240 Kids in 24 Teams at Indoor Baseball Tourney in Germany

15/03/2013

On February 16, 2013 24 teams from six federal states followed the invitation of the Luetjensee Little Lakers to Europe’s biggest indoor baseball tournament for kids – the 6th Little Lakers Baseball Cup.

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One Spot open for Semi-Finals

15/03/2013

Miami. It was a testament what excitement can be created with the World Baseball Classic. In front of a full house at Marlins Park in Miami, Florida the Dominican Republic had a feel of home field advantage against the United States in a 3-1 win, which sends them into the semi-finals. They are joining the Netherlands and Japan in San Francisco with the fourth berth being determined between Puerto Rico and Team USA on Friday evening.

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Pitcher Kenley Jansen added to Netherlands World Baseball Classic Roster

15/03/2013

Phoenix, AZ – Team Kingdom of the Netherlands announced today the addition of right-handed pitcher Kenley Jansen to its World Baseball Classic roster for play during the Championship Round at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. Jansen replaces pitcher Jonatan Isenia, who has a strained right elbow.

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WBC: Puerto Rico eliminates Italy to gain another chance

14/03/2013

Trailing 3-1, the team from the Caribbean scored 3 in the bottom of the eigth and now will face the loser between Team USA and the Dominican Republic

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INF Jurickson Profar added to Netherlands WBC Roster

14/03/2013

Phoenix, AZ – Team Kingdom of the Netherlands announced today the addition of versatile infielder Jurickson Profar to its World Baseball Classic roster for play during the Championship Round at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California. Profar replaces injured infielder Yurendell De Caster, who has a strained left plantar fascia.

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Five Teams remain in hunt for WBC Title

14/03/2013

Miami. Thanks to a late comeback Puerto Rico keeps in the race for the final round at the 2013 World Baseball Classic. They defeated Italy on Wednesday at Marlins Park, eliminating the European champion. Now the focus will switch to the highly anticipated clash between Team USA and the Dominican Republic on Thursday evening. The winner will clinch a berth in the semi-finals, while the loser gets a second chance against Puerto Rico on Friday.

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US, Dominican one step away from San Francisco

13/03/2013

Miami/Tokyo. While the second round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic in Tokyo, Japan ended with a victory of Team Samurai in the seeding game over the Netherlands, the second round in Miami, Florida got underway on Tuesday. The results don’t show any surprises. The Dominican Republic came back from a four-run deficit to down a strong Italian team. Team USA out-pitched and out-hit Puerto Rico en route to a win.

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WBC: Dominican Republic comes from behind to beat Italy

13/03/2013

Miami. According to manager Marco Mazzieri, Team Italy couldn’t have done more on Tuesday: “The boys played very well and they left everything on the field. That’s what I requested”.

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WBC: Abe’s two Home Runs in one Inning help Japan over Dutch

12/03/2013

Tokyo. Japan used two home runs by Shinnosuke Abe and eight runs in the second inning to beat the Netherlands 10-6 on Tuesday at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. With the victory Team Samurai finishes the second round in first place, ahead of the Dutch team.

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Dutch join Japan in WBC Semifinals – 2nd Round in Miami commences on Tuesday

11/03/2013

Tokyo/Miami. The 2013 World Baseball Classic is entering its decisive phase. Two semifinalists are already known with Japan and the Netherlands. After two-time WBC winner Team Samurai reached the final round in San Francisco on Sunday, the Dutch team – the reigning IBAF Baseball World Champion – followed one day later with an incredible win over Cuba.

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