News

Vancouver, Canada falls to Nashville in LLWS

Vancouver, Canada falls to Nashville in LLWS

The South Vancouver Little League baseball team from Vacouver, British Columbia, Canada, participates in the opening ceremony of the 2014 Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar

Slaughter homers twice, Nashville beats Canada
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Sam Slaughter homered twice and drove in six runs to help Nashville, Tennessee, beat Canada 12-9 in a consolation game Tuesday at the Little League World Series.

The catcher hit three-run homers in the first and fifth innings, while third baseman Blake Money hit a solo shot in the fifth.

Canada scored five runs in the sixth inning, but its comeback attempt came up short.

Both teams Little League World Series’ runs came to an end, as they were eliminated from contention last Saturday.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Jamie Dornan signs on for war drama amid ‘Fifty Shades’ rumors

Fresh
dornan

The casting news comes just days after reports he pulled out of plans to appear in the sequels to "Fifty Shades of Grey."

in Entertainment, Weird

Stop defacing money in honor of Leonard Nimoy

Fresh
nimoy2

Canadian currency is getting the "Star Trek" treatment and bank officials are not happy.

in National

Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

Fresh
homeland

Legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security is headed back to the House.

in Sports

Prosecutors want to ‘open the door’ in Hernandez trial

Fresh
hernandez

They've asked the judge to let them tell the jury about the time Hernandez shot a friend in Florida.

in Entertainment, Sports

Mark Cuban taking on ‘Sharknado’

Fresh
markcuban

The Dallas Mavericks owner and star of "Shark Tank" will play the president of the U.S.