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Releases for Tuesday, June 28, 2016



Baseball

Alaska Baseball League
Miners Hold off Chinooks - Mat-Su Miners

American Association
'Dogs Host the T-Bones in 3-Game Series, Starting 6:35pm Tonight - Lincoln Saltdogs
Goose Gossage to Explain (Unwritten) Rules of Baseball at July 6 Saints Game - St. Paul Saints
Wingnuts Game Notes: June 28 vs. Texas - Wichita Wingnuts

Appalachian League
Astros fall to Pirates, 8-3 - Greeneville Astros

Atlantic League
Lancaster Wins Series Opener In One-Run Fashion Over Bridgeport - Bridgeport Bluefish
Managers Named for All-Star Game - Long Island Ducks
Preview - Bees Look to Even Series with Patriots - New Britain Bees
Managers Named for ALPB All-Star Game - New Britain Bees
Pre-Game Notes: at Southern Maryland - Sugar Land Skeeters

California League
Bickford, Giants Silence Blaze - Bakersfield Blaze
Laureano Homer Propels 'hawks To 10-3 Win - Lancaster JetHawks
Bats Break out to Back Castellani in 8-1 Win - Modesto Nuts
Visalia Downs Rancho on Monday in Series-Opener - Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Giants Pitching Twirls One-Hitter in 5-0 Victory - San Jose Giants
Nuts Hand Ports 8-1 Loss in Opener - Stockton Ports
Rawhide Snap Three-Game Skid with 9-4 Win - Visalia Rawhide

Carolina League
Potomac Nationals 2016 Game Notes vs. Winston-Salem Dash - Potomac Nationals
Salem Red Sox Game Notes - Salem Red Sox
Winston-Salem Dash Game Notes (June 28 at Potomac) - Winston-Salem Dash

Coastal Plain League
Late-Inning Rally Sinks Clams - Edenton Steamers
Grizzlies Fall to Defending Champs - Gastonia Grizzlies
Forest City Slips Away on Super Splash Day - Gastonia Grizzlies

Eastern League
Smith Named to All-Star Futures Game - Binghamton Mets
Reyes & Lagers Join B-Mets in Altoona - Binghamton Mets
Sisco Selected for MLB Futures Game - Bowie Baysox
Baysox Offer Special Family Discounts - Bowie Baysox
Erie SeaWolves at Reading Fightin Phils - Game Notes - Erie SeaWolves
SeaWolves Caught by Reading - Erie SeaWolves
Sea Dogs Game Notes June 28 at Trenton (Game 76) - Portland Sea Dogs

Florida State League
Boulware Caps Comeback Win - Daytona Tortugas

Frontier League
Freedom to Host Fireworks Extravaganza on July 4 - Florence Freedom
Slammers' Boo Vazquez Signs with Kansas City Royals - Joliet Slammers
Pirates Purchase Contract of Nick King - Schaumburg Boomers

International League
Clippers Down IronPigs to Kick off Road Trip - Columbus Clippers
Meadows, Neverauskas Selected to All-Star Futures Game - Indianapolis Indians
Meadows, Neverauskas Selected to All-Star Futures Game - Indianapolis Indians
LHV Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Pigs Look to Even Series with Clippers - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Bats' Amir Garrett Will Represent Reds in All-Star Futures Game - Louisville Bats
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Bees Silenced by Young, Cougars - Burlington Bees
LumberKings Score In Double Digits Again In Rout Of Rattlers - Clinton LumberKings
Dragons GameDay for June 28 - Dayton Dragons
Young Leads Cougars to Shutout over Bees - Kane County Cougars
Pair of Wrestling Legends to Appear for Pro Wrestling Night, July 14 - Kane County Cougars
South Bend Cubs Shine in 1st Half - South Bend Cubs

New England Collegiate Baseball League
Weather Forces Mountaineers to Reschedule with Plymouth - Vermont Mountaineers

New York-Penn League
Comeback Clones Win It in Extras, 6-5 - Brooklyn Cyclones
Former Cleveland Indian, Carlos Bearga to Appear at Scrappers Game on August 20 - Mahoning Valley Scrappers
Bark in the Park, $1 Beers, Human Cannonball on Tap for Spikes Fans - State College Spikes
West Virginia Black Bears Fall to State College 6-1 - West Virginia Black Bears

