(WXYZ) - It was a tough loss for The Grosse Pointe Woods/Shores little league team Friday afternoon.
The team lost to Chula Vista, CA, 3-0 in their opening game of the Little League World Series.
The game aired on ESPN.
Chad Lorkowski, the 6’2 inch phenom pitcher and slugger took the mound for Grosse Pointe. “Swag Daddy,” as he’s known by his teammates, has commanded national attention due to his size and power.
Grosse Pointe Woods/Shores won the Great Lakes regional title last Saturday with a win over Illinois. Chula Vista is a town near San Diego, CA.
The team will now play in the losers bracket on Saturday.
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