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Jordan Cote, by the numbers

Friday, July 11, 2014

Jordan Cote’s stats with Single-A Staten Island: 0-1 record 7.71 ERA 5 appearances (4 starts) 18.2 innings pitched 29 hits allowed 20 runs (16 earned) 14 strikeouts 4 walks … 0

Sanbornton’s Cote rolls with the changes of life in the minor leagues

Friday, July 11, 2014

LOWELL, Mass. – Jordan Cote was hoping for rain. “There’s like a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms, so you never know,” Cote said as he … 0

Sprint Cup driver Larson wants to show he’s no ordinary rookie

Friday, July 11, 2014

LOUDON – For years, Chip Ganassi Racing had name recognition. But the team needed a spark. It had Ganassi, one of open wheel racing’s most … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, July 11, 2014

TOUR DE FRANCE Greipel wins 6th stage in a sprint REIMS, France – Andre Greipel of Germany won the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as the pack entered Champagne country, and Vincenzo Nibali … 0

Fisher Cats shut out by Rock Cats’ Vasquez

Friday, July 11, 2014

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats managed just five hits against New Britain’s Virgil Vasquez, who pitched a complete-game shutout as the Rock Cats won, 4-0, yesterday to take two of three in the series. Mike McDade and Andy Burns delivered doubles to lead the Fisher Cats’ offense. Dalton … 0

Red-hot Rhodes wins pole for K&N Pro Series East race at NHMS

Friday, July 11, 2014

LOUDON – Ben Rhodes’s hot streak might be extending to another venue. The 17-year-old grabbed the pole for today’s K&N Pro Series East Granite State 100, turning a fastest lap of 128.580 mph to finish in front of … 0

Bonner bringing NBA championship trophy to Portsmouth

Friday, July 11, 2014

If you want to support a local charity, hear some nationally known indie bands and see the NBA championship trophy, get to the Red Hook Brewery in Portsmouth tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. That’s where Matt and Luke Bonner will be hosting the Sneakers and Speakers Benefit Concert to … 0

Phillies purchase outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract

Friday, July 11, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Phillies purchased outfielder Grady Sizemore’s contract from Triple-A and sent pitcher David Buchanan to Lehigh Valley. Sizemore, who started the season as the Red Sox center fielder, will join the team for a three-game series against Washington before the All-Star break. Buchanan was the … 0

Carp lifts Red Sox over White Sox, 4-3, in 10 innings

Friday, July 11, 2014

BOSTON – Mike Carp spent more than a month on the disabled list with a broken right foot. He watched the Boston Red Sox struggle, wishing he could contribute. Sometimes, he couldn’t bear to watch. “Some of the … 0

Yankees’ Tanaka has partially torn elbow ligament

Friday, July 11, 2014

CLEVELAND – Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow, and the New York Yankees hope their rookie sensation will be able to pitch again this season. General Manager Brian Cashman said last night that … 0

NBA signing day arrives, but action moves slowly

Friday, July 11, 2014

Signing day arrived yesterday in the NBA, though the biggest free agents didn’t rush to grab their pens. Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh might be waiting on LeBron James – isn’t everybody? – before making their … 0

Race for the Chase – A look at the contenders to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup field

Thursday, July 10, 2014

JIMMIE JOHNSON Team: Hendrick Motorsports Wins: 3 Points: 596 Top 5s: 6 Top 10s: 12 Best finish at NHMS: 1st (July 2003, Sept. ’03, June ’10) Average finish at NHMS: 9.6 Last year at NHMS: 6th in July, … 0

New twists to NASCAR weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The familiar events are due back at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – albeit with a few twists. The Sprint Cup arrives with a brand-new playoff format and criteria for qualifying, one that has given every driver a chance to seal his or her Chase for the Cup hopes … 0