Mountain Ridge Little League has gained a lot of fans during their run, including the local minor league team.
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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.
Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January.
Post 8, one of the first Las Vegas’ teams to make it to the American Leagion regionals, was a star-crossed team. It had a kid named Jimmy Dyer at shortstop.
Matt Reynolds tripled twice, the second one with the bases loaded in the fifth inning, to help the 51s to a 6-4 win over the Iowa Cubs on Thursday in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig’s successor.
Josh Satin’s double in the top of the ninth broke a 5-5 tie and the 51s held on for a 6-5 win over the Iowa Cubs in a battle of Pacific Coast League first-place teams at Des Moines, Iowa.
At the Little League World Series, a team from Chicago and a pitcher from Pennsylvania are contradicting the notion that baseball is dead in the urban areas of America.
Players and coaches are balancing fun at the Little League World Series but still getting ready to compete when play starts Thursday.
Rafael Montero of the Las Vegas 51s was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week on Monday — at the same time he was headed for New York.
Mountain Ridge advanced to the Little League World Series on Saturday night, the first Nevada team to do so in the event’s 67-year history. Now comes the hard part. Paying for it.
Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman didn’t expect Chasen Bradford to pitch Sunday.
It was minutes before the biggest game of their young lives, one that could deliver their state a gigantic piece of history, a packed stadium and national television audience prepared to sit and watch and hang on every pitch.
Mountain Ridge Little League beat the representatives from Northern California 11-2 to win the West Regional championship.
Derek Jeter has passed Honus Wagner on the career hits list with 3,431, getting an infield single in the sixth inning Saturday against the Cleveland Indians.
The Las Vegas 51s rallied for five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning on Friday night to pull out a 9-6 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field.
Mountain Ridge of Las Vegas advanced to the Little League World Series West Regional title game after eliminating Encinitas, Calif., 5-1, in the semifinals Friday in San Bernardino, Calif.
Brock Peterson went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to help the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 6-2 win over the Las Vegas 51s at Cashman Field in the first game of a five-game series on Thursday.
David Modler went 2-for-5 with a double, three runs and four RBIs on Thursday to lead Rancho to a 9-5 win over Pomona (Colo.) in the opening game of the American Legion Western Regional in Surprise, Ariz.