The Oakland A’s beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 last night. Seattle starter James Paxton had to leave the game after being struck by a line drive in the first inning. He’s expected to miss a start. The teams play a day game today in Oakland, KLOG 11:30 am…..Tallahassee, Florida defeated Longview 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the Babe Ruth World Series last night. KWRL edged Concord, New Hampshire 2-1 in the other quarter. The semi-finals tonight feature Tallahassee against Albany, Minnesota at 5 pm followed by KWRL versus Mifflin County, Pennsylvania at 7:30 pm, both at Story Field…..Seahawks first round pick Rashaad Penny is going to miss 3 to 4 weeks with a broken finger…..Former MM and Gonzaga guard Rem Bakamus has been hired as a grad assistant ay Baylor University.
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Oakland held off a Mariner comeback in the 9th inning for a 7-6 victory last night. Oakland is now 2 1/2 games in front of Seattle in the Wild Card chase. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Longview advanced to bracket play at the Babe Ruth World Series. Despite an 11-7 loss to KWRL last night, Longview advanced to play Tallahassee Florida today at 5 pm. KWRL will play Concord New Hampshire at 7 pm tonight. Kelso ended up on the short end of a three-way tiebreaker. Mifflin County Pennsylvania and Albany Minnesota await tonight’s winners for the semi-finals Wednesday. The championship game is at 6 pm Thursday night…..Kelso football will have a team meeting at 4 pm today followed by equipment checkout.
The Mariners completed a four game sweep of the Astros with a 4-3 win in 10 innings Sunday. Ryon Healy’s homer in the 9th tied it and Mitch Haniger’s RBI double won it in the 10th. The M’s begin another big series tonight at Oakland, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Mifflin County Pennsylvania held off Kelso 7-5 last night at the Babe Ruth World Series. Despite dropping to 1-3 in pool play, Kelso still can advance to the bracket with some help today. Longview is 2-1 in pool play and they will take on KWRL at 7 pm tonight, FM 101.5 The Wave. KWRL got a thrilling 1-0 victory over Denver City Texas yesterday. The other games today at Story Field feature Torrance California versus Tallahassee Florida at 11 am, Mifflin County against Concord, NH at 1:30 pm, and Albany, Minnesota vs Denver City at 4 pm.
The Mariners jumped on Houston’s Justin Verlander and went on to beat the Astros 8-6 yesterday. The teams play again today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Babe Ruth World Series is underway at Story Field. Yesterday Tallahassee, Florida scored seven runs in the first inning and went on to beat Kelso 12-2. Albany, Minnesota edged Longview 3-2. Four more games on Friday beginning at 11 am. Longview plays Denver City, Texas at 4 pm and Kelso takes on Torrance, CA at 7 pm tonight…..The Indianapolis Colts beat the Seattle Seahawks 19-17 in NFL Pre-Season action last night. Andrew Luck made his return for Indy after a long stint on the injured list. Russell Wilson played one series for the Hawks going 4 for 5 for 43 yards.
The Babe Ruth World Series is underway at Story Field. The Kelso team takes on Tallahassee, Florida at 4 pm this afternoon and then Longview goes up against Albany, Minnesota at 7 pm. Both games can be heard on FM 101.5 The Wave. Tickets are available at the gate…..The Rangers beat the Mariners 11-7 yesterday. Seattle opens a four game set at Houston today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears season ended last night with a 3-0 shutout of Walla Walla. The Bears 9th season ended with a record of 20-34…..The Seattle Seahawks open the season with a home Pre-Season game against the Indianapolis Colts at 7 pm tonight. It will be the first look at the Hawk offense run by new coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.
The teams are arriving today for the Babe Ruth World Series. Team orientations are going on at the Kelso Red Lion all day. The World Series Home Run Derby and Skills Competition will take place Wednesday at 12 noon, a free event for fans. The games begin on Thursday…..The Mariners beat the Rangers 4-3 in 12 innings last night. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears pounded out 18 hits on the way to a 13-0 shutout of Walla Walla last night. Zach Heaton pitched seven innings of shutout ball. The Bears have two more games on the season including tonight’s 6:35 pm game against Walla Walla. The season finale is tomorrow night at 7:05 pm featuring a post game fireworks show. The Babe Ruth World Series teams will also be special guests.
Kyle Seager hit two homers to lead the Mariners to a 6-3 victory over Toronto on Sunday. Nelson Cruz also went deep as the M’s salvaged one win in the four game set. Seattle is off on a 10 game road trip which begins at Texas today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Corvallis Knights defeated the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-1 yesterday. Dutton Elske’s solo homer accounted for the Bears lone run. The Bears begin the final series of the season tonight at home against Walla Walla at 6:35 pm…..The players who will participate in the Babe Ruth World Series at Story Field will fly into Portland on Tuesday. Wednesday will be the Home Run Derby, Skills Competition and Pizza Feed, 12 pm at Story Field. The World Series games begin at 11 am Thursday morning.
Kendrys Morales hit a tie-breaking homer to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners last night. Nelson Cruz hit two homers for Seattle. The M’s and Jays play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Bellingham defeated Cowlitz 11-1 last night in West Coast League action. The Black Bears open a six game, season ending home stand with a game against Corvallis tonight at 6:35 pm…..ESPN has released its Pre-Season College Football rankings and the Washington Huskies are at #5…..NCAA wrestling champion Myles Martin headlines a Saturday camp at Kelso High. Get the details at the Cowlitz FCA Facebook page…..The United Way Co-ed Softball Classic is at 11 am tomorrow out at Roy Morse Park, a fundraiser for the local United Way.
The Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 Wednesday. The M’s are now tied with Oakland for the AL Wild Card spot. The Toronto Blue Jays begin a four game set at Safeco Field tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Bellingham got an RBI double in the bottom of the 9th to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 3-2 last night. The Bears final road game is tonight in Bellingham before they come home for six straight home games to end the season…..The Seahawks have signed veteran lineman JR Sweezy. It’s his second stint with the Seahawks…..The NFL season begins tonight with the Bears and Ravens in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton…..NCAA wrestling champion Myles Martin will host a clinic Saturday at Kelso High. Get info on the Cowlitz FCA Facebook page.
Evan Gattis and Josh Reddick both hit two-run homers to lead the Houston Astros over the Seattle Mariners 5-2 last night. The teams close out the three-game set with a day game today, KLOG 12:00 pm…..Kelso native Trevor May has been recalled to the Minnesota Twins. May missed all of last season after undergoing Tommy John surgery…..The Babe Ruth team from Albany, Minnesota is the last team to qualify for next week’s Babe Ruth World Series at Story Field. The 10-team tournament begins Thursday August 9th. Ticket forms are available at the website: longviewworldseries.org…..Zach Needham hit a walk-off, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Bellingham Bells a 4-2 win over the Cowlitz Black Bears. The teams play again tonight at 6:35 pm.