OAKLAND, Calif. — They can’t all be shutouts for Mike Montgomery. The rookie left-hander couldn’t quite repeat what he’d done in his past two outings — tossing scoreless, complete-game gems.
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ELMA — Fireworks in the air. Fireworks on the track. The holiday weekend was an appropriate setting for the inaugural Fred Brownfield Classic.
SEATTLE —Tyrone Mears’ goal had been a long time coming.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Run support wasn’t an issue for J.A. Happ this time. Sure, when he exited the game after six innings pitched, his teammates had given him only four runs and a one-run lead.
NEW YORK — The NFL was the bearer of bad news on Thursday handing out several suspensions around the league for violation of the league’s policies on substance abuse and performance enhancing substances.
SAN DIEGO — For just the third time since May 27, the Mariners have posted back-to-back wins. At minimal value, that’s a winning streak, and Seattle hasn’t had many of those this season.
SAN DIEGO — Taijuan Walker was cruising. Through six shutout innings on Wednesday, he’d allowed one hit, issued no walks, struck out seven Padres hitters and thrown just 76 pitches.
District 3 Little League tournament play will begin this weekend with a pair of tournaments starting on Sunday.
There may not be any fireworks in the sky over Grays Harbor Raceway this weekend, but there will be plenty of sparks on the track.
Grays Harbor College has received letters of intent from 16 incoming freshman from high schools around the Twin Harbors. The future Chokers will join their various teams for the 2015-16 sports seasons.
EUGENE, Oregon — A spectacular, two-alarm fire gutted Eugene’s beloved Civic Stadium on Monday.
Goal.com dropped a pair of Major League Soccer news bombs on what had been an otherwise quiet Tuesday afternoon. First, it reported that L.A. Galaxy is in “advanced talks” with Spanish club Villarreal for Mexican star Giovani dos Santos. Secondly — and with wider-ranging implications — it reported that MLS owners are ready to approve changes to the existing salary cap rules to allow for a “core player” roster spot, essentially a fourth designated player slot for teams currently using the existing three.
SAN DIEGO — Development doesn’t have a singular and unified direction in baseball. The path for position players and pitchers to reach the big leagues varies with turns, missteps, injuries, failures and reversals. It’s a journey that sometimes leads to nowhere.