The Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 yesterday as Mike Leake pitched into the ninth inning. Mitch Haniger hit a homer and drove in three runs. The M’s and Rays play again tonight, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The NCAA baseball Super Regionals begin today including Washington at Cal State Fullerton (11 am) and Minnesota at Oregon State (2 pm)…..The Cowlitz Black Bears host the Kelowna Falcons tonight at 6:35 pm at Story Field. 50 percent of the proceeds of tickets ordered on-line will go to the LCC Foundation for scholarships……R.A. Long stars Alex Brady and Kaden Vanderwerf will be playing in the All-State Baseball Series Saturday in Yakima……The Portland Timbers host Sporting Kansas City tomorrow night (7:30 pm) at Providence Park.
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The Mariners five game win streak was snapped by the Houston Astros last night. Houston scored four runs in the 7th inning in a 7-5 victory over Seattle. The Mariners move on to Tampa Bay to play the Rays today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears four game losing streak was snapped when they beat the Portland Pickles 3-1 last night. The Bears bullpen was solid as reliver Marty Maves got the victory and Isaac Mullins picked up the save. The Black Bears have an off day today before hosting Kelowna tomorrow night at 6:35 pm…..The Golden State Warriors have a 3-0 lead in the NBA Finals after a 110-102 win over Cleveland. Kevin Durant scored a playoff career high 43 points. LeBron James had 33 for the Cavaliers. No team has ever rallied from 0-3 to win in the NBA Finals.
Kyle Seager, Mike Zunino and Jean Segura hit homers off Dallas Keuchel to give the Mariners a 7-1 win over the Houston Astros. James Paxton got the win for Seattle. The M’s and Astros play again today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Portland Pickles held on to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 4-3 last night. It was the Bears fourth straight loss a streak they will try and snap against Portland tonight at 6:35 pm…..The Vancouver Cardinals beat Hilander Dental 13-2 in Senior Legion ball yesterday. HD is off until a game at KWRL Sunday at 1 pm…..The times have been set for the NCAA Baseball Super Regionals on Friday. Washington is at Cal State Fullerton at 11 am on Friday while Oregon State hosts Minnesota in Corvallis Friday at 2 pm.
Florida State edged Washington 1-0 in game one of the best-of-three NCAA softball championship. The Huskies must win later today to force a winner take all final on Wednesday…..The first place Seattle Mariners are in Houston for a game with the Astros today, KLOG 4:00 pm. James Paxton will pitch for the M’s. Seattle selected Logan Gilbert of Stetson in the first round of the MLB Draft. Gilbert led NCAA D1 in strikeouts…..The Portland Pickles scored four runs in the fifth inning and went on to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 7-2 last night. The Bears will try and snap a three game losing streak tonight when they play the Pickles again, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion team takes on the Vancouver Cardinals tonight at 6 pm at Hockinson HS.
The Mariners move into first place alone with a 2-1 win over Tampa Bay. Felix Hernandez went eight innings to get the win. Seattle is off today…..The UW softball team eliminated Oklahoma with a 3-0 victory at the College World Series. The Dawgs play Florida State in game one of the best of three final tonight…..The Husky baseball team advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals with a 9-6 win over UConn. UW is at Fullerton State next weekend. The Oregon State baseball team will host Minnesota in the Supers after a 12-0 whitewash of LSU…..Bend hit a two run double in the bottom of the 12th to beat Cowlitz 8-7 last night. The Black Bears host the Portland Pickles tonight at 6:35 pm at Story Field……The Hilander Dental Legion team beat the Vancouver Cardinals 4-1 on Saturday.
Dee Gordon came off of the 10-day DL for last night’s Seattle-Texas game, leading the game off with a triple, and then scoring on a sac fly. Nelson Cruz had a 2-run HR while Wade LeBlanc also put in a solid outing as the M’s beat the Rangers 6-1. Tampa Bay comes in tonight, KLOG coverage at 6 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears blanked the NW Honkers 9-0 in a non-league game last night, opening up the 2018 campaign. The Black Bears open WCL play tonight in Bend, 6:35 pm…..For the sixth year in a row, Rainier is playing for the Oregon 3A Softball title, and for the fifth time in those six years, Dayton is the opponent. Game time at OSU is 4 pm…..At last night’s NWAC Hall of Fame Banquet in Pasco, LCC was presented with its second consecutive Athletic Directors Cup for Athletic Excellence.
The Mariners bullpen struggled again last night as Texas rallied for a 7-6 victory over the Mariners. The M’s and Rangers close out the four game set tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears open the season tonight with a non-league home game against the Northwest Honkers, 7:05 at Story Field. The West Coast League home opener is Monday against the Portland Pickles. The Bears are at Bend this weekend…..The Cowlitz Nationals beat the Lewis Americans 8-7 in the 41st Southwest Senior All-Star Feeder Game in Centralia yesterday…..The NCAA Softball World Series begins in Oklahoma City today. The Oregon Ducks play Arizona State at 9 am followed by the Washington Huskies against Oklahoma at 11:30 am.
Rainier and Dayton will meet for the Oregon 3A softball title. Again. Rainier beat Scio 14-9 and Dayton downed Clatskanie 13-1 in yesterday’s semi-finals. Rainier and Dayton will meet for the title for the fifth time in six years this Friday at 4 pm at OSU in Corvallis. It’s Rainier sixth straight appearance in the championship game.…..The Rangers scored four runs in the ninth inning off Edwin Diaz to beat the Mariners 9-5. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The 41st Southwest Washington Senior Baseball Feeder Game is this afternoon at Wheeler Field in Centralia at 4 pm. Kelso, R.A. Long, Castle Rock, Wahkiakum and Toutle Lake will have senior players going up against players from Lewis County.
The Lower Columbia Red Devils defeated Yakima Valley 7-5 to capture a second consecutive NWAC baseball championship yesterday. It’s the Devils 13th NWAC championship and the third in four years. Winning pitcher Jared Akin was named the tourney MVP…..Marco Gonzalez pitched into the 7th inning and allowed just an unearned run as the Mariners beat the Rangers 2-1 yesterday. Seattle won for the ninth time in 10 games. The M’s and Rangers play again tonight, KLOG 6:05 pm…..Southridge beat Kelso 11-6 Saturday night in the WIAA 3A baseball championship game…..Woodland came home with the WIAA 2A State softball crown…..In the Oregon 3A softball semi-finals today, Rainier is at Scio at 4:30 pm and Clatskanie is at Dayton at 5 pm.
The A’s scored four runs in the first inning against Felix Hernandez and went on to a 4-3 victory over the Mariners. The M’s host the Twins tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The LCC baseball team won its opener of the NWAC Baseball Championships at Story Field. The Devils beat Everett 7-2 and that sets up a showdown with Spokane at 7:35 pm tonight…..The Kelso Hilanders take on Edmonds-Woodway in the State 3A semi-finals today in Pasco, 3:55 pm on FM 101.5 The Wave. Kalama plays Tri-Cities Prep in the 2B semi’s today at Centralia, also at 4 pm…..The Kelso softball teams gets the State 3A tourney underway at 12 pm today against Bishops Blanchet…..Action continues today and Saturday at the State track and field championships in Tacoma and Cheney.