Category Archives: Europe

British Baseball Weeks 5 & 6: Baseball in Wales, Cardiff with No-No; Capitals Toss Consecutive Shutouts, End Mets’ Run at Eight

The second fortnight in May was a good one for the London Capitals, as the team received a pair of impressive shutouts from its pitching staff and split a two-game set with the first-place London Mets. It was the Welsh … Continue reading

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British Baseball Weeks 3 & 4: Relentless Offense for London Mets Breaks NBL Logjam

Our last update featured a four-way tie for first place in British Baseball’s National Baseball League. A fortnight later and the London Mets are once more on top as the juggernaut seeks its fourth consecutive title. The middle of the … Continue reading

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British Baseball Weeks 1 & 2: Hamilton Sets British Homer Record; Four NBL Teams Tied

The British baseball regular season started on May 2, with action in seven of its 17 leagues. We will primarily cover the top circuit, the National Baseball League (NBL), while highlighting noteworthy feats in the lower tiers. For more on … Continue reading

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Explaining the Structure of British Baseball

Following baseball in Great Britain can be a rather confusing endeavor, with a myriad of different organisations and leagues. This primer aims to make clear what the various entities are and how they correspond to each other. It avoids any … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Germany’s Wittman Commits to West Texas A&M

Another European player has signed with an American university for the 2022 season, the third announced in the past week. Paul Wittmann is one of five German-raised players due to play in the U.S. next spring, and the fourth European … Continue reading

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Updates on Europeans at U.S. Universities

Below are updates on selected players from the list of 164 European and European-eligible players at North American universities. Included are a national statistical leader, two Italian Serie A players, and a Honkbal Hoofdklasse pitcher, among others. Great Britain’s Richard … Continue reading

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Red Sox’ Rincónes Now on JuCo Route

Just after the 2017-18 international signing period began, we broke the news that the Red Sox had signed a new Aruban shortshop, Brandon Rincones [link]. Mike Andrews of SoxProspects reported in November that Rincónes had been released in January 2020, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Italy Awarded 2021 U23 Euros, Apparent Qualification

The Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) has been awarded hosting rights for the 2021 Under-23 (U23) European Championship. Italy will now host the Senior, U23, and U18 tournaments, the first time ever that one country will host Europe’s top three … Continue reading

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Olympic Qualifier: Netherlands – Italy

Game 15 of the Olympic Qualifier between the Netherlands and Italy was expected by many to be the de facto championship, but instead, the Netherlands used it to claim a place in the Final Olympic Qualifying Tournament. Here are our … Continue reading

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BBF Press Release: GB U23 Coach Spencer Promoted

The following is a press release from the British Baseball Federation. We will have more imminently as the situation develops.  The British Baseball Federation is excited to announce the appointment of Mr Drew Spencer as the Lead Programme and Seniors … Continue reading

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