World Series

Alabama falls short in World Series with second loss to Florida State

OKLAHOMA CITY – Alabama softball’s season came to an end Monday night at the Women’s College World Series, falling to Florida State, 8-5, in the semifinal round. Alabama (53-9) fell behind early on a three-run home run from Florida State (48-11-1) in the first inning and the Seminoles continued to drive in runs with one in the second and four…

Alabama falls to NC State in Regional Opener

RUSTON, La. – Alabama suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 16 NC State in the opening round of the NCAA Ruston Regional on Friday afternoon at J.C. Love Field. The loss moves UA to the elimination game on Saturday and sets the Tide at 31-25 on the season. NC State totaled nine hits in the game, all of which went…

Alabama tops Arizona behind 16 Fouts strikeouts

OKLAHOMA CITY – Alabama softball earned a convincing 5-1 win Thursday night over Arizona to stay in the winner’s bracket at the Women’s College World Series. Alabama (51-7) took an early two-run lead over Arizona (39-14) with runs in the first and third innings, including a solo home run from Bailey Hemphill. Still leading by two in the bottom of…

Hall of Fame Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Dies at 93

Hall of Fame manager and Dodgers legend Tommy Lasorda died on Thursday night, according to the team. Lasorda, 93, had recently been released from the hospital after a month-long stint that included time in the intensive care unit. Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda looks on from the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, Feb….

Dodgers win World Series over Rays in Six

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays (all times local): Mookie Betts streaked home with a go-ahead run and later homered for good measure as the Los Angeles Dodgers won their first World Series championship since 1988, taking advantage of a hotly debated Tampa Bay…

Rays even World Series at 1-1 with win over Dodgers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brandon Lowe kept finding his name near the top of Tampa Bay’s lineup even as his offensive struggles continued to mount this postseason. After Lowe finally busted out in Game 2 of the World Series, the Rays and Dodgers are tied deep in the heart of Texas. “Sometimes guys, you’ve got to allow them to go…

MLB to hold World Series, Postseason in ‘Bubble’

NEW YORK — The World Series will be played entirely at the Texas Rangers’ new ballpark in Arlington, Texas, as part of a bubble agreement between Major League Baseball and the players’ association, the first time the sport’s championship will be played entirely at one site since 1944. As part of an agreement finalized Tuesday, the division series, league championship…

Selma All-Stars Celebrate Worlds Series Win

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma baseball team is celebrating an amazing run to the 15U Dixie Boys Worlds Series Championship. Winning the World Series was a goal set by the Selma All-Stars when their season first started. “Yeah, that was our goal from the jump, to win state and go to the World Series and bring the trophy…

“Wild Thing” in the stands for Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) – Wild Thing wasn’t going to miss a Game 7 for the ages. Actor Charlie Sheen, who played Ricky “Wild Thing” Vaughn in “Major League,” the iconic film about a sad-sack Cleveland Indians team finally earning postseason success, will be at the climactic game between the Indians and Chicago Cubs. The Indians confirmed Sheen will be in attendance….