Nationals 15, Yankees 7: The Nationals put up 10 runs in the third inning, while pitchers Zack Nelson and Sam Walsh kept the Yankees at bay. Offensively, Henry Deck, Hugh Veline, Jordan Riley, and Toby Bazeley contributed two hits apiece. For the Yankees, Miles Hickey got the start and Oliver Purves pitched two innings in relief. Nathan Baker went 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI.
Yankees 4, Orioles 1: Eli Berrick pitched five innings of one run ball in the Yankees' victory over the Orioles. Max Cometa drove in two runs on a double and he also made great catch in right field. Brendan Hogg closed out the game and earned the save. The Orioles were led by Henry Quintella and Peter Lehman, who had two hits a piece. Justin Walton added a base hit.
Angels 21, Rangers 10: Mattias Limon, Nathan Horst, Cameron Bonzell and Aidan Young each had three hits for the Angels, while Gavin Baird, Cole Stephens and Isaiah Ireland also had multiple-hits. Ireland launched a home run and Baird made a running grab in right field. The Rangers were led by Will Herbert (2 2B) and Sam Nelson (2 1B). Harper Eden pitched a scoreless frame in his first outing of the year.
Angels 13, Giants 3: For the Angels, pitchers Aidan Young and Jonah Chambliss combined for five shutout innings. Chambliss struck out six but only faced only 10 batters in three innings of work. Shmuel Edleman reached base safely in all four plate appearances and threw out two base runners attempting to steal. Mattias Limon continued his hot streak and contributed three hits. After a three-run first inning by the Giants, Wyatt Thompson settled in and threw two shutout innings. Gabe Katz-Savell closed the game with a scoreless final inning.
Mets 11, Cardinals 8: For the Mets, pitchers Joey Hickling and Gabe Matta combined for four strikeouts, while Drew Downes led the offense (2 for 3, 3B, HR, R, 4 RBI). Athan Natsues added a double and scored two runs. The Cardinals tied the game in the sixth but eventually fell short. The Cardinals' Marshawn Jaramillo scored three runs and pitched well in relief. Josh Manheimer pitched a scoreless inning in his Majors pitching debut.
Red Sox 11, Giants 3: The Red Sox were led by the pitching of Noah Patterson, Kaj O'Connell and Benjamin Seashore Hobson, along with a strong defense that turned two double plays. Offensively, Sammy Silveira hit his first home run of the season. Ryland Takaro, Max French and Ryan Hunt all delivered multiple hits for the Giants.
Red Sox 15, White Sox 0: The Red Sox were propelled by the pitching of Kaj O'Connell, Sammy Silveira and Takumi Crombie, with O'Connell and Silveira also hitting home runs. Joshua Mannix, Joseph Pinon and Ben Huntington also contributed key hits for the Sox.
Tigers 12, Orioles 11: The Tigers scored three runs in the bottom half of the final inning to beat the Orioles in dramatic fashion. Ben Isola had two hits, including the game-winning single which scored Neo Radcliffe-Jaimes. Benji Fine and Jonathan Phillippi also added two hits for the Tigers. The Orioles held the lead two times throughout the game, thanks to a clutch triple by Tony Todd and four RBI by Ryland Henke. Emmet Tuttle and Lou Whitaker contributed two hits apiece.
Mets 9, Rangers 4: Billy Brophy had eight strikeouts in the Mets win over the Rangers. For the Mets, Sam Hershey led the offense with a home run and two RBI. Teammates Billy Brophy had a double and a triple and J.D. Klopotowski drove in a run. The Rangers were led by Charlotte Low (1B, RBI) and Will Herbert, who broke up the no-hitter with a single. Sam Nelson pitched two effective innings in relief.
Giants 7, Rangers 6: Giants pitcher Aidan Weinstein threw an impressive five innings in a win over the Rangers. A key defensive play by right fielder Lucas Dodson, along with Ryland Takaro snagging a screaming line drive, kept the momentum in the Giants favor. Ryan Hunt, Milo Kagiwada, and Max French hit clutch doubles. Harper Eden and Cole Dupee led the Rangers offense with two hits apiece, while Noah Boonin pitched scoreless ball in relief.
Oakland Girls Softball League
Piedmont Dragons 10, Green Wave 9: After trailing 7-0, Piedmont rallied to defeat the Green Wave with a walk-off RBI single. The Green Wave delivered several key hits from the entire batting order but the Dragons took the momentum after putting up five unearned runs in the fifth inning.
