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Yoan Moncada makes contact batting leadoff Tuesday night at Hadlock Field in Portland while also making his Sea Dogs debut.

Sea Dogs rough up Senators in Moncada’s debut

on June 21, 2016, at 10:09 p.m.
Top Red Sox prospect Yoan Moncada went 1-for-5 in his Double-A debut for Portland.

Legion roundup: Skowhegan shuts down R.H. Foster

on June 21, 2016, at 9:36 p.m.
Three pitchers combined on a two-hitter as Post 16 of Skowhegan earned a 7-1 Zone 1 American Legion baseball victory over R.H. Foster of Hampden on Tuesday afternoon. Ryan Emery worked three scoreless innings and Brendan Curran earned the win with three innings of relief. Cody Laweryson …
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Red Sox’s David Ortiz regrets making retirement announcement

By The Sports Xchange on June 21, 2016, at 6:26 p.m.
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wishes he had held off on his retirement announcement because of the distractions he has faced during the season. Ortiz said his final season has evolved into a farewell tour similar to what Derek Jeter and Kobe Bryant experienced recently, and the extra attention …
Boston's Chris Young slides home with the tying run against Chicago during the seventh inning Monday at Fenway Park in Boston. The White Sox won 3-1 in 10 innings.

Abreu’s double in 10th lifts White Sox past Red Sox

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on June 20, 2016, at 11:04 p.m.
BOSTON — Reliever Zach Duke pitched out of a bases-loaded, nobody-out situation in the ninth inning and Jose Abreu delivered a two-run double in the 10th to give the struggling Chicago White Sox a 3-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. Abreu hammered a 2-2 pitch from …

Legion roundup: Bangor wins Zone 1 opener

on June 20, 2016, at 9:51 p.m.
Peter Kemble, Brian Pierce and Jesse Colford combined to limit Skowhegan to one run on Monday to lead Bangor’s Coffee News to a 4-1 Zone 1 Senior American Legion victory at Mansfield Stadium. Kemble earned the win as he went the first five innings and struck out …
 Players from the U.S. Southwest team celebrate their 2015 Senior League World Series championship at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor last August. The District 3 champ drew the Southwest amidst a much tougher bracket announced for the 2016 tournament.

Maine entry to open against US Southwest in Senior League World Series

By Ernie Clark on June 20, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
BANGOR | It’s likely more than sheer coincidence that the last two teams to represent host Maine District 3 in the Senior League World Series both won high school state titles on Saturday. Bangor High School, which defeated Falmouth 5-0 to secure its third consecutive Class A state championship, …
Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager (15) gets back safely to first on a pickoff attempt as Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez (13) applies the tag during the seventh inning at Fenway Park on Sunday.

Price on his game as Red Sox beat Mariners

By Matt Kalman, The Sports Xchange on June 19, 2016, at 11:21 p.m.
Price held the Seattle Mariners to one run in eight innings.

Sea Dogs complete sweep of Flying Squirrels

on June 19, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
Teddy Stankiewicz earned his first road win of the year.
Sacopee Valley pitcher Roderick Maynard delivers a pitch during his team's 3-2 victory over George Stevens Academy at St. Joseph's College in Standish on Saturday afternoon to win the Class C state championship.

Sacopee Valley edges George Stevens for ‘C’ baseball crown

By Ernie Clark on June 18, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
Roderick Maynard needed just 75 pitches over seven innings to fend off George Stevens.
The Searsport baseball team poses for a team photo after defeating Penobscot Valley 10-2 in Saturday's Class D state championship game at Mansfield Stadium.

Moore pitches Searsport to second straight Class D baseball championship

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 18, 2016, at 6:23 p.m.
Searsport put the game away with a five-run sixth inning.
Bangor catcher Derek Fournier hugs pitcher Trevor Delaite as the rest of the team rushes the mound after Bangor won the Class A state championship in baseball against Falmouth 5-0 at St. Joseph's College in Standish. It was the third consecutive state title for the Rams.

