Clear Skies Mark Third Day of Play

Tournaments : : Story
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Clear Skies Mark Third Day of Play
Allan Simpson/David Rawnsley
10/25/2008 8:00:00 AM
 

Day Three of the World Wood Bat Association fall championship got underway this morning at 8 o’clock on 12 fields at the joint spring training complexes of the Florida Marlins and St. Louis Cardinals.

Unlike the start of play in the first two days of action, there is no imminent threat of rain as the skies above Jupiter, Fla., are largely clear with the exception of a disturbance off the Atlantic coast that is not expected to be a factor. Moreover, there is no measurable wind this morning after regular gusts up to 35 mph impacted play on the first two days.

While the prospect of rain was a constant threat almost throughout Thursday’s and Friday’s play and it rained briefly a couple of times, all 64 games were played in the first two days of play—as scheduled.

As play starts today, every team has played either one or two games. All will play four games by the completion of pool play on Sunday afternoon. There are 24 teams in the 80-team field with unblemished records, either 1-0 or 2-0. Only the 16 pool winners advance to the playoff round, a 16-team bracket that starts Sunday.

Two of the 2-0 teams, Georgia's Team Elite and Clearwater, Fla.-based Winning Inning are playing in this morning’s opening-round of games.

--AS

Click Here for more Live Blogs from 2008 WWBA World Championship

 

Recent Related Articles
'Skeleton Crew' right in 14u mix
Banditos Elite 2020 RHP/OF and Miami recruit Albert Hernandez has been a part of 3 Banditos PG championship teams in the last... READ 
Dogs hit early, hit often
The Michigan-based Motor City Hit Dogs, with top 2021 Luke Leto leading the way, totaled 30 runs on 36 hits in their first 3 ... READ 
FBI Fungo developing for future
Sam Stewart had a big day at the plate on Wednesday as FBI Fungo – a program that emphasizes player development – claimed the... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
16u WWBA All-Tournament
The All-Tournament Team from the 2016 16u WWBA National Championship, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at LakePoint... READ 
17u WWBA All-Tournament
The All-Tournament Team from the 2016 17u WWBA National Championship, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at LakePoint... READ 
14u, 16u, 18u PG/EC All-Tourney
The All-Tournament Teams from the 2016 14u, 16u, 18u PG East Cobb Invitational, held at the Perfect Game Park South fields at... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Site Map
Copyright 1994-2016 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.