Cubs top Pirates 7-2 for series sweep

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CHICAGO (AP) — Marcus Stroman threw six effective innings for his sixth straight victory and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Thursday night for a three-game sweep. Ian Happ had a triple, double and single and drove in two runs, and Christopher Morel went 3 for 3 with a ...

Kennedy’s Valent brothers go their own ways

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Patrick and Thomas Valent have been inseparable for most of their lives. Growing up, the twin brothers did everything together. They both went to Warren JFK from a young age and played football all throughout school, but being fraternal twins, they played different positions. Patrick was an ...

Scrappers fall in ninth, get swept by Keys

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NILES — In the first two games of a three-game series between Frederick and Mahoning Valley, wildness by Scrappers pitchers led to a pair of Keys wins. On Wednesday at Eastwood Field, Frederick tried its best to return the favor. Through the first five innings of the series finale, Keys ...

Cubs rally to down Pirates

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CHICAGO — Dansby Swanson started Chicago’s six-run sixth inning with a hit, then capped the rally with an RBI single as the Cubs overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-6 on Wednesday night. Swanson finished with three hits and two RBIs to help Chicago knock off ...

Boardman’s Hyde leaves lasting mark

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Boardman’s Gavin Hyde was thrown to the wolves early. Without a freshman season, Hyde took on a big role early in his high school career, as the top pitcher in the rotation for the Spartans, but he adapted well and found his groove quickly, serving as the team’s ace for the last three ...

Golf outing set to honor local legend

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HUBBARD — The “Phil Annarella Legacy Scholarship” golf outing, presented by Game Changers, is set for July 1 at Pine Lakes Golf Course in Hubbard The golf package includes an 18-hole golf scramble, cart rental, lunch provided by Chick-fil-A, and dinner by Outback Steakhouse with a ...