Friday, September 4, 2015
Washington's Ryan Zimmerman homered twice and doubled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning to lift the Nationals to a 4-3 win at St. Louis on Wednesday, ending an alarming nine-game losing sequence.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
St. Louis' Jason Heyward hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to key a five-run rally that lifted the Cardinals to an 8-5 win against Washington on Monday, pushing their lead in the National League Central division back out to five games.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the major leagues this season and second against the Dodgers in 10 days as the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday.
With more than 42,000 fans cheering against them, the Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Rookie pitcher Luis Severino allowed four hits in six scoreless innings to lead the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over Matt Wisler and the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
San Francisco rookie Kelby Tomlinson made the key contribution to victory for the second straight day, driving in the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the ninth inning to give the Giants a 5-4 win against high-flying St. Louis on Friday.
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.