By Tim Clinton
Little League baseball
District 7 Majors
Bar-S Fields above Alki Point in West Seattle are hosting the District 7 Major Little League all-star tournament starting Saturday.
South Highline National meets Rainier District on one field at 11 a.m. as Seattle Central and Renton play on the other.
West Seattle awaits the National-Rainier winner at 11 a.m. Sunday and Pacwest awaits the Seattle-Renton winner.
Sunday's winners collide in the winners final at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Tuesday's winner plays in the 6 p.m. Thursday championship with a 6 p.m. Friday if necessary game.
Saturday's losers play at 6 p.m. Monday as Sunday's losers meet on the other.
Monday's winners play at 6 p.m. Tuesday with the losers final at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Highline hosts the Kent Bulldogs at 11 a.m. Thursday and 7:05 p.m. Friday at Mel Olson Stadium in White Center.
The Cascade All-Stars visit at 7:05 p.m. Saturday.
The Bears are at Everett for 7:05 p.m. action Tuesday before visiting the Redmond Dudes on Wednesday and the Seattle Studs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Seattle hosts the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:10 p.m. Thursday at T-Mobile Park before entertaining the Oakland A's at 7:10 p.m. Friday, 7:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:10 p.m. Sunday ahead of a four-day all-star break.
Mariners games are carried on the ROOT Sports cable television network.
Seattle visits Columbus for a 4:30 p.m. Saturday match on JOEtv.
Seattle hosts Atlanta at 7 p.m. Friday on JOEtv.
The women's soccer team visits Portland at 8 p.m. Friday.
Tacoma visits Fresno for 6:35 p.m. Pacific Coast League baseball action Thursday, 7:05 p.m. action Friday and for a 5 p.m. double-header Saturday ahead of the all-star break.
Auburn's horse racing track opens for action at 6:30 p.m. Friday, 5 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.