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Lynn Worthy

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  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees hammer Reno Aces 13-5 to salvage series split
    The Salt Lake Bees salvaged a split of their four-game series against the Reno Aces, the team with the best record in the Pacific Coast League, and th...
    Updated Jun 16 2017 11:16 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Bees lose at home to Reno
    The Salt Lake Bees gave up four runs in the first two innings and never recovered in a 5-3 loss to the Reno Aces (41-25) in front of an announced 4,43...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 10:42 pm   |     |   Share

  • Joshua McCoy  |  Ole Miss Athletics  Andre Jackson gets a lead off of first base during the Boston College vs Utah game in the 2016 NCAA Ole Miss Regional at Swayze Field in Oxford, MS. MLB: Six Utahns picked on final day of MLB draft
    Utah pitcher Andre Jackson led a contingent of players with local ties selected on the third day of the Major League Baseball draft on Thursday. The L...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 07:55 pm   |     |   Share

  • Utah State coach Tim Duryea watches during the first half of the team’s NCAA college basketball game against UNLV, Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) Utah State basketball: Aggies gearing up for overseas tour
    All but one member of the Utah State University men’s basketball team reported to campus this month for offseason conditioning and workouts as the tea...
    Updated Jun 14 2017 08:39 pm   |     |   Share

  • Dan Lofgren  |  Utah athletics Utah pitcher Jayson Rose, throwing a pitch against Washington State on April 27, is selected by the Brewers with the 234th overall pick in the Major League Baseball Draft on Tuesday. Rose set the programís career strikeout mark last season with 256. MLB: Utah’s Jayson Rose becomes second Ute pitcher taken in MLB Draft
    Record-setting right-hander Jayson Rose became the second University of Utah pitcher selected on the second day of the Major League Baseball First-Yea...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 03:42 pm   |     |   Share

  • |  Courtesy Utah Athletics  Utah pitcher Riley Ottesen. MLB: Three Utes taken on second day of draft
    Three University of Utah baseball players were selected in the first nine rounds of the Major League Baseball draft for the first time in the program’...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 10:31 pm   |     |   Share

    USU basketball: Mountain West schedule released
    The Mountain West Conference released its men’s basketball conference schedules on Tuesday morning. Utah State University will begin conference play ...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 12:09 pm   |     |   Share

  • Steve C. Wilson  |  Utah Athletics  Utah’s Riley Ottesen pitches against Cal on April 14, 2017 in Salt Lake City, UT. Utah baseball: Utes fireballer Riley Ottesen ready to go pro
    The biggest sign that Riley Ottesen means business is the freshly cut crop of hair now cut close to his scalp, a departure from the flowing dark locks...
    Updated Jun 13 2017 07:39 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Lynn Worthy  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)     President and CEO of Minor League Baseball Pat O’Conner speaking at Saturday’s Play Ball event at Smith’s Ballpark. Salt Lake Bees: With 500 kids at Smith’s Ballpark, team announces expansion of youth programs
    An estimated 500 youths participated in Major League Baseball’s “Play Ball” event at Smith’s Ballpark on Saturday, which also served as an announcemen...
    Updated Jun 10 2017 06:57 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Bees rally for sixth walkoff victory of the season
    Rey Navarro’s third RBI single of the day drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning and gave the Salt Lake Bees their sixth walk-off w...
    Updated Jun 08 2017 09:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Salt Lake Bees unable to rally past Las Vegas 51s
    A sweep will not be in the cards for the Salt Lake Bees. After taking the first two games of their four-game series against the Las Vegas 51s, the Bee...
    Updated Jun 07 2017 10:54 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Cesar Puello’s single caps Bees’ ninth-inning comeback
    Cesar Puello came through with a walk-off RBI single as the Salt Lake Bees scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge the Las Vegas 51s 2-...
    Updated Jun 06 2017 10:21 pm   |     |   Share

  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees beat Las Vegas 51s, 7-6
    The Salt Lake Bees started their homestand by giving up three home runs, but they hit one of their own and were able to squeak out a 7-6 win over the ...
    Updated Jun 05 2017 11:15 pm   |     |   Share

    (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah State Aggies tight end Wyatt Houston (83) runs the ball during the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho Tuesday December 22, 2015.  Akron Zips lead Utah State Aggies 13-7 at halftime. USU football: Houston signs with Panthers
    Former Utah State Aggies tight end Wyatt Houston signed with the Carolina Panthers and took part in their OTA practice session on Wednesday. Houston,...
    Updated May 31 2017 01:51 pm   |     |   Share

  • Salt Lake Bees bow meekly to Tacoma in homestand finale
    The Salt Lake Bees largely remained asleep during a rare mid-week, mid-day start at Smith’s Ballpark on Tuesday. The Bees dropped the final game of th...
    Updated May 30 2017 07:38 pm   |     |   Share

  • Bees: Salt Lake gets game-winning double from Cron, beats Tacoma 2-1
    The Salt Lake Bees won their fourth walk-off game of the season thanks to a line-drive RBI double into the left-center field gap by former University ...
    Updated May 29 2017 10:34 pm   |     |   Share

