Mifflin County had little trouble with East Texas, the Texas state champion, at the Babe Ruth World Series, cruising to a 19-1 victory. With half of its pool play games complete, Mifflin County has a win and a loss. The locals will take on Pacific Northwest at 3:30 eastern this afternoon.
Despite loading the bases In the ninth, Los Angeles couldn’t push across the tying run, leaving the Phillies with a 2-1 victory, avoiding the three-game sweep. Also yesterday, the Pirates lost their eighth straight, 7-6, to St. Louis. And that MLB Field of Dreams game lived up to the hype. The Yankees scored four in the ninth to take a one-run lead but Tim Anderson’s two-run shot deep into the corn won it in walk-off fashion for the Chicago White Sox. Chicago 9, Yankees, 8.
State College and Williamsport played just five innings, due to rain, with the Spikes winning it, 6-5. Harrisburg fell to New Hampshire, 3-2, and Altoona lost twice to Erie, 15-1 and 6-0.
And, in an NFL preseason game, the Steelers beat the Eagles, 24-16.