Thunder 10, Bulldogs 5: For the Thunder, Ale Saavedra hit a two-run triple that plated Emma Mears and Destiny Bernstine. Jada Bautista showed patience at the plate and Maya Kelleher scored two runs. Holly Henderlite and Kira Becraft combined for a key out in the first inning. Catcher Mia Henderson caught a runner stealing home and pitcher Kate Packer-Dawley struck out three of the last four batters. For the Bulldogs, Abby Slater provided a solid pitching and allowed just one hit. Livi Cafaro-Mirviss snagged a deep fly ball in left field, while Ellie Novogradic and Samantha Patterson-Kohout contributed doubles.
Blue Dolphins 12, Piedmont Silver Dolphins 1: The Blue Dolphins were led by Annadella Healy's two home runs, and RBI doubles from Maya Mehta and Liv Catalano. Sara Blaschka, Miriam Lerner, Elektra Williams, Alice McCullough and Gwen McCarthy had multi-hit games. Strong pitching was provided by Elektra, Maya and Ciara Cafaro-Mirviss. McCarthy and Cafaro-Mirviss turned in fine defensive plays to keep the Silver Dolphins at bay.
Triple Threat 12, Jalapeños 5 The Triple Threat won their third game in a row after putting up 12 runs against the Jalapenos. Solid pitching was provided by Caitlin Kennedy, who struck out three of five batters she faced. Juliette Lecocq scored two runs and Kaitlyn Iglesias scored one. For the Jalapenos, Bryana Ochoa made a stunning catch in right field and Olivia Chan stopped a rally with a key play at shortstop.
Piedmont Baseball Softball Association
Piedmont Hawks 21, Orinda Black Sox 9: The Hawks played well as a team in a resounding win over the Black Sox. At first base, Teddy Bruin played outstanding defense with several unassisted outs. Nick Parker hit a home run and a grand slam, while Sam Von Herrmann, Ethan Dirienzo and Sam White also contributed home runs.
Piedmont Senators 10, Moraga Cardinals 5: Harry Kohr pitched three and two-third innings, allowing just one run on two hits while striking out eight Cardinals. Kohr also led the Senators with two hits, including a double and four RBI. The Senators were also led by Dylan Thayer who had a key two-run single. Judge Williams who collected two hits, and Will Dalton who added a double. Patrick Conn and Jacob Tay each had two RBI for the Senators. Kohr's pitching was followed up by Judge Wiliams who held the lead. Will Dalton closed the game out for the Senators.
Piedmont Xtreme 9, Moraga Cubs 9: In an exciting game Patrick Devereaux went 3 for 3 at bat, while Max Young, Spencer Settlemeir, Jayden Lee and Daniel McLaughlin all registered good solid hits. Joseph Haggerty pitched in the final inning and held Moraga to one run, securing the 9-9 tie. Haggerty and Devereaux also made big catches in the outfield.
Piedmont Xtreme 12, Orinda Speed Demons 3: Joseph Haggerty, Jayden Lee, and Daniel McLaughlin recorded multiple strikeouts in every inning. Spencer Settlemeir and Jayden Lee smacked triples, while Matthew Clavin, Patrick Devereaux, and McLaughlin contributed doubles.
Piedmont Giants 34, Orinda Chili Peppers 17: Cole Pugsley hit for the cycle and also hit two home runs and 10 RBI as the Giants defeated the Chili Peppers. The Giants had production up and down the order, including Tyler Barsi (5 RBI), Miles Corcoran (3 RBI), and Brayden Day (3 RBI). Defensively, Shane Miller caught two pop flies, Tobin Cantrill caught a line drive, and Cole Pugsley made a diving catch at shortstop.
Piedmont A's 21, Sandlot Dawgs 10: Michael Aikawa and Will Sprague both hit home runs for the A's. Michael Aikawa added a triple, while A.J. Harris, Nikolas Hass, Andrew Dorman, Mitchell Lee, Noah Killen, and Brit Burden had doubles. The A's had excellent defensive plays in the field led by Michael Aikawa, Peter Krumins, and Will Sprague.
Piedmont A's 29, The Mighty Bulldogs 24: The A's rallied for eight runs, then shut down the Bulldogs in the sixth inning to secure the win. Triples were provided by Michael Aikawa, Will Sprague, Dean Lopez, and Noah Killen. Mitchell Lee had clutch hitting throughout the game.
Piedmont MudHens 17, Alameda Her-icanes 3: The MudHens returned to form and .500 for the season with an entire team effort against Alameda. Stellar pitching was provided by Nicole Shaptaugh, Kyra Gardner, and Addie Christensen. The defense was led by Annie Pellegrini, Gigi Gleghorn, Addie Perkins, and Katherine Weisbrock. Offense was led by Olivia Williams (2 3B, 3 R) and Erin Sturdivant.
