The U.S. Open is underway at Chambers Bay near Tacoma. The tourney runs through Sunday…..Felix Hernandez outdueled Madison Bumgarner as the Mariners beat the Giants 2-0 last night. The teams close out a series tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Victoria scored early and often in a 17-6 WCL win over the Cowlitz Black Bears last night. The teams travel today to Victoria for three games beginning Friday night…..Story Field will host the North vs South high school summer tourney beginning today. Pac Tech takes on Showtime today at 4:30 pm. Pac Tech beat Centralia 5-4 last night. In Junior Legion, Hilander Dental beat Capital 8-1 and Chehalis swept Rightline Equipment 17-5 and 6-3…..High school hoops will invade Longview-Kelso Friday with the Bud Clary War of the Border.
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The Giants beat the Mariners 6-2 yesterday in San Francisco. The teams will meet again tonight in Seattle, KLOG 6:00 pm. Tonight’s pitching matchup features Felix Hernandez against Madison Bumgarner…..The Cowlitz Black Bears defeated Victoria 3-2 last night as Cal Neely went six strong innings for the win. The Bears go for the sweep tonight in a 6:35 pm start at Story Field…..Pacific Tech swept Centralia in a Senior Legion DH, 4-2 and 5-4. The teams meet in a single game at 7 pm tonight at Rister Stadium. In Junior Legion today, Hilander Dental hosts Capital in a 6 pm game at MM and Rightline Equipment takes on Chehalis in a 3 pm DH at RAL…..Phil Mickleson celebrated his birthday by practicing at Chambers Bay yesterday. The U.S. Open begins tomorrow morning.
The Mariners beat the Giants 5-1 last night as Tijuan Walker went seven solid innings for the victory. The Giants host the M’s again today, KLOG 1:30 am…..Former MM and LCC star Buddy Black was fired as manager of the San Diego Padres after eight-plus seasons…..Joe Balfour pitched well as the Cowlitz Black Bears defeated Victoria 3-2 last night. The Bears and HarbourCats play again tonight at Story Field, 6:35 pm…..Pacific Tech is at Centralia today at 5 pm in Senior Legion ball. Rightline Equipment hosts RBI in a 4 pm Junior Legion DH at RAL. Last night Hilander Dental stayed unbeaten in league with a 9-4 win over Timberline…..Practice rounds continue today near Steilacoom ahead of Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay.
The golf world arrives in the Tacoma area today for the lead up to the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay beginning Thursday……The Astros held the Mariners to just two hits in a 13-0 victory over Seattle. The M’s play the Giants in San Francisco tonight, KLOG 6:00 pm…..Kitsap defeated Cowlitz 8-1 in West Coast League action Sunday in Bremerton. The Black Bears are back home for a 6:35 pm game tonight against Victoria…..Pacific Tech split a Senior Legion double header at North Kitsap yesterday, losing 11-4 and winning 7-4. Pac Tech is now 8-1 on the season…..In Junior Legion action, Rightline Equipment defeated Hilander Dental 15-5 in the title game of the Orzel Haymaker Memorial tournament in Winlock. Hilander Dental hosts Timberline in a league game tonight, 6 pm at MM.
Cleveland pitching held the Mariners to just two hits in a 6-0 Indians victory yesterday. The M’s begin a three game set at Houston today, KLOG 4:00 pm…..The Cowlitz Black Bears committed six errors that led to eight unearned runs in a 13-12, 13-inning loss to Bend last night. The Bears head off on the first road trip of the season tonight at the Kitsap BlueJackets in Bremerton…..The Orzel Haymaker Memorial tournament featuring Junior Legion baseball teams begin today at Adna HS and Winlock HS. Action begins today at 5 pm and continues through Sunday…..Spring HS football is featured tomorrow at the 11th SW Jamboree Bowl at Woodland HS. RAL, Kalama, Rainier and Woodland are among the teams entered.
Kyle Seager hit a grand slam to lead the Mariners to a 9-3 win over Cleveland last night. The M’s go for the sweep this morning, KLOG 8:00 am…..Bend defeated Cowlitz 4-2 in West Coast League action last night. Austin Barr had a big night for the Black Bears going 3 for 4 including a homer. The Bears will try to avoid the sweep tonight, a 6:35 pm start at Story Field. The Bears head off for a road trip on Friday…..The Pacific Tech senior legion team is 7-0 after a 14-1 win over North Kitsap last night at Rister Stadium. Cody Sheperd had four hits and five RBI to lead the way…..Former LCC Red Devil Mitchell Tripp was selected in the 36th round by the Cincinnati Reds. Tripp has battled arm injuries during his time at LCC and Central Florida.
Robinson Cano had two doubles and an RBI to lead the Mariners to a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians. The M’s and Tribe play again today, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Kelso’s Trevor May pitched well but lost as Kansas City edged the Twins 2-0…..The Bend Elks rallied from down 6-0 to defeat the Cowlitz Black Bears 13-10 in 11 innings last night. The Bears drop their West Coast League opener but will be back at it tonight against Bend in a 6:35 pm start at Story Field…..Tyler Parsons had two 2-run homers and Hayden Gillen was 4 for 5 as the Pacific Tech Senior Legion team defeated Astoria 13-0 last night. Pac Tech is now 6-0 as they host North Kitsap tonight, 6:30 pm at Rister Stadium. Hilander Dental defeated River Ridge 9-2 in Junior Legion action last night.
The Mariners begin an eight game road trip today at Cleveland, KLOG 3:00 pm…..Kelso’s Trevor May gets the start for Minnesota tonight against the Kansas City Royals…..The MLB Draft continues today. Yesterday the Mariners selected high school pitcher Nick Neidert and Oregon State pitcher Andrew Moore…..The Cowlitz Black Bears open West Coast League play tonight at home against the Bend Elks. Start time at Story Field is 6:35 pm. It’s the first of three games…..The Hilander Dental Jr. Legion team edged Hudson’s Bay 4-3 yesterday. Job Karber had two RBI for Hilander Dental. Levi Atkins got the win and Dalton Mattison the save…..Megan Rapinoe scored two goals to lead the USA women’s soccer team to a 3-1 win over Australia in World Cup action in Winnipeg.
Chris Archer pitched the Tampa Bay Rays to a 3-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Archer struck out 11 and didn’t walk a batter in seven innings. The M’s take today off before beginning an eight game road trip Tuesday at Cleveland…..The Cowlitz Black Bears let a 6-2 lead get away in the 8th inning, but then rallied to take an 8-7 win over the Portland Dukes yesterday. Ryan Aguilar had three hits including a homer. Former RAL and LCC pitcher Josh Johnson came in and slammed the door in the 9th for the save. The Bears have won three straight as they get ready to open West Coast League play tomorrow night at home against Bend.
Fernando Rodney gave it up again as the Yankees beat the Mariners 5-3 in 11 innings. Rodney blew the save in the 9th, spoiling a great outing by rookie Mike Montgomery. The M’s and Yanks play a day game today, KLOG 11:30 am…..Rainier beat Scio 10-2 to advance to the Oregon 3A State softball championship game for the third straight season. The Columbians will play Dayton for the title Friday in Corvallis…..Santiam Christian edged Clatskanie 2-1 in the Oregon 3A baseball semi-final…..The 38th Senior Baseball Feeder games are at 4 pm this afternoon at Centralia’s Wheeler Field…..The Cowlitz Black Bears open the 2015 season Thursday night at Story Field. The Thurston County Senators come to town for a non-league game at 6:35 pm.