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This year’s Little League World Series and the championship tournaments in six other Little League divisions have been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sprague LL, the Oregon representative, tied the game in the top of the sixth when Andrew Mhoon stole home following a CdA out.
Owen Field doubled and homered Friday as Coeur d’Alene avoided elimination at the Little League World Series Northwest regional with 14-9 win over Bothell, Washington.
Gavin Price hit a bases-clearing double in the fourth inning to lead Sprague Little League of Salem past Coeur d’Alene 8-5 at the Little League World Series Northwest regional on Thursday.
The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles will meet next year in the fourth MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The matchup between AL East foes is scheduled for Aug. 23 and will serve as a home game for the Orioles. Major League Baseball and the players’ union launched the Little League Classic in 2017. The games are played at the home of the Phillies’ Class A team in the New York-Penn League.
The noble pursuit of conducting oneself in a professional manner does have at least one pitfall no matter the occupation. It’s the unshakable instinct that one’s performance must match the magnitude of the moment, an urge to be just that extra bit perfect when the occasion seems to demand it. It is a largely self-induced pressure that has as much potential to derail a batter’s trip to the plate with runners in scoring position as it does someone’s presentation in front of colleagues or potential clients in a boardroom. Rathdrum’s Brian Rounds is prepared to encounter such a situation, however, when he steps on the field to umpire the Little League World Series next month in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Brian Rounds is a full on volunteer, umpiring the Little League World Series. There are sixteen umpires that pay out of their own pockets to be part of this amazing tournament. SWX's, Taylor Brooks was given the opportunity to hear from Rounds himself.
Cuban baseball and Little League International say that young Cuban players will soon be able to participate in international Little League tournaments. The agreement follows a deal between Major League Baseball and the Cuban Baseball Federation that will allow Cuban players to legally play professionally in the United States for the first time.
It only took one pitch for Mana Lau Kong to deliver Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade.
Dominant pitching Saturday got South Korea and Hawaii to the Little League World Series championship on Sunday. Neither of the starters – Choi Ji-hyung for South Korea and Aukai Kea for Hawaii – can pitch for the title, but that’s OK. They each have done damage with their bats, too.
Aukai Kea threw a complete game shutout and struck out 15, as Hawaii went ahead on a pinch-hit single by John De la Cruz and defeated Georgia 3-0 to advance to the Little League World Series Championship game. Hawaii, the U.S. champion, will play South Korea on Sunday, after the Asia-Pacific regional champs defeated Japan 2-1 earlier in the day.
Choi Ji-hyung blasted his third home run of the Little League World Series, then struck out seven over 4 2/3 innings, giving South Korea a spot in the tournament championship with a 2-1 win over Japan. With two outs and nobody on in the first inning, Choi’s homer went into the fans sitting beyond the left-field fence.
Christopher Reynolds struck out six in 4 1/3 innings Thursday and Coeur d’Alene completed its stay at the Little League World Series with a 5-0 win over Barcelona, Spain, in a consolation game.
Tai Pette and Connor Riggs-Soper combined for a three-hitter as Peachtree City, Georgia, shutout Coeur d’Alene 3-0 in a consolation bracket game at the Little League World Series on Saturday.
Ryan Knaebel capped a four-run, sixth-inning rally with a winning single and Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, topped Coeur d’Alene 5-4 in the opening round of the Little League World Series on Friday.
Coeur d’Alene faces Great Lakes Region champion Michigan Friday in the first round at the Little League World Series Complex in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
Coeur d’Alene Little League beat Montana 2-0 in the Northwest Region championship game in San Bernardino, California on Saturday to qualify for Little League World Series.
Coeur d’Alene beat Oregon (Beaverton) 8-3 in a Little League World Series Northwest Region semifinal in San Bernardino, California, on Friday.
Montana (Boulder Arrowhead) topped Coeur d’Alene 5-2 in a Little League World Series Northwest Region semifinal in San Bernardino, California, on Thursday.
Coeur d’Alene Little League beat Wyoming (Gillette) 13-1 in the second round of the Little League World Series Northwest Regional in San Bernardino, California.