On the morning of Monday, August 15, 2022, Easton Oliverson on the Mountain Region team from Snow Canyon Little League (Santa Clara, Utah) sustained an injury within the dormitory complex. The player was transported to the Geisinger Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. As of the afternoon of Tuesday, August 16, Little League® officials spoke with Easton’s family and were pleased to hear that his medical team remains encouraged by his progress. At the request of his family, Little League International encourages all to join us in keeping the Snow Canyon Little League player and his family in our thoughts and prayers, as we wish for a full and complete recovery. Little League International will continue to use all available resources, including those provided by UPMC in North Central Pa., through the Player Wellness Center, to support the player, his family, and his coaches and teammates, as we navigate this unfortunate situation. In the interest of privacy, it would be inappropriate to comment further, and additional updates will be issued as they are available.
AUGUST 18, 2022 ROSTER UPDATE:
Snow Canyon Little League has made the decision to add Brogan Oliverson, brother of Easton, to its 2022 Little League Baseball World Series team to maintain its 13-player roster. The addition of an eligible player is common amongst teams at the Little League Baseball World Series in certain situations, including medical absence. The roster addition has been approved by the Little League International Tournament Committee and Brogan will be eligible to play in the 3 p.m. ET game on Friday, August 19, 2022.