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Breaking: Asia Pro Baseball Championship to be played in November

A few weeks ago you could read here that the CPBL, KBO and NPB were discussing a new championship for Asian baseball clubs. This championship would replace the defunct Asia Series and would host the champions of the aforementioned leagues. According to the Twitter account of the CPBL, the championship will be played from November 17… Continue reading Breaking: Asia Pro Baseball Championship to be played in November

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Korea manager dealing with players with personal issues

Manager of the Korean national team, Kim In-Sik, is mulling to cut Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Kang Jung-Ho from the Korean WBC roster due to several DUI charges that he faced. Next to Kang, Kim is mulling whether to use MLB closer Oh Seung-Hwan due to illegal gambling. Since Kang Jung-Ho is a bonafide slugger, this is good… Continue reading Korea manager dealing with players with personal issues

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NPB, KBO and CPBL meet for new international tournament

According to m.appledaily.com.tw the CPBL, KBO and NPB want to organize a new post season tournament between the winners of each of those leagues. This tournament would replace the defunct Asia Series. The three leagues have planned a new tournament in November 2017 with four participants. Question is who will be the fourth particpant. Will… Continue reading NPB, KBO and CPBL meet for new international tournament

International Baseball

Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Sensational win for Europe with double digits

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

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Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe keeps pace for five innings

Yesterday team Europe faced the KBO representatives. For five innings team Europe could keep pace and even took a two run lead, but in the sixth inning the defense collapsed  and the Koreans walked away with the 9-4 win. Europe had a gritty start as it opened the score in the top of the first inning.… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe keeps pace for five innings

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Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Ouch! KBO routs Europe 9-0

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

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A few changes on European roster for AWBL

On November 4 you could read the roster of the European team that will participate in this year’s Asia Winter Baseball League on this blog. Today the WBSC, the governing body of baseball and softball in the world,released the definite roster. Compared to the roster that I found on baseball.it, there are a few changes.… Continue reading A few changes on European roster for AWBL