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Sportman and Cogswell Still Hitting

Nearly a month into the season, local products JP Sportman and Branden Cogswell are still playing well for the Stockton Ports, Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

Sportman leads the Ports in hitting at

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Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball and NYSPHSAA Hall's of Fame this summer (Getty Images).
Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball and NYSPHSAA Hall's of Fame this summer (Getty Images).
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Biggio Highlights NYSPHSAA HOF Class

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Craig Biggio has been elected to another Hall of Fame this summer: The New York State Public High School Athletic Association.

Biggio's bio from the NYSPHSAA press release:

"A graduate of Kings Park High School (Section XI) and attendee of Seton Hall University, was one of the most prolific baseball and football players on Long Island while competing at Kings Park. He

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The Fear of Pitching

For all of the "baseball isn't athletic, baseball requires little skill, baseball isn't dangerous," people out there: You're wrong.

You'll never convince me that baseball isn't an incredibly hard sport to play

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Maple Hill Grad Dominating AA Ball

Maple Hill graduate Jaime Schultz continues to perform well at the AA level, receiving the Southern League Pitcher of the Week for games spanning April 20-April 26.

Schultz, pitching for the Montgomery Biscuits (Tampa Bay Rays), struck out 17 batters in two starts this week

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Rangers Zuccarello Out Indefinitely With Concussion

The New York Rangers have announced that forward Mats Zuccarello will be sidelined indefinitely with an upper-body injury. That injury is now expected to be a concussion.

 Zuccarello was hurt in the

Lyle Thompson (UAlbany Athletics).
Lyle Thompson (UAlbany Athletics).
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UAlbany Lacrosse Perfect in League Play

With a dominating 20-9 win over the University of Maryland-Baltimore County on Saturday, the UAlbany men's lacrosse team earned a perfect America East regular season record (6-0).

It's the third straight perfect conference season for the Danes, who are now 13-2 overall

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Garrett Whitley bats vs. Ian Anderson (Brady Farkas).
Garrett Whitley bats vs. Ian Anderson (Brady Farkas).
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Reactions to Nisky-Shen Showdown

All week long here at 1045theteam.com, I've helped prep the public for the big Niskayuna-Shen baseball showdown that took place this afternoon.

It was the biggest game in Section II in recent memory due to the amount of talent on the field -- and the names in the stands

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Former Nisky, Current UNC Lax Star Joins Us

Luke Goldstock of Niskayuna is a major reason why the North Carolina Tar Heels are sitting as the No. 2 seed in the ACC lacrosse tournament, which starts today in Chester, Penn.

The second-seeded Tar Heels will take on the No

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Shen Baseball Coach Talks Biggest HS Game in Area History

Friday may be the most anticipated high school game in the history of Section II as Niskayuna and potential first-round draft pick Garrett Whitley visit Shen.

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Talking Garrett Whitley and Friday’s HS Baseball Matchup

Quite simply put: Friday's  baseball game at Shen between the Silver Warriors and Shen may be the biggest high school baseball game in the history of the Capital Region.

Niskayuna has senior Garrett Whitley, who is widely considered to be a potential first round draft pick in this year's MLB draft

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UAlbany Lax Tops Siena, 23-7

While we usually think of the UAlbany-Siena rivalry on the hardwood, it's always special when the two schools get together on the field of competition.

Such was the case on Tuesday afternoon when UAlbany and Siena met on the lacrosse field

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Tony Kemp (Greg Fisher, Tri-City ValleyCats).
Tony Kemp (Greg Fisher, Tri-City ValleyCats).
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Former ValleyCat Earns SportsCenter Top Play

Former Tri-City ValleyCat Tony Kemp, now a member of the AA Corpus Christi Hooks, earned the No. 1 play on SportsCenter with this diving play in centerfield last night.

Kemp was a member of the 2013 ValleyCats, hitting

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