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Glenallen Hill will manage Triple-A Albuquerque in 2015

Santa Cruz’s Glenallen Hill, a 49-year-old former MLB outfielder, has been named the Albuquerque Isotopes field manager for the 2015 season by the Colorado Rockies. It’ll be his third season as a manager at the Triple-A level. He managed the … Continue reading

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Casey McGehee impressed with Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka

Former MLB infielder Casey McGehee, a Soquel High alum, on playing with prized free agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan. Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA in the regular-season and helped the Golden Eagles beat the Yomiuri … Continue reading

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Ex-MLB slugger Casey McGehee, Rakuten even up Japan Series

Soquel High alum Casey McGehee and the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Yomiuri Giants 2-1 in Game 2 of the Japan Series best-of-seven championship. McGehee, a five year-MLB veteran playing third base for the Eagles, went 1-for-2 with a … Continue reading

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MLB umpire Bill Miller makes historic call on pickoff

With St. Louis slugger Carlos Beltran representing the tying run at home plate Sunday night, Boston pitcher Koji Uehara made the pickoff throw to first base. Mike Napoli made the swooping tag on rookie pinch-runner Kolten Wong. And first base … Continue reading

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Watsonville Aggies hold golf fundraiser

The Watsonville Aggies baseball program is holding a fundraiser golf tournament at Pajaro Valley Golf Course in Royal Oaks on Aug. 24. The successful program, which features multiple age-group teams, competes in tournaments up and down the West Coast each … Continue reading

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MMA fighter Luke Rockhold to tee it up at Santa Cruz City Am

Former Soquel High wrestler-turned-MMA star Luke Rockhold will compete in the Santa Cruz City Amateur for the first time this weekend. He carries a 9-handicap and will be in the second flight. “When I’m on, I’m on,” said Rockhold, a … Continue reading

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New York Mets promote Aptos’ Carlos Torres from Triple-A Las Vegas

By JIM SEIMAS jseimas@santacruzsentinel.com After a posting a string of dominant outings the past month, pitcher Carlos Torres has earned a return ticket to the major leagues. The New York Mets selected the contract of the 30-year-old right-hander from the … Continue reading

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Odds for SC’s Cory McElyea at 2013 U.S. Open

http://www.oddsbetting.co.uk/odds-history/Golf/Cory-McElyea BET ODDS To Win Outright: 1000/1 Top 5 Finish: 150/1 1st Round Leader: 400/1 Top 10 Finish: 80/1 Top 20 Finish: 25/1 Top Amateur: 16/1 R1 McElyea/Nelson/Hahn (3 Balls): 14/5

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SC golfer Cory McElyea after qualifying for the U.S. Open

Harbor High alum Cory McElyea after surviving a playoff at sectional qualifying June 3 to reach the U.S. Open.

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A’s prospect Bobby Crocker returns to San Jose for series

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