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Sonoran Hot Reads (7/11)

Arizona taking over the MLB on Friday

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Baseball

- Robert Refsnyder is set to make his MLB Debut with the New York Yankees on Saturday night in Fenway. He's the first member of the 2012 National Championship team to make it to the big leagues.

Here's a piece I wrote last year on Refsnyder's connection with Alex Rodriguez, who he should share a lineup spot with Saturday

- Mark Melancon set a Pirates record by recording his 27th-straight save

- Preston Guilmet was claimed off waivers by the Dodgers

- Since we're making the Arizona in MLB rounds today, might as well check in on Nick Hundley too. He was 2-for-4, and his batting average this season is up to .306. Here's Purple Row's game story

Football

- Scooby Wright III and Freddie Tagaloa were both named to preseason award watch lists

- Recent commit Jacob Colacion explains the timing behind his Arizona commitment

- Four-star offensive lineman Michael Eletise has Arizona in his top five

Basketball

- Brandon Ashley poured in 15 points in his NBA Summer League debut

Nets Daily breaks down Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's double-double

Other sports

- Hallie Wilson is about to begin her pro career

- Both Lindsey Weaver and Alejandra Llaneza missed the cut at the U.S. Women's Open

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