Northwest League
Ljay Newsome Wins Player of the Week - Everett AquaSox
Hops Blanked in B.C. - Hillsboro Hops
Volcanoes Snuffed in Series Finale - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
Senior Night with the Dust Devils - Tri-City Dust Devils
Canadians Extend Winning Ways To Three Games - Vancouver Canadians

Northwoods League
Come Celebrate Jeremiah's Birthday as Bullfrogs Take on Express - Green Bay Bullfrogs
Rafters Sweep Double Header, Widen Division Lead - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

Pacific Association
Pacifics Players to Compete in July 3rd Cow Milking Contest - San Rafael Pacifics

Pacific Coast League
Isotopes Fall 5-3 to Bees for 11th Straight Loss - Albuquerque Isotopes
Sky Sox Survive to Win 3-2 in 14 - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Chihuahuas Unveil Stars and Stripes Caps and Jerseys for GECU Independence Day Celebrations - El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Win 13-3 in Reno Monday - El Paso Chihuahuas
Grizzlies lose ground on Rainiers, fall 6-2 - Fresno Grizzlies
Richard Begins Rehab Stint with Iowa - Iowa Cubs
Redbirds Prevail to Set up Chance for Series Sweep - Memphis Redbirds
Healy Selected for 2016 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game - Nashville Sounds
Sounds Win on Nunez's Walk-Off Single - Nashville Sounds
OKC Dodgers Game Notes - June 28, 2016 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Bonifacio & Dozier Selected to Play in MLB All-Star Futures Game - Omaha Storm Chasers
Storm Chasers Series Highlights: June 30-July 3 - Omaha Storm Chasers
Reno Aces Game Information: El Paso Chihuahuas (46-32) at Reno Aces (41-37) - Reno Aces
El Paso Sails Past Aces in Rout - Reno Aces
Colorado Springs Outlasts Round Rock 3-2 in 14 Innings - Round Rock Express
Blach Beats the Heat, Tosses Shutout in Vegas - Sacramento River Cats
McGowin Stymies Lsotopes - Salt Lake Bees
Three-Run Eighth Gives Tacoma 6-2 Victory Over Fresno - Tacoma Rainiers

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
Pfenninger Leads Stallions to 7-2 Victory - Saugerties Stallions

Pioneer League
Piron's Walk-Off Seals Win over Chukars - Grand Junction Rockies
Voyagers Fall to Billings in Series Opener - Great Falls Voyagers
Missoula Homers Three Times in Setback - Missoula Osprey
Orem Edges Ogden 4-3 - Ogden Raptors
Owlz Win Season-High Fourth in a Row - Orem Owlz

Prospect League
Rock Your Mustache with Pride this Thursday, Fireworks on July 4th & 8th - DuPage Drones
Kokomo Jackrabbits Weekly - Kokomo Jackrabbits

South Atlantic League
Fireflies Game Notes: June 28 at Hickory (Games 75 & 76) - Columbia Fireflies
Shorebirds Postpone Tuesday's Game - Delmarva Shorebirds
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
Barons Start Second Half at Regions Field this Weekend - Birmingham Barons
Independence Day, Dansby Swanson Headline Return to Jackson - Jackson Generals
Suns join City of Jacksonville's Dear Orlando campaign - Jacksonville Suns

Texas Collegiate League
Victoria Generals Sweep the Texas Marshals at Home - Victoria Generals

Texas League
It's a Blast - Corpus Christi Hooks
Matt Carpenter BP Jerseys, Matt Holliday Bobbleheads, Pillbox Caps, Wine Glasses and Glass Steins Av - Springfield Cardinals
Drillers Announce Start Time Change for July 17 Game - Tulsa Drillers

West Coast League
Rathbone and Ay Earn WCL Weekly Accolades - WCL
Knights Take Down Bells - Bellingham Bells
Knights Beat Bells - Corvallis Knights
Island Health, HarbourCats Team up to Stop Use of Smokeless Tobacco - Victoria HabourCats
History for HarbourCats, 15 Consecutive Wins - Victoria HabourCats
Solid Bullpen, Early Offense Gives Sweets Game One Win - Walla Walla Sweets
Pippins Stumble in Second Straight Loss - Yakima Valley Pippins

