
Shanosky Earns Weekly Honor - Louisville City FC
Parkes Named to USL's Team of the Week - Pittsburgh Riverhounds
T2's Marco Farfan Added to the USL Team of the Week - Portland Timbers 2
Taylor out for Remainder of Season - Richmond Kickers
Kick It with Saint Louis FC - Saint Louis FC
San Antonio FC Midfielder Rafa Castillo Named to USL Team of the Week - San Antonio FC
Toronto FC Loan Eight Players to Toronto FC II - Toronto FC II
Roughnecks Look to End Streak in Vancouver Wednesday - Tulsa Roughnecks FC
Whitecaps FC 2 Host Tulsa Roughnecks FC on a 'Day That Will Long be Remembered' - Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2

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