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LOCAL ROUNDUP

Waterford wins Connecticut Little League baseball championship

Michael Marelli's fourth-inning grand slam snapped a 5-5 tie and lifted Waterford to the 2015 Connecticut Little League (11-12) baseball championship Monday night with a 9-6 victory over Southington South.

Texas beats Pawcatuck/Westerly 9-4 in Junior League Softball World Series

Robinson (Texas) broke open a close game with four runs in the seventh inning to defeat Pawcatuck/Westerly 9-4 Monday in the Junior League (13-14) Softball World Series at Everest Park.

Tigers begin road trip with win at Aberdeen

The Connecticut Tigers continued to play well on the road by defeating the Aberdeen IronBirds 7-4 in a New York-Penn League game Monday night.

PROFESSIONAL

Cespedes powers Mets to the top of NL East

Cespedes hits 3 doubles, drives in 4 runs as Mets beat Marlins 12-1 and take NL East lead

Major League Baseball roundup

Cyclical Rangers: Beltre's 3rd career cycle, 6th for Texas since '09, in 12-9 win over Astros

ON THE AIR

Baseball

7 p.m., NESN, YES, WFAN (660-AM), WTIC (1080-AM), WEEI (103.7-FM) — MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees.

7 p.m., SNY, WOR (710-AM) — MLB: New York Mets at Miami Marlins.

7 p.m., WICH (1310-AM) — NYP: Connecticut Tigers at Aberdeen IronBirds.

7:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Big League: Puerto Rico vs. California or South Carolina in final from Easley, S.C.

Basketball

7 p.m., MyTV9 — WNBA: San Antonio Stars at Connecticut Sun.

10 p.m., ESPN2 — WNBA: Minnesota Lynx at Los Angeles Sparks.

Soccer

12:25 p.m., ESPN2 — Audi Cup: Real Madrid vs. Tottenham from Munich.

2:30 p.m., ESPN2 — Audi Cup: AC Milan at Bayern Munich.

CT SUN

Sun need to find a way to defend their home turf

The Connecticut Sun is 4-5 at home. Now would be a good time for them to turn that trend around, as the Sun face the San Antonio Stars on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Sun come undone late in loss to Fever

Connecticut blew early double-digit leads and unraveled in the final eight minutes of an onerous 83-70 Eastern Conference loss to the Indiana Fever on Sunday night before 6,601 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.