I’m calling it. Time of death, 9:15 p.m. The playoff curse of Washington sports is over.
I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.
AA Riverdogs 12 — Sand Gnats 2: In his pitching debut, the Riverdogs’ Nicholas Hutzell had a successful outing in a game played on May 31. The Riverdogs defense provided help throughout the night, with catchers Matt Nicholson and Mike Savory each tagging out runners at home on attempted […]
A Raptors 18 – Express 7: Sluggers Charlie Gartner and Peter McComb helped the Raptors take a first-inning lead over the Express, which they never relinquished May 5. Ryan Barrett drove in two runs with a double in the third, coming around to score on a double by Nick […]
AAA Pirates v. Rangers— In a thriller played on June 5 at Westgate 1, the Rangers edged the Pirates 11-10 in extra innings. The visiting Pirates took the lead in the top of the sixth with a four-run rally keyed by the bats of Josh Rankin and Matthew Earman. The […]
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Report In spite of some cool weather that forced the postponement of opening day ceremonies until April 21, the more than 400 members of the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League started their season and completed all of the scheduled games last Saturday.