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2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

2017 MLB preview: Repeat is a catchy word

After sitting out the 2016 regular season with a torn ACL, Kyle Schwarber reached base 10 times over five World Series games. (Courtesy of SI.com) Alex Salucco Connector Editor In year where Bartolo Colon hit a home run, Jose Fernandez tragically passed away and the Chicago Cubs won the World Series, 2016 provided moments that

On a level playing field

UMass Lowell was added as the conference’s ninth member for the 2013-14 academic year. (Courtesy of America East) Alex Salucco Connector Editor Turning point — a time at which a decisive change in a situation occurs, especially one with beneficial results. In February 2013, UMass Lowell announced that all of its athletic teams will compete

UMass Lowell students fill seats at Spinners game

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners’ College Night was a success not only in terms of the Mill City victory (Spinners 9, Hudson Valley Renegades 2), but also, with the attendance and atmosphere created by the UMass Lowell students. The Spinners combined solid pitching performances from starter Dakota Smith (5 innings, 1 earned

Spinners give up early lead in 4-2 loss

Third baseman Victor Acosta scored the second of Lowell’s two runs on Thursday’s contest against the State College Spikes. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) Alexa Hyde Connector Editor The Spinners couldn’t hold onto an early lead in a 4-2 loss to finish the series with the visiting State College Spikes on Tuesday night. The Spinners’ lone

Spinners rally back against the State College Spikes

Winning pitcher Daniel Gonzalez. (Photo courtesy of George DeLuca/Connector) by Alexa Hyde Connector Editor Despite allowing the visiting State College Spikes (20-11) an early home run, the Lowell Spinners (19-12) were able to earn a 9-2 win on the night after a grand slam in the third inning. The Spinners starting pitcher Daniel Gonzalez threw

Spinners lose to State College 7-4

Left fielder Tyler Hill is congratulated by Manager Iggy Suarez as he heads home after a solo home run in the first inning. (Photo courtesy George DeLuca/Connector) by George DeLuca Connector Staff The Lowell Spinners (18-12) returned home with a four-game winning streak in hand, only to kickoff a three-game home stand at LeLacheur Park

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

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