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via press release:

ABC, ESPN & ESPN2 Combine to Present the 2014 Little League World Series from Williamsport, Pa.

Baseball Hall of Famer Barry Larkin Joins Karl Ravech, Nomar Garciaparra and Jaymee Sire

SportsCenter On Site with Jay Crawford and Chris McKendry

 

 

 

ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to present all 32 games of the 2014 Little League World Series presented by Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes from Williamsport, Pa., August 14-24, at Lamade Stadium and Volunteer Stadium. ABC will broadcast five games from Williamsport, including the International Championship and the United States Championship on Saturday, Aug. 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET and 3:30 p.m., respectively. ABC will then broadcast the Little League World Series Championship on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 3 p.m. ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise 27 Little League World Series games in Williamsport, beginning with four games Thursday, Aug. 14.

 

Commentators

  • Baseball Tonight analyst and Hall of Famer Barry Larkin will join Karl Ravech, analyst Nomar Garciaparra and reporter Jaymee Sire for all five ABC games, including the World Series Championship, United States Championship and International Championship;
  • Ravech and Dave Flemming will rotate play-by-play duties throughout the Little League World Series with Larkin, Garciaparra, Kyle Peterson and Chris Burke serving as analysts;
  • SportsCenter’s Jay Crawford and Chris McKendry will each call games from the booth; Crawford will join Peterson for games on Monday, Aug. 18, at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 12 p.m. while McKendry will join Peterson for the Third Place Consolation Game on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 10 a.m.

 

SportsCenter

  • SportsCenter will air live from Williamsport, Pa. on Monday, Aug. 18, and Tuesday, Aug. 19, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. hosted by Crawford and McKendry;
  • SportsCenter will also provide daily, on-site updates throughout the entire tournament with coverage led by Crawford, McKendry and Ravech.

 

Additional Highlights

  • League Web Gems/World Series Preview presented by Subway will highlight the tournament’s best defensive plays and preview the Little League World Series Championship, on Sunday, Aug. 24, at 1 p.m. McKendry will host the show with Peterson;
  • Vignettes in celebration of Little League’s 75th Anniversary will feature current and former Major League Baseball players, professional athletes and notable figures looking back at key moments throughout Little League history;
  • A special feature on Little League creator Carl Stotz will run between games on Saturday, Aug. 23;
  • ESPN will debut a new Little League World Series telecast open, which features a summer camp theme set to the band 1985’s popular “Summer Forever” track;
  • A new TrussCam will be positioned on a trolley beyond the outfield wall at Lamade Stadium to capture sweeping shots of action;
  • “Wired” segments with coaches and umpires will provide unique insight and instant reaction;
  • ESPN.com’s Little League World Series page will be updated with scores, results and game stories;
  • Viewers can join the conversation on social media platforms using #LLWS and #LittleLeague75.

 

ESPN International

ESPN International will televise select Little League World Series games from Williamsport throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim. Games airing in Latin America will be voiced in Spanish by ESPN Deportes commentators Guillermo Celis, Fernando Alvarez, Eduardo Varela and Pablo Viruega.

 

WatchESPN and WatchABC

Little League World Series games are available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN and on computers, smartphones and tablets via WatchABC.

 

U.S. Pool – Philadelphia (Mid-Atlantic), Las Vegas (West), Nashville, Tenn. (Southeast), Chicago (Great Lakes), Cumberland, R.I. (New England), Rapid City, S.D. (Midwest), Pearland, Texas (Southwest), Lynnwood, Wash. (Northwest).

 

International Pool – Humacao, Puerto Rico (Caribbean), Tokyo (Japan), Guadalupe (Mexico), Brno, Czech Republic (Europe/Africa), Perth (Australia), Maracaibo, Venezuela (Latin America), Vancouver (Canada), Seoul, South Korea (Asia Pacific).

