If this winter feels warmer to you, there’s no need to blame global warming or El Nino. Instead the cause may lie in Nashville’s Opryland Hotel, where baseball’s so called “Hot Stove” is ablaze and the trade winds are fanning the flames to every major leage market.
A Red Wings v. Bulls — One team arrived at the field June 1st undefeated and the other showed up undermanned. But for three innings it wasn’t clear which team was which as the Bulls, minus three key players, took everything the unbeaten Red Wings could throw at them and delivered some […]
MAJORS A’s v. Red Sox — After having lost four consecutive games in the bottom of the sixth inning, The Swingin’ A’s found a way to right their ship. Determined not to let another game slip away, starting pitcher Clint Rock turned in a strong performance as the A’s defeated […]
A Ironbirds v. Express – In a remarkable turn around, the Ironbirds have won their last five games. After a tough loss to the Express earlier in the season, the Ironbirds won the rematch on Saturday, May 19. The Ironbirds’ lead off hitter Michael Giannelli, who went three for three on […]
A Red Wings v. Raptors The Red Wings faced the Raptors on May 9, emerging after four innings with a 15-2 win. Te’a Langlois provided key hits in the third and fourth innings that kept the Red Wings offense alive. Defensively, Joseph Lampman was a stand-out both at first and third […]
This week’s Falls Church Little League Report
MAJORS Although the season is young, there has been a dramatic display of power hitting. Fence-clearing home runs have been hit by: Kekoa Yamaguchi, Cubs; Mitch MacKeith, Orioles; Alec Daniele, A’s; John Todd and Liam Glennon, Yankees; and Richard Marsh and Lucas Cherry, Red Sox.
The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League celebrated its new season with a parade and opening ceremonies on Saturday, April 21 at Westgate Field. Welcoming comments were offered by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Rev. George E. Handley, a retired Lutheran minister who has three grandsons playing in the league.
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Report In spite of some cool weather that forced the postponement of opening day ceremonies until April 21, the more than 400 members of the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League started their season and completed all of the scheduled games last Saturday.
Thanksgiving weekend I noticed a lot of columnists churning out pieces with warm and fuzzy “thank yous” to a number of items in their personal lives, essentially telling their readers how lucky they are. I’m not going to write that column. For starters, I’m sure there are very few, if […]