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Goldeyes Ink Hawaiian Pitcher Jordan Kurokawa

Goldeyes Ink Hawaiian Pitcher Jordan Kurokawa

Jordan Kurokawa
Jordan Kurokawa (HAWAIIAN HILO ATHLETICS)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed right-handed pitcher Jordan Kurokawa to the 2018 roster.

The Honolulu native is entering his third season of professional baseball and was 7-4 with a 2.53 ERA last season in 17 starts and one relief appearance for the Frontier League’s Lake Erie Crushers.

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Analyst Greg Zaun Fired from Sportsnet for “Inappropriate Behaviour”

Analyst Greg Zaun Fired from Sportsnet for “Inappropriate Behaviour”

By The Canadian Press

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Milwaukee Brewers catcher Gregg Zaun pauses during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh on April 20, 2010.Gregg Zaun has been fired from Sportsnet due to “inappropriate behaviour and comments.” Rick Brace, President of Rogers Media, said in a statement that the company was terminating the contract of the Blue Jays analyst effective immediately. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Keith Srakocic)

TORONTO – Gregg Zaun has been fired from Sportsnet due to “inappropriate behaviour and comments” toward female employees.

Rick Brace, President of Rogers Media, said in a statement Thursday that the company was terminating the contract of the MLB studio analyst effective immediately.

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Winnipeg Goldeyes Receive Honourary Street Renaming

Winnipeg Goldeyes Receive Honourary Street Renaming

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The city has honourarily renamed a stretch of Portage Avenue East to Winnipeg Goldeyes Way. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes now have their own honourary street designation outside of the ballpark where they won their most recent American Association championship.

Winnipeg Goldeyes Way was unveiled by Mayor Brian Bowman Thursday at Shaw Park, renaming Portage Avenue East from Main Street to Westbrook Street after the baseball club.

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Goldeyes Talk Championship on ‘The Inside Pitch’ Tuesday

Goldeyes Talk Championship on ‘The Inside Pitch’ Tuesday

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Winnipeg Goldeyes’ outfielder Reggie Abercrombie hoists the American Association championship trophy on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Shaw Park. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

The Winnipeg Goldeyes are back-to-back American Association baseball champions for the second-straight year. The Fish will dish on their recent 18-2 victory over the Wichita Wingnuts last week on a special edition of their radio program, “The Inside Pitch,” airing Tuesday.

The guest panel includes Goldeyes’ manager Rick Forney, catcher Mason Katz, outfielder Josh Romanski, and right-handed pitchers Mikey O’Brien and Edwin Carl. The show will conclude with a season highlights package.

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Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes celebrate in centre field at Shaw Park after their 2017 American Association Championship win on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

They took their time getting there, but the Winnipeg Goldeyes are American Association Champions for the second year in a row.

After weather delays forced the Fish to postpone their Saturday and Tuesday games against the Wichita Wingnuts, Winnipeg toppled the best-of-five series Wednesday night in front of a packed Shaw Park.

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