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Hawaii wins Little League title, beating Curacao 13-3

Aug. 29, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — For a week and a half at the Little League World Series, no team came close to Hawaii. The championship Sunday was no different. Hawaii got back-to-back homers from Kekoa Payanal and Kama Angell in the first inning, sparking a 13-3 win in just four...

Hawaii beats Tennessee 5-1 to take spot at LLWS championship

Aug. 27, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Cohen Sakamoto hadn’t allowed a run in the entire Little League World Series. But in the fourth inning of a Little League World Series semifinal Saturday, a run was in and there was a baserunner on second with just one out. Cohen wasn’t worried....

Hawaii, Curacao take different routes to LLWS championship

Aug. 27, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Hawaii will play Curacao on Sunday in the Little League World Series championship following each team winning its bracket Saturday. Because of the coronavirus, it will be the first title matchup with an international team since 2019, which also featured Curacao. ...

Curacao shuts out Taiwan 1-0 to move to LLWS championship

Aug. 27, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Curacao didn’t do much at the plate Saturday, knocking out just three hits. But behind 4 2/3 innings of shutout ball from Reangelo Decaster, a few defensive gems and Jaydion Louisa’s pinch-hit dribbler, the Caribbean team beat Taiwan 1-0 to move...

Taiwan, Curacao look to win international bracket at LLWS

Aug. 26, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Taiwan will play Curacao on Saturday in a semifinal at the Little League World Series to determine which team will represent the international bracket in the championship against a U.S. team. Here’s a look at the matchup. HOW THEY...

Small but mighty, Curacao poised for Little League run

Aug. 19, 2022 17:02 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — If there’s a player who best represents just how good Curacao can be at the Little League World Series, it may be Davey-Jay Rijke. In Curacao’s 2-0 victory Wednesday over a talented team from Nicaragua, Davey-Jay allowed just two hits while...

Cubs DFA 4-time Gold-Glove winner Andrelton Simmons

Aug. 06, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs reinstated 11-year veteran shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the injured list on Saturday, then designated the four-time Gold Glove winner for assignment before their game with the Miami Marlins. Simmons signed a $4 million deal with the Cubs in March...

Disturbance in Caribbean likely to become tropical storm

Jun. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Forecasters issued a hurricane watch Wednesday for the Nicaragua-Costa Rica border as a tropical disturbance sped over the southern Caribbean on a path toward Central America. The disturbance was expected to become a tropical storm soon and was likely...