Posts Tagged: Baseball

Osborne to transfer to Dickinson State in North Dakota

June 30, 2015

Sagan Osborne is on the move. The Anchorage baseball player will transfer to Dickinson State University in North Dakota. Last season he played at Oregon’s Treasure Valley Community College, which placed fifth at the NWAC Championships. The highlight of his season came early on against Dawson Community College when he delivered a walk-off base hit… Read more »

Spink wins two games in 10 days for Lincoln Saltdogs

June 23, 2015

Life is pretty unpredictable as a relief pitcher in baseball. Take Eagle River’s Conor Spink for example. The left hander earned six winning decisions in 105 previous professional games stretching four years with the Lincoln Saltdogs. Then he won two games in 10 days. The 27-year-old has appeared in 15 games this season and has… Read more »

Way continues to close the door for Bellingham Bells

June 17, 2015

They say getting the final out is the hardest, but Brian Way of Sitka is making it look easy. The 19-year-old is 3-for-3 in save situations for the Bellingham Bells of the West Coast League. The 6-foot-7 right hander hasn’t allowed an earned run in 5 innings and the Bells are 4-0 on days he… Read more »

Arnold to pitch for NCAA D2 Flagler College in Florida

June 16, 2015

Kodiak baseball player Jakob Arnold had a checklist when it came to finding the perfect college. He wanted to be near family, but get out of Alaska. He wanted to play for a competitive program. And he wanted to pitch in warm weather. Arnold, 18, got all three wishes at Flagler College, an NCAA D2… Read more »

Spink remains top relief option out of Lincoln bullpen

June 10, 2015

A relief pitcher’s worth can be determined by how often he’s summoned from the bullpen. The Lincoln Saltdogs must think a lot of Eagle River’s Conor Spink. The American Association independent pro team has turned to the left-handed relief pitcher in 10 of 19 games this season. This is Spink’s fourth year with the Saltdogs…. Read more »

Bellingham turns to Way in Game 1 to close out victory

June 7, 2015

One game, one save. At this point Brian Way of Sitka is on pace to break the West Coast League record. Of course he won’t get a save every game, but to give him the ball in the first game of the season shows just how confident the Bellingham Bells are in their big right-hander…. Read more »

Spink embarks on fourth professional season with Salt Dogs

May 22, 2015

Last summer Conor Spink of Eagle River kicked around the idea of giving up his summer job. But he isn’t ready to say goodbye to professional baseball. The 27-year-old pitcher opened his fourth season with the Lincoln Salt Dogs of the American Association independent league. The left-handed reliever threw a scoreless inning in a 4-2… Read more »

PLU moves to 2-0 in NCAA regional thanks to terrific Thompson

May 14, 2015

Anchorage’s Tyler Thompson stayed hot in the NCAA playoffs today as he banged out a double and 4 RBIs to lead Pacific Lutheran University to a 7-2 victory over Birmingham Southern on Day 2 of the NCAA D3 Tournament’s South Regional in Georgia. One day after clubbing a solo home run, the former Dimond High… Read more »

Brown, Thompson spark PLU to dramatic NCAA playoff win

May 13, 2015

The Pacific Lutheran University baseball team out of Washington won a huge playoff game today and Alaska’s fingerprints were all over it. Anchorage’s Garrett Brown earned the win and Tyler Thompson hit a home run in a 9-6 win over Emory on opening day of the NCAA D3 Tournament South Regional in Georgia. Brown, of… Read more »

Rosenberg to play baseball, serve at Coast Guard Academy

Just because his father was a Marine and his sisters are active duty Air Force didn’t mean Michael Rosenberg of Eagle River was destined for a military life. Then again, that’s exactly what it means. Rosenberg continued a family tradition after the 18-year-old signed his letter of acceptance of appointment and commitment to play baseball… Read more »