MLB, NPB veteran Rhiner Cruz ready for "great" Global Baseball Games series

MLB, NPB veteran Rhiner Cruz ready for "great" Global Baseball Games series
20/02/2024
The 38-year-old right-hander played in the Dominican and Venezuelan Professional Winter Leagues and wants to contribute: "I'm the type of guy who can pitch one or two innings and go back-to-back games."
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Czech star Martin Cervenka on the Global Baseball Games series: "You are going to see good baseball and competitive games in Osaka"

Czech star Martin Cervenka on the Global Baseball Games series: "You are going to see good baseball and competitive games in Osaka"
19/02/2024
"I took a look at Japan's roster, and they look like an outstanding team. At the same time, we are an experienced side." After a 10-year career in the United States, the catcher still enjoys playing the game.
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Swiss Baseball Softball Federation General Assembly welcomes four new members

Swiss Baseball Softball Federation General Assembly welcomes four new members
19/02/2024
President Dagmar Voith Leeman described the 2023 season as successful and highlighted the historic participation in the Baseball European Championship.
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Francisco Cervelli to replace Steve Janssen on Team Europe's Global Baseball Games coaching staff

Francisco Cervelli to replace Steve Janssen on Team Europe's Global Baseball Games coaching staff
19/02/2024
The former Major Leaguer will serve as special assistant to catching, with Luis Camargo taking over as third base coach. "It's amazing. When Marco Mazzieri asked me, I didn't hesitate," commented Cervelli.
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Women’s Softball European Cup Winners Cup B 2024 to be held in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium

Women’s Softball European Cup Winners Cup B 2024 to be held in Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium
18/02/2024
The Women’s Softball European Cup Winners Cup B 2024 is set to take place in the city of Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium. Organized by the Belgian club MSG Phoenix, the tournament will host seven teams from across Europe.
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Former Major Leaguer Alex Liddi talks Global Baseball Games: "Making Team Europe means a lot to me"

Former Major Leaguer Alex Liddi talks Global Baseball Games: "Making Team Europe means a lot to me"
16/02/2024
The veteran slugger became the first player born and developed in Italy to play at the MLB level when he debuted for the Seattle Mariners in September 2011. "Making the team means a lot to me. I can't wait to play."
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Sidney De Jong: "Europe will play Global Baseball Games to win"

Sidney De Jong: "Europe will play Global Baseball Games to win"
15/02/2024
The former superstar catcher participated in the Global Baseball Games 2015. "I am positive there will be good chemistry in the staff. We will be able to optimize the preparation for the games."
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Japan and Europe managers Ibata and Mazzieri discuss rosters ahead of Global Baseball Games

Japan and Europe managers Ibata and Mazzieri discuss rosters ahead of Global Baseball Games
14/02/2024
"I think we selected a good balance of players with national team experience and young players who were selected for the first time," said Hirokazu Ibata. "We are happy with what we have. We are also sorry because we had to make tough choices and leave some excellent players behind," commented Marco Mazzieri.
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Six Tokyo 2020 gold medallists are core of Samurai Japan Global Baseball Games roster

Six Tokyo 2020 gold medallists are core of Samurai Japan Global Baseball Games roster
14/02/2024
Pitchers Morishita, Kuribayashi and Taira; infielders Genda and Murakami (pictured above); and outfielder Kondoh competed at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Former Major Leaguers Cruz, Liddi and Beltre highlight Team Europe roster for Global Baseball Games

Former Major Leaguers Cruz, Liddi and Beltre highlight Team Europe roster for Global Baseball Games
14/02/2024
Right-hander Rhiner Cruz pitched in 74 games, slugging infielder Alex Liddi (pictured above) appeared in 61 and outfielder Engel Beltre played 22. The reigning European champions, Spain, contribute eight players, the Netherlands have seven, Italy six, Czechia four and Germany three.
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