Best bets

BEST BETS

June 09, 2006|By SIMMI BUTTAR

Baseball

Phillies@Nationals

Where -- RFK Stadium, Washington

When -- Tonight, 7:05; tomorrow, 1:20 p.m.; Sunday, 1:05 p.m.

What now? -- After taking two of three from the Braves in Atlanta, the Nationals opened a season-long 11-game homestand last night. Tomorrow the Nationals will be giving away Chad Cordero bobbleheads to the first 15,000 fans.

Online -- www.nationals.com

Golf

LPGA Championship

Where -- Bulle Rock, Havre de Grace

When -- Through Sunday

What now? -- Though she fell short in her attempt to qualify for the men's U.S. Open, 16-year-old Michelle Wie will be among the star attractions as she goes for her first professional win. Tickets are available at the gate for $22 today and $25 for tomorrow and Sunday.

Online -- www.mcdslpgachampionship.com

Special Olympics

Summer Games

Where -- Towson University

When -- Tonight through Sunday

What now? -- You can come and watch Special Olympic athletes as they compete in aquatic, athletic, bocce and softball. Figure skater Kimmie Meissner will be participating in the opening ceremony tonight at Johnny Unitas Stadium. For more information, call 410-704-5485.

Online -- www.somd.org

Baseball

Binghamton@Bowie

Where -- Prince George's Stadium, Bowie

When -- Tonight and tomorrow 7:05; Sunday 1:05 p.m.

What now? -- The Baysox pay homage to classic baseball with their fifth annual Negro League Tribute Night tomorrow. Several players from the Negro leagues will be honored before the game and available for autographs during the game. The first 1,500 fans will receive a replica Negro leagues cap. Tickets start at $9.

Online -- www.baysox.com

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