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Minors setback

July 16, 2015 NILES — It’s a good thing the Cleveland Indians aren’t in dire need of pitching help. more »»

Scrappers struggling mightily at Eastwood

July 16, 2015 NILES — Other than a rare good weather night, there weren’t many reasons for the Scrappers to get excited in their return home from a road tri. more »»

Winning not always the goal of Scrappers

July 15, 2015 It's probably one of the hardest concepts for any sports fan to grasp, but there is a team in the Mahoning Valley whose objective isn’t to win. more »»

Scrappers bats shine in win

July 14, 2015 LOWELL, Mass. — All three phases of the game came together for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Monday, and the combination led to the Scrappers winning their first series since Week 1 of the seaso. more »»

Cavaliers coach Blatt talks learning curve

July 14, 2015 LAS VEGAS — David Blatt learned plenty in his first season as coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. Most notably: It’s tougher to prepare in the NBA than he expecte. more »»

CAPSULES

July 14, 2015 YSU: Bus trip to opener at Pitt YOUNGSTOWN — Traveline is offering a same-day motorcoach trip for the Youngstown State football team’s season opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 5 at Heinz Field. more »»

Scrappers lose in 11 on balk, 6-5

July 13, 2015 LOWELL, Mass. — The Mahoning Valley Scrappers found another way to lose a game this season, dropping a 6-5, 11-inning decision to Lowell on a walk-off balk. more »»

Scrappers win one in the ninth

July 12, 2015 LOWELL, Mass. — Nathan Winfrey hit a game-winning two-run double with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Mahoning Valley Scrappers over Lowell, 8-6, on Saturda. more »»

Vermont cruises past Scrappers

July 11, 2015 BURLINGTON, Vt. — One night after snapping their five-game losing streak, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers sunk back into a struggle. more »»

Scrappers snap 5-game slide

July 10, 2015 BURLINGTON, Vt. more »»

Scrappers’ slide continues

July 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont made sure the Mahoning Valley Scrappers’ recent slide continued on Wednesday. more »»

Seventh-inning collapse leads to Scrapper defeat

July 7, 2015 NILES — Shao-Ching Chiang was outstanding on the mound for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers on Monday, allowing just one hit and striking out four over five innings and leaving the game with a 1-0 lea. more »»

Repeat: Aberdeen tops MV again

July 6, 2015 NILES — The score was the same but things were a bit different, including the fact there were no fireworks after the game. more »»

Youngster Castro begins development with Scrappers

July 5, 2015 NILES — Travis Fryman knows there’s something special about Willi Castro. The 18-year-old starting shortstop for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers is well beyond his years defensively. more »»

Howland’s Scott making impact with Ironbirds

July 5, 2015 NILES — Tanner Scott thrives on pressure-packed situations. more »»

Scrappers back home off 7-4 loss

July 4, 2015 BATAVIA, N.Y. — A three-run second inning by Batavia put Mahoning Valley in a hole from which it could not get out in a 7-4 loss Friday night to the Muckdogs. more »»

Scrappers become part of host families

July 3, 2015 Gail Druschel has always loved baseball. more »»

Strong pitching performance leads to split

July 3, 2015 BATAVIA, N.Y. — Three Mahoning Valley pitchers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Scrappers split a doubleheader on Thursday with the Batavia Muckdogs. Both games were seven innings. more »»

Progress finally leads to victory at home

July 1, 2015 NILES — During the Scrappers’ five-game losing streak, there’s been steady progression in the eyes of Mahoning Valley manager Travis Fryman. more »»

Fryman-Borders friendship remains from big leagues to bush leagues

July 1, 2015 NILES — Maybe they’ll call it “Border Patrol” or “Pat’s Pack. more »»

 
 
 

 

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