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Japan tops Pennsylvania for Little League World Series title

...Masafuji Nishijima hit a three-run homer to make it 13-10."They just put the bat on the ball," Peifer said. "They hit pitches I've never seen kids, especially 12-year-olds, hit."Lewisberry got one back in the bottom of the third. Braden...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/japan-tops-pennsylvania-
Cubs' Jake Arrieta tosses no-hitter against Dodgers

...the Dodger Stadium crowd roaring, Arrieta struck out all three batters in the ninth ? including Chase Utley on his 116th pitch to end it.Arrieta became the first Cubs pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Carlos Zambrano on Sept. 14, 2008, against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-30/cubs-jake-arrieta-tosses
Former GreenJacket Esposito returns to Augusta as visitor

...games to Advanced-A Sarasota, where he struggled with the bat.The Red Sox experimented with his strong arm by having him pitch for the GreenJackets in 2003, but he struggled to a 5.33 ERA in 13 appearances and suffered arm issues. He was out of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/former-greenjacket-espos
Rookie Luis Severino leads Yankees over Braves

...fell behind third baseman Adonis Garcia. Ellsbury moved to third on Brett Gardner's grounder and scored on Wisler's wild pitch to Chase Headley.Wisler didn't allow another run until the seventh. He was pulled after allowing back-to-back doubles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/rookie-luis-severino-lea
Pennsylvania advances to Little League World Series title game against Japan

...received a standing ovation when he came out after striking out the first two batters in the sixth inning and reaching the 85 pitch limit. TOKYO 1, MEXICO 0Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo's first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-29/pennsylvania-advances-li
Tarpley pitches Power past GreenJackets

...Suchy singled home a run. They remained ahead by one until the fifth when Kevin Newman doubled home an insurance run.A wild pitch and error brought home two more runs in the seventh for a 4-0 lead. The GreenJackets ended the shutout in the bottom half...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-26/tarpley-pitches-power-pa
Greenbrier pitcher Brianna Butler leads Wolfpack past Evans

...Lady Wolfpack improved to 8-2, 2-0 in Region 2-AAAAA while Evans dropped to 5-6, 0-1.Butler used all manner of pitches from a change-up to a screwball, inside fastball and drop ball to tie the Lady Knights' batters into knots while striking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-08-27/greenbrier-pitcher-br
Tokyo advances to international title game of Little League World Series

...champion a day later."I'll talk to the coaches and see who pitches tomorrow's game," Barquisimeto manager Domingo A. Carrasquel...strike away from finishing it off.Tomita took a couple of pitches in the dirt, fouled one off, then singled to center to tie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-26/tokyo-advances-internati
GreenJackets top Power in duel to snap losing skid

...deciding run came on an errant pitch late.The GreenJackets plated the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the seventh to beat the Power...walked with two outs. A wild pitch scored Dylan Davis for the eventual...right-hander began leaving hittable pitches on the plate in the fourth and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-08-27/greenjackets-top-power-d
The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year

...one of the shortest, safest trips by sea to Europe - but it still can be terrifying for migrants making the crossing in the pitch dark.Nour Kady, a 30-year-old Syrian, said Friday he had paid $2,200 to Turkish smugglers for the two-hour journey...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2015-08-28/latest-over-332000-migrants-r