Saturday, August 29, 2015
San Francisco's Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam with his first career home run to help the Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 9-1 on Thursday, tightening the race between the two teams for the National League's second wild-card berth.
The title round at the Little League World Series is flush with second chances. Pearland, Texas, hit a pair of homers in the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday night for a 9-7 victory over Bonita, California, and a berth in the U.S. championship game against what amounts to the tournament's home team.
Friday, August 28, 2015
St. Louis' John Lackey pitched seven strong innings to guide the Cardinals to a 3-1 win at Arizona on Wednesday, giving the team its best win-loss record in a decade and maintaining the handy lead atop the National League Central division.
The closest thing to a home team at the Little League World Series is headed for the final of the U.S. bracket. And Lewisberry can expect a full house when it goes for the title.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Houston's Carlos Gomez and Evan Gattis both homered and drove in four runs to power the Astros to a 15-1 rout of the New York Yankees in Tuesday's clash of American League divisional leaders.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
St. Louis turned four double plays in pulling off a 5-3 win at Arizona on Monday, retaining a 3-1/2 game lead in the race for top spot in the National League Central Division.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Taiwan defeated the United States 12-0 on Sunday to win the Junior League Baseball World Series championship for a third consecutive year.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Scott Kazmir pitched six solid innings, and Jose Altuve and Luis Valbuena homered as the Houston Astros defeated Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Saturday.
Taiwan defeated Puerto Rico 6-0 in the 2015 Junior League Baseball World Series in Michigan on Saturday, finishing at the top of the international group and advancing to the final, which will be held Sunday.