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    Around the Fall Leagues

    A brief look around the Fall Leagues (Still on the road) HAWAIIAN WINTER LEAGUE Honu 5, Cane Fires 2 Alex Presley and Daniel Worth (Tigers) led the offense with 3 hits each, to give the Honu their 11th victory in 13 meetings over the Cane Fires. The Cane Fires led off the game...

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    Team USA Moves to Semi-Finals

    Team USA beat Korea 3-1 today, to advance to the Semi-Final round in the World Cup Tournament. USA got on the scoreboard first, in the bottom of the 1st inning. Jason Nix (Rockies) singled, and Andy LaRoche (Dodgers) continued his hot hitting by smashing a 2-run homer over the left field wall....

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    AFL Regular Season Ends; Honu Getting Close

    More notes from the road.... AFL Desert Dogs 8, Rafters 0 The Desert Dogs won their last scheduled AFL season game, which was a warm-up for the championship game on Saturday. That game will feature the AFL East Champion Desert Dogs against the AFL West Champion Rafters. Hayden Penn (Orioles) limited the Rafters to 5...

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    Desert Dogs and Honu Each Win One, Lose One

    I'm on the road, so just a few brief notes .... AFL Nov 13th Scorpions 5, Desert Dogs 0 This game was broadcast on mlb.tv, so you can watch the archive if you missed it. The Desert Dogs put up 7 hits -- two belonged to Jason Delaney, and one each to...

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    Should the Pirates trade Xavier Nady?

    The Pirates have a barren minor league system, mostly devoid of impact talent. The Major League team has won less than 70 games in three consecutive seasons. The majority of the team’s offense is made up of average players in their prime who will be eligible for free agency in two or...

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    Team USA Top Seed In Quarter Finals

    Team USA has won both of their final games in the first round of World Cup play, and will advance to the Quarter Finals to meet Korea on Friday. Team USA beat the South Africans by a score of 4-2. Team USA wasted no time getting runs on the board, scoring their first two...

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    It is far too early to make any final judgments, but let us revisit some of the players that the Pirates drafted in June 2006. 1st Round – Brad Lincoln RHP Lincoln, being the team’s first round draft choice, naturally received the most media coverage of any player selected in the 2006...

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    Morgan is AFL Player of the Week

    ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE Desert Dogs 8, Solar Sox 1 Nick Blackburn (Twins) picked up his 4th AFL win (with no losses and a 1.64 ERA) as the Desert Dogs chewed up the Solar Sox today. Blackburn pitched 5 innings, allowing only 2 hits, one of which was a solo home run by Matt...

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    Honu Win Two, Lose Two

    HAWAIIAN WINTER LEAGUE Nov 8th Cane Fires 8, Honu 5 The Honu and the Cane Fires have played 10 games against one another in the HWL season, and this is the first one that the Cane Fires have won. The Honu took the early lead with one run in the 2nd inning...

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    USA Takes Two More in World Cup Play

    Team USA has won two more World Cup games, and currently sits at the top of the Group A standings, with a 4-1 record. Cuba is leading Group B with a 5-0 record. SATURDAY'S GAMES USA 5, Japan 1 This was a big game for Team USA, and the score doesn't show how tightly...

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