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Conklin hopes for ‘Legion’ of Merit

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

This summer, the Cloquet American Legion baseball team has been like Mother Goose’s “Little Girl with the Curl.”

When they’ve been good, they’ve been very, very good, but when they’ve been bad, according to Coach Dennis Conklin, they continue reading on pinejournal.com

Cloquet juniors’ journey to Indiana

July 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Cloquet’s Derrick Moe enjoys baseball more than washing cars, but for the time being, the right-handed pitcher plans to continue cleaning more vehicles.

That’s because Moe helped his Cloquet junior baseball team clean up Duluth Central in a 6-…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Price is right as Rays top Twins

July 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Tampa Bay pitcher David Price made a scary confirmation for the rest of the baseball world Saturday night following a 5-1 Rays win over the Minnesota Twins.
After Price pitched eight shutout innings, looking sometimes dominant and si…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Roughriders nab a pair of wins from Keybirds

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Before Wednesday’s game, Dickinson Roughriders head coach Cory Hansen made a slight adjustment to Andrew Heckaman’s swing.
The adjustment worked over and over.
Heckaman went a combined 4 for 7 with three doubles five RBI as Dickinson swept Will…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Cloquet shows toughness in defeat

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

Advancing to the state championship best-of-three series last weekend, was tough for the 13-and-Under Cloquet intermediate baseball team, but perhaps their toughest spirit yet was on display Sunday.

Cloquet carded back-to-back losses to Coon Rapid…continue reading on pinejournal.com

Tough welcome home: Roughriders rally to win opener, drops nightcap against Jamestown

July 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

After spending the last two and half weeks away from its home ballpark, the Dickinson Roughriders received a rude awakening from the Jamestown Post 14 Eagles.
The Roughriders needed a late-inning rally to win the opening game 5-4 on Tuesday at the S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Schweitzer, Roughriders top Post 131

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — The Dickinson Roughriders American Legion baseball team began the Fike Wood Bat Tournament on a positive note.
Dickinson used a quality performance for starting pitcher Brett Schweitzer en route to a 2-1 win over Warrensburg (M…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Can’t catch a break: Mauer’s upsetting season continues with trip to DL

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Just when Joe Mauer starts to heat up at the plate, something seems to slow him down. The six-time All Star was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after straining his right oblique Tuesday night.
It’s been an insanely fru…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Can’t catch a break: Mauer’s upsetting season continues with trip to DL

July 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

MINNEAPOLIS — Just when Joe Mauer starts to heat up at the plate, something seems to slow him down. The six-time All Star was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday after straining his right oblique Tuesday night.
It’s been an insanely fru…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Extra-inning power: Ortiz, Napoli hit back-to-back home runs in extras to lead Red Sox over Twins

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mike Shalin
The Sports Xchange
BOSTON — Just like that, the dormant Boston Red Sox offense woke up.
Just in time.
“We needed that. We’ve been having a lack of offense,” David Ortiz said after he and first baseman Mike Napoli hit back-t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com