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Austria finishes in 15th Place after 15-5 win over Hungary
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Austria finishes in 15th Place after 15-5 win over Hungary

Austria finished the Baseball European Championship in 15th place after defeating Hungary 15-5 on Saturday morning in Hrosi ballpark. Both teams were relegated from the A-Pool after losing the relegation round games on Saturday.

Austria got off to a strong start scoring eleven runs in the first three innings for a quick 11-2 lead. After Hungary managed to get within 5-11 midway through the seventh, Austria added four more runs in the seventh and eighth combined to close out the game.

Sammy Hackl led the way by going 2-for-4 with five RBI. Philipp Eckel reached base five times, scored twice and drove in two. Dominik Talir had three hits and two RBI. Balint Piros and Ricardo Castillo drove in the five runs for Hungary.

Mo Hackl conceded five hits, two runs (1 ER) and three walks in six innings for the win. Alexander Ogg got charged with the loss.

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Photo by Lenka Brožová