INNING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INNING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Minor league baseball: Tacoma Rainiers 18, Bees 2 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171654-77/rainiers-bees-game-runs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58171654-77/rainiers-bees-game-runs.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Tacoma Rainiers 18, Bees 2</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:47:02.027-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The jinx may have been successful, but nothing else favored the Bees. They lost 18-2 to the Tacoma Rainiers on Thursday night at Smith’s Ballpark. Everyone knows about the superstitious culture of the sport. @SaltLakeBees tweeted: @RainiersLand have a no-hitter going through 5. #EnjoyTheJinx. Moments later a burst of relief emerged at the bottom of sixth — J.B Shuck singled to end the Rainiers’ run for a no-hitter. (https://twitter.com/SaltLakeBees/status/487439783400976384) Then came a twe...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58171654@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:47:02 MDT Minor league baseball: Bees infielder makes impact in victory over Tacoma http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167331-77/green-bees-inning-grant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58167331-77/green-bees-inning-grant.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Bees infielder makes impact in victory over Tacoma</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tierra Smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T23:28:14.514-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In most cases, the ability to play multiple infield positions is sought after ... unless you’re in Grant Green’s position. He played behind a “defensive wizard” in John “Johnny Mac” McDonald of the Los Angeles Angels. McDonald is a 15-year vet and noted for playing three positions on any given night. For now, Green can only hope that will be him one day. “He is an unbelievable defender,” said Green, who spent more than a month with the parent club. “Hopefully, that will be me later on in my car...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58167331@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:28:14 MDT College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58106168-77/third-virginia-inning-vanderbilt.html.csp">College World Series: Vanderbilt holds off Virginia 9-8 in Game 1</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Olson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00">Updated Jun 23, 2014 10:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Vanderbilt capitalized on Virginia starter Nathan Kirby’s sudden loss of control to score nine runs in the third inning, then held off the Cavaliers to win 9-8 in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Monday night. The Commodores (50-20) can win their first national championship in a men’s sport with a win Tuesday night. Tyler Campbell continued his improbable breakout for the Commodores, doubling twice in the third inning. His second double came off reliever Whit Mayberry with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581061682014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-23T22:40:17.015-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58106168@www.sltrib.com Mon, 23 Jun 2014 22:40:17 MDT Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58096035-77/texas-friday-game-longhorns.html.csp">Texas posts 2nd straight shutout, 4-0 over Vandy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Augie Garrido’s Texas baseball teams are always built on pitching and defense, and the Longhorns sure are showing it at the College World Series. Nathan Thornhill and John Curtiss combined for Texas’ second straight shutout, and the Longhorns forced a second-bracket final against Vanderbilt with a 4-0 victory Friday. The Longhorns (46-20) and Commodores (48-20) will meet again Saturday, with the winner advancing to the best-of-three finals against Virginia or Mississippi. Those tea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580960352014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T23:35:02.092-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58096035@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:35:02 MDT Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58098469-77/vanderbilt-virginia-inning-texas.html.csp">Vanderbilt, Virginia advance to Series final</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00">Updated Jun 21, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Tyler Campbell’s bases-loaded infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning gave Vanderbilt a 4-3 win over Texas on Saturday night and sent the Commodores to the College World Series finals against Virginia. Campbell was in his second game filling in for third baseman Xavier Turner, who was ruled ineligible Friday for a violation of NCAA rules. Campbell had only 21 at-bats this season when he stepped to the plate in the 10th. He sent a slow grounder toward shortstop C.J. Hinojosa...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580984692014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-21T23:19:37.721-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098469@www.sltrib.com Sat, 21 Jun 2014 23:19:37 MDT Mississippi sends TCU out of tourney http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58091360-77/tcu-mississippi-fifth-laxer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58091360-77/tcu-mississippi-fifth-laxer.html.csp">Mississippi sends TCU out of tourney</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric OlsoN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T17:03:13.557-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • Will Allen drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Mississippi relievers held TCU without a hit after Kevin Cron’s homer in the fifth, and the Rebels stayed alive in the College World Series with a 6-4 victory Thursday night. Ole Miss (48-20) will play Virginia on Friday night in a bracket final. The Rebels would need to beat the Cavaliers (51-14) on Friday and again Saturday to reach next week’s best-of-three championship series. It was the most runs allowed by TCU (48-18...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580913602014-06-20T17:03:13.557-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-20T17:03:13.557-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58091360@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:03:13 MDT PCL baseball: Memphis Redbirds beat Salt Lake Bees, 12-9 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58090843-77/bees-angels-servais-redbirds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58090843-77/bees-angels-servais-redbirds.html.csp">PCL baseball: Memphis Redbirds beat Salt Lake Bees, 12-9</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tierra smith</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T18:33:37.087-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 06:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Regardless of the outcome of any game, the Salt Lake Bees are valuable to the Los Angeles Angels. Scott Servais, the Angels’ assistant general manager, said while it’s helpful for the Bees to win, the Angels’ success takes precedence. With that said, Servais watched a high-flying slug match between the Bees and the Memphis Redbirds. In the end, the Bees lost 12-9 after a sluggish start. The Bees had a hopeful comeback attempt in the bottom of the eighth with three runs. Tommy Fields scored off ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58090843@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:33:37 MDT College World Series: Texas eliminates UC Irvine on seventh-inning home run http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58086199-77/irvine-texas-hinojosa-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58086199-77/irvine-texas-hinojosa-inning.html.csp">College World Series: Texas eliminates UC Irvine on seventh-inning home run</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Eric Olson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:08.408-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series’ long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night. Hinojosa became the first player to homer at the CWS in 115 innings, since Mississippi State’s Hunter Renfroe did it against Oregon State on June 21, 2013. It was Hinojosa’s second homer of the season. The Longhorns (45-20) advance to meet Vanderbilt on F...