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Hot Rods Sweep Captains, Clinch Playoff Berth

Eastlake, OH - Finishing a five-game stretch in four days at Classic Park, the Bowling Green Hot Rods notched their sixth straight victory and clinch a spot in the Midwest League playoffs with a 14-2 win against the Lake County Captains on Thursday night. With their magic number to clinch a playoff berth at one coming into the game, the Hot Rods clinched their first playoff berth since 2013 by tying a season-high with 14 runs and 18 hits. Bowling Green starting off the rout in the second i... Full Story

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Dugan's Double Propels Smokies to Fifth Straight Win, 5-4

JACKSON, Tenn. - LF Kelly Dugan came through with yet another big hit, as he roped a go-ahead RBI double to left in the 10th inning as the Tennessee Smokies tied a season-best with their fifth straigh ... Full Story

Canaries Outlast Explorers in 12-8 Slugfest

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Canaries and Sioux City Explorers combined for ten extra base hits, 20 runs, and 26 hits, but the Canaries outlasted the Explorers 12-8 and completed the three-game s ... Full Story

Ninth Inning Breakdown Costs Tourists in Defeat

HICKORY, NC-- On Thursday night, the Asheville Tourists overcame an early 2-0 deficit to the Hickory Crawdads but fell in walk-off fashion after allowing a run in the bottom of the ninth. With the gam ... Full Story

West Virginia Defeats Williamsport, 4-3 in 10 Innings

GRANVILLE, W.Va. - Black Bears' C Chris Harvey hit a two out, RBI walk-off single to centerfield in the tenth inning to guide West Virginia past Williamsport, 4-3 on Thursday night from Monongalia Cou ... Full Story

Boulders Clinch Playoff Berth in 8-2 Win at Sussex County

AUGUSTA, NJ - Once again it was the Rockland bats coming to life, securing an 8-2 win at Sussex County and clinching a berth in 2016 Can-Am League playoffs. The Boulders (50-39) are in the postseason ... Full Story

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Most Popular Teams on OSC

The following minor league and alternative professional sports teams on OurSports Central have been viewed the most over the last seven days:
  1. San Jose Earthquakes - Major League Soccer (MLS)
  2. Roswell Invaders - Pecos League (Pecos)
  3. South Carolina Stingrays - ECHL (ECHL)
  4. Philadelphia Soul - Arena Football League (AFL)
  5. Southern Illinois Miners - Frontier League (FL)
  6. Lansing Lugnuts - Midwest League (MWL)
  7. Dayton Wolfpack - Arena Development League (ADL)
  8. Frisco RoughRiders - Texas League (TL)
  9. Joplin Blasters - American Association (AA)
  10. Wilmington Hammerheads FC - United Soccer League (USL)


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The most recent minor league and alternative professional sports teams added to OurSports Central:

Minor Leagues on OSC

OurSports Central provides coverage of select alternative and minor league professional sports leagues in addition to the top junior hockey leagues and college wood bat baseball leagues:

BASEBALL
Affiliated Minor League Baseball
ApL, AzFL, AzL, CalL, CarL, EL, FSL, GCL, IL, ML, MWL, NWL, NYPL, PCL, PL, SAL, SL, TL
College Wood Bat Baseball
Alaska, Cape Cod, Coastal Plain, FCBL, GLSCL, GWL, NECBL, Northwoods, PGCBL, Prospect, TCL, WCL, WMBL
Independent Minor League Baseball
AA, AtL, Can-Am, FL, PA, Pecos

BASKETBALL
Men's Minor League Basketball
D-League, NBL Canada
Women's Basketball
WNBA

FOOTBALL
Indoor/Arena Football
ADL, AFL, AIF, CIF, IFL
Outdoor Football
CFL, FXFL

HOCKEY
Junior Hockey
NAHL, OHL, QMJHL, USHL, WHL
Minor League Hockey
AHL, ECHL, FHL, SPHL
Women's Hockey
NWHL

LACROSSE
Indoor Lacrosse
NLL
Outdoor Lacrosse
MLL

OTHER
Other Sports
PFL, PRO Rugby
Other Women's
NPF, WTT

SOCCER
Indoor Soccer
IPL, MASL
Outdoor Soccer
MLS, NASL, USL
Women's Soccer
NWSL