Tag: Latin America Region

Asia-Pacific Beats Mexico, 5-1

Mexico watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 5-1 loss to Asia-Pacific on Sunday. In the first inning, Asia-Pacific got their offense started. An error scored one run for Asia-Pacific. LLBWS Tournament Shoo Ho Choi was the winning pitcher for Asia-Pacific. He lasted six innings, allowing three hits and one run […]

A Special Friendship Leads Puerto Rico to Williamsport

Baseball is a sport of camaraderie. Learning to work together and support your teammates can take a team a long way. For two Little Leaguers®, their friendship has led them an extraordinarily long way. Eric Rodriguez and John López are the battery for Radames López Little League from Guayama, Puerto Rico. Together, the duo has […]

Caribbean Eliminates Australia

Following a difficult walk-off loss in its first outing at the Little League Baseball World Series, Australia’s Gold Coast Little League had a tough time generating runs during its second game, fall 6-0 to Puerto Rico’s Radames Lopez Little League, the Caribbean Region Champion. LLBWS Tournament Yadiel Delgado pitched the Caribbean Region champs to victory […]

Power Hitting Leads Latin America To Win

Canada fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-3 loss to Latin America on Friday. The Latin America Region, represented by Vacamonte Little League from Arraijan, Panama, got on the board in the first inning when Ian Huang’s wild pitch allowed one run to score. LLBWS Tournament Adan Sanchez upped the score to […]

Mexico Tops Australia In Walk-Off Fashion

Mexico took its opening Little League Baseball World Series game in dramatic walk-off fashion. Down 2-1 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Angel Martinez singled on the first pitch of the at-bat, scoring the tying and winning runs. The pitching was strong on both sides. Mexico pitchers struck out 17, while Australia pitchers fanned […]

Asia-Pacific Tops Caribbean in 9 Innings

Caribbean lost the lead late in a 4-2 defeat to Asia-Pacific on Thursday in Game 1 of the Little League Baseball World Series. The game was tied 2-2 with Asia-Pacific batting in the top of the ninth inning when Ji Hyung Choi was hit by a pitch when the bases were loaded, driving in a […]

Vacamonte Little League Wins 2018 Little League Baseball® Latin America Region Tournament

For the 10th time in its nation’s history, a team from Panama will be heading to the Little League Baseball® World Series as Vacamonte Little League from Arraijan, Panama, won the 2018 Little League Baseball Latin America Region Tournament. The Vacamonte Little League offense opened the tournament on fire, outscoring its opponents 35-3 over the […]

Matamoros Little League Earns Ticket to Williamsport with Undefeated Run at 2018 Little League Baseball® Mexico Region Tournament

Matamoros Little League from Tamaulipas, Mexico, will be heading to Williamsport this August as the representative of the Mexico Region following a 5-3 victory over last year’s representative, Guadalupe Treviño Kelly Little League, in the 2018 Little League Baseball® Mexico Region Championship. Throughout the course of the Mexico Region tournament, Matamoros Little League was able […]

Diamonds in the Rough: Little League® Disaster Relief Efforts

It was, ceremonially, the eve of the last day of the 2017 Little League® season. The Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Game on the last Sunday in August marks the unofficial end of a year-long Little League season, and the U.S. Champions from Lufkin, Texas, were preparing for a game against the International Champions […]

Video Feature From 2017 Little League Baseball® World Series Receives Silver Telly Award

A video feature spotlighting one of the most memorable players from the 2017 Little League Baseball® World Series was recently named the winner of a Silver Telly at the 2018 Telly Awards. The video, “Omar Romero, La Bujia,” (translated to “spark plug”) took a closer look at Omar Romero, who won the hearts of many […]