The Boise Hawks wrapped up a rough first half of the season Monday with a 4-2 loss to the Spokane Indians. But the Northwest League wipes the records clean with the start of the second half Tuesday, providing the Hawks hope for a playoff spot.
Dominican relief pitcher Julian Fernandez has a 103-mph fastball, and he leads the Northwest League in saves. But the Boise Hawks right-hander is trying to find a balance between high velocity and masterful control with the Colorado Rockies’ short-season Class A affiliate.
The Big 12 Conference said earlier this week it is considering expansion beyond its current 10-team structure. That means so-called “Group of Five” teams will hope to get the call-up, including Boise State.
Two Republicans faced off for a shot at replacing a retiring west Georgia congressman as runoff elections were held across the state Tuesday, as challengers also sought to oust several incumbent state lawmakers.