Pete Carroll and the Seahawks have agreed to a contract extension that keeps the head coach in Seattle through 2019…..The Mariners beat the Pirates 7-4 as Felix Hernandez got his first win since May 21st. Kyle Seager had three hits including his 20th homer. The M’s play the Pirates again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears have won six straight after a 5-0 shutout of Bellingham last night. Jordan Jones got the win as the Bears have shutout the opponents in three of the last five games. The teams play again tonight at Story Field, 6:35 pm start…..Kelso beat Riverton, Wyoming 13-8 in the opening game of the Babe Ruth 15 Regional in Camas. Kelso plays Latah County Idaho at 1 pm today. The Longview 13’s opened Regionals with a 14-4 win over Meridian, Idaho.
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The Mariners return to action today as they send Felix Hernandez to the mound at Pittsburgh, KLOG 3:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears defeated Bend 11-9 last night. It was the Bears 5th straight win, all against Bend. Kenyon Yovan had three hits with a homer and 4 RBI’s. Lorin Archibald went 4 for 5. The Bears are home tonight as they take on the Bellingham Bells, 6:35 pm at Story Field…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion season ended with an 11-2 loss to Twin City at the State tournament in Yakima. HD ends the season at 18-25…..Babe Ruth Regional action starts today. The Kelso 15’s play Riverton Wyoming at 7 pm tonight at Louis Bloch Park in Camas. The Longview 13’s open up with Idaho at 11:30 am at the Regional at Medical Lake HS in the Spokane area.
Ken Griffey Junior gave an emotional speech as he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame yesterday. He ended his speech by flipping his HOF hat backwards, his signature look…..The M’s meanwhile could muster just one hit in a 2-0 loss to Toronto yesterday. Seattle is off today before playing two at Pittsburgh starting tomorrow…..The Cowlitz Black Bears blanked Bend 6-0 last night as Jacob Worrell and Dustin Wells combined on a two-hitter. The Bears and Elks play again tonight at 6:35 pm…..Hilander Dental smacked Baseball Beyond Borders 18-1 at the State Senior Legion tournament. HD needs a win against Twin City at 1 pm today to advance to bracket play…..At the Junior Legion State in Spokane, Competitive Athletics beat Shadle Park 9-1.
The Mariners open a road trip with a game against the hot Toronto Blue Jays today, KLOG 3:00 pm. The Mariner organization will have plenty of folks in Cooperstown NY for Ken Griffey Junior’s Hall of Fame induction on Sunday…..Weston Hatten hit a three-run homer to lead the Cowlitz Black Bears to a 5-4 win over Bend. The teams play at 6:35 pm game at Story Field tonight before heading down to Bend for three more games…..Hilander Dental defeated KWRL 2-1 in an exhibition game last night. HD opens State Senior Legion action in Yakima tomorrow at 4 pm against Kennewick. Competitive Athletics opens the Junior Legion State in Spokane tomorrow at 1 pm against Burlington…..Melissa Joyal and Mindy Rutkowski won the Heritage Bank Women’s Scramble by 10 shots.
Leonys Martin hit a walk-off 11th inning homer to give the Mariners a 6-5 win over the White Sox yesterday. Martin hit a long ball earlier and Mike Zunino and Adam Lind also went deep. The Mariners travel today before playing at Toronto tomorrow. The M’s also traded Mike Montgomery to the Cubs for two minor leaguers…..Bend Elks pitcher Austin Jackson spun a six hit shutout in a 7-0 win over the Black Bears last night. The teams play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..Hilander Dental hosts KWRL in a 5:30 pm game at Rister Stadium in Kelso tonight. It’s the final tune up before HD plays in the Senior Legion State tournament Saturday in Yakima…..In US Open Cup soccer, the LA Galaxy eliminated the Seattle Sounders 5-2. LA is at Portland Saturday afternoon.
