World Series Game Schedule for MB/HB Baseball All StarsAug 10, 2014 11:22AM ● By Mb News Staff
Chris Penna at bat in the first game of the Junior League World Series 2014 in Taylor, Michigan.
Ten teams from around the world qualified for the Junior League World Series being played in Taylor, Michigan. The MB/HB boys are representing the West after making a mad tear through the competition, going 17-0 to win the West Regionals.
In their first World Series game Saturday, August 9, the West team beat a Southeast team from Rutherfordton, North Carolina 8-7.
Chris Penna scored from third base on an infield error in the bottom of the seventh inning to put the MB/HB team ahead in what was called a "wild opener of the 2014 Junior League Baseball World Series." Penna walked and moved to third on a double by Joey Acosta before scoring on a ground out to end the game.
The Team takes on Delaware at 5 p.m. Monday, August 11; Michigan at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 12, and Texas at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13. The International Championship game is set for 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 14 with the USA Championship Game at 5 p.m. that day.
The World Championship game will take place on Saturday, August 16 at 11 a.m. and the time for the Home Run Derby has yet to be set.
Junior League World Series games can be viewed and listened to via streaming video at www.vaughnlive.tv/jlws. Those who sign up can participate in interactive chat with the broadcast team, according to the Junior League World series Facebook page.
Players on the MB/HB team are
- Joey Acosta
- Garrett Auville
- Merrick Baldo
- Dylan Dennis
- Jake Gordon
- Nick Locke-Henderson
- Logan Kane
- Sean MacDonald
- Nathan Nykaza
- Chris Penna
- Wyatt Robb
- Nick Solan
- Jessie Story
- Manager: Keith Ramsey
- Coaches: Matt Sugarman and Jackson Morrow