I’ve ranted about this before and I’m going to rant about it again: the high fives for opposing players during these Little League World Series games have got to go. If a player hits a pitch to the moon against your pitcher, you don’t dap the guy while he’s rounding the bases. It should be common sense.
Georgia and Michigan are currently playing an elimination game on ESPN, and for the most part it’s been a quality game. Georgia has a pitcher rearing back and throwing 74 mph fastballs, while Michigan has some players (Oliver Service, Jarren Purify) who have the bat speed to catch up and do damage. It’s surprisingly awesome youth baseball, except, of course, for this nonsense that’s prevailed throughout the tournament:
SMH more soft-ass shit from little league pic.twitter.com/ZBuQNulAVk
— ESPN Drunk (@EspnDrunk) August 22, 2018
Honestly No. 8 might as well set up camp at home plate next time so he can join in on the celebration. Jesus.
Oh, and Georgia later committed the sportsmanship sin again after Purify worked a 12-pitch at bat that resulted in a home run:
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I really do hate to take the “old man yells at cloud” position here but this stuff is just as soft AF. It just gives off the vibe that this is an exhibition game rather than win or go home.