  • PCL baseball: Salt Lake Bees hit three home runs in 8-4 win over Tacoma Rainiers
    The Salt Lake Bees hit three home runs in a game for the first time this season — each one leading off an inning — and they scored the first four runs...
    Updated May 27 2017 10:45 pm   |     |   Share

  • Bees: Six-run eighth lifts Salt Lake over El Paso, 8-6
    The Salt Lake Bees trailed by four runs headed into the eighth inning, but rallied to post a six-run inning to beat the El Paso Chihuahuas 8-6 in fron...
    Updated May 26 2017 10:44 pm   |     |   Share

  • PCL baseball: El Paso Chihuahuas hand Salt Lake Bees their fifth straight loss, 8-5
    For the second night in a row the Salt Lake Bees scored first only to watch their lead disappear. The Bees dropped their fifth straight in an 8-5 loss...
    Updated May 25 2017 11:09 pm   |     |   Share

  • FILE - This is a 2016, file photo showing Huston Street of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team. Angels closer Huston Street has undergone season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. Street had surgery to repair a torn meniscus Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016,  in his native Texas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File) Bees notes: Angels’ closer Huston Street confident rehabbing in Salt Lake
    Los Angels Angels closer Huston Street made his first rehab appearance for the Salt Lake Bees on Wednesday night, retiring each of the three batters h...
    Updated May 25 2017 07:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Bees drop second in a row to El Paso
    The El Paso Chihuahuas handed the Salt Lake Bees their second loss in as many nights as the Bees fell 5-4 in 10 innings in front of an announced crowd...
    Updated May 24 2017 10:37 pm   |     |   Share

  • Baseball: Chihauhuas beat up on Bees
    Bees starting pitcher Vicente Campos came out of the game after one inning due to “tightness” in his arm, and an already taxed bullpen had to account ...
    Updated May 23 2017 10:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • |  Courtesy The Salt Lake Bees  Ramon Flores. Salt Lake Bees outfielder Ramon Flores regains confidence at the plate
    After struggling at the plate through the majority of last season — a season which should have been his biggest opportunity in professional baseball —...
    Updated May 23 2017 10:18 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah third baseman Kelly Martinez (22) leaps home as Utah faces BYU in the final of the Salt Lake City Regional, NCAA softball at Dumke Family Softball Stadium, Saturday May 20, 2017. College softball: Utah advances to Super Regionals with rout of BYU
    The Utes put a resounding exclamation point on their NCAA softball regional performance on Saturday, trouncing rival BYU to advance to the Super Regio...
    Updated Jun 02 2017 10:53 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)      Utah players mob Hailey Hilburn after she hit a walk-off single to defeat BYU in the NCAA softball regional at Dumke Family Field at the U. of U. in Salt Lake City Friday May 19, 2017. Utah softball: Utes rally to stun BYU in NCAA regional, advance to title game
    The Utes now have two chances to get one more huge win. One victory on its home field will push the Utah softball team through to the NCAA Super Regio...
    Updated May 19 2017 10:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Members of the BYU softball team celebrate after winning the NCAA softball regional game at Dumke Family Softball Stadium Thursday, May 18, 2017. BYU defeated Mississippi St. 8-0. BYU softball: Cougars beat Mississippi State 8-0 in NCAA opener
    BYU shook off the 44-degree temperature as well as any postseason jitters and asserted its dominance in the first three innings against Southeastern C...
    Updated May 19 2017 12:08 pm   |     |   Share

  • Jaren Wilkey  |  BYU file photo McKenna Bull got out of a sixth-inning jam to preserve BYU’s 4-3 win over Utah on Wednesday. BYU softball: Cougars’ home-grown stars relishing a regional in Utah
    BYU seniors McKenna Bull and Lauren Bell have already left marks on the Cougar softball program’s record book, but this week they’ll try to write a st...
    Updated May 17 2017 11:20 pm   |     |   Share

  • Bees: Iowa Cubs prevent series sweep with 11-10 win over Salt Lake
    The Salt Lake Bees’ win streak got snapped at five games after an 11-10 loss to the Iowa Cubs on Sunday afternoon at Smith’s Ballpark. The Bees, who h...
    Updated May 14 2017 10:28 pm   |     |   Share

  • |  Courtesy Salt Lake Bees  Salt Lake Bees starting pitcher Manny Banuelos. Former top pitching prospect Manny Banuelos looking to bounce back with Bees
    Manny Banuelos was a prince in the world of minor league baseball. A 5-foot-10, left-handed pitching phenom unleashing lightning from his hand and cre...
    Updated May 14 2017 10:36 pm   |     |   Share

  • Bees: Walk-off, inside-the-park homer lifts Salt Lake over Iowa 5-4 in 11 innings
    Nolan Fontana’s walk-off inside-the-park home run — the first in Salt Lake Bees history — gave the Bees a 5-4 win over the Iowa Cubs in 11 innings in ...
    Updated May 13 2017 11:03 pm   |     |   Share