Pedro Alvarez homered in a seven-run first inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates broke an eight-game losing streak at Busch Stadium.
Brian McCann hit a three-run homer, Stephen Drew also connected and the New York Yankees broke a five-game losing streak.
Other changes include Cardinal Mooney and Ursuline moving up from Division V to Division IV.
James has partnered with the University of Akron to provide a guaranteed four-year scholarship for students.
Adriana Aviles was diagnosed with leukemia in May and has been undergoing treatment at Cleveland Clinic.
The 2014 Blue Devils improved by three wins (7 to 10) and finished the regular season unbeaten.
Mineral Ridge finished the 2014 season with a 3-1 record over their last four contests.
Erie Times-News’ Tom Reisenweber is reporting that Sam Breese is transferring to Edinboro to play football.
The former 3-time All-ITCL selection Gerrad Rohan returns to the area to play for Steve Gillispie and the Penguin baseball team in 2016.
Molina tripled in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning when right fielder Gregory Polanco missed an attempted shoe-top catch.
Griswold spent last year playing for ZNK Dinamo-Maksimir in Croatia.
Shazier missed all or parts of nine of the final 14 games of the 2014 season.
Heard worked out for Pittsburgh Wednesday, and was signed shortly therafter.
Coach Bob Spaite returns 8 offensive starters to a unit which averaged over 30 points a game last season.
Lowellville has finished each of the last three years with a winning record in league play.
Michael Brantley’s RBI single with one out in the 16th inning lifted the Cleveland Indians to a 5-4 victory over the skidding New York Yanke…
Yadier Molina tied it with a sacrifice fly and rookie Stephen Piscotty singled in the go-ahead run off Jeff Locke in the fifth inning.
Manziel did not throw any passes with his right arm – he made a couple tosses left-handed – on Tuesday.
The Steelers signed Garrett Hartley on Tuesday after Shaun Suisham injured his left knee in a preseason loss to Minnesota on Sunday night.
With 9 starters returning on defense, South Range seems poised to have a big year on that side of the ball.