The Bolivarian Games, a lesser known Pan-American tournament, started on Nov. 20. We offered daily wrapups: Days 1 and 2 (tweet), Day 3 (tweet), and Day 4 (tweet). We also profiled prospects playing for Colómbia, Jorge Alfaro and Tito Polo:
We noted some of the countries eligible to play in the Bolivarian Games who did not send teams:
Meanwhile, preparations continued for the Under-23 Pan-American Championship as México revealed its roster (tweet) and Puerto Rico tabbed its first starting pitcher (tweet), while we profiled a top prospect, Harold Arauz (tweet). We linked to a channel for live streaming (tweet).
In European news, Polish Baseball added a new ballpark in Wroclaw (tweet) and Italy announced its participation in Honkbal Week 2018 (link). Additionally, Baseball Europe had a surprise piece of news as it revealed a new competition: The Super Six (link). We disclosed the teams for the premier edition:
Next week will see more from the Pan-American World Cup Qualifier and the East African Baseball Championship.