April 17, 2014
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Baseball

American Association
RedHawks Sign Bowlin for Bullpen - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
1st Annual BBQ Cook-Off Comes to Haymarket Park in May - Lincoln Saltdogs
Canaries Boost Infield with Veteran Ford - Sioux Falls Canaries
Help Us Put Spinner "Over the Edge" - Wichita Wingnuts

Atlantic League
'Fish Re-Sign Abreu - Bridgeport Bluefish
Riversharks New Partner, Rainbow Rabbit, Launches Anti-Bullying Program - Camden Riversharks

California League
Late Surge and Ben Lively a Lethal Combination - Bakersfield Blaze
Homestand Preview: April 17-19 - Lancaster JetHawks
Smith, McCullers Combine to Shutout Mavs - Lancaster JetHawks
Aquino Deals in 2-1 Win - Modesto Nuts
San Jose Giants on Deck: Giants Travel to Bakersfield for Three-Game Series - San Jose Giants
Banner Island Ballpark Set to Host 2014 CCAA Baseball Championship - Stockton Ports
Ports Shut Down by Lively in 8-3 Loss - Stockton Ports

Canadian American League
Boulders Announce Second Annual Boulder Dash - Rockland Boulders

Cape Cod League
Wareham's George Springer (UConn) Debuts for Astros - Wareham Gatemen

Carolina League
Lynchburg Hillcats Game Notes - Lynchburg Hillcats
Blue Rocks Game Notes - April 17, 2014 - Wilmington Blue Rocks
Dash Unveil Roster Moves - Winston-Salem Dash

Eastern League
RubberDucks Hosting Special Concessions Job Fair Monday - Akron RubberDucks
Game Notes and Information vs. Richmond - Altoona Curve
B-Mets Game Notes: Game #12 - B-Mets (7-4) vs. New Hampshire Fisher Cats (4-7) - Binghamton Mets
MiLB President, Pat O'Conner, to Visit Binghamton - Binghamton Mets
Rock Cats Back Home Tonight - New Britain Rock Cats
Sea Dogs Game Notes April 17 at New Britain (Game 12) - Portland Sea Dogs

Florida State League
Flying Tigers Return Home Monday for Week of Fun Including Hat Giveaway, $1 Days and All-You-Can-Eat - Lakeland Flying Tigers
Rosa's Two Homers Lift Jupiter over Mets in Extras, 8-6 - St. Lucie Mets

Frontier League
Grizzlies Sign Former Rockies Farmhand Ben Waldrip - Gateway Grizzlies
Slammers Announce Incentive To Purchase New Beer Garden Tickets - Joliet Slammers
Player Spotlight - Steve Carrillo - River City Rascals
Boomers Add Red Sox Rosario, A's Bahramzadeh & DBacks Chavez - Schaumburg Boomers
Miners Sign Bullpen Ace - Southern Illinois Miners

International League
Blue Jays Recall Bisons OF Anthony Gose, Bisons Add RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx - Buffalo Bisons
Bisons Notes Doubleheader - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Buffalo - Buffalo Bisons
Putnam Promoted to Chicago, De Los Santos Promoted to Charlotte - Charlotte Knights
Atlanta's Mike Minor Set to Rehab Friday for Gwinnett - Charlotte Knights
Durham Bulls Game Notes - Durham Bulls
Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights: April 19-21 - Gwinnett Braves
LHV Game Notes - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
IronPigs to Host Heroes Night Featuring Police vs. Firefighters Softball Game - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Red Wings Game Notes - Rochester Red Wings
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Chavez Assigned to Beloit - Beloit Snappers
Snappers Get Swept by Loons - Beloit Snappers
Dragons GameDay for April 17 vs. Kane County - Dayton Dragons
MBF Announces State Street Coming to East End Spring 2014 - Great Lakes Loons
Deadline to Register for "Swing with the Loons" Golf Outing Is May 23 - Great Lakes Loons
Loons Rally to Sweep Series in Beloit - Great Lakes Loons
Kane County Cougars Homestand Preview: April 21-27 - Kane County Cougars
Clint Frazier to Join the Captains Tonight - Lake County Captains

Northwoods League
Northwoods League and Collegiate Baseball League Europe Create Partnership - Northwoods
Growlers Create Programs with Walmart, Sam's Club - Kalamazoo Growlers
Former Buck Jones Called up by Mariners - Waterloo Bucks

