While Heenan played guard at Saskatchewan

The Winnipeg Goldeyes combined great pitching with some timely hitting late in the game and ended up winning a series from the Wichita Wingnuts. Ray Lewis Impact Jersey . On Saturday evening at Shaw Park, Chris Salamida and Brian Beuning combined to give the Goldeyes a 3-1 victory over the Wingnuts in the final game of a three-game set. Salamida allowed only one run on six hits over 6.1 innings while Beuning pitched 2.2 scoreless innings to give Winnipeg another series win over Wichita. The Goldeyes have played the Wingnuts twice this season and won both series two-games-to-one. The big blow on Saturday night was a solo homer by Amos Ramon in the bottom of the sixth. The Goldeyes trailed 1-0 at the time and couldnt get anything going against Wichita starter Anthony Capra. But after Ramons homer, the Goldeyes added another run the sixth and one more in the eighth and with Beuning on the mound – he struck out five of the nine batters he faced – the game was in the bag. With the victory, the Goldeyes remained five games behind the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in the race for first in the American Associations North Division. Meanwhile, the Fish moved five games ahead of both Kansas City and St. Paul in the Wild Card race. “That home run was a difference make in the game,” said Goldeyes manager Rick Forney. “At that point in the game, we had nothing going offensively. But hitting is contagious and after the home run, we hit the ball pretty well. Amos even got a triple later in the game. After the home run, we started to get our bats going.” Wichita opened the scoring in the top of the sixth when, with two out, Greg Porter doubled and Wilberto Ortiz singled him home. But that was it for the Wingnuts and the Goldeyes were just getting started. With one out in the bottom of the sixth, Ramon got a change-up up in the zone and drilled a monster blast over the leftfield wall. “(Starter Anthony) Capra was effectively wild for them tonight,” said Ramon. “In the sixth, all I wanted to do was get a hit and try to get something started, but he threw me a change-up up and I hit it pretty hard. Its the first home run Ive ever hit in Shaw Park so I got that off my back.” The Goldeyes added a run in the sixth on an RBI single from Yurendell de caster that scored Price Kendall and then, in the eighth, Ramon tripled and scored on a single by Kendall. Ramon went two-for-three with two runs scored and an RBI and raised his batting average to .299. Salamida (4-5, 4.27 ERA) got the win for Winnipeg while Beuning picked up his second save of the week and third of the year. Capra (1-2, 4.89 ERA), who allowed only two runs on three hits over six complete innings took the hard-luck loss The Goldeyes will get a rare Sunday off and then on Monday will open a series in Fargo against the first-place RedHawks. Game time is 7 p.m. at Newman Outdoor Field and it can be heard live on TSN 1290 with Paul Edmonds calling the play-by-play. Joe Flacco Pink Jersey .Y. — Grace Park, who won one major among her six victories on the LPGA Tour, announced her retirement Friday at the LPGA Championship. Maake Kemoeatu Jersey . — Romeo Crennel is sticking with Matt Cassel for now. http://www.ravens2013superbowl.com/ray-lewis-jerseys . Canadians David Hearn and Graham DeLaet are preparing for the Deutsche Bank Championship near Boston this week after climbing up the FedEx Cup points list. James Ihedigbo Jersey . The team also optioned right-hander Nate Adcock to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday. Holland is 0-2 with an 11.37 ERA in seven appearances. Lardarius Webb Jersey . Errani beat Anna Tatishvili of Georgia 6-2, 6-1 for her 14th successive win on clay, and Vesnina eliminated fifth-seeded Marina Erakovic of New Zealand 6-2, 6-4 in the other semifinal at Romai Tennis Academy.The CFLs Canadian college draft is still weeks away but Ben Heenan isnt burning the midnight oil fretting over it. The Saskatchewan Huskies offensive lineman remains the top-ranked prospect for the May 3 draft and is expected to hear his name called when the Saskatchewan Roughriders make the first overall selection. And while the interviews with CFL officials are over and the individual testing complete, the six-foot-four, 310-pound Heenan isnt losing sleep at night wondering where he stands in the draft. “Surprisingly, Ive been able to stay pretty calm about it all,” the 22-year-old native of Grand Coulee, Sask., said Friday. “Ive realized at this point Ive done all I could. “Ive put together the best film I could, Ive trained as hard as I could to test the best I could (at CFL evaluation camp). At this point its sitting back and see what team picks me.” Foremost on Heenans mind these days is what he controls and thats continuing to get to the gym regularly. This week, though, he also lent a hand at a youth football camp in Saskatoon coaching offensive linemen. “Minor football in Saskatchewan is huge,” Heenan said. “Every small town pretty much has a team and thats good to see. “But at this point, though, its really eat, sleep and train with a whole lot of working out.” Heenan was a Canada West all-star last season and a second-team All-Canadian after earning first-team honours in 2010. In January, he played in the East-West Shrine game at St. Petersburg, Fla. At first glance, the selection of Heenan would appear to be a slam-dunk for the Riders, especially with the off-season retirement of longtime offensive lineman Gene Makowsky. But the club was active this off-season shoring up its offensive line by adding veterans Brendon LaBatte and Dominic Picard in free agency. Saskatchewan also reportedly has an interest in speedy Wilfrid Laurier receiver Shamawd Chambers, who would certainly fill a need with the off-season departure of slotback Andy Fantuz to Hamilton. Trouble is, with only three picks in the entire draft (also No. 15 to start third round and No. 39 to open the sixth and final round) whoever the Riders bypass wont still be on the board at No. 15. Then again, thats assuming the Riders keep the pick, given GM Brendan Taman has shown hes not afraid to make a deal involving the No. 1 selection. Two years ago, Taman traded up to the top pick to take Queens defensive end Shhomari Williams first overall. Corey Graham Super Bowl Jersey. “Sure, it (playing for Roughriders) crosses my mind especially where theyll be picking,” Heenan said. “But I cant really expect one thing and have something else happen. “Im just going to have to wait and see what happens.” If Taman is intent on taking Heenan first overall, hes certainly keeping his cards close to the vest. “That would be a good way to put it,” Heenan said with a chuckle. “Ive really not been given too much feedback but it is what it is and when someone picks me Ill look forward to going there.” What Heenan is certain about, though, is hes ready to embark on a pro career. “Absolutely,” he said. “Im ready to move on and see what its like. “I know its a big step but Im looking forward to it and putting in my time and effort into becoming the best pro football player I can.” Heenan participated in the first day of the CFLs evaluation camp in March, finishing second in the bench press (225 pounds 32 reps) before a hip injury prevented him from taking part in the positional drills on the second day. Still, that didnt deter Edmonton GM Eric Tillman, who after the camp said if Taman didnt select Heenan first overall, the Eskimos would take him at No. 2. The hip problem is no longer a concern as Heenan says he recovered fully from the ailment. And thats good considering Heenan will have to be at his best to make the jump from Canadian university football to the CFL, a fact not lost upon the burly lineman. “I know everyone is bigger, faster, stronger and all aspects of the game are amped up,” Heenan said. “Im going to have to be able to cope with all that.” Heenan says the team that drafts him will not only get a player willing to work hard to continually get better but also one that brings versatility to the fold. While Heenan played guard at Saskatchewan, he can also line up at tackle and is just as comfortable blocking on running plays as he is setting up to take on pass-rushing defensive lineman. “I think (being versatile) does help, especially being a Canadian who can do that,” he said. “I think it makes me more valuable and is something teams will see down the road. “As for pass-blocking, Im really comfortable with that and used to it. Wherever they stick me and wherever I get my reps, thats where Ill feel comfortable after a day or two.” ‘ ‘ ‘

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