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Sea Dogs split weekend games with Yard Goats

on May 29, 2016, at 7:02 p.m.
PORTLAND | The Hartford Yard Goats scored in five of nine innings and defeated the Sea Dogs 6-3 on Sunday in an Eastern League baseball game at Hadlock Field. Hartford took the quick lead on back-to-back doubles by Pat Valaika and David Dahl off of Mike McCarthy (L, 0-2) …
Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Koji Uehara (19) celebrates the win with second baseman Dustin Pedroia (15) at the end of the 11th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Sunday at Rogers Centre in Toronto. The Red Sox won 5-3.

Pedroia’s double rallies Red Sox by Blue Jays in 11th

By The Sports Xchange on May 29, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
TORONTO — Clay Buchholz found some relief pitching out of the bullpen on Sunday afternoon. And so did the Boston Red Sox. The right-hander has struggled so much that he was removed from the starting rotation and put in the bullpen. Making his first relief appearance since Aug. 17, 2008, …
 Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin (55) slides safely into third base between Boston Red Sox third baseman Travis Shaw (47) and shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) in the eighth inning Saturday at Rogers Centre in Toronto. The Jays won 10-9.

Blue Jays rally twice to beat Red Sox

By The Sports Xchange on May 28, 2016, at 8:24 p.m.
TORONTO — Devon Travis beat out an infield hit with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the Toronto Blue Jays came back twice to defeat the Boston Red Sox 10-9 on Saturday afternoon. The Blue Jays tied the game on a single by Jose Bautista to cap …

Yard Goats edge Sea Dogs

on May 27, 2016, at 11 p.m.
PORTLAND | Hartford’s German Marquez limited the Portland Sea Dogs to two runs in 6 ⅔ innings and the Yard Goats won an Eastern League baseball series opener 3-2 on Friday night at Hadlock Field. Marquez walked only one and struck out five. The Yard Goats struck for the …

Donaldson powers Blue Jays by Red Sox

By The Sports Xchange on May 27, 2016, at 10:36 p.m.
TORONTO — Josh Donaldson hit two home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on Friday night at SkyDome for their third consecutive win. Donaldson also had a double, single and four RBIs to lead the Blue Jays (25-25). His two-run homer in the eighth …

Sports briefs for May 27, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on May 27, 2016, at 6:40 p.m.
Tickets available for Maine basketball hall inductions BANGOR | Tickets are now available for the third annual Maine Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, scheduled for Aug. 21 at the Cross Insurance Center. The event begins at 11:30 a.m., and tickets are $55 each. To purchase tickets, go to …
 Maine's Colin Ridley makes contact on a pitch against Albany during an America East tourney game Thursday night at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Albany eliminates UMaine baseball from America East tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 27, 2016, at 1:06 a.m.
Senior reliever Sam DeCelle, who entered the game with an 11.30 ERA, stranded the bases loaded in the ninth inning as Albany ousted the University of Maine 9-8 in their elimination game at the America East baseball tourney Thursday night at LeLacheur Field in Lowell, Massachusetts. Sixth seed Maine finished …

Senators beat Sea Dogs on bases-loaded walk

on May 26, 2016, at 10:53 p.m.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Harrisburg Senators got a walk-off walk for the second consecutive game, defeating the Portland Sea Dogs 5-4 in Eastern League baseball action Thursday at FNB Field. Portland’s Isaac Ballou drew a four-pitch bases-loaded walk in the home ninth for the game-winning RBI. Simon Mercedes (2-3) issued …
Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts makes the out to end the top of the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies  Thursday night at Fenway Park in Boston.

Rockies top Red Sox, end Bradley’s streak

By The Sports Xchange on May 26, 2016, at 10:29 p.m.
BOSTON — Carlos Gonzalez, Trevor Story and Dustin Garneau each hit two-run homers for Colorado, and the Rockies beat the Red Sox 8-2 Thursday night at Fenway Park. Boston center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. went 0-for-4, snapping his 29-game hitting streak, which was the longest in the majors this year. …

On Deck, a sports calendar for May 26, 2016

on May 26, 2016, at 8:19 p.m.
BASEBALL HAMPDEN — The Hampden RH Foster American Legion Baseball Team will hold tryouts at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 22, at Bordick Park in Hampden. Players ages 15 to 19 from Hampden Academy, Nokomis Regional High School, and Hermon High School, are eligible to try out. Contact Pete Huston at …
 University of Maine's John Arel pitches to New York Institute of Technology during their baseball game on April 8 at Mahaney Diamond in Orono.