 

Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Game /Commentators Location Network(s)
Thu, Aug 14 1 p.m. Game 1: South Korea vs. Czech Republic

Dave Flemming, Chris Burke

Volunteer Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  3 p.m. Game 2: Chicago vs. Lynnwood, Wash.

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  5 p.m. Game 3: Puerto Rico vs. Australia

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  7 p.m. Game 4: Rapid City, S.D. vs. Las Vegas

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
Fri, Aug 15 1 p.m. Game 5: Mexico  vs. Canada

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  3 p.m. Game 6: Philadelphia vs. Nashville, Tenn.

Karl Ravech, Chris Burke, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  5 p.m. Game 7: Venezuela vs. Japan

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  8 p.m. Game 8: Pearland, Texas. vs. Cumberland, R.I.

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
Sat, Aug 16 12 p.m. Game 9: International – Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 3

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  2 p.m. Game 10: U.S. – Loser of Game 2 vs. Loser of Game 4

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ABC, WatchABC
  6 p.m. Game 11: International – Loser of Game 5 vs. Loser of Game 7

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  8 p.m. Game 12: U.S. – Loser of Game 6 vs. Loser of Game Eight

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
Sun, Aug 17 12 p.m. Game 13: International – Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 3

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  2 p.m. Game 14: U.S. – Winner of Game 2 vs. Winner of Game 4

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ABC, WatchABC
  5 p.m. Game 15: International – Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 7

Dave Flemming, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  7 p.m. Game 16: U.S. – Winner of Game 6 vs. Winner of Game 8

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
Mon, Aug 18 11 a.m. Consolation Game A: Loser of Game 9 vs. Loser of Game 10

Dave Flemming, Chris Burke

Lamade Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  11 a.m. SportsCenter from the Little League World Series

Jay Crawford, Chris McKendry

  ESPN, WatchESPN
  1 p.m. Game 17: International – Loser of Game 15 vs. Winner of Game 9

Jay Crawford, Kyle Peterson

Volunteer Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  3 p.m. Game 18: U.S. – Loser of Game 16 vs. Winner of Game 10

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  6 p.m. Game 19: International – Loser of Game 13 vs. Winner of Game 11

Dave Flemming, Nomar Garciaparra

Volunteer Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
  8 p.m. Game 20: U.S. – Loser of Game 14 vs. Winner of Game 12

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN2, WatchESPN
Tue, Aug 19 11 a.m. SportsCenter from the Little League World Series

Jay Crawford, Chris McKendry

  ESPN, ESPN2, WatchESPN
  12 p.m. Consolation Game B: Loser of Game 11 vs. Loser of Game 12

Jay Crawford, Kyle Peterson

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  3 p.m. Game 21: International – Winner of Game 17 vs. Winner of Game 19

Dave Flemming, Nomar Garciaparra

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  7:30 p.m. Game 22: U.S. – Winner of Game 18 vs. Winner of Game 20

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
Wed, Aug 20 3 p.m. Game 23: International – Winner of Game 13 vs. Winner of Game 15

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  7:30 p.m. Game 24: U.S. – Winner of Game 14 vs. Winner of Game 16

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
Thu, Aug 21 3 p.m. Game 25: International – Winner of Game 21 vs. Loser of Game 23

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  7:30 p.m. Game 26: U.S. – Winner of Game 22 vs. Loser of Game 24

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
Sat, Aug 23 12:30 p.m. International Championship

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ABC, WatchABC
  3:30 p.m. United States Championship

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ABC, WatchABC
Sun, Aug 24 10 a.m. Consolation Game (Third Place Game)

Chris McKendry, Kyle Peterson

Lamade Stadium ESPN, WatchESPN
  1 p.m. Little League World Series Web Gems/World Series Preview

Chris McKendry, Kyle Peterson

  ESPN, WatchESPN
  3 p.m. Little League World Series Championship

Karl Ravech, Barry Larkin, Nomar Garciaparra, Jaymee Sire

Lamade Stadium ABC, WatchABC

 

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