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Pittsburgh Pirates hit the Little League World Series

Members of the Pittsburgh Pirates team help greet Japan’s ¬†Little League team at Volunteer Stadium Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Wiliamsport, Pa.. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates teammates watch Little League mascot “Dugout” dance at Volunteer Stadium Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Wlliamsport. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
St. Lousi Cardinals pitcher Jose Martinez does a live video with Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli at Volunteer Stadium, Sunday, August 20, 2017, in Wiliamsport, Pa.(Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli hugs St. Louis Cardianals pitcher Jose Martinez at Volunteer Stadium, Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Williamsport, Pa.. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams greets Little League players as the team arrives at the Wiliamsport, Pa., airport Sunday, August 20, 2017. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Starling Marte takes a video with Mexico’s Little League team before the MLB Little League Classic Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Wiliamsport. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
A Little League player waits as the Pittsburgh Pirates plane arrives at the Wiliamsport, Pa., airport Sunday, August 20, 2017.The Pirates and the St. Louis Cardinals were scheduled to play their game at the Little League stadium. (Matt Freed /Post-Gazette)
Pirates players Starling Marte, Josh Bell, George Kontos and Juan Nicasio take a selfie as the team arrives at the Wiliamsport Airport Sunday, August 20, 2017. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pirates infielder Josh Harrison greets Little League players as the team arrives at the Wiliamsport Airport Sunday, August 20, 2017. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Pittsburgh Pirates players Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco and Startling Marte joke at Volunteer Stadium Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Wiliamsport, Pa. before they play the St. Louis Cardinals (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)
Little League mascot “Dugout” greets Pittsburgh Pirates player Andrew McCutchen at Volunteer Stadium Sunday, August 20, 2017 in Wiliamsport, Pa. during World Series activities. (Matt Freed/Post-Gazette)