Basketball

NBA Development League
Fort Wayne Mad Ants Announce Adjustments to Front Office Staff - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Legends Name Bob MacKinnon Head Coach - Texas Legends

Women's National Basketball Association
WNBA President Lisa Borders Issues Statement on the Passing of Pat Summitt - WNBA
Indiana Fever Issues Statements on the Passing of Pat Summitt - Indiana Fever

Football

Arena Football League
AFL Awards Week 13 Players of the Week - AFL
Rattlers, Soul Clinch First Round Home Games - AFL
Strong Second Half Leads Soul to Victory, 59-38 - Philadelphia Soul

Canadian Football League
Shaw CFL Top Performers of Week 1 Announced - CFL
Stamps Face Blue Bombers in Home-Opener - Calgary Stampeders
Lawrence Named Shaw CFL Top Performer of the Week - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Harris and Williams Among Shaw CFL Top Performers for Week 1 - Ottawa RedBlacks

Indoor Football League
Empire Signs DL Donte Rumph - Spokane Empire

Hockey

American Hockey League
'Canes Agree to Terms with Patrick Brown - Charlotte Checkers
Reign Release Guaranteed Home Dates for 2016-17 Season - Ontario Reign
"Amerks All-Access" Receives Two Telly Awards - Rochester Americans
Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Sign Tye McGinn, Matt Taormina to One-Year Contracts - Syracuse Crunch
Penguins Agree to Terms with Christian Hilbrich - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

ECHL
Cincinnati's Ropp Named 2015-16 ECHL Executive of the Year - ECHL
Greenville Receives 2015-16 ECHL Website Award of Excellence - ECHL
Ropp Named ECHL Executive of the Year - Cincinnati Cyclones
Swamp Rabbits Receive Website Award of Excellence - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Ian Watters - Reading Royals

Federal Hockey League
Titans Sign Al Graves - Danbury Titans

National Women's Hockey League
Rebecca Russo Signs with New York Riveters - New York Riveters

North American Hockey League
Austin Bruins to Host Full-Fledged All-Star Game at Next Week's Tryout Camp - Austin Bruins
Draft Report: Brendan Skarda - Minnesota Magicians

Ontario Hockey League
Otters Select German Poddubnnyi with Import Pick - Erie Otters
Firebirds Select Two in CHL Import Draft - Flint Firebirds
Storm Select Albert Michnac with 62nd Overall Pick in CHL Import Draft - Guelph Storm
Storm Select Dmitri Samorukov with the 2nd Overall Pick in the 2016 Import Draft - Guelph Storm
Bulldogs Select Studenic 11th Overall - Hamilton Bulldogs
Rangers Make Two Selections in CHL Import Draft - Kitchener Rangers
67's Bolster Defence Selecting Andrei Golikov in CHL Import Draft - Ottawa 67's
Attack Select Sushko - Owen Sound Attack
Petes Select Igor Martynov in Second Round of CHL Import Draft - Peterborough Petes
Petes Select Matyas Svoboda in First Round of CHL Import Draft - Peterborough Petes
Spits Select Vaakanainen at #39 in CHL Import Draft - Windsor Spitfires

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Islanders Select Finnish Defenseman Saku Vesterinen in CHL Import Draft - Charlottetown Islanders
Mooseheads Select Nico Hischier in CHL Import Draft - Halifax Mooseheads
Wildcats Select Two Defencemen in CHL Import Draft - Moncton Wildcats
Sea Dogs Select Russian F Alexander Vdovenko in CHL Import Draft - Saint John Sea Dogs

United States Hockey League
Tufte Selected 25th Overall in NHL Draft - Fargo Force
Waterloo Black Hawks Summer Update, June 28 - Waterloo Black Hawks

