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Los Angeles: Baseball's future stars attend MLB Little League Classic


August 23, 2021
Source: MLB/Twitter
Source: MLB/Twitter

⚾️MLB: Hundreds of Little Leaguers — including California’s Torrance Little League — attended the MLB Little League Classic yesterday as the Angels lost to Cleveland 3–0. Despite the loss, what a special experience for the youngsters (and perhaps future stars!) to watch Shohei Ohtani and the Halos up close.

  • In more sobering news, last Thursday, an LA Superior Court judge denied a California woman’s petition for a permanent restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer. The investigations by the Pasadena Police Department and MLB remain ongoing.

🏀Sparks: Yesterday, Chiney Ogwumike (pronounced oh-gwoo-MIH-kay) returned to the court from a knee injury as the Sparks blocked out the haters beat the NY Liberty 86–83. With the dub, LA now holds the eighth and final playoff spot. Watch out world, this (finally) healthy Sparks squad is dangerous.

⚽️Angel City FC: Our new pro women’s soccer team isn’t expected to start NWSL play until 2022, but we know who will be leading the charge. News broke yesterday that Freya Coombe, current head coach of NJ/NY Gotham FC, will be ACFC’s first head coach. Herstory.

🏈Box scores: In NFL preseason action, the Rams lost 17–16 to the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday while the Chargers fell to the San Francisco 49ers 15–10 last night.