Pacific Coast League
El Paso Chihuahuas Prepare Fans for Game Days - El Paso Chihuahuas
Fresno Grizzlies Giving Away 7,000 2010 Giants World Series Replica Rings - Fresno Grizzlies
51s 12-Game Homestand from April 19 - May 1 - Las Vegas 51s
Fireworks, Easter Sunday Festivities Highlight Weekend Homestand - Memphis Redbirds
Zephyrs Fall to Cubs 5-4 - New Orleans Zephyrs
RedHawks Game Notes: April 17, 2014 - Oklahoma City RedHawks
Missed Opportunities as Aces Drop Third Straight - Reno Aces
RHP Daniel McCutchen Assigned to Round Rock - Round Rock Express
Rainiers Slip by Bees 10-8 - Salt Lake Bees
Rainiers Slip Past Salt Lake, 10-8 - Tacoma Rainiers

South Atlantic League
RiverDogs, Palmetto Brewery Offer "The Original" RiverDogs Beer at The Joe - Charleston RiverDogs
Postponed Game Rescheduled to May 26th - Delmarva Shorebirds
Denard Span to Make Rehab Start Tonight in Hagerstown - Hagerstown Suns
Game Notes: Kannapolis Intimidators (White Sox) vs. West Virginia Power (Pirates) - April 17, 2014 - Kannapolis Intimidators
Bierman Promoted to Winston-Salem - Kannapolis Intimidators
Whalen and Diaz Knock off Jackets - Savannah Sand Gnats

Southern League
De Los Santos Promoted to Charlotte - Birmingham Barons
Suns Fillet the Wahoos and Bake the Biscuits Starting Saturday - Jacksonville Suns
BayBears Shutout Barons with Walk-Off in 10 - Mobile BayBears
Mota Promoted To Triple-A Iowa; Davis Activated From Disabled List - Tennessee Smokies

Texas League
Hooks All-Time Team Announced - Corpus Christi Hooks
Naturals, Rover Oaks Grooming to Host Bark in the Ballpark - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
San Antonio Missions Game Notes: April 17 at Midland (7:00 PM CST) - San Antonio Missions

Basketball

NBA Development League
Warriors Assign Ognjen Kuzmic to Santa Cruz - D-League
Fort Wayne's Conner Henry Named 2014 NBA Development League Coach of the Year - D-League
Conner Henry Named 2014 NBA Development League Coach of the Year - Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Golden State Warriors Assign Ognjen Kuzmic to Santa Cruz - Santa Cruz Warriors

Women's National Basketball Association
Sky Center Fowles to Miss Time Due to Injury - Chicago Sky

Football

Arena Football League
Week 6 Preview: Sharks at Soul - Jacksonville Sharks
Week 6 Preview: Sharks at Soul - Jacksonville Sharks
Soul Acquire Shaw in Trade with San Antonio - Philadelphia Soul
Game Preview: Power at Rattlers - Pittsburgh Power
Third Open Tryout Participant Joins Thunder - Portland Thunder

Canadian Football League
Esks Extend LS Ryan King - Edmonton Eskimos
Alouettes ink NFL Pro Bowl receiver Chad Johnson - Montreal Alouettes
Riders Announce Transactions - Saskatchewan Roughriders
Blue Bombers Release Five - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Champions Professional Indoor Football League
Top Offenses Meet Saturday as Edge Host Bandits - Bloomington Edge
Wild Seek Fifth Win in Road Trip to Omaha - Wichita Wild

Indoor Football League
Fever Inks DB Ashante Williams - Tri-Cities Fever

Hockey

American Hockey League
Syracuse's Eric Neilson Named American Hockey League's Man of the Year - AHL
Chicago's Jake Allen Voted American Hockey League's Outstanding Goaltender - AHL
Ryan Culkin Joins Heat - Abbotsford Heat
Albany Devils Release 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs Ticket Information - Albany Devils
Jake Allen Voted as AHL's Outstanding Goaltender - Chicago Wolves
Coetzee, Ouellet and Sproul Assigned to Griffins - Grand Rapids Griffins
Mayer Joins Swiss National Team for World Championship - Hamilton Bulldogs
Wild Releases Goalie Joel Martin - Iowa Wild
Springfield Falcons to Host Playoff Standout - Springfield Falcons
Austin Madaisky Reassigned to Springfield - Springfield Falcons
IceCaps Release Home Playoff Schedule for First Round - St. John's IceCaps
IceCaps Sign MacLean, Release Beck - St. John's IceCaps
Syracuse Crunch Forward Eric Neilson Selected as Winner of the Yanick Dupre Memorial Award - Syracuse Crunch
Fan Appreciation Night Award Presentation Friday - Utica Comets

