Wednesday, four undefeated teams will play each other at the 2013 Little League World Series (LLWS) of baseball in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. In a highly anticipated LLWS game, the two international powerhouse teams Mexico and Japan will play each other at 4 p.m. EST.
Mexico and Japan are both 2-0; the only international teams left at the LLWS games that are undefeated. The Tijuana, Mexico team has not allowed a single run in either of their games and they have yet to play a full game at these LLWS games; the 10-run rule came into effect during both of their games. See the video to the left for hi-lights from the Mexico vs. Panama game.
To see a slideshow of photos at the 2013 LLWS games, click here.
This is the third time that the manager of the Tokyo, Japan team has returned to the LLWS games. The team practices several hours each day and considerably more than any other team at the LLWS. They rarely make mistakes and most of the team is very skilled in their field positions.
Tuesday, the Panama and Chinese Taipei played an elimination game, and both teams seemed desperate to win. The game remained close until the very end when an unexpected upset occurred in the bottom of the sixth inning. To read about that game and to see the video of hi-lights for that game, click here.
To read about the rest of the games played Tuesday, click here.
Four 2-0 teams are left in the 2013 LLWS: Mexico, Japan, California and Connecticut.
Sunday, Mexico shut-out the Panama team 13-0 and the game ended at the end of the 4th inning because of the 10-run rule. Mexico is quickly becoming one of the powerhouse teams this year. For more about Mexico’s game, click here.
Saturday, Tennessee defeated and knocked Corpus Christi, Texas out of the 2013 Little League World Series (LLWS) of baseball. Tennessee also had a grand slam during the game…a rarity at the LLWS. For more information on that game, click here.
To see scores from Sunday’s LLWS games, click here.
Schedule of games for Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at the LLWS (EST):
- Mexico vs. Japan – 4 p.m.
- Connecticut vs. California – 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. Most of the games will be shown on ESPN, and a few on ABC. 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 are 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