Las Vegas right-hander Rafael Montero starts against Reno Wednesday night as the PCL playoffs start at Cashman Field. “Pitching is always the key,” said 51s manager Wally Backman, who likes the pitching matchups with the Aces.
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Newly-elected MLB commissioner Rob Manfred threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Mountain Ridge as the West champions met the Mid-Atlantic champions from Philadelphia and their star pitcher, Mo’ne Davis.
Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first successful protest since 1986.
The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series has now reached the United States championship game, the result of a 8-1 victory on Wednesday night.
If the betting line posted offshore is any indication, Mountain Ridge Little League is about to wake Mo’ne Davis and her teammates from Philadelphia up from their dream week.
No. 9 hitter Daniel Muno went 3-for-4, including a three-run homer in the second inning, to power the 51s to a 10-4 Pacific Coast League victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers on Tuesday night in Papillion, Neb.
The best description heard about Mountain Ridge players at the Little League World Series: They’re the San Antonio Spurs. The best team in a tournament that doesn’t say all that much.
There is every chance that under the bright lights of Lamade Stadium at 4:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday, no Little League World Series game involving teams from the United States will have been more hyped and anticipated.
Minor League manager Joe Mikulik of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans had a meltdown when he disagreed with a call during a game with the Salem Red Sox on Sunday.
A few miles from the grandeur of Lamade Stadium, you can visit the humble ballpark where Little League was born — with wood bats and home-stitched uniforms and umpires who kept count by picking up stones.
Fifteen years ago, Mountain Ridge Little League was little more than a dream, and Larry Brown saw it needed its own fields at the corner of Durango and Elkhorn, on a site hugging one side of Interstate 95 — then the edge of nowhere.
Many avid ball park-goers dream of one day catching a foul ball. But when a dad proudly caught one and handed it to his son, the boy did the unthinkable — he threw it back.
Mountain Ridge beat Chicago 13-2 in Little League World Series action on Sunday.
Mountain Ridge Little League has a challenge ahead of them on Sunday when they play the team from Chicago.
Brian Bocock hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Omaha Storm Chasers a 3-2 Pacific Coast League victory over the 51s on Saturday night in Papillion, Neb.
Joel Carben and two of his sports tech-savvy buddies created IdealSeat, a fan engagement platform that uses heat maps to chart the most likely sections to snare a souvenir foul ball. The site also collects weather information and ranks top concession spots.
Every year, the question of whether television should be broadcasting the Little League World Series comes up.
Matthew Bowman and Miguel Socolovich combined on a four-hitter as the 51s blanked the Iowa Cubs 2-0 on Friday night to take three of four game in Des Moines.
In the shadows of majestic Lamade Stadium, four Mountain Ridge baseball players took batting practice from their manager Friday afternoon.
Kris Bryant’s two-run homer in the 12th inning gave the Iowa Cubs a 6-5 Pacific Coast League win over the 51s on Thursday night in Des Moines, Iowa.
Mountain Ridge, The first team in Nevada history to advance to the Little League World Series opened play Thursday night by defeating the Midwest champion from South Dakota 12-2 before 7,928 and an ESPN2 audience.