Jaeger delivers the key hit as Royals slip past Angels, 4-2

Jack Grummett hits walk-off grand slam for Devil Rays

Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Kohl Jaeger's three-run double, scoring Kevin O'Neal-Smith, Jonathon Hamey and Tasher Brice, lifted the Royals past Angels, 4-2, in minor baseball league action last week.

Joey Calnan provided an insurance run for the Royals when he sacrificed in Zach Cuddihy.

Cuddihy also won the game for the Royals on the hill.

MAJOR SOFTBALL Marlins 8, Cardinals 7

Keaunna Miller fanned eight batters to lead the Marlins past the Cardinals.

Hailey Pusich doubled and scored two runs and Sarah Roguska added two runs in the win.

For the Cardinals, Jennifer Nelson struck out five batters in four innings.

Cardinals def. Orioles

Kaci Hansen and Jennifer Nelson combined to strike out 13 batters over five innings for the victorious Cardinals.

Hansen and Nelson also had two hits and three runs scored each.

Sage Davenport added two hits for the Cardinals.

Kalea Chapman scored twice and Megan Wright contributed a single and a double for the O's.

Orioles 10, Mariners 9

The Orioles scored three runs in the final inning to earn a comeback win against the Mariners.

Amanda Gile, who was 3-for-3, scored the game-winning run in the fifth for the Orioles.

Orioles catcher Casie Anderson gunned down two baserunners at second base and Kalea Chapman hit a two-run home run in the win.

Tessa Miller struck out 14 in the win.

For the Mariners, Miranda Vaughn had 14 strikeouts.

Marlins 13, Mariners 12

The Mariners banged out 10 hits and stole 21 bases but fell just short of the Marlins.

Megan Hart and Brittany McCusker each went 3-for-3 with three doubles and three triples between them.

Jazmine Cuanzon stroked a three-run triple.

Miranda Vaughn struck out nine batters and assisted Tianna Demmert on a double play in the first inning.

JUNIOR SOFTBALL

Phillies 3, A's 2

Krista Barril and Randi Chernikoff each had seven strikeouts in a hotly contested game.

Jackie Koperich singled, Hannah Massey tripled and Darby Brown hit a single for the Phillies.

For the A's, Aleecia Moss hit a two-out, two-run single.

MINOR BASEBALL

Angels def. Astros

Patrick Millay pitched a complete-game and Darien Stanger had an inside-the-park home run for the Angels.

Devil Rays 7, Marlins 6

Jack Grummett's walk-off grand slam lifted the Devil Rays over the Marlins in dramatic fashion.

The Marlins' Ben Stevens pitched well in his pitching debut.

Phillies def. Devil Rays

Mar Heifetz earned the pitching win and Zach Miller earned the save for the Phillies.

Aquino Brinson and Austin Thomas each made defensive stops for the Phillies.

Kurt Vandor led the Devil Rays with two hits.

Phillies def. Braves

Phillies pitchers Tanner Petrie, Michael Lee and Zach Miller all logged innings on the hill to stop the Braves.

Marc Heifetz had five RBIs and two doubles and Petrie hit a solo home run over the left field fence in the win.

MAJOR BASEBALL

A's 8, Mariners 5

Matthew Whistler had three hits to lead the A's past the Mariners.

Garret Cheeseman yielded three hits in 513 innings while Zander Hoke pitched a successful final 23 of an inning for the A's.

JUNIOR BASEBALL

Twins def. Giants

The Twins turned a triple play to defeat the Giants.

Twins center fielder Julian Love caught a pop-up for the first out, then relayed to infielder Andrew Gregovitch for a tag out, who in turn fired to Vinny Isturis at shortstop to tag out a runner at second for the 8-5-6 triple play.

Richard Boushor tripled, singled twice, walked and had an RBI in the win.

Keath Flint had three hits and an RBI for the Twins.

Twins 10, Diamondbacks 9

The Diamondbacks nearly came all the way back from a six-run deficit but the Twins held on for a one-run win.

Eric Verrelli and Torey Franzen each smacked two-run hits during a six-run third inning for the Twins.

Joel Easton had three hits and Hunter Mallinger added two hits for the Diamondbacks.

The D-Backs nearly completed the comeback in the seventh inning, but Twins shortstop Vinnie Isturis snagged a line drive to seal the win.

Franzen earned the save for winning-pitcher Julian Love.

Editor's note: Special thanks to the Little League board and volunteers for providing the information seen here.



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