Pitcher comes through for UMaine baseball with superb outing

By Larry Mahoney on May 26, 2016, at 5:44 p.m.
John Arel noticed that some of his University of Maine baseball teammates were dejected after a heartbreaking 1-0 loss to Stony Brook in their America East baseball tournament opener in Lowell, Massachusetts, on Wednesday night. The 6-foot-7, 275-pound right-hander was going to pitch against one of the conference’s best-hitting teams, …

Sea Dogs pitcher walks in Senators’ winning run

on May 25, 2016, at 11:24 p.m.
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Adrian Sanchez drew a four-pitch walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning on Wednesday night, giving the Harrisburg Senators a 2-1 Eastern League baseball win over the Portland Sea Dogs at FNB Field. Luis Ysla (1-3) took his second loss of the …

Wednesday’s UMaine America East baseball tournament summaries

on May 25, 2016, at 11:03 p.m.
COLLEGE BASEBALL America East Tournament (First Game) STONY BROOK 1, MAINE 0 Maine 000-000-000 — 0 6 0 Stony Brook (25-25) 000-000-001 — 1 4 1 Fullmer, Marks (5), Johnson (5), Silva (7) and Stypulkowski; Lee, Rodliff (8) and Real E: none; Honeyman; 2B: Ridley, Chappell; none; HR: none; Honeyman …

Sports briefs for May 25, 2016

By Staff and Wire Reports on May 25, 2016, at 10:50 p.m.
Husson senior all-star choice NEWTON, Massachusetts — Husson men’s lacrosse senior attacker Brandon Corbo has been selected to compete in the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association East–West Senior All-Star Game. The contest will be held at Golden Bear Stadium on the campus of Western New England University on Friday, June …

TV Radio schedule for May 28-29, 2016

on May 25, 2016, at 10:48 p.m.
Saturday, May 28 ARENA FOOTBALL PHILADELPHIA at CLEVELAND, 7 p.m., CBSSD-TV AUTO RACING NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, practice, 10 a.m., 1 p.m., FS1-TV NASCAR XFINITY Series, qualifying, 11 a.m., FS1-TV NASCAR XFINITY Series, Hisense 300, 2:30 p.m., FS1-TV BASEBALL, COLLEGE VIRGINIA vs. LOUISVILLE, ACC Tournament, 7 p.m., NESN-TV BASEBALL, MAJOR …
Boston's Xander Bogaerts (left) celebrates his home run against the Colorado Rockies with designated hitter David Ortiz during the fourth inning at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday night.

Bradley, Bogaerts extend streaks; Red Sox roll

By The Sports Xchange on May 25, 2016, at 10:45 p.m.
Jackie Bradley Jr. and Xander Bogaerts extended their respective hitting streaks and Travis Shaw drove in three runs as the Boston Red Sox roughed up the Colorado Rockies 10-3 on Wednesday at Fenway Park.

Local sports results for May 25, 2016

on May 25, 2016, at 10:20 p.m.
COLLEGE BASEBALL America East Tournament (First Game) STONY BROOK 1, MAINE 0 Maine 000-000-000 — 0 6 0 Stony Brook (25-25) 000-000-001 — 1 4 1 Fullmer, Marks (5), Johnson (5), Silva (7) and Stypulkowski; Lee, Rodliff (8) and Real E: none; Honeyman; 2B: Ridley, Chappell; none; HR: none; Honeyman …
Kevin Stypulkowski of the University of Maine prepares to take a swing at a pitch as Stony Brook catcher David Real looks on during Wednesday's America East baseball tournament game at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Seawolves edged the Black Bears 1-0.

UMaine baseball drubs UMBC, stays alive in AE tourney

By Larry Mahoney on May 25, 2016, at 8:13 p.m.
The defending America East champion Seawolves earned 1-0 victory over the University of Maine in their tournament opener at LeLacheur Park in Lowell, Massachusetts.
Ryan Jurgiewich of Schenck High School in East Millinocket delivers a pitch during a game on April 22. The senior right-hander recently eclipsed 300 career strikeouts.

Schenck senior tops 300 career strikeouts

By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
Ryan Jurgiewich struck out 18 batters while pitching a complete-game three-hitter.
Bangor's Kyle Stevenson (right) throws to first for the double play after getting Oxford Hills' Matty Smith at second during their baseball game on April 20 at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.

Bangor shortstop to continue baseball career at UMaine

By Ernie Clark on May 25, 2016, at 6:07 p.m.
The career path of Mike Bordick has fueled many a dream among aspiring middle infielders from Maine throughout the last three decades. The light-hitting shortstop from Winterport and Hampden Academy parlayed a solid baseball career at the University of Maine into a pro contract, leading to a …