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December 13, 2013
Reports: Twins reach deal with OF Kubel
The Minnesota Twins reached a minor-league deal with outfielder Jason Kubel on Friday, according to multiple reports. The contract includes a spring training invitation. Kubel had a batting line of .216/.293/.317 with five home runs and 32 RBIs in 97 games for the Arizona Diamondbacks...
December 13, 2013 - 12:42pm
October 1, 2013
Concordia's Burgau to make way for Coste as head coach
By Eric Peterson/FORUM News Service Moorhead - Chris Coste has had an inkling he wanted to take over for Bucky Burgau ever since Coste played baseball for the longtime Cobbers head coach in the 1990s. “I always joked with him that I was going to take his job one day,” Coste...
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October 1, 2013 - 11:51am
August 27, 2013
Snurdbirds, Blazers eliminated at State C baseball tournament
Snurdbirds eliminated by Redbirds DELANO — Lake and Pine League stalwarts, the Midway Snurdbirds were eliminated at the State C baseball tournament 4-0 by the Luverne Redbirds Friday. Brian Beuning held Midway to only three hits in the game, none for extra bases, by Robert...
August 27, 2013 - 12:04pm
Silver Pirates finish sixth at state
BELLE PLAIN — The Silver Pirates picked up a 5-2 win on Friday evening as they knocked off Belle Plaine on their home field. The story of the game was solid pitching, timely hitting and good defensive play by the Pirates. Greg Schmid handled the mound duties and picked...
August 27, 2013 - 11:23am
August 19, 2013
Silver Pirates fall to state consolation bracket
By Larry Mollins/Guest Contributor JORDAN — Things did not go as planned for the Silver Pirates over the weekend as they dropped a pair of games. The last time the Silver Pirates faced competition was over three weeks ago when they had reeled off five victories in a row. The...
August 19, 2013 - 12:17pm
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Johnson complete game leads Bluffton past Hutchinson
MAPLE LAKE — The Bluffton Braves pounded out 13 hits in a 5-3 victory over the Hutchinson Huskies to advance in the Minnesota State C baseball tournament. Gunner Johnson, a draftee from Nimrod, pitched a complete game for the win allowing three runs, one earned, on only five...
August 19, 2013 - 11:29am
AMATEUR BASEBALL: Snurdbirds advance in State C tournament
DELANO — A pair of draftees squared off on the mound, as the Midway Snurdbirds defeated the Upsala Blue Jays 4-1 to advance to the second round of the Minnesota State C baseball tournament. Jan-Erik Lindberg, drafted by the Snurdbirds from Pelican Rapids, allowed only three hits...
August 19, 2013 - 11:18am
August 13, 2013
Amateur Baseball: Bertha, Bluffton advance in 14C; Fergus and Midway in 16C
The Bertha Blazers swept all four of their games to win the Region 14C tournament and advance to state completing the sweep with a 14-4 victory over the Bluffton Braves in seven innings in the tournament final. Bertha outscored their opponents 41-12 including one shutout and two...
August 13, 2013 - 1:07pm
July 29, 2013
Commentary: Bertha wins second straight Hi-10 playoff title in a league that has issues
BERTHA — The Bertha Blazers continued a five-year streak of making the Hi-10 playoff championship game and won their third title in that span defeating the Perham Pirates 11-0 in seven innings. The Pirates had six errors to just three hits in the loss. The title was the second...
July 29, 2013 - 1:07pm
VFW: Stingers earn state tournament berth
PERHAM — Fergus Falls and the Perham Stingers completed a three-game set in two days for a berth in the VFW state tournament, culminating in a Sunday twinbill for the District 9 championship. Facing elimination after Perham’s 10-7 semifinal victory, Fergus Falls won the opening...
July 29, 2013 - 11:29am
July 27, 2013
VFW: Stingers advance to championship game
PERHAM — The Perham Stingers have proven in three playoff games they can find a way to win in a variety of ways. No. 4 Perham pulled off a second upset in a row defeating No. 3 Fergus Falls 10-7 to advance to the championship finals of the VFW District 9 tournament. The two teams...
July 27, 2013 - 3:33pm
July 26, 2013
VFW: Strong pitching leads Stingers to semifinals
PERHAM — Strong starting pitching has propelled the Perham Stingers to consecutive victories to advance to the championship semifinals of the VFW District 9 baseball tournament. Perham, seeded fourth, opened the tournament with a 12-0 shutout of No. 5 Thief River Falls on the...
July 26, 2013 - 4:22pm
Legion Playoffs: Kraiter delivers big hit for Blues in win over Buzz
By Glenn Pursley/FORUM News Service MOORHEAD – Moorhead’s Preston Kraiter clubbed a two-run single in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the Blues to a 10-7 win over No. 6-seeded Perham at the Minnesota Division I Sub-State 14 American Legion baseball tournament Thursday...
July 26, 2013 - 4:14am
July 19, 2013
Hi-10 playoffs: Saturday matchups
UPDATE: New York Mills defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 8-2 to advance to face Perham Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Krueger Field. Detroit Lakes defeated Bluffton 5-1. The Angels will play at Bertha at 1:30 p.m. In the loser's bracket, the WD-C Shockers are scheduled to play Henning at...
July 19, 2013 - 2:01pm
July 12, 2013
Legion Baseball: Buzz split doubleheader with Blues
PERHAM — Josh Still outdueled Moorhead Blues starter Brandon Porter in a tight opening game of an American Legion baseball doubleheader Thursday at Krueger Field in a 4-3 victory for the Perham Buzz. Moorhead won the second game 3-0 to earn the split. Luke Sailer broke a three-all...
July 12, 2013 - 11:45am