Minor League Baseball


GreenJackets’ game is called

In Charleston, S.C., Sun­day’s Augusta GreenJackets- Charleston RiverDogs game was suspended because of rain after 13 innings with the score tied 7-all.

According to the official Twitter feed of the RiverDogs, the game will be made up June 13 at 6 p.m.

The GreenJackets return home tonight to begin a three-game series with the Lexington Legends. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05.


College Baseball

Yellow Jackets
edge past Cavs

In Atlanta, Cole Pitts limited Virginia to just two runs and two hits over 5⅓ innings, and No. 19 Georgia Tech beat the fifth-ranked Cavaliers 3-2 in a rain-shortened game.

Pitts (5-3) struck out six and walked two.

A.J. Murray’s RBI double broke a 1-1 tie in the fourth inning and Thomas Smith added an RBI single later in the inning. Brandon Thomas also drove in a run for the Yellow Jackets (26-10, 11-7 ACC), who recorded their first series win over the Cavaliers (31-6, 13-5) since 2008.

The game was halted after Georgia Tech’s Mott Hyde led off the bottom of the sixth with a single and slipped rounding first base. Following a 45-minute delay, and with Virginia’s travel curfew of 4:20 p.m. approaching, the game was made official by the umpires.

• In Clemson, S.C., Steven Duggar hit a two-run, walkoff homer with two outs in the 11th inning to give No. 17 Clemson a 6-4 victory over Wake Forest and extend the Tigers’ winning streak to 10 games.

Duggar was 3 for 5 with four RBI. Steve Wilkerson also went 3 for 5 and drove in one run for the Tigers (26-11, 12-6 ACC).

Scott Firth (4-4) pitched three scoreless innings of relief to earn the win.



Ex-Bulldog wins
title in Houston

In Houston, former Georgia star John Isner beat Nicolas Almagro 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship on Sunday.

Isner won his first tournament of the year and the sixth of his career. He had seven aces in the match, giving him a record 64 for the tournament.

He broke the record of 60 set by Pete Sampras in 2002. Almagro leads the ATP Tour with 266 aces. He had five against Isner.

Isner had aces of 144 and 142 mph. He earned $82,300 for the win.

• In Casablanca, Morocco, Tommy Robredo won the Grand Prix Hassan II by beating Kevin Anderson 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-3.



Sanders to stay with Pittsburgh

Emmanuel Sanders is sticking with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The team announced Sunday it matched the $2.5 million offer the New England Patriots made to the restricted free agent wide receiver last week. Pittsburgh would have received a third-round pick from the Patriots if it let Sanders go to New England.

Sanders will likely be second on the depth chart behind Antonio Brown when training camp opens in July.



Aragon picks up
Web.com victory

In Midland, Texas, Alex Aragon shot 6-under-par 66 to win the Web.com Tour’s WNB Golf Classic by one stroke at Midland Country Club.

Aragon finished at 16-under 272.

Byron Smith, who closed with 70, was second.

– From staff and wire reports



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