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.
The Post 8 Rams took care of that problem in dramatic fashion, rallying in the ninth inning to beat Bishop Goman 9-8 in the championship game of the American Legion state tournament at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
It is difficult not to mention the city of Williamsport, Pa., and Little League baseball in the same sentence — usually the first sentence.
Countless baseball players — including Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Johnny Bench — have been affected by skin cancer, the most common form of cancer in the United States. In fact, the American Academy of Dermatology estimates that one in five Americans will develop the disease in their lifetimes.
Nevada beat Utah 11-1 in a four-inning game in the opener of the Little League Baseball West Regional Tournament. The game was called early because of the 10-run rule.
A whirlwind few weeks in which 51s catcher Kevin Plawecki was promoted to Triple-A for the first time and represented the United States in the All-Star Futures Game was enough to make his head spin.
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
Before Wednesday, the last time Donn Roach pitched in Las Vegas was in 2010, when he was the ace for the College of Southern Nevada squad that featured a 17-year-old Bryce Harper.
Bill Butier, president of Las Vegas-based Access Health Dental, was chagrined when he saw signs for another dental company while he was strolling around Cashman Field.
Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the team in 2015.