UNLV will need to win the Mountain West baseball tournament to advance to a regional for the second year in a row. The Rebels needed to win at least two of three from first-place San Diego State this weekend, but the Aztecs clinched the series with a 7-6 victory Saturday.
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For the second straight year, the Dodgers will open the season with games on their pay-TV channel, Time Warner Cable’s SportsNet LA, blacked out in 70 percent of Los Angeles-area households and all households in Southern Nevada, where TWC isn’t available.
Tucker Thomason tossed a six-hit complete game, and Palo Verde got an early lift from Will Hamilton’s solo home run in the first inning during a 6-2 victory over No. 8 Coronado. Thomason held the Cougars scoreless before a two-run double to Jacen Yergensen in the seventh.
The 7-5 loss was a tough one for UNLV, which needs to win the series against San Diego State, the first-place team in the Mountain West, to have a realistic chance to establish some momentum in what has been a disappointing start to the season.
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart said he is cooperating fully with Major League Baseball’s investigation into his alleged gambling activity.
The Boulder City baseball team scored in every inning except the first, and Steve Wagner pitched a four-hitter as the Eagles pounded Tech 14-1 in six innings to move into sole possession of first place in the Division I-A Sunrise League.
Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Alex Rodriguez will be tested for drugs more often in the wake of his 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Chicago Cubs slugger Kris Bryant has worked out in left field and was expected to play there in Thursday’s spring training game.
Linebacker Brandon Magee was placed on waivers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, and now he’s headed to Boston Red Sox spring training… to play.
Major-league baseball teams are worth $1.2 billion on average, an increase of 48 percent from 2014, according to Forbes’ valuations released Wednesday.
This weekend we jump back into conference play as we host San Diego State. For the last three years the Aztecs have been one of the best teams in the conference. Hopefully we can come out and show our best stuff and get it started on Friday night.
Nolan Kingham is one of the top pitching prospects in the West region. Armed with a fastball that has been clocked as high as 96 mph, the lanky right-hander is expected to be the first Desert Oasis player selected in Major League Baseball’s first-year player draft in June.
The Spring Valley baseball team scored three runs in each of the fourth and fifth innings to take a four-run lead and hung on for a 6-5 win over Faith Lutheran, which was handed its first league loss since May 3, 2012.
Major League Baseball reportedly is investigating whether Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart has bet on baseball.
The Los Angeles Dodgers landed coveted Cuban second baseman Hector Olivera after reaching agreement on a six-year, $62.5 million deal, according to reports Tuesday.
Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis appeared on SportsCenter on Monday and says she thinks the college baseball player who was kicked off his team after posting an offensive tweet about her should be given a second chance.
One of the biggest deals in U.S. baseball this spring may be the $70 million purchase on Monday by a Finnish company of the Louisville Slugger brand, a name synonymous with the sport itself.
Freshman Austin Anderson had two hits and five RBIs to help UNLV to an 11-8 win over Northwestern and a split of a nonconference baseball doubleheader Saturday at Wilson Stadium. The Wildcats rallied for a 13-12 victory in the first game.
Joey Swanner’s RBI single in the 15th inning lifted UNLV to a 9-8 win over Northwestern in a nonconference baseball game at Wilson Stadium. Austin Anderson and Morgan Stotts each had three hits for the Rebels, who led 6-0 after four innings and 7-2 after seven.
Coronado leadoff hitter Dante Glover stepped to the plate and attacked the game’s first pitch Friday, lacing a double into the right-center field gap. It was a sign of things to come for the Cougars in their five-inning, 13-1 victory at Spring Valley.
Ex-Bonanza star Kris Bryant is the top prospect in baseball. He’s rich, handsome, hits for power and — it turns out — is a really, really nice guy.
Tanner Roundy threw four perfect innings of relief, and eighth-ranked Basic scratched out four runs in the final two frames of a 6-2 victory at fourth-ranked Liberty. Roundy struck out four and allowed only three balls out of the infield.
Cuban baseball officials have not entered talks with Major League Baseball and have no agreement to play an exhibition game next year, a Cuban spokesman said on Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported that MLB was likely to play a game in Cuba in 2016.
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