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Spink gets five outs to earn fourth hold with Saltdogs

Conor Spink of Eagle River continues to provide remarkable relief pitching for the Lincoln Saltdogs of the American Association. The 26-year-old southpaw recorded five outs over the seventh and eighth innings in an 8-6 victory over Wichita in independent pro ball in Nebraska. Spink, of Chugiak High fame, earned his fourth hold of the season… Read more »

Spink hits reset button, starts new scoreless streak

They say relievers must have a short memory in baseball because they pitch so often. Conor Spink of Eagle River can relate. Three days after having his career-high 26.2-inning consecutive scoreless streak snapped, the southpaw setup man with the Lincoln Saltdogs got to work on a new streak. The 26-year-old threw goose eggs in back-to-back… Read more »

Spink extends scoreless streak to 25 innings in Lincoln

Left-handed pitching is so exclusive in baseball that players can stick around the game longer than most. But Conor Spink of Eagle River is proving he isn’t some token southpaw. The 26-year-old relief pitcher hasn’t allowed an earned run since August of last year. That’s 25 consecutive scoreless innings over 15 appearances with the Lincoln… Read more »

Spink pride of Seattle U. bullpen (Baseball)

Starting pitchers inevitably tire. When they do at Seattle University, Conor Spink of Eagle River is there to pick them up. The senior relief pitcher leads the Redhawks with 24 appearances in 42 games, one of the bright spots in a frustrating 18-24 season. Spink, of Chugiak High fame, is fourth on the team in… Read more »

Bad luck snaps Spink’s run (Baseball)

Seattle University relief pitcher Conor Spink of Eagle River allowed an earned run for the first time since March 18 yesterday, although it was hardly all his fault. The 6-foot-1 lefty gave up two runs in the top of the eighth inning during a 3-1 loss to Sacramento State University, snapping a string of six… Read more »

Baker becomes tenth Alaskan to notch 10 professional wins

Juneau right-hander Dylan Baker has moved into elite company among Alaska’s best professional pitchers by picking his 10th career win. It may not seem like a lot, but only 10 Alaskans have accomplished double-figure winning decisions in minor league baseball. We’ve never had anybody win a game in the major leagues among the three pitchers… Read more »