Local MLB stars wish Goodlettsville All-Stars good luck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two Nashville natives who now play for the Boston Red Sox are sending their well wishes to the Goodlettsville All-Stars as they compete for a spot in the Little League World Series.

They even recruited some of their superstar teammates to wish the boys good luck.

David Price and Mookie Betts, who both got their start in Middle Tennessee, had David “Big Papi” Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia send their love to the team.

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“Take down them Georgia boys,” said Price, with Betts chiming in “Hashtag 615.”

Betts starred at Overton High School in Nashville and Price played at Blackman High School in Murfreesoboro before playing at Vanderbilt University.

The boys take on Georgia beginning at 2 p.m., their final game before the Little League World Series.

News 2 has been there every step of the way as the team battles their way to the top of the World Series. Click here to read more about their journey.

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