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Releases for Monday, June 27, 2016



Baseball

American Association
Beckman Named Pitcher of the Week - AA
Mazzola Named Player of the Week - AA
American Association Game Recap - AA
Wingnuts Game Notes: June 27 vs. Texas - Wichita Wingnuts

Appalachian League
Braves Announce Summer Concert Series - Danville Braves
Pirates Top Astros in Extra Inning Walk-Off - Greeneville Astros

Atlantic League
Weekly Sports League and Franchise Report -
Kubiak Returns to Bridgeport - Bridgeport Bluefish
Managers Named for All-Star Game - Lancaster Barnstormers
Preview - Bees Open Crucial Series vs. Patriots on Road - New Britain Bees
Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Starting Pitcher Will Oliver - Somerset Patriots
TD Bank Ballpark Named Best Independent Ballpark in the Country Again - Somerset Patriots
Pre-Game Notes: at Southern Maryland - Sugar Land Skeeters

California League
Blaze Kick Nuts out of Town, 5-1 - Bakersfield Blaze
Pitching Staff Secures Series Win for Sixers - Inland Empire 66ers
Lake Elsinore Storms Ahead Early, Takes Finale 17-11 - Lancaster JetHawks
Sixth Sinks Nuts to Third Straight Loss - Modesto Nuts
Giants Return Home for Three-Game Series against Bakersfield - San Jose Giants

Canadian American League
Can-Am League Game Recap - Can-Am
Wilmer Font Named Pitcher of the Week in the Can-Am League - Ottawa Champions

Carolina League
WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley to Visit Nymeo Field - Frederick Keys
Andrew Stevenson Named Carolina League Player of the Week - Potomac Nationals
Ball Named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week - Salem Red Sox
Winston-Salem Dash Game Notes (June 27 at Potomac) - Winston-Salem Dash
INF Ryan Leonards promoted - Winston-Salem Dash
INF Ryan Leonards Promoted to Birmingham - Winston-Salem Dash

Eastern League
Eastern League Weekly Award Winners Announced for June 20th-26th - EL
Waddell Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week - Altoona Curve
B-Mets Game Notes: B-Mets (31-42) at Curve (42-32) - 7:00 pm - Binghamton Mets
Erie SeaWolves at Reading Fightin Phils - Game Notes - Erie SeaWolves
Sea Dogs Game Notes June 27 at Trenton (Game 75) - Portland Sea Dogs
Catcher Kyle Higashioka Named Eastern League Player of the Week - Trenton Thunder
Catcher Kyle Higashioka Named Eastern League Player of the Week - Trenton Thunder

Florida State League
Tarpley Earns FSL Pitcher of the Week Honors - Bradenton Marauders

Frontier League
Slammers Move into First Place in East Division - Joliet Slammers
Crushers Announce Staff Shake-Up - Lake Erie Crushers
Original Boomer Departs to Become Lake Erie Manager - Schaumburg Boomers
Bums Take Series from Windy City - Traverse City Beach Bums
ThunderBolts Drop Third Straight to Beach Bums - Windy City ThunderBolts

Futures Collegiate Baseball League
Early Runs Drive Sharks to Win - Martha's Vineyard Sharks
Gregoire Helps the Bristol Blues Down the Pittsfield Suns 7-4 - Pittsfield Suns
Titans Take out Wachusett with Help from Purcell, 7-4 - Torrington Titans
Bats Stay Hot, Worcester Wins Fourth Straight - Worcester Bravehearts

International League
International League Names Players of the Week - IL
Bisons Notes - Buffalo at Louisville (7:05 p.m.) - Buffalo Bisons
Peter Promoted to Charlotte, Parrino & Marin Placed on DL - Charlotte Knights
Glasnow Looks to Continue Remarkable Run - Indianapolis Indians
Dalier Hinojosa to Rehab at Coca-Cola Park - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
IronPigs Open Series with Columbus - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Reds' Right-Hander Homer Bailey to Make Rehab Start Tonight - Louisville Bats
Berrios Named Batavia Downs Player of the Week - Rochester Red Wings
SWB Game Notes - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
RailRiders Announce Hope Week Activities - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Judge Named Batter of the Week - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Bostick, Collier, Lopez Added to Chiefs' Roster - Syracuse Chiefs

