Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview

Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship: Preview
12/08/2022
Day 1 of the U-18 European Baseball Championship takes place on Saturday, August 13 with six games being played in the preliminary round at the ballparks in Hluboka and Ostrava.

Defending champion Netherlands is the away team in the first game of the tournament in Group A at 11am against Lithuania in Hluboka. Afterwards at 3pm at the same ballpark Austria is taking on Spain. In the evening game in Hluboka at 7pm France faces Great Britain, which qualified in July for the U-18 Baseball European Championship.

In Group B the action starts also at 11am, but in Ostrava, with the contest between Ireland and Italy. At 3pm host Czech Republic plays against Belgium, which was the second qualifier winner in July. In the evening last time’s bronze medalist Germany is guests to Israel at 7pm.

All games will be live streamed and can be watched on the WBSC Europe YouTube Channel.

Play-by-play, results and standings can be followed on WBSC Europe website.

Latest news and photos from the championship can be found on WBSC Europe social media.