The week started with a Bahamian pitcher listed as a Top 50 Junior College draft prospect, who could be a potential Great Britain ace:
We broke the news that Thailand will compete in the Asian Games this year:
The Cubs hired former Netherlands’ manager Steve Janssen (tweet).
We added Korean teams to our master schedule for 2018 (link).
We published the first half of our interview with Todd Isaacs in which he discusses the Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise, the first-ever professional baseball event in the Bahamas:
Our lead writer, Gabriel Fidler, wrote up Trevor Hoffman‘s Hall of Fame induction and what he means to Team GB for the Great Britain Baseball site:
We responded to a reader query about the teams missing from the WBSC world rankings with a discussion of baseball in countries with national federations but excluded from the list. We touched on everyone from Botswana to Sint Maarten and Tunisia to Afghanistan (thread).
We broke the news on Pakistan’s participation in international tournaments this year:
We sat down with MiLB.com’s Tyler Maun for a chat about the minors and baseball internationally, with the interview available later this month (tweet).
Leonardo Seminati, a top Italian prospect who signed last year with the Reds, started the first baseball camp in Bergamo, Italy (tweet).
We broke the news that Curaçao had been officially added to the Latin American Baseball Series after appearing in the tournament last week (tweet).
Previous articles in this series include:
21-27 January (link)
14-20 January (link)
7-13 January (link)
1-6 January (link)
22-31 December (link)
15-21 December (link)
8-14 December (link)
1-7 December (link)
15-30 November (link)
1-14 November (link)
15-31 October (link)
1-14 October (link)
Month of September (link)
27 August-2 September (link)
20-26 August (link)