The struggling Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley on Monday, bringing in Tom Lawless as the interim manager for the rest of the 2014 season.
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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.
Tom Pletsch recalls the glory days of Rancho baseball, when players such as Marty Barrett, Mike Maddux, Perry Swanson and Mike Morgan helped the Rams win multiple state titles in the 1970s.
Bishop Gorman announced that Gino DiMaria will replace Nick Day as head baseball coach next season.
Mountain Ridge Little League defeated the Southern California team Wednesday at the Little League West Regionals in San Bernardino, Calif. Mountain Ridge finished pool play undefeated and advanced to Friday’s semifinals.
Las Vegas starter Rafael Montero pitched a one-hit shutout as the 51s defeated the Sacramento River Cats 3-0 Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. to wrap up a four-game series taking three out of four.
Mountain Ridge rolls over Northern California, 13-2, in Little League West Regionals in San Bernardino on Tuesday. The Nevada champions score 11 unanswered runs in the final three innings to rout Pacifica, Calif., and improve to 3-0 in pool play.
The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes.
Cory Mazzoni pitched six shutout innings, and Matt Reynolds went 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs to lift the 51s to a 7-2 win over the Sacramento River Cats in a Pacific Coast League game Sunday in West Sacramento, Calif.
Winning pitcher Austin Kryszczuk hit a two-run homer in the first inning Sunday to help Mountain Ridge to a 6-5 victory over Chandler (Ariz.) National in the Little League West Regional Tournament in San Bernardino, Calif.
It is difficult not to mention the city of Williamsport, Pa., and Little League baseball in the same sentence — usually the first sentence.