Midwest League
Bowling Green Hot Rods Game Notes ( at WM) - Bowling Green Hot Rods
Bowman, Pickney, and Evans Concert and Car Show Start Fourth of July Weekend - Clinton LumberKings
Dragons GameDay for June 27 - Dayton Dragons
Jhonatan Pena Named Midwest League Player of the Week - Fort Wayne TinCaps
TinCaps Game Notes: June 27 vs. Dayton (Game 75) - Fort Wayne TinCaps
WWE Superstar to Attend Black and Brave Night at Modern Woodmen Park - Quad Cities River Bandits
Rice Promoted to Myrtle Beach - South Bend Cubs
South Bend Sweeps Dayton with 11-1 Win - South Bend Cubs
Bloomquist Tosses Gem as Cubs Beat Dragons 5-0 - South Bend Cubs
Star from Disney Channel's Austin & Ally to Appear at Wednesday's Whitecaps Game - West Michigan Whitecaps

New England Collegiate Baseball League
2016 NECBL Weekly Roundup - NECBL
Denison and LaBeau Garner Week 3 Honors - NECBL
Weekend Sweep - North Adams SteepleCats

New York-Penn League
Seinfeld Night III July 2nd - Brooklyn Cyclones

Northwest League
Howard's Walk-Off Single Ties Series at Two - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
One Week Until 4th of July Family Fun Run - Spokane Indians
Dust Devils Return Home for Six Game Homestand - Tri-City Dust Devils

Northwoods League
Fox Communities Credit Union Night at Joannes as Bullfrogs Face the Express - Green Bay Bullfrogs
Madison Looks to Carry Momentum into Lakeshore - Madison Mallards
Rafters and Fey Printing "Turn Back the Clock" for Jersey Auction - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

Pacific Association
Stompers Escape in 9-8 Victory over Admirals - Sonoma Stompers
Eighth Inning Rally Key for Admirals in 4-2 Stompers Loss - Sonoma Stompers

Pacific Coast League
Hedges' Power, Roth's Gems Earn Player of the Week Honors - PCL
Isotopes Drop 10th Straight in 7-6 Loss to Bees - Albuquerque Isotopes
Austin Hedges Named PCL Player of the Week - El Paso Chihuahuas
Chihuahuas Split Doubleheader in Reno Sunday - El Paso Chihuahuas
Grizzlies defeat Rainiers 8-4 Sunday night - Fresno Grizzlies
La Stella Begins Rehab Stint - Iowa Cubs
Nashville Sounds Game Information: Omaha Storm Chasers (32-43) at Nashville Sounds (45-33) - Nashville Sounds
OKC Dodgers Game Notes - June 27, 2016 - Oklahoma City Dodgers
Aces Cycle Their Way to Doubleheader Split - Reno Aces
Michael Roth Named Pitcher of the Week - Round Rock Express
Cunningham Blast Beats 'Topes - Salt Lake Bees

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
MVP for MDA Tournament a Hit for 7th Straight Year - Albany Dutchmen

Pioneer League
Rockies Overwhelmed by Chukars Onslaught - Grand Junction Rockies
Zangari Named Pioneer League Player of the Week - Great Falls Voyagers

Prospect League
Lemasters Leads the Butler BlueSox to 2-0 Victory Thanks to 6 Strikeouts - Chillicothe Paints
Dall, Del Rio guide offense - Kokomo Jackrabbits

South Atlantic League
GreenJackets' Miguel Gomez Named SAL Player of the Week - Augusta GreenJackets
Duke, BUSH's Beans Help RiverDogs Celebrate America's Independence All Weekend at the Joe - Charleston RiverDogs
Paddack Continues Streak But Hoppers Fall in 10 - Greensboro Grasshoppers
Rodriguez Leaves Hoppers with a Big Bang - Greensboro Grasshoppers
Naylor's Early Lightning Bolt Propels Hoppers - Greensboro Grasshoppers
Johan Cruz Activated - Kannapolis Intimidators
Power Announce Flood Relief Assistance Plans & Homestand Highlights - West Virginia Power
WV Power Game Notes - West Virginia Power

