Hamels, Rangers tame Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Cole Hamels dominated for eight innings, Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo went deep and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night to hang around the AL wild-card hunt. Texas and the Los Angeles Angels are 2 1/2 games behind Minnesota for the second wild card. The Angels lost to Cleveland, while the Twins blew…

Houston Astros aquire pitcher Justin Verlander

In a late-night deal Friday, the Houston Astros acquired Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander. The deal was reported by the Detroit Free Press. Houston trade to acquire Verlander before the July 31 non-waver trade deadline, but was unable to make it work with the Tigers. “We thought the deal was dead,” Astros owner Jim Crane told Brian

Japan beats Lufkin, 12-2, for Little League World Series title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lufkin’s first trip to the Little League World Series ended with a matchup against one of the most successful programs in Little League history. Lufkin jumped out an early 2-0 lead, but the boys from Kitasuna Little League in Tokyo, Japan, roared back for a 12-2 victory in five innings to capture their fourth World

Lufkin rallies to defeat North Carolina and win U.S. championship, Japan awaits at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Lufkin has shown all summer that it has the mark of a champion. Thanks to Mark Requena’s two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning, Lufkin is the Little League World Series United States Champion with a 6-5 victory over Greenville, North Carolina, Saturday afternoon at Howard J. Lamade Stadium.

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Hamels, Rangers tame Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Cole Hamels dominated for eight innings, Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo went deep and the Texas Rangers beat the…

22 September 2017 [12:41 AM]
Lufkin runner-up at Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Tsubasa Tomii buckled down after allowing two first-inning home runs and Japan hit three homers in the fourth and won the Little League World Series title with a 12-2 victory over Lufkin, Texas, on Sunday.…

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Angels blank Rangers, 3-0

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