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Releases for Friday, July 1, 2016



Baseball

American Association
American Association Game Recaps - AA
'Hawks Fall in Eleven Innings - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
RailCats Mount Comeback to Take Series in Canada - Gary SouthShore Railcats
Blasters Drop Series Finale; Swept by Laredo - Joplin Blasters
X's Win Another Extra-Inning Contest In Fargo - Sioux City Explorers
Wichita Takes 12-Inning Series Finale - Texas AirHogs
Kussmaul Has Contract Purchased by Diamondbacks - Wichita Wingnuts

Appalachian League
Gwinnett Braves News for July 1, 2016 - Danville Braves

Atlantic League
Carpenter Swims Back to Bridgeport - Bridgeport Bluefish
Somerset Patriots Land Right-Handed Pitcher Bryce Morrow - Somerset Patriots
Skeeters Take Tough Loss To Blue Crabs In 15 Inning Game - Sugar Land Skeeters

California League
Mavs Stun Sixers, Remain Perfect against Inland Empire - CalL
Blaze Crack Nuts in 10 - Bakersfield Blaze
Lancaster Makes It Four In A Row To End June - Lancaster JetHawks
Six-Run Tenth Ends Nuts' Streak - Modesto Nuts
Rios Powers Quakes Past Ports - Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Rawhide Roll Past Giants in Series Opener, 12-6 - San Jose Giants
Ports Surge Late, But Fall 5-4 to Quakes - Stockton Ports
Six Run Third Inning Leads to 12-6 Win over San Jose - Visalia Rawhide
Six Run Third Inning Leads to 12-6 Win over San Jose - Visalia Rawhide

Carolina League
LYNCHBURG HILLCATS: Newest Hillcat Francisco Mejia Picked for MLB Futures Game - Lynchburg Hillcats
POTOMAC NATIONALS: Minor League Baseball Teams Towear Stars & Stripes Caps this Fourth of July Weeke - Potomac Nationals

Coastal Plain League
Edenton Falls Short in Wilmington - Edenton Steamers

Frontier League
Slammers' Liam O'Sullivan Signs with Arizona Diamondbacks - Joliet Slammers
Rascals Close out Homestand with Loss to Joliet - River City Rascals
Earley Sends Miners to Ninth Straight Win in Extras - Southern Illinois Miners

Futures Collegiate Baseball League
Zachary Draws Walk-Off Walk, Suns Beat Sharks 3-2 - Pittsfield Suns
Titans Escape North Shore Behind Mondak's 11 Strikeouts, 2-0 - Torrington Titans

Great West League
Medford Falls in Game Three to Lodi - Medford Rogues

International League
Carlos Sanchez Recalled to Chicago - Charlotte Knights
Mark Price Named as Home Run Derby Captain - Charlotte Knights
Gwinnett Braves Homestand Highlights - Gwinnett Braves
Pigs Look for Second Straight Win - Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Aaron Judge named International League Player of the Month - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Midwest League
Snappers Can't Complete Series Sweep - Beloit Snappers
Rattlers Walk Off In Extras, Snap LumberKings Seven Game Winning Streak - Clinton LumberKings
"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan to Visit Parkview Field for Game on July 7 - Fort Wayne TinCaps
Three Pitchers Combine to Shutout Snappers - Peoria Chiefs
Rattlers beat Clinton 4-3 in ten innings - Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

New England Collegiate Baseball League
5-run 5th inning helps Swamp Bats pull away from Muskrats - Keene Swamp Bats
SteepleCats Fall in Extras - North Adams SteepleCats
Mountaineers and Pilgrims Rained Out - Vermont Mountaineers

New York-Penn League
BROOKLYN SPIKED IN STATE COLLEGE, 10-4 - Brooklyn Cyclones

Northwest League
Hops Use Force to Sweep Series - Hillsboro Hops
Volcanoes Unable to Salvage Finale in Hillsboro - Salem-Keizer Volcanoes
Indians Drop Series Finale to AquaSox 8-5 - Spokane Indians
Late Inning Home Run Lifts Dust Devils over Canadians - Tri-City Dust Devils
Tri-City Completes Sweep of Canadians with 4-3 Victory - Vancouver Canadians