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580861992014-06-19T16:44:08.408-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-19T16:44:08.408-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58086199@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:08 MDT Minor league baseball: Salt Lake splits home double header with Memphis http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58087116-77/game-bees-run-lead.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58087116-77/game-bees-run-lead.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Salt Lake splits home double header with Memphis</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-19T16:44:08.122-06:00">Updated Jun 19, 2014 04:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A two-run lead didn’t hold in the first game of Wednesday’s double header. Maybe a six-run lead would in the second? Apparently not. The Bees gave up a commanding lead in the second of its two games, but eventually did prevail in extra innings as Efren Navarro launched a right-field walkoff single for a 9-8 win after only the hardiest fans remained at Smith’s Ballpark. Six hours of baseball ended with Grant Green touching the plate for the winning run and Bees teammates cheerfully chasing Navarr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58087116@www.sltrib.com Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:44:08 MDT College baseball: Virginia beats Mississippi on ninth-inning double http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071925-77/virginia-papi-tech-texas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58071925-77/virginia-papi-tech-texas.html.csp">College baseball: Virginia beats Mississippi on ninth-inning double</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ERIC OLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00">Updated Jun 15, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Omaha, Neb. • With one swing of the bat, Mike Papi delivered a victory for Virginia in its College World Series opener and kept a sensational pitching performance from potentially going to waste. Papi’s RBI double into right-center with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning gave Virginia a 2-1 win Sunday night. The Cavaliers’ win came as Nathan Kirby and Artie Lewicki combined for the first one-hitter at the CWS in 31 years. “I’m playing for the guys next to me. I’m doing everything I can to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580719252014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-15T23:16:30.553-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Darvish (7-2) struck out the side in the eighth to end a streak of one baserunner in each of the first seven innings for the Marlins. The Japanese ace finished his 73rd career start with his 10th strikeout, get...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580605732014-06-12T23:24:37.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-12T23:24:37.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58060573@www.sltrib.com Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:24:37 MDT Kragthorpe: Angels give Grube reward for decade in minors http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58045335-77/grube-angels-bees-pitcher.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58045335-77/grube-angels-bees-pitcher.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Angels give Grube reward for decade in minors</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T23:19:01.314-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Seven pitches, two-thirds of an inning, a three-run homer allowed and a dream fulfilled. Jarrett Grube invested 10-plus seasons in the minor leagues for one moment in the majors, and he considers that trade completely fair. He’s back with the Salt Lake Bees, having pitched five innings with a no-decision in Sunday’s 7-6 victory over Sacramento. And if Grube’s inconsistent outing suggested he’s slightly stunned by this whole sequence, that’s understandable. “Pretty enormous turn of events,” he s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58045335@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 23:19:01 MDT NCAA softball: Florida beats Alabama to win national title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58025040-77/florida-alabama-run-gators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58025040-77/florida-alabama-run-gators.html.csp">NCAA softball: Florida beats Alabama to win national title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Cliff Brunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-03T22:10:06.816-06:00">Updated Jun 3, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Oklahoma City • Florida’s Kirsti Merritt hit a 3-run homer as the Gators beat Alabama 6-3 on Tuesday night to win its first NCAA softball championship. The Gators (55-12) swept the championship series 2-0. Florida was the national runner-up in 2009 and 2011. Jackie Traina, one of the nation’s best pitchers, gave up five runs in 1 1⁄3 innings before getting pulled for Alabama (53-13). Florida coach Tim Walton chose not to start ace Hannah Rogers, but she entered the game in the sixth inning afte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580250402014-06-03T22:10:06.816-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-03T22:10:06.816-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58025040@www.sltrib.com Tue, 03 Jun 2014 22:10:06 MDT State colleges: Utah baseball falls to Stanford in doubleheader http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57987741-77/utah-game-runs-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57987741-77/utah-game-runs-state.html.csp">State colleges: Utah baseball falls to Stanford in doubleheader</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-26T16:04:59.943-06:00">Updated May 26, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utes fell at home to the Cardinal in both of their games Sunday, dropping the first contest 9-7 and the second one 3-2. Utah lost early leads in both games, with Stanford piling on four runs in Game 1’s seventh inning, and three runs in the fourth inning of Game 2. TJ Bennett led the Utes with four RBIs in Game 1. Zach Adams pitched six innings in Game 1, allowing four runs. Dalton Carroll allowed three runs in seven innings in the second game. The losses gave Utah a season record of 16-36 ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57987741@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 16:04:59 MDT Dixie State softball ekes out NCAA championship win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57985174-77/dixie-state-win-softball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57985174-77/dixie-state-win-softball.html.csp">Dixie State softball ekes out NCAA championship win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-24T23:19:17.156-06:00">Updated May 24, 2014 11:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dixie State softball jumped out to an early lead to win the NCAA Division II championship 4-3 over West Chester in Salem, Va., on Saturday. West Chester scored all three of its runs in the sixth inning, but the Red Storm held on for the win. Dixie State’s Nicole Chavez homered in the second inning, and Autumn Woodfall went 3 for 4 with one RBI. Aryn Feickert earned the win for the Red Storm on the mound, allowing five hits in five innings. The Salt Lake Tribune</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57985174@www.sltrib.com Sat, 24 May 2014 23:19:17 MDT