Today In Sports History for Sept. 1

...champion - man or woman - loses in the first round in the history of this Grand Slam tournament going back to 1881.2001 - Pitcher Danny Almonte who dominated the Little League World Series with his 70 mph fastballs is ruled ineligible after government records...
3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Three pitchers who became dominant after trades...2004 and is the first Boston pitcher inducted. He grew up with...Remarkably, all three pitchers didn't stick around with...the roster. He's the first pitcher to win more than 200 games...
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Little League World Series news

...meant he couldn't play every day. Rivera says something has to be done about all the youth pitching injuries. He says young pitchers need to rely more on the fastball and limit innings. He also advised youngsters to stay in school because an injury can end...
Bowling Green, Kentucky, stays alive in LLWS

...sixth. Spencer Scott hit a three-run home run and Cooper Shaw followed with a home run that made it 7-5.Bowling Green pitcher Carson Kelley cruised through the first five innings, allowing only two hits, striking out nine and walking none. Carson...
Hernandez, Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland 8-2

...Hernandez was a soft single from Billy Butler in the fifth. Hernandez struck out seven, walked one and became the second AL pitcher to reach 15 wins. "I found some things with my mechanics and I felt way better today. Fastball was there and I could locate...
A's rally past Mariners 11-5

...inning, and it matched his career high for a game.Edward Mujica (3-4) threw two hitless innings for the win. Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte worked two perfect innings and Drew Pomeranz finished up as A's relievers retired their final 16 batters.Reddick...
Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in Mariners' win over Orioles

...only Japanese-born pitchers to throw a no-hitter...first American League pitcher in nearly three years...and become the oldest pitcher since Randy Johnson...thrown by National League pitchers, including three this...Heston.The last AL pitcher to keep zeros across...
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Long night at the old ball game

...18 hits, 12 errors, 10 pitchers and three-and-a-half...allow an unlimited number of pitchers but limit the number of pitches...pitches per day, and if a pitcher reaches 61 in a regular, no rest is required.Pitchers can move to other positions...
Ketchikan nips Polar boys in extra innings

...Memorial Park diamond in game one of the best-of-five state championship series.And they put on a show, going through 11 pitchers and an extra inning before Ketchikan rallied from a 4-2 deficit in its final at bat to score three runs and win the game...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...Craig becomes the first female starting pitcher in Little League World Series history...inning of a game against Los Angeles, pitcher Juan Marichal of the San Francisco Giants...of the Texas Rangers becomes the first pitcher to strike out 5,000 batters in a 2-0...


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