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.
After a surprising rout of the KBO, team Europe wasn’t quite a match for the CPBL representatives. The foundation of the loss was built in the first two innings when the CPBL scored seven runs. Eventually Europe lost 14-4. Starting pitcher Taylor Clemensia recorded two quick outs in the first inning but then could not… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe no match for CPBL
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
In a matchup between the team that had won all games but one and the team that lost all games but two, the battle was quite unequal. The NPB West did not have a hard time vs Europe as they won 13-1. Taylor Clemensia struggled through the first inning. With four walks and three hits given up… Continue reading Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe beaten up
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
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