On Tuesday, Little League World Series 2013 live stream and TV coverage continues. The late night game on the schedule will feature a Sammamish, Wash. vs. Nashville, Tenn. matchup of United States teams, with televised and live streaming presentation from the ESPN networks. Both teams will be looking for the big win, which could put them even closer to the final rounds of the 2013 LLWS.
Aug. 19 report via Q13Fox.com, Sammamish managed to stay alive in the LLWS after defeating the Urbandale, Iowa team 6-5. Jacob Dahlstrom was a big part of the Washington team's offense, hitting a single in the first to drive in one run, and then hitting yet another in the sixth. Overall, the Sammamish star was 4-for-4 in the game, after being medically-cleared to play. Dahlstrom was hit in the knee in a game on this past Sunday by a line drive and had been taken off the field after the incident. The game saw the Urbandale team attempt a rally, down 6-2, but they only managed to close the gap to within one, ultimately falling 6-5.
Meanwhile, USA Today reported that the Nashville, Tenn. team also moved on after a convincing 10-0 shutout win. The game featured a second-inning grand slam by Zane Denton, and then a two-run homer by Knox Preston in the fourth. The game, held at Lamade Stadium, was ended that same ending due to the mercy rule. Nashville manager Chris Mercado noted, "It's fun when we start hitting."
He also told the media regarding his team's opening round loss:
"It takes a while for them to get relaxed. Once they get relaxed, we're going to have some fun and play the game they normally play."
Reportedly, only two teams have better stats right now in the Little League World Series games when it comes to average runs scored and average runs allowed per game: Chula Vista, Calif. and Tijuana, Mexico. Both teams are also undefeated in LLWS games. Next up for Nashville will be the aforementioned 2-1 squad from Sammamish.
Tonight's LLWS game featuring Sammamish, Wash. vs. Nashville, Tenn., has a start time of 8 p.m. EST. Televised coverage will be shown on ESPN2 via cable or satellite providers around the country. The LLWS live streaming coverage will be available for those who have access to the ESPN3/WatchESPN web service, either on their laptop computers, or on various mobile devices. Blackouts and restrictions may apply to certain regions of the country with tonight's LLWS game.