The North Adams SteepleCats scored five runs with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to rally past the Sanford Mainers and grab an 11-7 New England Collegiate Baseball League victory Friday night at Goodall Park in Sanford.

Trailing 4-0, Sanford sent 11 men to the plate and scored all of their runs in the fourth.

Chad McDaniel had three hits to pace a 15-hit attack for North Adams (6-11).

Shane Marshall and Jake Marshall each had a pair of hits for the Mainers (10-8).

EMPIRE LEAGUE: John Larossa threw a complete game four-hitter as the Old Orchard Beach Surge shut out the New York Bucks 5-0 in the first game of a doubleheader at Old Orchard Beach.

The Surge (9-5) scored a run in the first on a Collin Carroll RBI single, added a run in the second on a John Tierney fielder’s choice and pulled away with three in the third.

Josh Martinez and Peyton Deiters each had a double for New York (6-6).

Old Orchard Beach completed the sweep with a 2-1 win.

REGENCY SUMMER LEAGUE: Jacob Whiting drove in Jake MacDonald for the winning run in the bottom of the eighth as Greely outlasted Gorham 4-3 in the first game of a doubleheader at Gorham.

Will Neleski picked up the win for Greely (4-4) with four scoreless innings of relief.

Whiting had a pair of hits and drove in four runs in the second game as Greely completed the sweep, 9-2.


NBA: The Detroit Pistons hired assistant coaches Sidney Lowe and Sean Sweeney to join Dwane Casey’s staff.

Detroit also added Malik Rose as assistant general manager.

Enes Kanter informed the Knicks he was opting into his contract for next season, rather than becoming a free agent.


NFL: Indianapolis Colts running back Robert Turbin was suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancers.


MLS: The Seattle Sounders signed Peruvian striker Raul Ruidiaz to a designated player contract.

The struggling Sounders hope Ruidiaz can provide a spark as they attempt to defend their Western Conference title.

Minnesota United midfielder Collin Martin announced he is gay, making him the only active male athlete in the major professional sports leagues to come out.


EASTBOURNE INTERNATONAL: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki reached her third final by beating fellow former No. 1 Angelique Kerber 2-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 at Eastbourne, England.

Wozniacki next faces the unseeded Aryna Sabalenka after Sabalenka knocked out 2008 champion Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 1-6, 6-3.

Unseeded pair Lukas Lacko and Mischa Zverev will meet in the men’s final.