Atlanta pitcher Julio Teheran insisted he didn’t mean to plunk Washington’s Bryce Harper with a pitch two innings after the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year homered. Harper – and everyone else connected to the Nationals – wasn’t buying it.
Mountain Ridge scored five runs in the first inning and held on for a wild 12-8 victory over Central East Maui (Hawaii) on Monday at the Little League Baseball West Regional in San Bernardino, Calif.
Alex Rodriguez was suspended through 2014 and All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera were banned 50 games apiece Monday when Major League Baseball disciplined 13 players in a drug case – the most sweeping punishment since the Black Sox scandal nearly a century ago.
Mountain Ridge suffered a 15-0 defeat to Eastlake of Chula Vista, Calif., on Sunday at the Little League Baseball West Regional in San Bernardino, Calif.
A person familiar with deliberations tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball has informed the New York Yankees that Alex Rodriguez will be suspended Monday but can play while he appeals the penalty.
Liberty baseball coach Mike Eshragh sent his players onto the field Saturday intending to prove that his squad’s 2012 summer championship was no fluke.
Alex Rodriguez feels singled out — by Major League Baseball in its drug investigation and by his New York Yankees.
“There are a lot of layers,” he said after homering Friday night for the Double-A Trenton Thunder in his return from a leg injury.
Cimarron-Memorial scored five runs in the eighth inning Friday night to rally for a 9-6 victory over Bishop Gorman in the semifinals of the American Legion baseball state tournament at UNLV’s Wilson Stadium.
Jaret Godman tossed a one-hitter and Nick Cornman and Karsonne Winters had two hits apiece as Mountain Ridge opened pool play Friday at the Little League Baseball West Regional in San Bernardino, Calif., with an 11-1 mercy-rule victory over Utah representative Dixie.
When cars carrying youth sports standouts of Las Vegas pass the state line near Primm, those who compete so well here often are swallowed by the massive numbers that define the playing fields of Southern California. But there is a group that intends on changing that over the next 10 days and, more importantly, just might have the skill to do so.