The country that produced players such as Andrelton Simmons (Angels), Jonathan Schoop (Brewers), Ozzie Albies (Braves) and Kenley Jansen (Dodgers) comes the 2018 Senior Little League World Champs. Curacao defeated Delaware 7-2 Saturday night in Easley, South Carolina.
The Red Sox manager Alex Cora spent some time at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor in August of 2015 and 2016 broadcasting the Senior League World Series for ESPN.
Cora played for several major league teams from 1998 to 2011, including a stint with the Red Sox on the 2007 championship team...
Friday night Senior League Baseball teams from all over the world will gather for opening ceremonies. Saturday the games will begin. A few days later, a world championship banner will get handed to one of the teams.
Everyone admits the Senior League District #3 Tournament feels a bit different this year. Instead of an automatic bid to be host team for the World Series, the district winner goes to New Jersey for the Eastern Regional Tourney.
Little League president and CEO Steve Keener says the elimination of 'Big League Division' baseball and softball meant a decision had to be made on who gets to host 'Senior League Division' World Series - Bangor or Easley, South Carolina.