Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game.
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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.
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.