Sometimes it’s the missteps that make a young player famous, not the moments when they come through. That was the case during Monday’s Little League World Series action, when relief pitcher Ethan Goldstein surrendered a game-tying home run in the last half of an inning that would have been a victory for his Texas-based Southwest squad.
Instead, the 5-3, sixth inning lead gave way to a 7-6 loss in extra innings. And Goldstein knew it was coming as soon as he saw his pitch make contact with the bat of Southeast slugger Janson Kenty:
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