Thanks to an invitation from Atsushi Furutachi, a European team with players younger than 19-years old, will head to Japan later this year. Europe will be represented by a 15-man roster that will play against top level high school players from October 23 through November 4. The ten day trip will take place in Fukuoka,… Continue reading Europan U-19 team to play in Japan
In the 51st (rainouts included) of the tournament, Europe faced the CPBL representatives. In a game that was rather close, Europe showed some resilience as the team managed to stay in the lead after every rally of the Taiwanese. A solid outing by Marc Habeck was the foundation for the 7-6 win. With France’s Marc Habeck on the mound,… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe clinches fourth win.
That baseball is an unpredictable game was proven by team Europe and the KBO today. The KBO had won 9 games out of 13, Europe only won 2 out of 13. But the unthinkable happened in the first two innings. Europe scored six runs in the first inning and four in the second to take… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Sensational win for Europe with double digits
After yesterday’s 15-9 defeat against NPB West, team Europe did not stand a chance vs the East team of the NPB. The Japanese pitcher Ryosuke Miyaguni allowed only one run on four hits in seven innings. The farm hand of the Yomiuri Giants issued two walks and struck out four. In yesterday’s game, team Europe… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Japanese teams still out of Europe’s league
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
Just when you write that Europe is playing good baseball and doesn’t commit a lot of errors, they are routed in their next game. The KBO delegation was too strong for team Europe, who were outhit and outscored by the Koreans. It was a game in which every European pitcher allowed at least one run… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Ouch! KBO routs Europe 9-0
Apparently team Europe likes to play teams from Taiwan. A few days ago, the team clinched the first win vs the CPBL team and today it beat Chinese Taipei. For a long time the game was tied. In every inning that the opponent scored the Europeans scored as many runs. But an offensive outburst in… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe clinches second win