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World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel clinches spot in main tournament

A minor leaguers laden Israeli team crushed Great Britain 9-1 in the WBC Qualifier in Brooklyn’s MCU Park last night. For four innings the British could keep Israel at bay, but eventually the Isreali offense proved to strong. Thanks to this win, the team will advance to group B in Korea in next year’s World… Continue reading World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel clinches spot in main tournament

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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

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World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Great Britain slugs its way to semi final

It may not have come as a surprise that Great Britain beat Pakistan in the game of the losers bracket. But that it would be in seven innings and with a fourteen run margin, may. The British slugged their way to a 14-0 victory that eliminated Pakistan from the tournament. On Saturday, Great Britain will now… Continue reading World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Great Britain slugs its way to semi final

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World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel clinches win with four run seventh

In the nightcap of the first day of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn’s MCU Park, it was much more of a game than the previous one between Brazil and Pakistan.  Both teams were pretty much each equal for the biggest part of the game until the bottom of the seventh innings when Israel… Continue reading World Baseball Classic Qualifier 4: Israel clinches win with four run seventh

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European Championship: September 16

A decisive day today in the relegation group. All teams were tied for first place, so the losers of today’s game would move down to the B group of Europe.  Also a decisive day for Spain and Italy. If Spain beat Belgium, they are in the final. For Italy it was a must win game vs the… Continue reading European Championship: September 16

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European Championship: September 15

In the super round three games were played today: Belgium vs Czech Republic, Germany vs Italy and Spain vs Kingdom of the Netherlands. In the relegation round, two games were played: Greece vs Russia and Great Britain vs Croatia.   Belgium  3  –  4  Czech Republic   In a game that needed ten innings to… Continue reading European Championship: September 15

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European Championship: September 13

Today Russia took on Great Britain in a game with a somewhat surprising outcome. France was not beaten up but not really a match for Spain. Germany beat the Czech Republic. Italy needed seven innings vs Croatia and Belgium mashed Greece.   Great Britain  5  –  11  Russia   Quite a surprising score in the… Continue reading European Championship: September 13