Baseball European Champions Cup: day three preview

Baseball European Champions Cup: day three preview
The Baseball European Champions Cup enters its third day on June 8, 2023, with four games.

Today's games of the Baseball European Champions Cup will play a crucial role in determining which teams will advance to the final round and which teams will face delegation.

After two days of competition, HCAW from the Netherlands and 1949 Parma Baseball Club from Italy have emerged as the frontrunners in their respective groups, each with two wins. 

The first game of the day will feature a clash between Draci Brno (CZE) and the group leader 1949 Parma Baseball Club (ITA) in Amsterdam.

After the match, an exhibition game of disable baseball will be played in Amsterdam, involving the teams Portland Poema's (NED) VS Amsterdam North Stars (NED). The game will be live-streamed.

Over in Bussum, Group B SKSB Arrows Ostrava (CZE) will square off against Rouen Huskies (FRA), looking for a victory to keep their hopes alive.

At 19:00, the third game of the day will witness a thrilling encounter between Bonn Capitals (GER) and HCAW (NED) in Bussum. Thirty minutes later, Amsterdam Pirates (NED) take on the Untouchables Paderborn (GER).

The outcomes of these games will significantly impact the standings and the teams' paths in the tournament. 

All games will be live-streamed on the WBSC Europe YouTube Channel. Play-by-play will be available on the WBSC Europe event's website.

Cover photo by Bob Prins