Monthly Archives: August 2017

U23 Euros Review: Upsets and Standings

On Sunday, Europe crowned its first-ever Under-23 Champion, the Netherlands, after a thrilling 10-9 win in 10 innings over the Czech Republic. The Orange came back from a 5-1 deficit and led 8-6 going into the bottom of the ninth, … Continue reading

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Teahen Leads IBL in Walks as Season Concludes

Tommasin Padova finished its season with a two-game sweep at the hands of Angel Service Nettuno, which finished three games behind Italian Baseball League leaders Fortitudo Bologna 1953. Former major leaguer Mark Teahen finished on a high note, hitting a … Continue reading

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National Baseball Federations and Social Media

In the fast-paced world of sport, news flows quickly and rumours, scores, and quotes are reported by the minute. While many still wait to hear their news on SportsCenter or check the box scores in the morning, most journalists and … Continue reading

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The European U23 Championship Explained

With a light day of action at the European Under-23 Baseball Championship, it is worth examining the newest competition to the European baseball scene. The U23 Championship replaces the U21 championship, last held in Tel Aviv in 2016 with only four … Continue reading

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Bond Talks No-No, Pitching for Great Britain

WELS, Austria – This autumn, Nolan Bond will turn 21. Like others his age at the University of Houston, his conversations will include course schedules as he starts harder classes in his field, housing issues, and what he did over … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (30 July – 5 August)

It has been another busy week here at Extra Innings, and for those who have not subscribed to the site, we thought a run-down of the news we covered might come in handy. As usual, our news came from all … Continue reading

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Paduans Split, Teahen’s Walk Streak Ends

Tommasin Padova broke its six-game losing streak in a weekend split with Parmaclima Parma thanks to 9 2/3 shutout innings from its bullpen, but former Kansas City Royal Mark Teahen’s streak of free passes ended at 10 games. The Paduans … Continue reading

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GB’s Davison on His “Phenomenal” Day in Hyde Park

HYDE PARK, London – Gary Davison has represented Great Britain on a number of different stages, but none have ever been as notable as the one he climbed on July 4, as the Senior National Team member donned a ‘Red … Continue reading

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Globetrotting Lansford Signs with Bologna

Earlier this week, UnipolSai Bologna bid farewell to one of the Italian Baseball League’s best pitchers, Rudy Owens. Today, the club announced it is replacing Owens with fellow American hurler Jared Lansford. Lansford is a former Oakland Athletics’ prospect who … Continue reading

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