Venezuela upsets Cuba to win I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship

27/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). Venezuela upset Cuba in the Gold Medal Game of the inaugural IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Cuauhtémoc and Parral, Mexico. The South Americans handed the heavy favorite its first loss in the tournament with a 10-2 blowout on Sunday evening at Chihuahua Stadium. Cuba had won all games prior to the final, including an 11-5 victory over Venezuela in the second round.



Cuba playing Venezuela for Gold in Chihuahua

26/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). Cuba and Venezuela will play in the Gold Medal Game at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Mexico. Cuba remained undefeated thanks to a walk-off victory over Mexico on Saturday evening. With the victory they also knocked off the host from the championship game, as they fell into a tiebreaker with Venezuela and Chinese Taipei.



15U BWC: Argentina, Honduras win in Group 2

26/08/2012

Honduras clinches seventh place in I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship with victory over Germany



15U BWC: Team Italy gets the best of Germany

25/08/2012

The all-European clash of the second round of the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship between Germany and Italy ended with a clean victory of the latter with a score of 16-6, but the game was in balance until the very last innings.



Cuba last remaining Team with clean Slate at 15U Baseball World Championship

24/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). Cuba remains as the lone undefeated team at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico. The baseball powerhouse won a pitcher’s duel against Chinese Taipei on Thursday morning to improve to 3-0 in the second round, staying on course to reach the Gold Medal Game. Meanwhile their biggest opponent so far, Venezuela, stumbled over Mexico, losing for the first time after dominating with a terrific offensive performance before. In the third Group 1 matchup Brazil nearly blew a big lead against Nicaragua.



15U BWC: First shot for Team Italy in the Second Round

23/08/2012

Team Italy defeated Hong Kong 17-5 in seven innings in the second day of the second round at the 15U Baseball World Championship held in Chihuahua, Mexico.



Teams start into 2nd Round at 15U Baseball World Championship

23/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). The I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Cuauhtémoc and Parral started into the second phase on Wednesday. The best two teams from each first-round pool moved up into Group 1, trying to qualify for Gold Medal and Bronze Medal Games next Sunday in another round robin. Cuba and Venezuela confirmed their favorite status by improving to 2-0 in their pool on Wednesday. Also Mexico started successfully with a blowout over Brazil. The Venezuela-Mexico matchup will be in the spotlight on Thursday.



15U BWC: Aruba pushes Italy back for the first victory in round 2

23/08/2012

Aruba defeated Italy 9-8 in the first game of the second round at the 15U Baseball World Championship in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.



15U BWC: Aruba wins a crazy game against Ukraine

22/08/2012

Despite a 5 run first at bat, Ukraine lost (12-10) against Aruba in the last game of group ‘C’ and finished in last place; they will compete in Cuauhtemoc for 13th place in the final standings, while Arubahas access to the group that will seed teams from 7th to 12th place in Parral.



15U BWC: Chinese Taipei finds no obstacles in Lithuania

21/08/2012

Chinese Taipei didn’t leave any chance to Lithuania in the I 15U IBAF Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Mexico.