Daily Archives: November 17, 2012

WBCQ Panamá: Panamá Ousts Rivals Nicaragua in Classic

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. –Panamá outlasted a relentless Nicaraguan offence and took advantage of key scoring situations themselves in a 6-2 World Baseball Classic victory.  The hosts advance to face Colómbia, while Nicaragua was eliminated. Panamá took … Continue reading

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WBCQ Panamá: Brazil Posts Second Consecutive Upset

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Brazil’s hurlers struck out 10 and the blue-and-gold scored in their last five times at bat, outlasting Colómbia, 7-1.  The shocking victory sent Brazil to the championship game on Monday, while Colómbia … Continue reading

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WBCQ Taipei: Holdzkom Brothers Direct Kiwis to Title Game

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Unranked New Zealand once more stunned the baseball world with a 10-6 victory over the 34th-ranked Philippines.  The Diamondblacks’ relentless hitting attack scored in four different innings and the Kiwis set a World … Continue reading

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Philippines Preparing for Baseball Renaissance

Sixth in a series of World Baseball Classic Previews By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) MARYVILLE, Tenn. – The Philippines has played baseball for more consecutive years than any country outside of North America, but has only just become a global threat in the … Continue reading

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WBCQ Panamá: Marimon Leads Colómbia Past Nicaragua

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Colómbia scored five runs in the second inning and starting pitcher Sugar Ray Marimon shut down Nicaragua in an 8-1 World Baseball Classic victory.  Colómbia’s bullpen tossed four scoreless innings and Giovanny … Continue reading

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