Mo'ne Davis becomes first girl to throw LLWS shutout

Right-hander Mo'ne Davis of Philadelphia's Taney Dragons threw a complete-game shutout in her team's first game of the Little League World Series on Friday afternoon. They beat the team from Nashville 4-0.

As you can see in the graphic above, the 13-year-old Davis allowed two hits in her six shutout innings, striking out eight. She did not walk a batter and is the first female pitcher to throw a shutout in the Little League World Series.

Davis pitched so well that she caught the attention of a few big leaguers:

Davis threw a complete-game shutout against the team from Newark in the Regionals to punch Taney's ticket to Williamsport. She is also the first female to throw a shutout in Regional play.

Davis is the fourth American girl to compete at the Little League World Series.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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