World Baseball Classic

2017 WBC: What are the odds for team Kingdom of the Netherlands?

With the Spring Training well on its way, the best baseball players of the world will take on each other in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Team Kingdom of the Netherlands will be in group A together with host Korea, Chinese Taipei and Israel. What are the odds for the Dutch to reach the next… Continue reading 2017 WBC: What are the odds for team Kingdom of the Netherlands?

European baseball · International Baseball

Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe secures first tie

In an exciting game that was tied for the biggest part, Europe gave away a one run lead in the final at bat of Chinese Taipei. A solo homerun by pinch hitter Du Li Xuan brought the Taiwanese next to the Europeans. Europe took a 2-0 lead in the first inning and added two more in… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe secures first tie

European baseball · International Baseball

Asia Winter Baseball League: Good game by Europe ends with anticlimax

For 8.5 innings team Europe kept Chinese Taipei in check as the score was 2-2 after the top of the ninth inning. But eventually Chinese Taipei walked off with the win in a game in which both teams could have walked off as a victor. A day after the rained out game between Europe and… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League: Good game by Europe ends with anticlimax

International Baseball · World Baseball Classic

World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Great Britain to face Israel for final spot in main tournament

In a very close game in which Great Britain had the lead from the third inning , a suicidal action by Brazil’s Juan Carlos Muniz, who tried to steal third base, ended the game, leaving Brazil eliminated from the tournament.   Brazil  3  –  4  Great Britain   After two scoreless innings Brazil took a… Continue reading World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Great Britain to face Israel for final spot in main tournament

International Baseball · World Baseball Classic

World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel beats Brazil in very close game

The game in the winners bracket was played in the afternoon today at MCU Park in Brooklyn. Israel and Brazil made it a promotion for baseball as this game was a real pitching duel.  Eventually Israel stayed at the right side of the score with the smallest possible margin.   Brazil  0  –  Israel  1  … Continue reading World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel beats Brazil in very close game

Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball · International Baseball

Jair Jurrjens cruises through first start in Taiwan

After the Rockies released him at the end of the 2015 season, Jair Jurrjens went looking for a new employer. He found one in the Uni President 7-Eleven Lions of the CPBL in Taiwan. After a relative short preparation on the 2016 season, as he only signed with the team last month, Jurrjens had his first start… Continue reading Jair Jurrjens cruises through first start in Taiwan

Dutch baseball · International Baseball

New World Rankings released

The WBSC released the new World Rankings today. El Nuevo Ranking Mundial de Béisbol WBSC – Comunicado de Prensa: https://t.co/kdXgDnBYZC pic.twitter.com/rd7kxaMfiG — WBSC Baseball (@WBSCBaseball) March 18, 2016 As expected Japan remained in first place as did the USA remained in second. Chinese Taipei moved up a spot and Korea moved up four due to… Continue reading New World Rankings released