Southern League
Southern League Names Pitcher and Player of the Week - SL
Peter Promoted to AAA Charlotte - Birmingham Barons
Courtney Hawkins Named Southern League Player of the Week - Birmingham Barons
Playoff Tickets Go on Sale Wednesday - Jackson Generals
FUNdamentally Different Homestand Highlights June 29-July 3 - Jacksonville Suns
Cabrera Promoted to Atlanta - Mississippi Braves
Camargo, Kent Claim Weekly Honors - Mississippi Braves
Biscuits to Celebrate Independence Day a Day Early - Montgomery Biscuits

Texas Collegiate League
Cane Cutters Dominate Brazos Valley Bombers - Acadiana Cane Cutters

Texas League
Hooks Rout Riders in Series Finale - Corpus Christi Hooks
Frank Schwindel Named Texas League Player of the Week - Northwest Arkansas Naturals
The Great American Blast Begins on Friday, July 1 - Northwest Arkansas Naturals

West Coast League
Bells Fall to Bend - Bellingham Bells
GreyWolves Hit the Road for Five Games - Gresham GreyWolves
GreyWolves Score 11 Unanswered Runs En Route to Skid-Snapping Victory - Gresham GreyWolves
Falcons Sweep - Kelowna Falcons
RBC Hits a Grand Slam with HarbourCats - Victoria HabourCats
Walk-Off Win Ties WCL Consecutive-Victory Record - Victoria HabourCats
Walla Walla Takes Series with Pippins on Late Offensive Burst - Walla Walla Sweets

Basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
New York's Charles and Phoenix's Taurasi Named WNBA Players of the Week - WNBA
Liberty Forward Tina Charles Repeats as WNBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week - New York Liberty

Football

Arena Football League
Sharks Team Up with Armada FC for July 23rd Doubleheader - Jacksonville Sharks
Orlando Predators Playoff Tickets Go on Sale June 29 - Orlando Predators

Canadian Football League
BC Lions Announce Transaction - B.C. Lions
Tiger-Cats Add Quarterback Golson to Practice Roster - Hamilton Tiger-Cats
RedBlacks Add One to Roster, Three to Practice Roster - Ottawa RedBlacks
National Kicker Luca Congi Retires a Rider - Saskatchewan Roughriders
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Announce Transactions - Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Indoor Football League
Fever Ends Season, Loses to Danger - Tri-Cities Fever

Hockey

American Hockey League
Condors to Donate Jersey Auction Proceeds to Erskine Fire Relief Efforts - Bakersfield Condors
Ottawa Senators Draft Recap: Sens Select Five Players in 2016 NHL Draft - Binghamton Senators
Flames Provide Qualifying Offers to Four Players - Stockton Heat
Flames Acquire Alex Chiasson from Ottawa - Stockton Heat
Heat Look to Top Record High Teddy Bear Record on Saturday, January 21st - Stockton Heat
Tampa Bay Lightning Hire Jeff Halpern as Syracuse Crunch Assistant Coach - Syracuse Crunch
Penguins Agree to Terms with Michael Webster - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

ECHL
Wheeling's Abisalih Receives ECHL Award of Excellence for Media Relations - ECHL
Cincinnati Receives ECHL Marketing Award of Excellence - ECHL
Cyclones Receive ECHL Marketing Award of Excellence - Cincinnati Cyclones
Date Changed for Eagles Game at South Carolina - Colorado Eagles
Swamp Rabbits Ink Forward Trevor Gerling - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
DJ Abisalih Wins ECHL's Award of Excellence for Media Relations - Wheeling Nailers
Kerbashian Named Finalist for Wichita Pro Athlete of the Year - Wichita Thunder