Western Hockey League
WHL Clubs Select 24 Players in 2016 CHL Import Draft - WHL
Hitmen Select Two Players In 2016 CHL Import Draft - Calgary Hitmen
Oil Kings Select Artyom Baltruk in CHL Import Draft - Edmonton Oil Kings
Blazers Select Rudolfs Balcers in CHL Import Draft - Kamloops Blazers
Ice Select Two Russians in CHL Import Draft - Kootenay Ice
Warriors Select Zaitsev 33rd Overall - Moose Jaw Warriors
Winterhawks Select Two Players in CHL Import Draft - Portland Winterhawks
Cougars Select Swedish Forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby 28th Overall in the 2016 CHL Import Draft - Prince George Cougars
Red Deer Rebels Take Alexander Alexeyev In CHL Import Draft - Red Deer Rebels
Pats Select Filip AHL in CHL Import Draft - Regina Pats
Blades Land Russian D-man - Saskatoon Blades
T-Birds Select Sami Moilanen in CHL Import Draft - Seattle Thunderbirds
Spokane Takes Pair of Czech Teammates in CHL Import Draft - Spokane Chiefs
Americans Announce 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule - Tri-City Americans
Giants Take Zadina in CHL Import Draft - Vancouver Giants

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Week 10 Awards Unveiled - MLL
Midfielder Josh Hawkins Earns Warrior Defensive Player of the Week Honors - Boston Cannons
Hounds' Ryan Brown Named Cascade Rookie of the Week - Charlotte Hounds
Machine Acquire MLL's All-Time Leading Goal Scorer, John Grant Jr. - Ohio Machine

National Lacrosse League
League Announces Finalists for 2016 NLL General Manager of the Year Award - NLL

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Fischer Nabs NPF Offensive Player of the Week Honors - Akron Racers
Bandits Series Preview No. 8 at USSSA Pride - Chicago Bandits
USSSA Pride Get Sixth Straight Win in Walkoff Fashion - USSSA Florida Pride

Soccer

Major Arena Soccer League
US-Mexico Thrill Record Crowd in MASL Showcase - Ontario Fury

Major League Soccer
Philadelphia Union Midfielder Roland Alberg Voted MLS Player of the Week - MLS
Columbus Crew SC Plays at Chicago Fire in 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Tonight - Columbus Crew SC
Preview: Revs to Clash with Cosmos for First Time in U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 - New England Revolution
Player and Team Notes: Revolution at New York Cosmos - New England Revolution
CONCACAF Sets Scotiabank Champions League Schedule for Group Phase of 2016-2017 Season - New York Red Bulls
Orlando City Signs Tony Rocha for U.S. Open Cup - Orlando City Soccer Club
Fireworks Highlight Union's Patriot Night on July 9 - Philadelphia Union
Union's Roland Alberg Named MLS Player of the Week - Philadelphia Union
Looking Back on the Final California Clasico of 2016 - San Jose Earthquakes
Sounders FC Signs Midfielder Zach Mathers to Short-Term Agreement - Seattle Sounders FC
Clint Irwin Injury Update - Toronto FC
Whitecaps FC to Host CONCACAF Champions League Group Matches August 23 and September 28 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Whitecaps FC Name 23-Man Roster for Wednesday's Canadian Championship Final - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
WNY Flash Forward Jessica McDonald Voted NWSL Player of the Week - NWSL
Flash Forward Jess McDonald Voted NWSL Player of the Week - Western New York Flash

North American Soccer League
FC Edmonton Announces Release of Defender Eddie Edward - FC Edmonton
Match Notes: Strikers at Orlando City SC - Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Fury FC Sign Ottawa Native Eddie Edward - Ottawa Fury FC

United Soccer League
Real Monarchs' Fernandez Named USL Player of the Week - USL
Wednesday Match Preview - Colorado Springs Switchbacks v. Real Monarchs SLC - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
FCC's Bone Recognized on USL Team of the Week - FC Cincinnati
Cincinnati Bell Inc. Announced as Crystal Palace Match Presenting Sponsor - FC Cincinnati
Louisville City FC's Abend Named to USL Team of the Week - Louisville City FC
Orlando City Signs Tony Rocha for U.S. Open Cup - Orlando City B
Sacramento Republic FC U-17/18 Academy Team Advances to Academy Playoff Quarterfinals - Sacramento Republic FC
San Antonio FC Forward Jacques Francois Named to USL Team of the Week - San Antonio FC
Swope Park Rangers Loan Jacob VanCompernolle to OKC Energy FC - Swope Park Rangers KC

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