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Front-runners emerged: day 2 recap of the Baseball5 European Championship led by France and Lithuania
08/11/2023 1 Minute Read

Front-runners emerged: day 2 recap of the Baseball5 European Championship led by France and Lithuania

On the second day of the Baseball5 European Championship, held on November 8th at the Lithuanian Sports Complex in Druskininkai, Lithuania, a total of 14 games unfolded across the two fields of the venue.

On the gripping second day of the Baseball5 European Championship at the Lithuanian Sports Complex in Druskininkai, Lithuania, teams engaged in 14 games. France is dominating Group A, and Lithuania secured a commanding position in Group B, setting the stage for the super round.

Morning Games - Field 1:

  • Moldova vs. Italy: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (5-2; 3-4)
  • Finland vs. Bulgaria: 2-0 (Best of 3) - (3-4; 11-5)
  • Italy vs. Lithuania: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (11-1; 2-11)

Morning Games - Field 2:

  • Latvia vs. Netherlands: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (4-3; 1-16)
  • Estonia vs. Czechia: 1-2 (Best of 3) - (3-2; 7-3; 4-3)
  • Netherlands vs. France: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (6-0; 0-15)

Afternoon Games - Field 1:

  • Romania vs. Spain: 2-1 (Best of 3) - (7-6 extra-inning; 7-0; 9-4)
  • France vs. Bulgaria: 2-0 (Best of 3) - (0-12; 11-1)
  • Romania vs. Latvia: 2-0 (Best of 3) - (0-7; 6-3)
  • Finland vs. Spain: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (3-1; 2-10)

Afternoon Games - Field 2:

  • Czechia vs. Moldova: 2-1 (Best of 3) - (4-2; 3-0; 6-9)
  • Lithuania vs. Belgium: 2-0 (Best of 3) - (1-13; 12-2)
  • Czechia vs. Italy: 0-2 (Best of 3) - (3-1; 0-1)
  • Belgium vs. Moldova: 2-0 (Best of 3) - (3-8; 5-1)

All detailed box scores and additional information for Day 2 can be found in the daily report #2, accessible here.

In the current standings, France leads Group A with a flawless record of 4 wins and 0 losses. Finland follows closely with a record of 3-1. Spain, Netherlands, and Romania are in a three-way tie with 2 wins and 2 losses, while Bulgaria holds a record of 1 win and three losses. Latvia is still in search of its first victory.

In Group B, Lithuania holds the top position with 3 wins in 3 games. Italy follows with a record of 3-1, while Belgium is in third place with 2 wins and 1 loss, followed by Czechia with a 2-2 record. Estonia and Moldova are still seeking their first wins.

Standings can be found here.

The photogallery of day 2 is available on the WBSC Europe Flickr Profile.

Tomorrow's games will play a pivotal role in determining the six teams (the top three from each group) advancing to the super round.