Pure Sole: Polarizing

...tournament when both teams took a group picture together," Morales said. "And I liked going downtown and the glacier."? Orlando Mercado, No. 97, right field, wants to play in the MLB. Fast with a great arm."I enjoyed stealing third base and getting...
Ketchikan sweeps Polar for state title

...tied the game in the top of the second as Gabriel Bowlin-Stacy walked, advanced on a wild pitch and scored on an error as Orlando Mercado singled.Polar took the lead in the top of the third as Tyler Borschnack singled and stole second, Rodriguez Jr...
Ketchikan cools down Polar Little League

...singled, Gabriel Bowlin-Stacy struck out and with Demarcus Hall-Scriven at the plate, Nunez scored on a wild pitch. Orlando Mercado struck out to end the threat.Ketchikan's Schultz stole home to score its final run in the top of the fifth inning...
Ketchikan nips Polar boys in extra innings

...pitching included Nunez (2.0 IN, 34 P, 24 S, 3 H, 1 R, 4 K); Shawn Sanford Jr. (1.2 IN, 26 P, 14 S, 1 BB); Orlando Mercado (1.1 IN, 19 P, 10 S, 1 K, 1 BB); Rodriguez Jr. (2.0 IN, 37 P, 22 S, 2 H, 2 R, 2 K, 2 BB) and Hall-Scriven...
Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...colleagues Tuesday to tone it down."We have to campaign with joy in our hearts - not anger," Bush said during an event outside Orlando. "We shouldn't say outrageous things that turn people off to the conservative message. Our message is the one of hope...
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Nieuwenhuis' 3 HR lift Mets over Arizona

...Triple-A.ROYALS 11, BLUE JAYS 10KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Paulo Orlando broke a tie with an eighth inning homer and Kendrys Morales...All-Star break with an American League-leading 52 victories. Orlando hit a 2-1 Bo Schultz (0-1) pitch out to left to leadoff...
Homegrown catcher leads US over World in Futures Game

...out Marte when he tried to score from second base on a single, making a perfect peg to Schwarber. Later, World shortstop Orlando Arcia of the Brewers went up the middle to get to a grounder, then did a 360-degree spin before throwing to first for an...
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Empire Editorial: Rescuers pay a toll, too

By now, everyone knows the price paid by Michael Blaisdell last weekend. The 35-year-old visitor from Orlando, Florida, died when he fell down a steep, rocky slope off the Mount Roberts trail.We still don't know why - and we may never...
Searchers find body of missing man

...after a friend had reported him missing. The friend, local attorney Kevin Dilg, said Blaisdell was visiting Juneau from Orlando for the holiday weekend, and that he'd begun hiking Mount Roberts on Saturday morning without him.Blaisdell had texted...
LaMarcus Aldridge chooses the Spurs

...thing started that he was trying to go somewhere else," Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant said during summer league play in Orlando, Florida. "In those decisions, you've just got to respect the guy for making a decision that was right for him. I know...
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