INNING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/INNING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake Bees: Team beats Iowa 4-2 for rare road sweep http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314843-77/bees-lake-salt-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58314843-77/bees-lake-salt-inning.html.csp">Salt Lake Bees: Team beats Iowa 4-2 for rare road sweep</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T06:59:58.489-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Des Moines, Iowa • The Salt Lake Bees completed their first series sweep of the season with a 4-2 win over the Iowa Cubs on Tuesday. Salt Lake hadn’t swept a road series since June 2012 at Tacoma. The Bees trailed 2-0 in the fourth inning but cut the deficit in half in the sixth, when J.B. Shuck’s sacrifice fly drove in Shawn O’Malley. The Bees pulled ahead 3-2 in the seventh inning, with RBIs by John Buck and Vance Albitz. C.J. Cron, who had three hits, capped the scoring in the ninth inning ...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58314843@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:59:58 MDT Bees rally to victory vs. Iowa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310576-77/bees-game-earned-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58310576-77/bees-game-earned-inning.html.csp">Bees rally to victory vs. Iowa</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:59:25.595-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Bees had a brief scare in their Monday game against the Iowa Cubs — trailing 4-1 after the second inning — but they rallied to a 7-5 win, earning their third victory of the four-game series. Vance Albitz starred for the Bees, going 3 for 4 with two home runs — one in the sixth inning and one in the eighth — and two RBIs. Luis Jimenez knocked in another home run — the first run of the game — and tallied two RBIs. Salt Lake outhit Iowa 13-7. The Cubs scored almost all their runs i...</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> 58310576@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:59:25 MDT Lopez powers Bees’ win in Iowa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304368-77/bees-iowa-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58304368-77/bees-iowa-lake-salt.html.csp">Lopez powers Bees’ win in Iowa</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T23:02:24.078-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 11:02PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Bees started strong in the opener of their four-game series against the host Iowa Cubs, winning 5-3 on Saturday night. The Cubs scored two in the first inning, but the Bees responded with all five of their runs in the next two innings. Iowa’s comeback attempt in the sixth inning fell short. Roberto Lopez was the star of the show for Salt Lake, going 2 for 3 with a home run and four RBIs. Overall, Salt Lake outhit Iowa 11-9. Chris Volstad (2-1) took the win for the Bees, allowing ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583043682014-08-16T23:02:24.078-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-16T23:02:24.078-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304368@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:02:24 MDT Bees’ rally falls short vs. Omaha http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301792-77/bees-omaha-runs-chasers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301792-77/bees-omaha-runs-chasers.html.csp">Bees’ rally falls short vs. Omaha</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T23:16:02.424-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Bees lost 7-4 Friday night in Omaha, after scoring two runs in the ninth inning in a comeback attempt that ultimately fell short. J.B. Shuck and Roberto Lopez both went 2 for 4 with an RBI for the Bees. Caleb Clay (3-4) took the loss, allowing six earned runs on six hits, with only one strikeout, in three innings. The Storm Chasers outhit the Bees 12-9. Omaha got off to a fast start with four runs in the first inning. After the Bees scored their first runs in the third, the Stor...</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> 58301792@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:16:02 MDT Salt Lake Bees: Three pitchers lead Bees to 8-1 win over Omaha http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58289868-77/inning-bees-omaha-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58289868-77/inning-bees-omaha-lake.html.csp">Salt Lake Bees: Three pitchers lead Bees to 8-1 win over Omaha</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T16:43:20.077-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three Salt Lake pitchers combined to throw a four-hitter as the Bees rolled to an 8-1 win over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday night for their third consecutive victory. Starter Wade LeBlanc (9-3) went seven innings and allowed just one first-inning run on four hits while striking out four with no walks. Michael Kohn and Cam Bedrosian each worked a scoreless inning to close out the game. Omaha took a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but Salt Lake responded in the second inning. With two outs, Jo...</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> 58289868@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:43:20 MDT Ay, Chihuahuas! El Paso hits four HRs, routs Bees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58280445-77/bees-decker-goebbert-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58280445-77/bees-decker-goebbert-inning.html.csp">Ay, Chihuahuas! El Paso hits four HRs, routs Bees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By alex markham</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:08:59.968-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was a slugfest at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday, but fireworks did not come from the Bees. El Paso hammered four home runs — two coming from Cody Decker — and the Bees fell to the Chihuahuas, 11-7. Once again, the Bees got on the board first, but the Chihuahuas’ Decker tied it with a solo shot a half inning later. He would go on to hit his second home run of the game in the fourth, giving him a total of six against the Bees for the year. “He’s locked in against us. I mean, what else can you sa...</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> 58280445@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:08:59 MDT Minor league baseball: Bees’ rally falls short against El Paso http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277067-77/bees-innings-paso-chihuahuas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277067-77/bees-innings-paso-chihuahuas.