Local roundup: Staten Island routs Tigers 10-2

Shortstop Danienger Perez, making his New York-Penn League debut, went 3-for-4 with a double, triple and three RBI as the Staten Island Yankees routed the Connecticut Tigers 10-2 on Sunday afternoon at Dodd Stadium.

Tigers fall just short in the 10th

Tied 1-1, the Lowell Spinners scored three times in the top of the inning to lead 4-1. The Connecticut Tigers, however, scored two in the bottom of the 10th to pull within 4-3 before hitting into a game-ending double play.

Local roundup: Rios honored as NECBL's top pro prospect

Mystic Schooners left-handed pitcher Willie Rios (Maryland) was honored as the New England Collegiate Baseball League's Top Pro Prospect for the 2015 season.

Local roundup: Providence's Kris Dunn named Blue Ribbon Preseason All-American

Providence College junior guard Kris Dunn of New London was named to the 2015-16 Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook Preseason All-America Team, it was announced Thursday.

Tigers win on a combined three-hitter

Three Connecticut Tigers pitchers combined on a three-hitter in a 3-1 win over Tri-City on Wednesday in a New York-Penn League game played before 4,324 at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy, N.Y.

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Local roundup: Tigers fall to the ValleyCats

The Connecticut Tigers squandered a 5-0 lead, losing to the Tri-City ValleyCats 13-6 in a New York-Penn League game on Tuesday night.

Mitchell's Fulmer Garfield ready to go

Dana Fulmer Garfield appreciates the value of collegiate athletics.

Rainaud wins fifth straight Connecticut PGA Assistants Championship

They were just two co-workers and roommates competing for bragging rights on the golf course.

UCONN

UConn football captains ready to lead the way

In a team vote Wednesday, Andreas Knappe, Julian Campenni, Marquise Vann and Andrew Adams were selected as UConn's football captains for the 2015 season.

UConn's Thomas poised for a starring role at wide receiver

"If I was a quarterback, I'd throw the ball to Noel (Thomas)," said coach Bob Diaco, standing on Rentschler Field two weeks before the UConn football team opens the season against Villanova. "He's probably going to catch it."

COLLEGES

Cubit tries to focus on football amid Illinois uncertainty

Interim Illini coach says football will be his focus, but surrounded by campus uncertainty

QB Dobbs has No. 25 Tennessee's hopes soaring

QB Joshua Dobbs goes from helping test aircraft engines to running No. 25 Vols' air attack

PROFESSIONAL

Cuddyer helps Mets avert 3-game sweep against Red Sox

Cuddyer, NL East-leading Mets stop 5-game home skid, avert sweep by beating Red Sox 5-4

Yankees rout Braves 20-6 to complete weekend sweep

Yankees ride 2-out HRs from Ellsbury, Headley, Drew to overwhelm Braves 20-6 for 3-game sweep

Japan outslugs Pennsylvania 18-11 in Little League final

Tokyo wins Little League title, overcoming 8-run deficit to beat Lewisberry 18-11

Day cruises to victory at The Barclays

Jason Day blows away field at Barclays and moves closer to No. 1

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Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, YES, ESPN, WFAN (660-AM), WXLM (980-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at New York Mets.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Staten Island Yankees.

10 p.m., MLB Network — MLB: San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers.

Soccer

Noon, FS1 — Bundesliga: Bayer Leverkusen at Bayern Munich.

Tennis

1 p.m., ESPN — U.S. Open from New York.

6 p.m., ESPN2 — U.S. Open from New York.