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Spinners fall at home against Valleycats

Spinners fall at home against Valleycats

Spinner first baseman Tucker Tubbs runs out of real estate as he makes a difficult catch of a pop fly by Tri-City’s Stephen Wrenn (28) against the Spinners dugout. Catcher Nick Sciortino backs up the play. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite earning an early lead, the Lowell Spinners (9-2) fell 8-3

Spinners’ unbeaten streak ends with loss to Valleycats

Spinner shortstop Carlos Tovar turns a double play after getting Tri-City infielder Taylor Jones at second base.(Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (9-1) fell to the Tri-City Valleycats (4-6) on a Sunday night at LeLacheur Park ending their nine-game winning streak to start the 2016 season. Despite a strong sixth

Spinners hold early lead en route to 6-4 victory

Spinners starting pitcher Darwinzon Hernandez helped protect the team’s lead with four strikeouts in five scoreless innings pitched. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (5-0) protected an early lead en route to a 6-4 victory over the Willamsport Crosscutters (1-4) to conclude their three-game series Tuesday night at LeLacheur Park. Lowell

Spinners play extra inning to remain undefeated

Spinners shortstop Nick Lovullo finishes off a double play after getting Williamsport runner Darick Hall at second on a feed from second baseman Andy Perez. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (4-0) kept their unbeaten streak alive on Monday night in a 3-2 victory against the Williamsport Crosscutters (1-3) that

Spinners open 2016 season with fanfare and 1-0 win

Spinners left fielder Tyler Hill is tagged out at the plate by Vermont catcher Carson Blair. (Photo by George DeLuca/Connector) George DeLuca Connector Staff Spinners baseball is back in Lowell and the fans loved every minute of opening day “Spinnertainment,” as the local favorites for the 2016 New York-Penn League crown got underway last night

Kopech to start comeback with Spinners

Michael Kopech hopes to advance his career — and have people forget about his past behavioral issues — with a run on the Lowell Spinners. (Photo: George DeLuca/Connector). George DeLuca Connector Staff Right hander Michael Kopech was drafted 33rd in the first round of the 2014 MLB amateur draft, signing with the Red Sox for $1.68

Why I love sports

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz brought the fans of Fenway to their feet after a passionate speech in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. (Photo courtesy of The Wire) Alexander J. Salucco Connector Editor I’m often asked why sports float my boat, but the answer isn’t so simple. Being from the Boston area it

Kobe Bean Bryant: An enigma

Bryant’s 20-year career has been historic, and it may not be over. (Courtesy Photo) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Everyone has done it – taken the brown bag that your buffalo chicken pizza from Suppa’s came in, crumpled it up, sized up the trash can and said “Kobe” while you missed terribly. Kobe Bryant is almost an

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