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U12 European Championship 2017: Dutch no match for France

In a winner-takes-all game France bested the Netherlands 13-3 in six mercy rule innings. The Dutch let a 3-0 lead slip through their fingers. Both the hitting and the pitching did not work out today. The pitching was hit hard and the offense was kept in check by the French pitchers. The Netherlands took a… Continue reading U12 European Championship 2017: Dutch no match for France

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European Champions Cup 2017: There will be a new champion

Yesterday, Curaçao Neptunus beat T&A San Marino in a rather lopsided game in which the Italians could not get a grip on Diegomar Markwell’s pitches. In the other semi-final, L&D Amsterdam just stayed at the wrong side of the score as they fought their way back after trailing 7-0.  T&A San Marino  1  –  7… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: There will be a new champion

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European Champions Cup 2017: Day 3

Two games next to the ones with the Dutch teams involved: Fortitudo Bologna vs Mainz Athletics and A.S.D. Rimini Pirates vs T&A San Marino. In the game between Bologna and Mainz, it showed what a lack of pitching depth can lead to. Mainz Athletics  2  –  22  Fortitudo Bologna The Mainz Athletics weren’t a shadow… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Day 3

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European Champions Cup 2017: Day 2

Despite Rimini’s 9-2 loss vs L&D Amsterdam Pirates, it was a good day for the Italian baseball clubs. The other two Italian representatives won with big numbers. Rouen Huskies  0  –  14  Fortitudo Bologna If Fortitudo Bologna had stepped on it a bit more, the game vs the Rouen Huskies could have been over in… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Day 2

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European Champions Cup 2017: Easy victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

In the second matchup vs an Italian opponent in as many days, L&D Amsterdam cruised through nine innings for an easy win. Rob Cordemans pitched six innings in which he gave up only one run. At bat, Pirates was more efficient than their opponent, as they beat A.S.D. Rimini Pirates 9-2. After a scoreless first… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Easy victory for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

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European Champions Cup 2017: Day 1

Next, to the two games in which the two Dutch representatives played, there were two other games featuring the Mainz Athletics and the Rouen Huskies and the Buchbinder Legionnaere from Regensburg and the Rimini Pirates. Mainz Athletics  7  –  17  Rouen Huskies In a crazy game, the Mainz Athletics blew a 3-1 and a 5-3 lead… Continue reading European Champions Cup 2017: Day 1

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Cuba beats Australia and advances to 2nd round, Italy stuns Mexico

In the decisive game between Cuba and Australia in group B, the Cubans stayed at the right side of the score. After trailing 4-1, the Aussies pushed and scored two runs but eventually, they fell short.  For four innings not much happened. Both teams had runners in scoring position a few times but neither team… Continue reading Cuba beats Australia and advances to 2nd round, Italy stuns Mexico