Northwoods League
Battle Creek Bombers Top Kenosha Kingfish, 8-6 - Battle Creek Bombers
Bullfrogs Look to Rebound against Rafters - Green Bay Bullfrogs
Bombers Edge Kingfish 8-6 - Kenosha Kingfish
Mallards Attempt to Keep Pace in Division Race - Madison Mallards
College World Series Vet Homers Twice in Home Debut as Rivets Win - Rockford Rivets
Border Cats Out-Slug Stingers in Series Opener - Willmar Stingers
Rafters Host Final Home Game of First Half, Look for Sweep - Wisconsin Rapids Rafters
'Chucks Drop First to Duluth - Wisconsin Woodchucks

Pacific Association
Stompers Fall out of First in 5-4 Loss to Pacifics - Sonoma Stompers

Pacific Coast League
Hoffman Sharp in Isotopes 4-2 Loss in Sacramento - Albuquerque Isotopes
Middlebrooks, Suter Earn June Player of the Month Honors - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Bullpen Powers Sky Sox Past Zephyrs 7-3 - Colorado Springs Sky Sox
Sanchez Hits Two Home Runs in 8-6 Win Thursday - El Paso Chihuahuas
Grizzlies exterminate Bees 23-3 to get back to .500 - Fresno Grizzlies
PCL Announces Suspensions from On-Field Incident in Memphis - New Orleans Zephyrs
Sky Sox Take Down Zephyrs 7-3 - New Orleans Zephyrs
New 'Cats in Town Help Gregorio Extend Sacramento's Win Streak - Sacramento River Cats
Bees Comeback Falls Short - Salt Lake Bees
Tacoma Falls To Las Vegas, 7-3 - Tacoma Rainiers

Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
Outlaws thrive in return to PGCBL - Oneonta Outlaws

Pioneer League
Rockies Lose in 10 Innings - Grand Junction Rockies
Big Inning Vaults Voyagers to Win in Billings - Great Falls Voyagers
Raptors Take Down Owlz 8-4 - Ogden Raptors
Big Third Inning Undoes Owlz' Winning Streak - Orem Owlz

Prospect League
Pitching Falters in 8-6 Loss to Kings - Chillicothe Paints
Former Dan Signs with Evansville - Danville Dans
Ninth-inning rally sends Jackrabbits to second half opening victory - Kokomo Jackrabbits

Southern League
Daniel Palka named Southern League June Player of the Month - SL
Barons Pitching Bested by Biloxi in 11-6 Loss - Birmingham Barons
M-Braves Win See-Saw Extra-Inning Contest over Generals - Mississippi Braves
Mobile Stuns Montgomery in 7-5 Comeback Victory - Mobile BayBears

Texas League
The Blair Witch Bat Project - Midland RockHounds
Elmore and Yarbrough Elected to TL HOF - San Antonio Missions

West Coast League
Lewchuk Shines as GreyWolves Clinch Series Victory at Kitsap - Gresham GreyWolves
HarbourCats Clinch Playoff Berth, Streak at 18 - Victoria HabourCats
Sweets Get Them on, Cannot Get Them in in Loss to Pippins - Walla Walla Sweets
Big Inning Hurts AppleSox in 12-Inning Loss - Wenatchee AppleSox
Pippins Grind out 6-3 Win over Walla Walla - Yakima Valley Pippins

Basketball

Women's National Basketball Association
Minnesota Lynx Sign Bashaara Graves - Minnesota Lynx

Football

Indoor Football League
Roland, Pray Earn All-Indoor Football League Honors - Iowa Barnstormers

Hockey

American Hockey League
Max McCormick Signs a One-Year, Two-Way Contract - Binghamton Senators
Casey Bailey Signs a One-Year, Two-Way Contract - Binghamton Senators
Ottawa Inks Phil Varone to One-Year Contract - Binghamton Senators
AHL All-Star, Michael Kostka, Re-Signs with Ottawa - Binghamton Senators
Canes Announce AHL Coaching Staff Additions - Charlotte Checkers
Moose Sign Five Players - Manitoba Moose
Monarchs Tender Eight Qualifying Offers - Ontario Reign