Central Hockey League
Presidents' Cup Conference Finals to Begin Friday - CHL

ECHL
ECHL Transactions - April 17 - ECHL
South Carolina's Jakaitis Named Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Year - ECHL
Gudlevskis Named MeiGray Group ECHL Alumnus of the Month - ECHL
ECHL Today - April 17 - ECHL
Cyclones Playoff Game Preview - Cincinnati at Orlando - Cincinnati Cyclones
Matczak Returns to K-Wings for Playoffs - Kalamazoo Wings
Hat Trick Playoff Packs Are Ready to Reign - Ontario Reign
Game Preview: Solar Bears vs. Cincinnati - April 17 - Orlando Solar Bears
Jeff Jakaitis Earns Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Year Award; Ties ECHL Record - South Carolina Stingrays
Walleye Attendance Tops 200,000 For Fifth Consecutive Year - Toledo Walleye

Federal Hockey League
Winner Take All Saturday - Danbury Whalers

North American Hockey League
Housing Coordinator Steps Down - Aberdeen Wings
Weekend Preview: Bulls Host RoadRunners to Face off South Division Final - Amarillo Bulls

Ontario Hockey League
Battalion, Generals Tight Competitors - North Bay Battalion
Sarnia Sting Announce 2014 Draft Class - Sarnia Sting
New Summer Auction Items Added - Sarnia Sting
Sting Summer Auction Kicks Off - Sarnia Sting
Sting Draftees Named to OHL Gold Cup Rosters - Sarnia Sting
Sting Presented with Builder Award - Sarnia Sting
Travel the World with Buzz Winners Announced - Sarnia Sting

United States Hockey League
Playoff Series vs Rival Cedar Rapids Shifts to Dubuque - Dubuque Fighting Saints
Former Iceman Krug, Carey Aim for Stanley Cup - Indiana Ice
Gamblers Host Ice for Playoff Pair, Series Tied 1-1 - Indiana Ice
Annual "Jacks Fight Cancer" Game Results in Immense Support and Funding - Muskegon Lumberjacks
Johansson to Play Professionally in Sweden - Tri-City Storm
U.S. Edged by Switzerland in U18 Worlds Opener - U.S. National Team

Western Hockey League
Weekly Ice Report - Kootenay Ice
Kammerer Makes Germany's World U-18 Squad - Regina Pats

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Clear Bag Policy in Place for Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Showdown - Denver Outlaws

National Lacrosse League
Swarm Continue Homestand Saturday against Colorado - Minnesota Swarm
Knighthawks' Cody Jamieson Supporting Tucker Williams - Rochester Knighthawks

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Rebellion Sign Former UCLA Standout - Pennsylvania Rebellion

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Tryouts Kick off this Weekend at Colorado Rapids for Sueno MLS - MLS
Chicago Fire Announces Partnership with Illinois Youth Soccer Association - Chicago Fire
Chivas USA Sign Midfielder Matthew Dunn - Club Deportivo Chivas USA
Rapids U-14s Advance to Dallas Cup Quarterfinals - Colorado Rapids
Serna Sets Sights on Long-Awaited Home Debut - Colorado Rapids
Comcast SportsNet's "State of the Revs" debuts as bi-weekly TV show on Thursday, April 24 - New England Revolution
Revolution to Host Autism Awareness Match on April 26 - New England Revolution
NYCFC Teams up with Eight Youth Soccer Organizations Across the Five Boroughs - New York City Football Club
New York Red Bulls Name Marc De Grandpre Head of Commercial Operations - New York Red Bulls
Whitecaps FC #buckup for Mental Health - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Chicago Red Stars Announce Partnership with CJ Wilson Mazda - Chicago Red Stars
Sky Blue FC Hosts Portland Thorns FC for Home Opener this Saturday - Sky Blue FC
Flash Partners with Network Task Group, Inc. - Western New York Flash

North American Soccer League
Carolina RailHawks Aim To Defend Their Fortress Against Fort Lauderdale Strikers - NASL

USL PRO
Charleston Battery Teams up with Kelly Tours to Give Away a Cruise to the Bahamas - Charleston Battery
Orlando City Seeks Fan Input on Design of New Soccer Stadium - Orlando City SC


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