Category Archives: Europe

2019 International Baseball Schedule

Every year, Extra Innings publishes a list of all international baseball fixtures. This list evolves over the year as most international baseball events beyond the top tournaments are planned less than six months in advance. This was never more true … Continue reading

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Markus Solbach Breaks Australian Record

ADELAIDE, Australia — In a game featuring multiple WBC qualifying round stars, recent Dodgers signee Markus Solbach today broke the Adelaide Bite record for most strikeouts in a season. The German right-hander struck out fellow international veteran Gift Ngoepe in … Continue reading

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Bichette Drafted No. 1 for Don’t Blink Home Derby

Excitement continues to build for the second annual Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise, for which we had an exclusive preview last week [link]. A new feature of this year’s edition premiered today as best friends and rival team … Continue reading

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Brinson, Toussaint, Chisholm Lead Don’t Blink Home Run Derby’s Loaded Lineup

When we last spoke with Bahamian Todd Isaacs, the first Don’t Blink Home Run Derby in Paradise had just concluded in sensational fashion, with Blue Jays’ top prospect Bo Bichette winning the home run crown before a large and enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Seventh Hong Kong International Baseball Open

Over the weekend, the annual Hong Kong International Baseball Open returned in its seventh addition. Over the years, it has featured a similar set of teams, including three national teams from small Asian countries, two universities, travel teams from North … Continue reading

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Ebersohn’s Two Homers Secures Fifth Win for South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – You heard it here first: South African baseball is on the rise! With yet another dominant performance, South Africa put an exclamation point on its series with France, claiming an 11-4 victory to defeat its … Continue reading

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Elario, Botha Clinche Series Victory for South Africa

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – With its offense still clicking in high gear, South Africa emphatically claimed its series with France this afternoon, defeating the visitors 13-1 for its fourth win in the seven-game set. Jared Elario hurled six shutout … Continue reading

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Lewis-Walker Tosses Gem for South Africa in 7-1 Defeat of France

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – South Africa continued its excellent approach early in the game, jumping out to an early lead, and Robert Lewis-Walker tossed his second gem of the series as the host nation cruised to a 7-1 victory … Continue reading

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Lefevre’s Hustle, Mottay’s Pitching Tie France – South Africa Series at Two

DURBAN, South Africa – After three days of early South Africa leads on the way to offensive outbursts from both sides, France waited until the game’s final frame to win the pitching duel, 5-4. The walkoff win tied the series … Continue reading

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Céspedes’ Arm, Bat Lead France to First Victory in South Africa

DURBAN, South Africa – South Africa continued its onslaught on the French pitching staff, but France piled it on in the middle innings and defeated South Africa 11-9. After 12 home runs left the park in Boksburg over the weekend, … Continue reading

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