Piedmont Dragons 10, OGSL Green Wave 9: The Dragons won behind solid pitching and strong defense. Pitchers Maeve Gilbert and Caroline Strauch held the Wave to two runs over the last five innings. Offensively, the Dragons' Rachel Elliott hit two doubles, while Strauch and Georgia Hayter both had a single and a double. Sofia Ochoa, Tiffany Foo, and Sofia Whitley also contributed singles. Chloe Tjogas and Whitley laid down effective bunts. Camille Creighton came through with a clutch three-run inside-the-park home run and Hayter drove in the game-winning run with a single in the bottom of the seventh.
Piedmont Mini Xtreme 5, Alameda Flaming Skulls 5: Consecutive hits by Julia Banuelos, Mia Call, Phoebe Church and Angela Foo loaded the bases for Quinn Reilly, who came through with a bases clearing double. Gretchen Gerhardy kept Alameda from scoring again thanks to solid pitching.
Skyline Dragons 7, Southern Marin Wolfpack 8, OT: Skyline played a terrific game, and held the lead for the entire game until the final :04 seconds, when the Wolfpack finished their furious comeback and tied the game. Skyline was led by Hadi Shanaa (four goals), and the entire team played an aggressive, possession-minded game. Skyline Goalie Harrison Mercier recorded 10 saves.
Skyline Titans 8, South Marin Wolf Pack 6: The Titans held off a second half surge to prevail 8-6 over the Wolf Pack. Rex Walters led the way with two goals and three assists. Ben Huntington added two goals, and Oliver Backer scored once and dished out two assists. Evan Eldridge, Joseph Celentano, and Georgie Brayer rounded out the Titans' scoring with one goal each. Wyatt Duffy turned in another strong game in goal with 10 saves.
Highlanders 7, Southern Marin Wolfpack, 4: For the Highlanders, ground balls were led by Luke Biehn, William Baum, Jack Dunlap, Gregory Gately, Michael Ross and Whit Woolard. Goals were scored by Michael Ross, J.D. Harrison, Zev Schwab and Whit Wollard. Goalie Joe Hempeck made five saves.
Skyline Bulldogs vs. Lamorinda Volts; Skyline vs. Coyotes Gold: Facing two physical opponents goalies Daniel McLaughlin blocked 6, Jonah Azevedo blocked four, and Orion Allison had two. Assists were provided by William Devine, Quintan Han, and Benny Mansell. Goals were scored by Charlie Saunders, Nate Briar, and Cormac Whitney. Zach Kramer and Charlie Van Ness played tenacious defense.
Skyline Jayhawks vs SF Riptide: The Jayhawks dominated the Riptide thanks to two goals by Michael Aikawa, and one each from Nathan Palumbo and Zachary Berg. August Gade had three assists and Henry Littell added one. The defense was anchored by goalie Aman Sundarrajan, while Henry Brayer, Jack Stein, and Littell all forced four turnovers each.
Skyline Jayhawks vs Lamorinda Volts: Aman Sundarrajan and Henry Brayer both scored goals for the Jayhawks. Michael Aikawa, Jack Stein, and Griffin Shields each contributed assists. Goalie Andew Dorman had four saves and Stein added one. Aikawa showed great hustle on defense, chasing down eight ground balls and forcing three turnovers.
Skyline Jayhawks vs Burlingame Coyotes: The Jayhawks had a great game against a tough Burlingame Coyotes squad. Zachary Berg and Griffin Shields each scored twice, while Henry Brayer and Graham McWeeny also scored one each. Nathan Palumbo helped power the offense with five assists, while Shields contributed one. Henry Littell and August Gade each had two saves. Jack Stein was the defensive standout, winning five ground balls and forcing seven turnovers.
Lamorinda Flash U13A 7, Skyline U13B Black 4: Although Lamorinda defeated Skyline, goalie Naomi Moskowitz made incredible saves to keep the game within reach. Zoe Rickard and Tai Owen were anchors and helped keep the ball in Skyline's possession. Maria Chan scored two goals, while Isa Harrison and Zoe Moskowitz scored one each.
Pleasanton Pride U13A, 11 Skyline U13B Black 2: While Pleasanton was an overall stronger team, the Skyline girls showed incredible defense. Goalie Naomi Moscowitz recorded nine saves while Lily Keville, Bella Jackson, Elie Cole and Liza Woolard turned in key plays. Offensively, Maria Chan and Lauren Zelnik each scored one goal.