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Bees’ rally falls short against El Paso</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham | Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T17:28:53.892-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On a night when the fans would later kick back and watch the classic baseball film “Angels in the Outfield,” the Bees had their share of close plays. However, close is never enough as they fell to the El Paso Chihuahuas 6-5 at Smith’s Ballpark. There would be no Al the Boss Angel to hold up a deep shot to center that snuck just past a streaking Tony Campana’s glove. Luis Jimenez also missed a game-changer by inches as the Chihuahuas’ Jake Goebbert made a shoestring catch to rob him of an RBI in...</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> 58277067@www.sltrib.com Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:28:53 MDT Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58277419-52/utah-helper-texas-inning.html.csp">Texas knocks Helper out of Legion tournament</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T22:20:14.968-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 10:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Texas knocked Utah champion Helper out of the western region American Legion baseball tournament Friday by earning an 8-1 victory in a losers’ bracket game in Surprise, Arizona. Helper, which won back-to-back Utah titles for the first time since 1941, gave up two runs in the first inning but stayed within striking distance until the bottom of the seventh. Texas rallied for two runs in that inning and added four more in the eighth to send the Utah champions back to Carbon County after two days o...</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> 58277419@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 22:20:14 MDT Minor league baseball: Salt Lake loses to Tacoma on national TV http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58249231-77/bees-lake-salt-tacoma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58249231-77/bees-lake-salt-tacoma.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Salt Lake loses to Tacoma on national TV</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T23:10:55.988-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tacoma’s Xavier Avery belted the first pitch over the right-field fence Thursday night, and it was all downhill from there for the Salt Lake Bees in their first-ever nationally televised game from Smith’s Ballpark. Avery’s blast off Bees starter Chris Volstad, who otherwise pitched well, was all the scoring the Rainiers would need as they defeated Salt Lake 4-1 in front of a nice crowd of 10,752 and who knows how many viewers on CBS Sports Network. With the cable and satellite network making the...</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> 58249231@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:10:55 MDT MLB: Cubs catcher earns win on mound in marathon game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58241198-77/baker-cubs-rockies-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58241198-77/baker-cubs-rockies-colorado.html.csp">MLB: Cubs catcher earns win on mound in marathon game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATT CARLSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T23:21:46.862-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won. John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat Colorado 4-3 on Tuesday night. Baker scored on Starlin Castro’s fly to end a game that lasted 6 hours, 27 minutes, a record for longest game by time for both teams. “It’s re...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582411982014-07-30T23:21:46.862-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T23:21:46.862-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241198@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:21:46 MDT Baseball: Salt Lake Bees lose 6-5 in Las Vegas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230394-77/bees-lake-las-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58230394-77/bees-lake-las-salt.html.csp">Baseball: Salt Lake Bees lose 6-5 in Las Vegas</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-27T22:54:56.409-06:00">Updated Jul 27, 2014 10:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Las Vegas • The 51s score three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past the Salt Lake Bees in Pacific Coast League baseball Sunday. Brenna Boesch gave the Bees a 5-3 lead in the top of the seventh with an RBI single. But Matt Reynolds hit a three-run homer for Las Vegas in the bottom half of the inning. Boesch had three hits and Shawn O’Malley scored twice for the Bees. 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> 58230394@www.sltrib.com Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:54:56 MDT PCL baseball: Salt Reno rallies to beat Salt Lake, 4-3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221682-77/bees-salt-lake-aces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58221682-77/bees-salt-lake-aces.html.csp">PCL baseball: Salt Reno rallies to beat Salt Lake, 4-3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tony Jones</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T22:45:05.049-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 10:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake Bees did not beat themselves. On the contrary, Reno earned its 4-3 win over the Bees before an almost sellout Thursday night crowd at Smith’s Ballpark. Unlike earlier in the season, Salt Lake didn’t commit a bunch of errors. It didn’t struggle offensively, or melt down on the mound. There’s a reason the Aces are battling for first in the Pacific Coast League’s northern division. And they proved it when it counted on Thursday. “That’s a good team,” Bees manager Keith Johnson said. “...</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> 58221682@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:45:05 MDT Salt Lake Bees’ offense explodes against Reno Aces, 12-3 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58218091-77/bees-lake-salt-aces.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58218091-77/bees-lake-salt-aces.html.csp">Salt Lake Bees’ offense explodes against Reno Aces, 12-3</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T17:41:25.086-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 05:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">C.J. Cron’s return to Salt Lake City didn’t last long. The former University of Utah slugger was recalled by the Anaheim Angels on Wednesday after the team placed infielder Grant Green on the disabled list. Cron’s most recent stint with the Salt Lake Bees lasted just two games. But the rookie first baseman and designated hitter had his way with the minor-league pitching, going 5-for-8 in a Bees uniform. But the Bees didn’t miss Cron’s bat too much Wednesday night. Salt Lake tallied 18 hits to be...</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> 58218091@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:41:25 MDT 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