Category Archives: Italy

New Rankings Offer Premier 12 Insight

The WBSC released its new rankings yesterday, taking into account more than 250 new games played, including the Under-15 World Cup and numerous continental championships. The U.S. retained its rightful place at the top after winning the U15 global title … Continue reading

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Fall Instructs Rosters International Preview [Part II]

Yesterday, we explained fall instructional camp and offered some thoughts on how ‘instructs’ work [link]. We also previewed the first 10 major league organisations’ rosters for instructs, noting every player from outside a top baseball region (e.g. the U.S.). Today, … Continue reading

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Fall Instructs Rosters International Preview [Part I]

While the minor league season has officially come to a close, many players have not put down the uniform for the final time this year. After MiLB playoffs conclude, all but four major league organisations hold a fall instructional camp, … Continue reading

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Europeans in American Education All-Star Team

This spring, 75 baseball players with European connexions suited up for American universities, junior colleges, and high schools. We handed out weekly awards to a huge number of them: 12 different four-year players took home a Player of the Week, … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education Weekly Awards

Compiled below is our full list of weekly award winners among European-eligible players at American universities. This includes Four-Year Player and Pitcher of the Week, along with JuCo Player, Pitcher, and Rookie of the Week. In parentheses is the number … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education Final [A-C]

This spring, we began what turned out to be an ambitious project to follow the seasons of Europeans and Americans eligible to play for European countries in their spring seasons at American universities and high schools. We started with a … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (11-17 March)

The national team of Czech Republic gave a quick update as it travelled to Sicily for spring training (tweet). Martin Mužík continued his torrid streak as we updated you on European players in the US (tweet). We also offered updates from … Continue reading

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SCOUTING: Italy’s Bocchi Relieves for Longhorns

Scouting Report by Eric Bynum with editorial assistance from Gabriel Fidler. Image copyright FIBS. Many of you have been following our updates on European baseball players at American universities and high schools. One of this list of more than five dozen … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Week 3]

Though early spring weather wreaked havoc with the schedules of several teams this week, only a few universities and high schools have yet to start their season. As such, we have an update for most of our 61 European baseballers … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Week 2]

Another six players were added to our list over the weekend, including our first player from Scotland. Yet another Greek-American joined the list, which brought that number to 11, though it is liable to double by the end of the … Continue reading

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