Friday, eight teams played their first game at the 2013 Little League World Series (LLWS) of baseball in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Thursday, was opening day at the 67th annual LLWS. Friday, Chula Vista, California’s Grant Homan threw a no-hitter against Michigan and the team won 3-0. To read more about the California vs. Michigan game, click here.
Here is a list of the teams and their scores for Friday, August 16, 2013:
- Chinese Taipei defeated Canada 10-2
- California defeated Michigan 3-0
- Japan defeated Czech Republic 7-3
- Delaware defeated Iowa 6-3
To see the scores and results for Thursday’s games, click here.
Mexico is another powerhouse team this year at the Little League World Series and Thursday they won after the 10-run rule went into effect and Mexico won 12-0. For more on that game, click here.
Here is the schedule of games for Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the LLWS (EST):
- Puerto Rico vs. Australia – 12 p.m.
- Texas vs. Tennessee – 3 p.m. (this game will be shown on ABC)
- Canada vs. Czech Rep. – 6 p.m.
- Michigan vs. Delaware – 8 p.m.
The 2013 Little League World Series (LLWS) games will continue through Sunday, August 25 when the final championship game will be played. To see the full schedule of the 2013 LLWS teams, click here.
This is the 67th annual Little League Baseball World Series and each year the LLWS games are played in South Williamsport, Pa. All of the games will be shown on ESPN. To see a complete schedule of all of the 2013 Little League World Series games, click here.
The LLWS games can be dramatic, heart breaking, and an absolute joy for the teams that win. Making it to Williamsport is a hard earned dream for most of the 11 – 12 year olds (and some 13-year-olds depending on their birthday).
Even when they lose at the LLWS games, they are able to return to their suite-like surroundings at The Grove and they get to live like rock stars for about ten days. Amenities include: a large swimming pool, video games, a room full of ping pong tables, and new friends who have come from all over the world. No parents were allowed! For more information on The Grove, click here.
The annual LLWS event brings tens of thousands of families, fans, and players from around the world to watch 10 day of games. The final LLWS championship game will be played Sunday, August 25.
The LLWS starts with sixteen teams; eight United States (US) and eight international teams. It’s double elimination and each team gets to play three games at the LLWS with the final game being a consolation game. The final championship game will consist of one US team and one International team.
To read about the 2012 LLWS games, click here.
To read about the 2011 LLWS games, click here.
To read about the 2010 LLWS games, click here.
To read about the incredible 2009 Little League World Series games, click here.
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Source: LLWS and ESPN