Despite two goals from Rob Klinkhammer, the Pirates get beat in Lewiston.
Tampa Bay's David Price, above, barely beat out 2011 winner Justin Verlander for the American League prize in one of the closest votes ever.
Fab Melo, a 7-foot center, was the 22nd pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, and Kris Joseph, a 6-7 forward, was the 51st pick. Both played for Syracuse.
The 17-year-old standout was recruited as a pitcher but has also shown he can handle a bat.
Thornton Academy's line will play a crucial role against Lawrence, just as it has all season.
A backup last year in Washington, Shelvin Mack's road back to the NBA starts with the Maine team.
While many consider ties useless at the NFL level, there is no effort to change the rule after St. Louis and San Francisco finish at 24-24.
A new-look pass rush put Jermaine Cunningham in a position to make an impact for New England.