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In the Northern Baseball League, the Winnipeg Goldeyes' season record fell to 10-8 Tuesday as the Fish lost 6-1 to the Calgary Vipers. Javier Ortiz allowed just four hits over eight innings as the Vipers scored three runs off of Winnipeg's starter David Glick. The Goldeyes' lone run came in the top of the eighth after back-to-back doubles by Aaron Mendoza and Fehlandt Lentini. The series resumes Wednesday afternoon in Calgary.

In Major League Baseball, Alex Rios hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Toronto Blue Jays knocked off the Orioles 6-4 in Baltimore.  Navan, Ontario, pitcher Erik Bedard started for the Orioles, fanning three and giving up three runs over six innings. B.J. Ryan earned his 14th save for the Jays.

Game two of the Stanley Cup final goes Wednesday, and the Carolina Hurricanes will be looking to take advantage of Edmonton's goaltending trouble. The Oiler's Dwayne Roloson was injured in the third period of Monday's game so either Ty Conklin or Jussi Markkanen will be making their first start of the playoffs. Carolina leads the best-of-seven final one-game-to-none.

The French Open women's semifinals are set.  Sixteenth seed Nicole Vaidisova will face eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova and number-two Kim Clijsters will go against fellow Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne, the fifth seed.  On the men's side, top-seed Roger Federer looks to win his 27th consecutive Grand Slam match when he takes on third-seed David Nalbandian.

In the Manitoba Major Soccer League, in Winnipeg Soccer action, the Old Bhoys shutout the Hanover Sting 3-0.