The South beat the North 4-0 in the West Coast League All-Star Game last night at Story Field. Kyle Nobach of Corvallis had two doubles and was named the MVP. Bellingham’s Jake Vieth won the WCL Home Run Derby with 11 long balls. The Black Bears get back into WCL action tonight, a 6:35 pm home game against the Bend Elks…..The Chicago White Sox beat the Mariners 6-1 last night. Robinson Cano’s 22nd homer was the only highlight for Seattle. Felix Hernandez makes his return from injury when he pitches against Chicago in a day game today, KLOG 11:30 am…..In a Senior Legion game with just three hits, the Puget Sound Patriots edged Hilander Dental 1-0 last night. Yancy Bird and Wes Kuzminsky combined on a two-hitter, but HD could muster just one hit.
The West Coast League All-Star Game is tonight at LCC’s Story Field. The game begins at 7:05 pm and will be preceded by the WCL Home Run Derby at 6 pm. Yeager Taylor of the Black Bears and Kelso HS player Zach Threlfall will be swinging for the fences in the Derby. Kenyon Yovan, Parker McFadden, Weston Hatten and Andy Armstrong will represent the Bears along with head coach Grady Tweit…..Adam Lind’s three-run, walk off homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Mariners a 4-3 win over Chicago. The M’s had been held to just one hit by Chris Sale until waking up against White Sox closer David Robertson in the 9th. The teams play again tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..The Hilander Dental Senior Legion team plays a non-league game at 5:30 pm in Yelm against Puget Sound.
The Timbers defeated the Sounders 3-1 in MLS action in Portland yesterday. The Timbers are undefeated in nine straight MLS matches…..The Astros beat the Mariners 8-1 yesterday as Jose Altuve had four hits including a homer. The M’s host the White Sox tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Corvallis scored the winning run on a 10th inning wild pitch in a 9-8 victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears on Sunday. The WCL All-Star Game is tomorrow night at Story Field. The starting pitchers will be Zach Draper of Yakima and Easton Lucas of Walla Walla…..Richland defeated Longview 5-1 in the championship game of the Babe Ruth 13 State tournament at Kelso. The host team took third…..Also in Kelso, Puyallup defeated Castle Rock/Toutle Lake 10-0 in the title game of the Cal Ripken 12 State.
The Mariners return to action tonight as they host the Houston Astros, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Cowlitz scored six runs in the 7th inning to beat the Perth Heat last night. The Black Bears open at three game set at Corvallis tonight…..At the Red Devil Senior Legion tournament, Kennewick beat Hilander Dental 8-1 and the Cowlitz River Pilots over Lakeside 7-2. The action at Centralia continues today…..Kelso is 3-0 at the Babe Ruth 13 State tournament at Rister Stadium. Kelso beat Grays Harbor 15-3. Longview downed Twin Cities 6-4 before KWRL beat Longview 10-1. Longview plays Kelso at 4 pm today. Kelso lost to host Kennewick 10-0 at the 14 State…..Toledo legend and longtime patriarch of the Petersen athletic family, Larry “Pops” Petersen passed away yesterday.
The Cowlitz Black Bears edged the Perth Heat from Australia 2-1 last night. The teams will play again tonight in a 6:35 pm game at Story Field…..The Red Devil Classic Senior Legion tourney begins today at Centralia. Hilander Dental plays tonight at 8 pm. In Junior Legion, Nipp’s Burgers beat Eatonville 9-6. Brett Coons had three hits and four RBI’s…..Kelso is 2-0 at the Babe Ruth State tournament they are hosting at Rister Stadium. Kelso beat KWRL 7-5 and Twin Cities 16-10. Longview also beat Richland 12-10. Today, Longview plays Twin Cities at 1 pm, Kelso against Grays Harbor at 4 pm and Longview versus KWRL at 7 pm…..The Kelso 14’s are 2-0 at the State tourney in Kennewick. Kelso beat Richland 10-4 and downed Camas 5-4. Kelso plays host Kennewick today at 1 pm.