2018 Schedule

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USA Teams

  • USA West (Manhattan Beach Little League from Manhattan Beach, California)
  • USA East (Elk-McKean Little League from Kane, Wilcox, Johnsonburg and Ridgway, Pennsylvania)
  • USA Central (Warren Park Youth Baseball League in Chicago, Illinois)
  • USA Southwest (Lufkin Little League from Lufkin Texas)
  • USA Southeast (Elbert County Little League from Elberton, Georgia)
  • Michigan District 5 (host) (Brownstown Little League from Brownstown Township)

USA Bracket Standings

Teams/ W-L

USA West                            3-2

USA East                             1-2

USA Central                        2-2

USA Southwest                  4-1

USA Southeast                   0-2

Michigan                              0-2

International Teams

  • Mexico (Trevino Kelly League in Reynosa, Tamaulipas)
  • Latin America (Aruba Center Little League from Santa Cruz, Aruba)
  • Europe-Africa (Emilia Romagna Little League from Emilia Romagna, Italy)
  • Australia (Hills Little League from Sydney, New South Wales)
  • Asia-Pacific (Ming Junior Little League from Taoyuan, Chinese Taipei)
  • Canada (Diamond Academy Little League from Mirabel, Quebec)

International Bracket Standings

Teams/ W-L

Mexico                                            3-2

Latin America                                 1-2

Europe-Africa                                 1-2

Australia                                          2-2

Asia-Pacific                                     4-0

Canada                                             0-2

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11

Opening Ceremonies and Fireworks 8 p.m. Free Admission.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 – OPENING DAY OF GAMES

First-game byes were drawn by Asia-Pacific and Canada in the International Bracket, and USA Southeast and Michigan District 5 in the USA Bracket.
Game 1 USA Bracket USA West  2, USA East 1 (9 innings)
Game 2 International Bracket Latin America 3, Mexico 2 (8 innings)
Game 3 USA Bracket USA Southwest 7, USA Central 6
Game 4 International Bracket Australia 7, Europe-Africa 5

MONDAY, AUGUST 13

Game 5 International Bracket Asia-Pacific 8, Latin America 3 (8 innings)
Game 6 USA Bracket USA Southwest 9, USA Southeast 0
Game 7 International Bracket Australia 14, Canada 9 (8 innings)
Game 8 USA Bracket USA West 8, Michigan District 5 0

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14

Canada (0-2), Michigan (0-2), USA Southeast (0-2) and Latin America (1-2) eliminated from championship contention.
Game 9 International Bracket Mexico 4, Canada 2
Game 10 USA Bracket USA Central 7. Michigan 0
Game 11 International Bracket Europe-Africa 9, Latin America 3
Game 12 USA Bracket USA East 7, USA Southeast 6

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15

Europe-Africa (1-2) and USA East (1-2) are eliminated from championship contention.
Game 13 International Bracket Mexico 8, Europe-Africa 5
Game 14 USA Bracket USA Central 5, USA East 3
Game 15 International Bracket Asia-Pacific 10, Australia 0
Game 16 USA Bracket USA Southwest 2, USA West 0

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 (NOTE WEATHER CHANGES)

PLEASE NOTE: Because of rain in the Detroit region, both of today's games were pushed back two hours. USA Central (2-2) and Australia (2-2) eliminated from championship contention.
Game 17 USA Bracket USA West 9, USA Central 5
Game 18 International Bracket Mexico 7, Australia 2

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 – OPEN DAY

Open day reserved for rainouts.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18

Mexico (3-2) and USA West (3-2) are eliminated.
Game 19 International Bracket Championship Game Chinese Taipei 10, Mexico 0
Game 20 USA Bracket Championship Game USA Southwest 5, USA West 2.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19

FINAL: Chinese Taipei 2, USA Southwest 0 Chinese Taipei finishes 4-0; USA Southwest 4-1
Game 21 Junior League Baseball World Series Championship Game, Noon

MORE INFORMATION

  • Admission is $5 per carload of people per day or $15 for a week’s pass. Tickets are sold upon entry to Heritage Park. Both fees include parking and game admission.
  • Games will be broadcast via streaming video on the website www.ustream.tv/channel/jlws. The world championship game will be broadcast on ESPN2.
  • Crossover consolation games are scheduled as needed.
  • For more information, visit the Junior League Baseball World Series website, www.cityoftaylor.com/worldseries. Follow the JLWS on Facebook and Instagram.