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Montage Partners taps Awtry as marketing and PR manager

Montage Partners has named Brooke Awtry as marketing and public relations manager. Previously, she worked in Phoenix Art Museum’s PR division. PRESS RELEASE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Montage Partners, a Scottsdale, Arizona-based private equity firm, has announced the hiring of Brooke Awtry as marketing and public relations manager. In addition to spearheading marketing and branding for the firm, Brooke will also lead idea generation and execution of marketing and public relat...
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Big 12 coaches discuss conference-wide injury report

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Big 12 coaches are discussing the implementation of a standardized conference-wide injury report, but they would prefer some type of national uniformity. The Big 12 is among six FBS conferences holding spring meetings at the same resort hotel in Arizona this week. The American Football Coaches Association also met this week. […]
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The Snake and The Kid to take on the Mexican 1000

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Don Prudhomme waited 50 years for his first off-road race and hit a cactus. The drag racing great known as “The Snake” was able to fix the mangled front end and keep going, but fought an internal battle with himself as he drove through the rugged Baja California landscape. “It was […]
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Montage Partners buys METALfx

Montage Partners said April 19 that it acquired Advanced Manufacturing and Development Inc, dba METALfx. Avista Corp is the seller. Financial terms weren’t announced. METALfx, of Willits, California, provides precision sheet metal fabrications, enclosures, assemblies, and complex wood composite components across a variety of industries, including technology, healthcare, industrial, and others. PRESS RELEASE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and WILLITS, Calif., April 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Montage Partners, a ...
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How USC freshman QB Kedon Slovis has impressed at spring practice

LOS ANGELES – The USC coaching staff prides itself on finding quarterbacks ready to play the day they step onto a college campus. And the staff thinks it’s found another Day 1 guy. True freshman Kedon Slovis graduated a semester early from Desert Mountain High in Scottsdale, Ariz., so he could enroll at USC in January. The lone quarterback in the Trojans’ 2019 recruiting class, Slovis has shown flashes in his first weeks practicing at USC. “Not surprised, but pleased,” head coach Clay Helton sai...
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‘Amazon Effect’ forces traditional stores to find ways to get products straight to customers’ doors

The “Amazon Effect” has conditioned convenience-hungry consumers to become accustomed to doorstep delivery for everything from eggs to electronics — and its upending business models for traditional pay-at-the-counter retailers. The strongest growth in retail is coming from digital channels. Retail ecommerce sales in 2019 are expected to climb 15.1 percent for the year to $605.3 billion, according research firm eMarketer. Not surprising, Amazon is dominating the market. In 2017, Amazon sales jump...
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Scottsdale police: Signed baseballs worth up to $600K stolen

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Police say they’re investigating the theft of some baseball memorabilia from a popular Scottsdale restaurant, including a ball autographed by Babe Ruth. They say patrol officers were dispatched to a burglary alarm call at Don & Charlie’s Restaurant about 2 a.m. Wednesday. Officers say the restaurant’s front glass door was smashed […]
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D-backs’ Lamb “ready to go” after transition from 3rd to 1st

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Lamb is tired of being asked about his move across the diamond. He’s just ready to get the regular season going. After five big league seasons as a third baseman, Lamb is set to start the season at first base, a spot vacated when All-Star Paul Goldschmidt was traded to […]
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Mike Trout plays all nine innings as Angels use entire lineup to beat Diamondbacks

The Angels’ Mike Trout smiles as he walks onto the field with teammates before Thursday’s Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) The Angels’ David Fletcher races toward third base before being sent back on what was ruled a ground rule double during the third inning of Thursday’s Cactus League game against the Diamondbacks in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The Angels’ Mike ...
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Trout plays full game a day after receiving record contract

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus likes to have his regulars play nine innings at least once in a spring training game and on Thursday, it was Mike Trout’s turn against the Arizona Diamondbacks. “He’s making all that money, he needs to play nine,” Ausmus said. Trout, who received a 12-year, […]
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Padres’ Paddack works minor-league game, unlikely for opener

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chris Paddack’s bid to make history as the San Diego Padres’ opening day starter appears to be over. The 23-year-old right-hander has been so strong this spring that he was a candidate to become the first starting pitcher to make his major league debut on opening day since Al Gerhauser of […]
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Rockies’ Freeland making big pitch for opening day role

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black isn’t ready to name his opening day starter. Kyle Freeland is pitching as if he’s got the job. Black said Monday he had yet to talk to all of the pitchers about the rotation order. The Rockies open March 28 at Miami. “You know Buddy — […]
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Who’s on second? Surprised Giants, Angels found out in 9th

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Thanks to the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels, baseball got a new twist on the old Abbott and Costello gag of “Who’s on First?” For confused players and fans at Scottsdale Stadium on Friday, it was “Who’s on Second?” A day after Major League Baseball announced it would begin […]
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SoftBank-backed Nuro launches autonomous grocery delivery service in Houston

