18U BWC: Canada survives scare against Czech Republic

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Canada has a thing for thrilling games at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship. After three matches ending in walk-off style, they barely edged out the Czech Republic on Monday morning to improve to 3-1 in Group B play. Two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning broke the tie and decided the outcome. The Czech team remains winless in the tournament.



Which Teams reach Second Round at XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship?

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The fourth day of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship provided more excitement at Jamsil and Mokdong Stadiums in Seoul, Korea on Monday. With the exception of the easy wins by Australia and Japan over the Netherlands respective Italy, all games went down to the wire.



18U BWC: Japan cruises safely against Italy

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea) – Nothing to do for Italy in the fourth day of play in the 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, the lineup of the Azzurri surrendered to the mound of Japan, with starter Yu Kambara in the head, who struck out eleven in seven innings of job on the mound, and got a 7-1 victory in the penultimate game of the first round.



Canada continues to provide Drama at XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship

02/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). As on the first two days of the competition at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea, Canada was responsible for the most thrilling game. But this time they were on the wrong end of the celebrations. Chinese Taipei concluded day three by erasing an early 0-5 deficit en route to a walk-off victory in the ninth. Four teams are now tied with 2-1 records in Group A, as Japan shut out Panama.



18U BWC: Venezuela defends second place in Group B against the Netherlands

02/09/2012

Seoul (Korea) – Venezuela defeated the Netherlands 8-2 on the third day of competition at the 18U baseball World Championship in the Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, setting its record to 2 wins and 1 loss, tied with team USA and running up Korea’s perfect path. The Europeans still have no wins.



18U BWC: Italy finds no Problems against Czech Republic

02/09/2012

The all-European challenge of day four at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship between Italy and the Czech Republic was decided early. The Azzurri scored once in the first inning with Gasparini out of a hit by Mercuri (3-for-4, four RBI in the game), followed by a real big eigh-run second inning that led to an early ending in the seventh with a score of 12-1.



18U BWC: No trouble with Europeans as Panama also moves past Czech Republic

01/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). One day after a shutout over Italy, Panama also didn’t have any trouble with their second European opponent in Group B at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship. They moved past the Czech Republic 6-2 on Saturday evening, claiming their second win of the tournament. The Czech squad again played a respectable game – like they did in their opener against Chinese Taipei – but in the end had to settle for their second loss.



18U BWC: Colombia scores early, often in Win over Netherlands

01/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Colombia scored eight runs in the first two innings to defeat the Netherlands 9-6 at Mokdong Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Dutch team tried to come back, but it was too little to erase the big deficit. It is the first win for Colombia at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship, while the Netherlands lost the second day in a row.



18U BWC: Canada beats Italy at very Last Minute

01/09/2012

Seoul (Korea) – The third day of the IBAF XXV 18U Baseball World Championship in Korea put Italy in front of Canada. The protagonists of a resounding victory against Japan 24 hours before, repeated the success the hardest way, scoring tie and winning runs in the ninth against a Team Italy, which was focused and effective staying on top for the whole game.



Japan, Korea and Canada celebrate big Wins on Saturday

01/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Fans at the XXV 18U Baseball World Championship saw exciting games on the second day of first-round play on Saturday. In the morning Canada celebrated a second straight walk-off win at Mokdong, coming back against a strong Italian team, scoring the winning run in the ninth. Nearly at the same time Australia erased a three-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth, before falling down to Venezuela in the tenth.