Saturday was day three at the 2013 Little League World Series (LLWS) of baseball in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and eight teams played in an elimination game in the series. The teams that lost Saturday lost their second game and they have been eliminated from the world series, but they will play a consolation game in the next few days with a team from another country.
To see a slideshow of photos from the 2013 LLWS, click here.
See the ESPN hi-light video to the left for a recap of Friday and Saturday games at the 2013 LLWS (continue to watch through the commercials).
Saturday’s games and scores:
- Puerto Rico defeated Australia 4-0
- Tennessee defeated Texas 10-2
- Canada defeated Czech Rep. 4-3
- Iowa defeated Michigan 6-5
In the bottom of the sixth inning, with a 6-0 score Michigan made an incredible effort to bring this game to life with a home run and scoring 5 runs, but it just wasn't quite enough.
Saturday, the Nashville, Tennessee defeated and knocked the Corpus Christi, Texas team out of the LLWS of baseball. Tennessee’s Trae McLemore hit an incredible grand slam during the game. For more on that story, click here.
Friday, the California team defeated Michigan in a record no-hitter. For more on that game, click here.
To see scores for Friday games, click here.
To see the scores for Thursday’s games, click here.
Mexico also has a powerhouse team this year at the 2012 LLWS and Thursday they won 12-0 after the 10-run rule went into effect. For more on that game, click here.
Schedule of games for Sunday, August 18, 2013 at the LLWS (EST) shown on ESPN:
- Panama vs. Mexico – 12 p.m.
- Washington vs. Connecticut – 2 p.m. (shown on ABC)
- California vs. Delaware – 5 p.m.
- Chinese Taipei vs. Japan – 7 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 13-year-olds whose birthday is after May 1, 2013).
Even when a team loses 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, see photos and watch a recap video about the 2012 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.org and ESPN