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1. Mederos, Benedict Named All-Atlantic Region

[Georgia Southern pitcher Chris Mederos (Valdosta/Lowndes County/Gordon College) and catcher Griffin Benedict (Dunwoody/St. Pius) were selected American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings Second Team All-Atlantic Region. The announcement was made Wednesday (June 24).]


2. Isiah Thomas to address coaches at Tournament of Champions event

[Georgia Southern head coach Charlton Young will precede Thomas at 6.]


3. Jones Needed Now Behind Forte

[Blame Adrian Peterson and Garrett Wolfe for being so mediocre with the pigskin in their hands. While Forte proved to be a warrior, the NFL has turned into a two-back league more than ever recently.]


4. Als prepare for final cuts

[From left to right the roll call read: Ramon Guzman, Jay Staggs, Stan van Sichem, Doug Goldsby and John Mohring. Five defensive players, all CFL rookies attempting to crack the Alouettes’ roster – a roster that will take shape Thursday, when Montreal must announce its final cuts.]


5. Bears Start Home Slate With Victory

[In the Eugene third, following a two-out infield single and two walks, Griffin Benedict slapped an opposite-field shot that skipped over third base and hugged the line for a double that scored two and gave the Emeralds a 2-1 lead.]


6. Texas League Update

[In one of the more dramatic comebacks of the season, the Travelers scored four times in the bottom of the ninth inning, winning the game on a walk-off three-run home run by Flint Wipke. The backup catcher, who came into the game with zero homers and seven RBI on the season, also belted a two-run shot in the fourth, giving him two longballs and five RBI in the game.]


7. Mainers defeat North Adams, Vermont

[Drew Leininger came on in relief of starter Colin Snow in the bottom of the first and threw two scoreless innings, allowing one hit while striking out two. ..Mainer starter Matt Murray, who went six innings, was just as effective, giving up three hits and one walk while registering four strikeouts.]