ECHL
ECHL Announces Players with Qualifying Offers - ECHL
THUNDER TENDER EIGHT QUALIFYING OFFERS - Adirondack Thunder
Aces Extend Qualifying Offers to Six Players - Alaska Aces
Americans Send Qualifying Offers to Five - Allen Americans
Gladiators Extend Qualifying Offers - Atlanta Gladiators
Cyclones Extend Qualifying Offers to Eight - Cincinnati Cyclones
Eagles Extend Qualifying Offers to Six Players - Colorado Eagles
Jackals Extend Qualifying Offers to Seven Players - Elmira Jackals
Everblades Extend Qualifying Offers to Eight Players - Florida Everblades
Komets Announce Four Qualifying Offers - Fort Wayne Komets
Swamp Rabbits Submit Qualifying Offers to Seven - Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Steelheads Extend Eight Qualifying Offers - Idaho Steelheads
Fuel Extend Eight Qualifying Offers - Indy Fuel
K-Wings Sign Two for Upcoming Season, Extend Six Qualifying Offers - Kalamazoo Wings
Monarchs Tender Eight Qualifying Offers - Manchester Monarchs
Solar Bears Extend Qualifying Offers to Four - Orlando Solar Bears
Mallards Extend Eight Qualifying Offers - Quad City Mallards
Walters Returns to Rush - Rapid City Rush
Royals Agree to Terms with Forward Justin Crandall - Reading Royals
Royals Extend Qualifying Offers to Five - Reading Royals
Stingrays Extend Qualifying Offers to Eight Players - South Carolina Stingrays
Grizzlies Announce 8 Qualifying Offers for 16-17 Season - Utah Grizzlies
Thunder Announce Seven Qualifying Offers - Wichita Thunder

North American Hockey League
Bobcats Reveal 20th Anniversary Logo - Bismarck Bobcats
Knights 2016-2017 Schedule Released - Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights

Ontario Hockey League
Oshawa Generals Sign Forward Grayden Gotschalk - Oshawa Generals

Western Hockey League
Tigers Hire Bobby Fox as Assistant Coach - Medicine Hat Tigers
Connor Hobbs and Colby Williams Sign with Capitals Organization - Regina Pats

Lacrosse

National Lacrosse League
Toronto Rock Acquire Paul Rabil - Toronto Rock

Other

National Pro Fastpitch
Abbott, Scrap Yard Dawgs Top Dallas Charge - NPF

World TeamTennis
Tickets on Sale July 6 for Mylan WTT Finals Presented by Citi - WTT
Sam Querrey Faces Novak Djokovic Today in Wimbledon Showdown - Washington Kastles

Soccer

Major League Soccer
Real Salt Lake Forward Yura Movsisyan Voted Etihad Airways MLS Player of the Month - MLS
David Accam Showing Total Skill-Set in Recent Scoring - Chicago Fire
BBVA Compass Stadium Named Environmental Innovators of the Year - Houston Dynamo
Impact Hosts New England Revolution at Stade Saputo this Saturday - Montreal Impact
Orlando City Visits FC Dallas for Independence Day Showdown - Orlando City Soccer Club
Real Salt Lake Midfielder Sunday Stephen Undergoes Successful Surgery - Real Salt Lake
Toronto FC Sign Murphy Malone to One-Day Contract - Toronto FC
Toronto FC Injury Update - Toronto FC
Busy Month Ahead for Whitecaps FC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

National Women's Soccer League
Portland Thorns FC Forward Christine Sinclair Voted NWSL Player of the Month - NWSL
NWSL Disciplinary Committee Suspends Seattle Reign FC Forward Merritt Mathias - NWSL
Thorns FC Sign Defender Jennifer Skogerboe - Portland Thorns FC
Sky Blue FC Faces Top-Ranked Portland Thorns FC on Saturday - Sky Blue FC
Washington Spirit to Take on Defending Champions FCKC at Home - Washington Spirit
Washington Spirit Named Founding Member of U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy - Washington Spirit

North American Soccer League
Indy Eleven to Receive NASL Spring Season Championship Trophy Prior to July 9 Kickoff vs. Minnesota - Indy Eleven
Miami FC Inks Gabriel Farfan from Chiapas - Miami FC

United Soccer League
USL Formally Welcomes Nashville to League - USL
Sacramento Republic FC Host Seattle Sounders FC 2 - Sacramento Republic FC
Game Preview: Round Two, Wilmington Meets Toronto at Legion Stadium - Wilmington Hammerheads FC

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