Category Archives: Thailand

2020 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers

Editor’s Note: This post was published in January 2018. Our most recent update on the qualifiers was written January 2020 and can be found here [link]. We were asked on Twitter whether we knew about teams, host sites, and possible … 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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All-Time World Baseball Classic Records

Team                           Record             RF        RA       RD Australia                       1-8                   31        60        -29 Brazil                             3-3                   18        18        … Continue reading

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Taiwan Dominates Classic Qualifier, Awards

MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Despite two attempts by upstart New Zealand to defeat them, Chinese Taipei put on a baseball clinic in the fourth 2013 World Baseball Classic qualifier, winning three straight games.  New Zealand, who was unranked by the International … Continue reading

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All-Time World Baseball Classic Records

Team                           Record             RF        RA       RD Australia                        1-5                   29        46        -17 Brazil                               3-0                   … Continue reading

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2013 World Baseball Classic Pool Projections

With the final four bids for the 2013 World Baseball Classic in the book, it is possible to make an educated guess as to what teams will make up each of the four pools in the main part of the … Continue reading

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Projected New IBAF World Rankings

Two more World Baseball Classic qualifying rounds are in the book and, in each, a team drastically improved its world rankings. In the Chinese Taipei bracket, unranked New Zealand recovered from a loss to No. 8 Chinese Taipei in their … Continue reading

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WBCQ Taipei: Schoenberger, Fox Rolfe Lead Kiwis in Romp

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. – New Zealand scored in every inning and 17-year old Makauley Fox Rolfe dominated on the hill as the Diamondblacks ousted Thailand from the World Baseball Classic, 12-2.  The win was easily the biggest … Continue reading

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Damon Hopes to Foster Thailand’s Baseball Ambitions

Fifth in a series of World Baseball Classic Previews By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) MARYVILLE, Tenn. – Of the 16 teams in the qualifying round of the World Baseball Classic, Thailand is the most enigmatic.  Aside from American-born Johnny Damon, the nation … Continue reading

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WBCQ Taipei: Thailand Throws Away World Baseball Classic Victory

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Philippines 000 311 030 8 12 1 Thailand 100 000 010 2 7 7 Box score MARYVILLE, Tenn. – After taking a 1-0 lead into the bottom of the fourth inning, Thailand’s defence fell apart, giving up three … Continue reading

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