The Post Oak Little League team met up with the Astros for some pre-LLWS fun at Minute Maid Park
By virtue of their 8-0 win on Wednesday night over Oklahoma, Post Oak Little League advanced to the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Penn., next week.
But before the youngsters get their big moment in the national spotlight, the Houston-area team got to bask in its accomplishment by paying a visit to Minute Maid Park for some meet-and-greet fun with the Astros during batting practice.
This exchange of excitement took place before Houston's game with the Mariners on Friday night. There were smiles, handshakes, autographs and photos.
Astros legend Craig Biggio was there, too:
As was the infield tandem of
The encounter earned the team a shout-out of good luck from Bregman on Twitter afteward.
Post Oak to Williamsport!!!!! Congrats guys!! Keep doing your thing!!!!!!— Alex Bregman (@ABREG_1) August 8, 2018
If meeting heroes from the reigning World Series champions can't motivate a team on its way to the Little League World Series, I don't know what would.