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France secures Gold Medal Game spot and qualifies for WBSC World Cup on day four of the Baseball5 European Championship
10/11/2023 1 Minute Read

France secures Gold Medal Game spot and qualifies for WBSC World Cup on day four of the Baseball5 European Championship

The fourth day of the Baseball5 European Championship witnessed the commencement of the Super Round, featuring the top six teams of the tournament: Belgium, France, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, and Spain. The lower ranked teams started the Placement Round.

The day's highlight was France securing a spot in the Gold Medal Game of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023 and earning a guaranteed place at the WBSC World Cup by topping home team Lithuania.

Super Round encounters:

  • Spain vs. Italy: 1.2 (6-3, 8-7 extra inning, 1-0)
  • Netherlands vs. Belgium: 2.0 (4-1, 1-4)
  • Lithuania vs. France: 1.2 (14-11, 2-8, 0-4)
  • Spain vs. Belgium: 2.0 (3-7, 6-5)
  • Italy vs. Netherlands: 1.2 (5-4, 2-8, 11-5)
  • Belgium vs. France: 0.2 (1-9, 17-2)
  • Netherlands vs. Lithuania: 0.2 (9-0, 1-6)

Ten Placement Round games also unfolded:

  • Moldova vs. Romania: 0.2 (5-0, 5-6)
  • Bulgaria vs. Estonia: 2.0 (4-14, 3-2)
  • Czechia vs. Finland: 2.0 (2-3, 9-5)
  • Romania vs. Estonia: 2.0 (0-4, 9-1)
  • Latvia vs. Czechia: 0.2 (11-1, 2-9)
  • Moldova vs. Bulgaria: 0.2 (9-3, 2-7)
  • Estonia vs. Finland: 0.2 (11-1, 0-5)
  • Bulgaria vs. Czechia: 2.0 (1-2, 5-1)
  • Latvia vs. Estonia: 1.2 (6-0, 6-0, 4-3)
  • Moldova vs. Finland: 1.2 (8-13, 7-9, 4-0)

The last six games of the Baseball5 European Championship 2023 are scheduled for tomorrow. The highlight of the day will be the Gold Medal Game scheduled for 15:15, immediately after the Bronze Medal Game.
The day will culminate in the Closing Ceremony, marking the end of a remarkable tournament.

Cover photo by Evaldas Žarkaitis