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.
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James Paxton outdueled Gerrit Cole as the Mariners beat the Astros 2-0 last night. Nelson Cruz hit a two-run double in the sixth to account for all the scoring. The M’s are within three games of first place Houston as the teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears open up the final road series of the season tonight at Bellingham…..Longview outlasted Kelso 14-12 in a Babe Ruth World Series preview exhibition game at Story Field last night. The teams are ready to host the World Series beginning August 9th. Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, New Castle, Indiana and Tallahassee, Florida are the latest teams to qualify for the Series. The final regional champ will be decided today in Junction City, Kansas. Go to longviewworldseries.org for the latest.
The Mariners avoided a sweep at the hands of the Angels with an 8-5 victory yesterday. Seattle begins a huge home series with the first place Astros tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Houston is four games ahead of Seattle…..Yakima Valley scored two runs in the top of the 11th to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 7-5 last night. The Bears are off tonight before traveling to Bellingham tomorrow…..The co-hosts of the Babe Ruth World Series will play an exhibition game tonight at Story Field. Longview and Kelso clash at 6:35 pm, hosted by the Black Bears. KWRL qualified for the World Series by winning the Pacific NW Regional Saturday night…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion season ends after a wild 16-15 loss to Kennewick at the State tournament in Chehalis yesterday.
The Mariners take on the L.A. Angels in Anaheim tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. Seattle’s Wildcard lead has slipped to 1 1/2 games over Oakland…..Wenatchee got a game winning hit in the bottom of the 9th to beat the Black Bears 6-5 last night. Cowlitz is home to begin a three game set with Yakima Valley tonight at 6:35 pm…..The Black Bears will be hosting an exhibition game between the Longview and Kelso 15 year-old All-Stars Monday night at 6:35 pm. It will be a Babe Ruth World Series preview between the co-hosts of the event…..Alberta defeated the Kelso 13’s 6-5 at the Regional tourney in Calgary. Kyler Schellenbarger had four of Kelso’s six hits……Hilander Dental opens the Senior Legion State tournament against the Spokane Northstars tomorrow at 4 pm at WF West in Chehalis…..The LCC women’s soccer team is hosting a high school girls soccer tournament today and tomorrow at Kalama HS.
Jean Segura’s 8th inning RBI single gave the Mariners a 3-2 win over the Giants yesterday. Seattle has a day off today before beginning a three game set at the Angels…..Wenatchee Valley rallied from six runs down to beat the Cowlitz Black Bears 8-7 in 11 innings. The teams close out the series in Wenatchee tonight. The Bears come home to Host Yakima Valley for three starting tomorrow night…..It was another tough day for the Kelso 13’s at the Babe Ruth Regionals in Calgary yesterday. North Oregon beat Kelso 20-3. The Kelso kids take on Alberta today at 4 pm…..Concord, New Hampshire qualified for the Babe Ruth World Series in Longview next month after winning the New England Regional yesterday.
A 9th inning throwing error by Dee Gordon allowed the Giants to score the winning run in a 4-3 victory over the Mariners last night. The teams play an afternoon game today, KLOG coverage begins at 12 noon…..The Black Bears defeated the Wenatchee AppleSox 6-3 last night. Andres Sosa hit a big two-run homer to lead the way. The teams play again tonight in Wenatchee at 7:05 pm…..It was a tough opening game for the Kelso Babe Ruth 13-year-olds as they lost to North Washington 21-2 at the Regionals in Calgary. Kelso plays Idaho today at 1 pm…..Seahawks players will begin showing up in Renton today as 2018 Training Camp begins tomorrow. ESPN is reporting that Earl Thomas will be a no-show as he tries to get a contract extension.
Zach Brown threw a perfect game leading the Hilander Dental Senior Legion team into the State tournament. Brown didn’t allow a hit or a walk and struck out eight. HD beat Kirkland 12-0 in the pig tail playoff. HD opens the State Senior Legion tournament Saturday in Centralia…..The Kelso 13’s open the Babe Ruth Regional in Calgary today. Kelso playing North Washington at 10 am. The KWRL 14’s team opens the Regional in Camas today at 4 pm…..Walla Walla defeated Cowlitz 11-3 last night in the WCL. The Black Bears move on to Wenatchee to play the Apple Sox tonight at 7:05 pm…..The Mariners host the Giants in interleague play tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm. James Paxton comes off the disabled list to pitch against Andrew Saurez.
Ryon Healy hit a pair of three-run homers in the Mariners 8-2 win over the White Sox. The M’s have today off before hosting the Giants for two games Tuesday and Wednesday…..The Cowlitz Black Bears beat the Walla Walla Sweets 10-3 on Sunday. The teams close out the three-game set tonight at 6:35 in Walla Walla…..Hilander Dental beat The Dalles 15-8 at the Newport tourney on Sunday. HD faces a must-win playoff game today against Kirkland. The game is at 3 pm at Issaquah HS and it’s winner-to-State…..Primetime defeated Kelso 13-6 Sunday at the Senior Babe Ruth Regional in Gillette Wyoming. Kelso was eliminated from the tourney…..The Kelso 13-year-old Babe Ruth team opens Regional play tomorrow at 10 am in Calgary, Alberta.
The Mariners return to action tonight as they host the Chicago White Sox, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Black Bears broke up a no-hitter in the 7th then went on to shutout the NW Honkers 2-0 last night. The teams play again tonight at 6:35 pm at Story Field…..Hilander Dental opened the Newport tournament with a 9-1 win over Michael’s Toyota of Bellevue…..The Kelso Senior Babe Ruth team lost to Missoula 8-7 then beat host Wyoming 9-4 at the Regionals in Gillette Wyoming. Kelso plays two games today. The tourney runs through Monday…..Tonight is the deadline for reduced price ticket for next month’s Babe Ruth World Series. Go to longviewworldseries.org for your ticket order form…..Melissa Joyal and Mindy Rutkowski win the Heritage Bank Scramble for a third straight year.
The Mariners have one more day off before returning to action against the White Sox tomorrow night at Safeco Field. GM Jerry DiPoto told the New York Post that Robinson Cano will fill in at first and DH when her returns from suspension next month, mostly because he won’t be eligible for the post season…..The Cowlitz Black Bears host the NW Honkers in a non-league game tonight, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The Vancouver Mavericks defeated the Hilander Dental team 7-5 in Senior Legion ball last night…..The Kelso Senior Babe Ruth team opens the Regional tournament today with a game against Montana at 12 pm…..LAFC defeated Portland 3-2 last night in the US Open Cup. The Timbers were eliminated from the tournament and had 14 game unbeaten streak snapped.