European championship B-pool: day 5

In Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, the preliminary round saw its last series of games. Unbeaten Israel and Russia have clinched a spot in the finals already. Even if Russia would lose and Greece would win, the Russians will qualify as they beat Greece in the mutual game. The following games were scheduled today: Ireland hosted Israel, Russia took …

European championship B-pool: day 4

On the fourth day of the tournament in Blagoevgrad, last year's winners of the C-pool, Greece and Ireland faced each other. Israel hosted Russia in a battle of the unbeaten teams and Serbia took on hosting nation Bulgaria. Ireland  0  -  3  Greece A close game and a somewhat unexpected winner. Last year during the …

2019 European Championship B-Pool: day three

In Blavgoevgrad, Bulgaria, the following games were scheduled today: Greece @ Serbia, Ireland @ Russia, Bulgaria @ Israel. Greece  9  -  5  Serbia Greece clinched its first victory of the tournament. After the Greek scored three runs in the first inning, two in the second and one in the sixth, it looked like they had …

2019 European Championship B-pool

In Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, the following games were scheduled today:  Serbia @ Israel, Greece @ Russia and Bulgaria @ Ireland. Serbia  1  -  11  Israel For five innings, Bulgaria could keep pace with Israel but in the sixth inning, Israel scored four runs and started to walk away. Back-to-back solo home runs, an RBI single and …

U-12 European Championship 2018: Another easy victory for Dutch

Today, the Dutch national team faced Slovakia. It was another easy win as the Dutch needed four innings to finish the job. Until the third inning, the Dutch led by five runs but a thirteen-run inning sealed the feat of the Slovakians prematurely as the Dutch won 26-2.  Once again the offense was red hot …

U-12 European Championship: Easy win for the Netherlands

The Dutch team had a solid start at the U-12 European Championship. Austria didn't stand a chance as it was beaten in four innings 19-4. The Dutch had a modest start as they scored one run in the first inning when Otis Ward crossed home plate on a wild pitch. But in the second inning …