Alaska Baseball

After both starting pitchers shine, the Anchorage Bucs beat the Mat-Su Miners, 6-2 in 12 innings, in Monday night's opener of the Alaska Baseball League's best-of-3 Top of the World Series.

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Costumes and goodies are in the mix at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts.Mike Dunham
Christina Fenner combines bird heads and human bodies in her exhibit “Aves Borealis” (“Birds of the North”) at Alaska Pacific University’s Leah Peterson Gallery in the Carr Gottstein Building. Mike Dunham
The Anchorage Bucs won their first ABL title since 1998 Tuesday by beating the Mat-Su Miners 2-0 in the final game of the three-game Top of the World Series in Palmer.Alaska Dispatch News
The right-handed closer went 2-0 with 12 saves and a 0.90 earned-run average, and he hit .341.Alaska Dispatch News
As the Alaska Baseball League seasons winds down, the Peninsula Oilers have won three straight games and the Fairbanks Goldpanners have lost three straight.Alaska Dispatch News
The Peninsula Oilers generated a walk-off win over the Fairbanks Goldpanners on Wednesday night and the Mat-Su Miners handled the Anchorage Glacier Pilots.Alaska Dispatch News
The Bucs, winners of five straight and eight of their last nine, clinched the pennant with Tuesday's 5-1 win at Mat-Su and will face the Miners in the best-of-3 Top of the World Series beginning Monday in Palmer.Alaska Dispatch News
With their doubleheader sweep of Fairbanks on Monday, the Anchorage Bucs have won four straight baseball games and increased their lead in the Alaska Baseball League's American League to 4.5 games.Alaska Dispatch News
The Bucs' 5-0 win over the Fairbanks Goldpanners on Sunday, coupled with Peninsula's 10-7 loss at Chugiak-Eagle River, pushed to four games the Bucs' lead over the Oilers in the Alaska Baseball League's American League .Alaska Dispatch News