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May 13, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches during the first inning at against the Tampa Bay Rays Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Sale, Red Sox survive Rays’ HRs

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on May 13, 2017, at 11:36 p.m.

UMaine baseball finishes off sweep of UMass Lowell

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 13, 2017, at 11:22 p.m.

Rays hold off late Red Sox comeback

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on May 13, 2017, at 12:56 a.m.
Hermon's Zach Nash (left) throws to teammate Alex Applebee (not pictured) while Ellsworth's Chris Ficket is stuck in a pickle during their baseball game in Hermon Friday. Applebee tagged Ficket out at first.

Pitching, defense lead Hermon baseball team past Ellsworth

By Ernie Clark on May 13, 2017, at 12:44 a.m.
University of Maine shortstop Jeremy Pena.

Pena leads UMaine baseball team to sweep of UMass Lowell

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 12, 2017, at 8:07 p.m.
The Black Bears used a seventh-inning rally powered by Jeremy Pena to defeat UMass Lowell 5-4 in the second game of the twinbill at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.
Maine coach John Winkin

NEIBA to enshrine Winkin, Butterfield in hall of fame

on May 12, 2017, at 1 a.m.
University of Maine baseball coaches John Winkin and Jack Butterfield have been selected for induction into the inaugural class of the New England Intercollegiate Baseball Association Hall of Fame.

Presque Isle, Caribou baseball sum

on May 11, 2017, at 10:24 p.m.

Maine, UMass Lowell series moved up to Friday

on May 11, 2017, at 8:54 p.m.
Boston's Mookie Betts (right) celebrates with teammate Xander Bogaerts (2) after hitting a three-run homer in the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Thursday.
Benny Sieu | USA TODAY Sports

Red Sox beat Brewers on Betts’ homer in ninth

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 11, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.
UMaine has submitted a bid to host next year's America East baseball tournament at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

UMaine submits bid to host 2018 America East baseball tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 11, 2017, at 5:06 p.m.
UMaine previously hosted NCAA Northeast Regionals during their heyday under legendary coach John Winkin, who led them to five College World Series appearances during a six-year span from 1981-1986.
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) drives in a run with a base hit in the fourth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.

Brewers crank out 13 hits in 7-4 win over Red Sox

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 11, 2017, at 8:34 a.m.
For a second consecutive night, the Milwaukee Brewers took a page right out of the Boston Red Sox’s offensive playbook, grinding out 13 hits in a 7-4 victory on Wednesday at Miller Park.

Aggressive baserunning helps Bangor baseball team edge Hampden

By Ernie Clark on May 10, 2017, at 8:13 p.m.
Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts (left) tags out Milwaukee's Jonathan Villar during a rundown in the sixth inning of Tuesday's game at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Broxton’s 4 RBIs help Brewers defeat Red Sox

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 10, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.

Brewer remains undefeated at homes away from home with victory over Mt. Blue

By Ernie Clark on May 08, 2017, at 8:53 p.m.

MPA extends baseball, softball regular season by two days

By Ernie Clark on May 08, 2017, at 6:07 p.m.
“We’re trying to help schools that are struggling to get their games in,” said Mike Burnham, MPA assistant executive director.

Albany sweeps struggling Black Bears

on May 08, 2017, at 5:55 a.m.
The University of Maine’s defending America East champion Black Bears will carry a five-game losing streak into next weekend’s America East softball tournament after Albany’s Great Danes spoiled Senior Day festivities by sweeping the suddenly struggling Black Bears 2-0 and 6-5 at Kessock Field on Friday afternoon.

Red Sox score 10 in ninth to rout Twins

By Brian Hall, The Sports Xchange on May 07, 2017, at 9:04 p.m.
Boston's Hanley Ramirez, left, celebrates with Sandy Leon after Leon hit a two-run home run against Minnesota in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jerry Holt | Minneapolis Star Tribune | TNS)

Red Sox score 10 in ninth to rout Twins

By Brian Hall, The Sports Xchange on May 07, 2017, at 8:59 p.m.
Tyler Schwanz of the University of Maine, pictured during a game on March 31, drove in four runs in Sunday's first game to lead the Black Bears to a 10-7 victory and a split of their America East baseball doubleheader against the University of Maryland, Baltimore County at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.
BDN File

UMaine baseball team splits with UMBC

on May 07, 2017, at 7:36 p.m.
Boston Red Sox left fielder Chris Young (left) celebrates with catcher Sandy Leon after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Saturday.

Red Sox erupt early in rout of Twins

By The Sports Xchange on May 06, 2017, at 5:53 p.m.