On the heels of its massive $940 million funding from the SoftBank Vision Fund, Nuro is launching in its second market. Nuro first launched its self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Ariz. in August. Now, Nuro is expanding its partnership with grocer Kroger to launch in Houston, Texas. The service will be available through two of Kroger’s stores in Houston to reach customers in four local zip codes. Since first partnering with Kroger, Nuro has completed thousands of deliverie...
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Rockies’ Story opens up bid to repeat All-Star season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Trevor Story saw the Colorado Rockies’ lineup and thought ahead to the regular season. “It gives you a little excitement, maybe a little preview,” the All-Star shortstop said after hitting a home run and getting a base hit in three at-bats Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. “I think we’re getting there, […]
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Rangers’ Jurado working on being consistent

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Ariel Jurado did not have many Panamanian ballplayers to watch when he was growing up. So he became a fan of Cliff Lee. “He’s a lefty but I liked him,” Jurado said Tuesday through an interpreter. “His pitches were incredible, the way he dominated on the mound.” The […]
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Now with D-backs, Adam Jones eager for fresh start

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adam Jones had been climbing Camelback Mountain and hitting at Grand Canyon University for the past two weeks, waiting for a major league team to give him a job. On Tuesday, he officially joined the Arizona Diamondbacks, the only team that Jones says showed any real interest in the 33-year-old outfielder. […]
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Adam Jones, Diamondbacks finalize $3 million, 1-year deal

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract. Jones is likely to start in center field between Steven Souza Jr. in right and David Peralta in left, pushing Ketel Marte into a utility infield and outfield role. Jones can earn $2 million in performance bonuses […]
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Rockies’ prospect Rodgers waits for opportunity

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brendon Rodgers has had to wait for an opening in the Colorado Rockies’ infield, just like Trevor Story did a few years ago. Selected third overall in the 2015 amateur draft, Rodgers has hit .291 in four minor league seasons. The 22-year-old played at Double-A Hartford and Triple-A Albuquerque last season […]
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Giants’ Posey catching more in spring than expected

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — On Saturday, San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey played in his fifth spring training game and made his fourth start behind the plate. Told that it seems as if he’s catching more than expected coming off hip surgery, Posey agreed. “Which is a good thing,” Posey said. “I didn’t really have […]
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Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel, back in blue, finds himself in a familiar place

Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel signals a base runner during a Cactus League game last month in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Dodgers third base coach Dino Ebel, center, and Jose Vizcaino run drills during a spring training workout last month in Glendale, Ariz. (Photo by Keith Birmingham, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds San Francisco Giants coach Joe Amalfitano, right, is greeted by Dodgers manager Dave ...
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Angels’ Harvey goes 3 innings in first spring training start

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Harvey has spent six years in the major leagues and will turn 30 years old on March 27, but the Los Angeles Angels pitcher said he felt as if he was making his first big league start on Wednesday. Harvey gave up one run and two hits over three innings […]
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Matt Harvey comes out firing in his Angels spring training debut

Angels second baseman Luis Rengifo, right, throws to first after forcing out the Rockies’ Mark Reynolds at second base during the second inning of Wednesday’s Cactus League game in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Rockies’ Pat Valaika was safe at first on the fielder’s choice play. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) Los Angeles Angels’ Cesar Puello swings and misses to strike out against the Los Angeles Angels and end the top of the second inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in S...
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MLB ’19: College draft picks on rapid rise to big leagues

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart already looks like a big league hitter in his first major league camp, especially when the San Francisco Giants catcher sends a misguided pitch soaring over the centerfield fence. The same with White Sox shortstop Nick Madrigal every time he makes a spinning stab deep in the hole, or […]
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Arizona’s Kelly hopes to emulate Cardinals’ Mikolas

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s Merrill Kelly hopes to emulate St. Louis pitcher Miles Mikolas. Kelly never got above Triple-A during five seasons in the Tampa Bay organization, went to South Korea and won 48 games over four years with the SK Wyverns. Mikolas won 31 games in Japan with the Central League’s Yomiuri Giants […]
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Giants' Maybin arrested for DUI in Scottsdale

Giants outfielder Cameron Maybin was arrested early Friday morning in Scottsdale, Ariz., for two DUI offenses. Tests on the scene determined his BAC was .127.
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Rockies’ Desmond moves, at 33 is one of oldest CFs in majors

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — When the regular season begins, Ian Desmond will be the oldest center fielders in the majors at 33. He’s OK with that and so are his teammates on the Colorado Rockies. “He’s blessed,” Rockies left fielder David Dahl said Tuesday. “He’s a freak athlete. It’s a ‘getting better with age’ kind […]
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D-backs’ Lamb learning first with assist from Goldschmidt

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jake Lamb does have his own first baseman’s glove. It just has Paul Goldschmidt’s name on it. Lamb is taking over at first base for the Arizona Diamondbacks, replacing Goldschmidt, who was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in December. He’s still waiting for a new glove with his name stitched […]
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Julio Urias impressive again in Dodgers’ win over Giants

The Dodgers’ Kiké Hernandez runs home to score during the fourth inning of Monday’s Cactus League game in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, right, comes down with the ball after leaping for it as Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger slides safely into second base in the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game Monday, March 4, 2019, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bellinger advanced on a single from A.J. Pollock. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompso...
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Rangers’ Farrell has jaw broken by line-drive comebacker

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers right-hander Luke Farrell had his jaw broken by a line drive during a spring training game against the San Francisco Giants. Farrell was struck on the right side of his jaw Saturday by a ball off the bat of Jalen Miller with one out in the ninth inning. The […]
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