North American Hockey League
Columbus Blue JAckets Select Peter Thome - Aberdeen Wings
Blueliner Nelson Commits to Concordia College - Bismarck Bobcats
Draft Report: Hunter Luhmann - Minnesota Magicians
Luke Kania Makes NCAA DI Commitment - Minnesota Wilderness

Ontario Hockey League
2016 CHL Import Draft Takes Place Tuesday, June 28 - OHL
Firebirds Prepare for 2016 CHL Import Draft Tuesday - Flint Firebirds
CHL Import Draft on Tuesday - Owen Sound Attack
Third Annual 'Where in the World Are Petes Fans'' Contest Kicks off this Week - Peterborough Petes

Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
Screaming Eagles Name Brent Hughes Assistant Coach - Cape Breton Screaming Eagles

United States Hockey League
Hunter Miska Invited to Senators Prospect Camp - Dubuque Fighting Saints

Western Hockey League
WHL Announces 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule - WHL
Hitmen Announce 2016-17 WHL Regular Season Schedule - Calgary Hitmen
Special One-Day Advance Ticket Sale for Oil Kings Home Opener and CHL Canada-Russia Series - Edmonton Oil Kings
Oil Kings Set to Open Rogers Place - Edmonton Oil Kings
Blazers Regular Season Schedule Released - Kamloops Blazers
WHL Announces 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule - Kelowna Rockets
Ice Announce 2016-17 Schedule - Kootenay Ice
2016-2017 Regular Season Schedule Released - Lethbridge Hurricanes
Warriors Release 2016-2017 Regular Season Schedule - Moose Jaw Warriors
Winterhawks Announce 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule - Portland Winterhawks
Raiders Release Regular Season Schedule - Prince Albert Raiders
Parenteau Invited to Canucks Development Camp - Prince Albert Raiders
Cougars Release 2016-17 Schedule - Prince George Cougars
News Pats Announce 2016-17 Schedule - Regina Pats
Blades To Kick-off Season With Salute To Howe - Saskatoon Blades
T-Birds Announce 2016-17 Schedule - Seattle Thunderbirds
2016-17 Regular Season Schedule Announced - Spokane Chiefs
Quinn to be Inducted to Hockey Hall of Fame - Vancouver Giants
Giants Release 2016/17 Regular Season Schedule - Vancouver Giants
Menell Invited to Flyers Development Camp - Vancouver Giants
Royals Announce 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule - Victoria Royals
Royals Help Raise More Than $350,000 During 2015-16 Season - Victoria Royals

Lacrosse

Major League Lacrosse
Cannons Raise More Than $120,000 to Benefit the National Foundation for Cancer Research - Boston Cannons

National Lacrosse League
2016 NLL Head Coach of the Year (The Les Bartley Award) Finalists Unveiled - NLL
Fans Invited to Help Select Nominees for NLL Hall of Fame Class of 2016 - Rochester Knighthawks

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
NPF Saddles up with Country Music Stars Trick Pony for Multi-Tier Promotional Partnership - NPF
National Pro Fastpitch Names Players of the Week - NPF
Rogers Leads USSSA Pride Past Akron Racers, 4-1 - USSSA Florida Pride

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Orlando City Hosts Fort Lauderdale Strikers in U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 - Orlando City Soccer Club
Real Salt Lake Hosts Seattle Sounders in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Play - Real Salt Lake
Manneh Nominated for MLS Goal of the Week, Named to MLS Team of the Week - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

North American Soccer League
RailHawks Aquire Forward Matt Fondy; Part Ways with Alex Perez - Carolina RailHawks
South Florida Native Bryan Arguez Returns to Strikers - Fort Lauderdale Strikers
Armada FC Transfers Matt Fondy to Carolina RailHawks - Jacksonville Armada

United Soccer League
New Faces Sprinkled into United Lineup - Arizona United SC
Sounders FC 2 Snaps Two-Match Winning Streak in 2-0 Defeat to Swope Park Rangers at Starfire Stadium - Seattle Sounders FC 2
Halfway Through the 2016 USL Season, Here Are Your Top 14 Players - Wilmington Hammerheads FC

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