DeLaite, Stevenson lead Bangor to 3rd straight ‘A’ baseball title

By Ernie Clark on June 18, 2016, at 4:16 p.m.
For Bangor, it marked the 100th state championship in school history and 12th in baseball.
The Old Town Coyotes raise the state championship trophy after defeating Freeport 12-2 for the Class B state baseball title at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor on Saturday.

Old Town claims first baseball state championship in school history

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 18, 2016, at 1:47 p.m.
The Coyotes blitzed Southern Maine champion Freeport with a 13-hit attack and an efficient pitching effort.
Members of the Penobscot Valley baseball team celebrate after defeating Fort Fairfield in the Class D North championship on Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor. PVHS will play South champ Searsport for the state title at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mansfield.

High school baseball, softball state champs to be crowned Saturday

on June 17, 2016, at 8:43 a.m.
BANGOR, Maine – Jeff Fahey had no interest in describing his Bangor High School baseball team as a dynasty after the Rams secured their third straight Class A regional title Tuesday with an 8-0 victory over Edward Little of Auburn. It’s not because the program isn’t used to having dynastic …
Baltimore's Adam Jones (left) celebrates with Manny Machado after hitting a two-run home run against the Boston Red Sox in the third inning of Thursday's game at Fenway Park.

Orioles’ Wilson shuts down Red Sox

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on June 16, 2016, at 10:21 p.m.
BOSTON — Buck Showalter predicted a turnaround and good things for struggling rough right-hander Tyler Wilson before Thursday night’s rubber match of Baltimore’s three-game early battle for first place in the American League East. He was right. “I say that about every pitcher. I do,” the Orioles manager said after …

Sea Dogs’ road woes continue against Bowie

on June 16, 2016, at 9:46 p.m.
BOWIE, Maryland — The Bowie Baysox pounded out 13 hits and grabbed the rubber game of the series from the Portland Sea Dogs with a 6-1 Eastern League victory Thursday night at Prince George’s Stadium. Portland dropped two of three in the series and has lost five of six to …

Eighth annual Father’s Day 5K Road Race to be lead by Portland Sea Dogs’ Slugger

on June 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs, in conjunction with the Maine Track Club and Maine Medical Center, will host the eighth annual Father’s Day 5K Road Race at 9:15 a.m. on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, with proceeds benefiting Maine Coalition to Fight Prostate Cancer.  There will also be a Kid’s …
Boston Red Sox pitcher Craig Kimbrel (46) and catcher Christian Vazquez (7) celebrate defeating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Wednesday night at Fenway Park in Boston.

Wright pitches Red Sox past Orioles

By The Sports Xchange on June 15, 2016, at 10:36 p.m.
BOSTON — Steven Wright continued his marvelous first half, helping the Boston Red Sox back into a tie with the Baltimore Orioles atop the American League with a 6-4 victory Wednesday night. The knuckleballer, who made the Red Sox rotation out of spring training only because of an injury to …
Old Town celebrates after defeating Hermon during their Class B North championship baseball game on Wednesday at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Old Town defeats Hermon in Class B North baseball final

By Ernie Clark on June 15, 2016, at 9:41 p.m.
The Old Town baseball team capped off a historic day for the school’s athletic program in riveting fashion Wednesday evening.

Sports briefs for June 15, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on June 15, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
Former Acadian LL all-star drafted by Houston Astros Chaz “Charlie” Pal, a former all-star in the Acadian Little League, has been selected in the 38th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Houston Astros. Pal, a 6-foot senior outfielder, was taken by the Astros after two standout seasons …

Wednesday’s Old Town-Hermon baseball summary

on June 15, 2016, at 8:27 p.m.
High school baseball Class B North Final OLD TOWN 2, HERMON 0 Hermon (14-5) 000 000 0 — 0 2 2 Old Town (18-1) 000 020 x — 2 2 0 Guerrette and Greener; Gifford and Daniel E: Applebee, Greener; LOB: Hermon 3, Old Town 2; SB: none; Crawford RBI: …