The Tri-City Dust Devils entered Monday night’s contest against the Hillsboro Hops needing a win or a Spokane Indians loss, and got neither as they were shutout by the Hops and the Indians beat the Boise Hawks. Jefferson Mejia started on the mound for Hillsboro and got nearly perfect relief pitching behind him. Adrian De Horta and Will Stillman set down all 10 batters they faced in relief for the Dust Devils.
The Greater Richland Little League 10U All-Stars edge Mill Creek 5-4 on Sunday in Lynnwood to claim their first state championship. The roundup also includes Richland National Little League 12s and AAA state tournament action.
Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason.
Thinking of traveling to Rio for the Olympics and need last-minute accommodations? Perhaps Olympic organizers will consider renting out rooms in the athletes' village, as there will be more cancellations and vacancies than usual.