• Pima baseball’s Marruffo & Renteria sweep conference awards

    Pima baseball’s Marruffo & Renteria sweep conference awards

    Raymond SuarezPima Community College Pima Community College baseball swept the weekly ACCAC Conference Division I Player/Pitcher of the Week awards on Monday. First basemen Kellen Marruffo (Sabino HS) was named Player of the Week and pitcher Marcel...

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  • Wildcat SS Newman on Pre-Season List for Golden Spikes

    Wildcat SS Newman on Pre-Season List for Golden Spikes

      Newman Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona baseball shortstop Kevin Newman has been named to the USA Baseball 60-man preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list released Friday. Newman is one of...

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  • Will Francona Give Bullpen Spot to Fellow Wildcat Guilmet?

    Will Francona Give Bullpen Spot to Fellow Wildcat Guilmet?

    MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- By the end of last season, and certainly during their impressive 21-6 charge through the month of September and into the playoffs, the Cleveland Indians had one of the better pitching...

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  • Does JJ Hardy Take Over for Jeter in 2015?

    Does JJ Hardy Take Over for Jeter in 2015?

    So Who’s At Shortstop in 2015? Aug 21, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (2) doubles in the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports BY JASON...

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  • Melancon Locked in on Returning Pirates to Post Season

    Melancon Locked in on Returning Pirates to Post Season

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers Mark Melancon, left, and Jason Grilli, right, are all smiles on their first day of camp. / Gene J. Puskar AP BRADENTON, Fla. -- They walked through the doors at Pirate City, looked around the clubhouse, and broke into wide,...

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  • Hardy in Talks to Have a Future in Orange

    Hardy in Talks to Have a Future in Orange

    Orioles to talk contract extension with J.J. Hardy By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer February 1, 2014 7:26 pm ET Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is entering the final season of the three-year, $22.5-million contract that he signed prior to 2012....

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  • Baseball 101 with Alan Trammell

    Baseball 101 with Alan Trammell

    Jun 25, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks coach Alan Trammell before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports "As an infielder, there are two types of hops you want to...

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  • Arizona Looking to Rebound From Rough 2013

    Arizona Looking to Rebound From Rough 2013

    2014 Arizona Baseball Season Outlook Courtesy: Arizona Athletics Release: 02/11/2014 Eight months have passed, and the Wildcats have not forgotten. In fact, the taste is as bitter as it was on Memorial Day last May. Fresh off a national...

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  • Triple-A Baseball Back in Tucson for Four Days Only

    Triple-A Baseball Back in Tucson for Four Days Only

    Triple-A baseball is coming back to Tucson for a cameo appearance. The San Diego Padres' Triple-A affiliate, the El Paso Chihuahuas, formerly the Tucson Padres, will play four games at Kino Stadium from April 11-14 against the Reno Aces, the top affiliate...

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MLB/Minors Update for Sunday, August 4

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Double-A Montgomery’s Mike Colla (Arizona Wildcat) and Double-A Pensacola’s Tim Crabbe both earned their fifth wins of the season Sunday in starts for their respective teams. Trevor Crowe (Arizona Wildcat) collected three hits for Triple-A […]

Cody Decker’s three-run triple sparks ninth-inning comeback for Padres

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Cody Decker’s three-run triple in the ninth helped the Tucson Padres to an 8-5 victory over the Nashville Sounds Sunday at Greer Stadium. Eugenio Velez’s single to right field in the first brought around Kentrail […]

MLB/Minors Update for Saturday, August 3

Posted by : | On : 08-03-2013 | Comments (0)

Ian Kinsler (Canyon del Oro High School) hit his tenth home run of the season Saturday afternoon for the Texas Rangers. Eric Berger (Arizona Wildcat) earned his fourth win of the season going 1.1 innings […]

Nashville comes back from four-run deficit to defeat Padres 10-6

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The Nashville Sounds came back from a four-run deficit capped by a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Tucson Padres 10-6 Saturday at Greer Stadium. The Padres have lost four of five games on the […]

MLB/Minors Update for Friday, August 2

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Jesus Cota (Pima Aztec/Sunnyside High School) had four walks, two hit by pitches, and scored the game-winning run in the 15th inning for Saraperos de Saltillo Friday night in the Mexican League.  Trevor Crowe (Arizona […]

Redbirds pitching leads Memphis to series win over Padres

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Four Memphis pitchers limited the Padres to five hits Friday as the Redbirds defeated Tucson 4-2 at AutoZone Park. Kolten Wong’s two-out RBI single in the third put the Redbirds ahead 1-0. The Padres responded […]

MLB/Minors Update for Thursday, August 1

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Kurt Heyer (Arizona Wildcat) won his fourth game for High-A Palm Beach after pitching six innings allowing one run off three hits. Ryan Perry (Arizona Wildcat/Marana High School) recorded his second save with Double-A Harrisburg […]

Redbirds walkoff for 2-1 victory over Padres in ten innings

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Ryan Jackson’s pinch-hit sacrifice fly in the tenth inning handed the Memphis Redbirds a 2-1 walk-off victory over the Tucson Padres Thursday at AutoZone Park. Tucson went ahead 1-0 in the top of the first […]

MLB/Minors Update for Wednesday, July 31

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Mark Melancon pitched a scoreless ninth inning with a game-ending strikeout to convert his fifth save of the season in a win for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Andy Burns (Arizona Wildcat) finished a triple short of […]

Brandon Allen’s ninth-inning home run aids Padres to 4-2 win in Memphis

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Brandon Allen’s two-run home run in ninth completed a comeback victory for the Padres as Tucson defeated the Memphis Redbirds 4-2 Wednesday at AutoZone Park. The Redbirds went ahead 1-0 in the third off Chad […]