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Fireflies’ relief pitcher Adonis Uceta

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MiLB.com has selected former Columbia Fireflies closer Adonis Uceta as its Mets Organization All-Star relief pitcher of the year. Here Uceta (30) pitches against the Rome Braves on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina. Columbia won, 1-0. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images) http://atmlb.com/2zZjKvh

Entertainer Myron Noodleman dies of cancer

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Myron Noodleman sits in the stands, waiting for his time to perform during the opening homestand for the Mississippi Braves, Class AA affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, in a game on April 12, 2008, against the Mobile BayBears at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Minor League entertainment Myron Noodleman has died of cancer. He was a staple around the league, performing wacky stunts in between innings. For more: http://www.baseballamerica.com/business/minor-league-entertainer-myron-noodleman-dies/

Darren Fenster writes about four key games

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Manager Darren Fenster of the @GreenvilleDrive writes about this being one of four key losses that helped the team win the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship: Catcher Roldani Baldwin (16) of the Greenville Drive makes the tag on Ramon Osuna (26) of the Rome Braves in the ninth inning of game one of a doubleheader on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Rome won, 10-7. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

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Bobby Dalbec holds the trophy

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Third baseman Bobby Dalbec (23) holds the trophy in the clubhouse as the team celebrates its 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Juan Florentino of the Greenville Drive

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Closer Juan Florentino (37) of the Greenville Drive jumps for joy after securing the final out in an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators to earn the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images) #MiLB

Darren Fenster of the Greenville Drive

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Manager Darren Fenster of the Greenville Drive celebrates the 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Greenville Drive players celebrate

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Greenville Drive players celebrate their 2017 South Atlantic League Championship following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Darren Fenster accepts the trophy

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Greenville Drive players celebrate their 2017 South Atlantic League Championship as manager Darren Fenster accepts the trophy following an 8-3 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators in Game 4 of the Championship Series on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was Greenville’s first SAL Championship. Greenville won the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

John Parke of the Kannapolis Intimidators

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Starting pitcher John Parke (30) of the Kannapolis Intimidators watches his team bat in the second inning of Game 4 of the South Atlantic League Championship Series against the Greenville Drive on Friday, September 15, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. It was his Class A debut across the street from Greenville High, where he played high school baseball. Greenville won 8-3 for the team’s first SAL Championship, winning the series 3-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)

Ryan Scott of the Greenville Drive

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Right fielder Ryan Scott (30) of the Greenville Drive, right, is congratulated by Tyler Hill (7) after hitting a home run in Game 3 of the South Atlantic League Championship series against the Kannapolis Intimidators on Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville, South Carolina. Kannapolis won, 5-4. Greenville leads the series 2-1. (Tom Priddy/Four Seam Images)