Category Archives: Tournaments

2019 Southeast Asian Games Schedule

The schedule for the Southeast Asian Games baseball competition has been released. The 30th edition of the multi-sport tournament will be hosted by the Philippines beginning on 30 November, with baseball starting in the event’s second week. Games will be … Continue reading

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Olympic Baseball Qualification (As of Nov. 8)

Baseball qualification for the Olympics can be maddening to understand. With major tournaments, plus an additional 10 events feeding into those qualifiers, there is a lot of which to keep track. Thus far, two of the six teams for Tokyo … Continue reading

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2019 Premier 12 Friendlies

Over the previous week or so before the Premier12, 11 the teams in the tournament played friendlies against each other in preparation for the event. Venezuela played the most contests, heading to Mexico for a pair of games before moving on … Continue reading

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Under-10 Pan-American Championship

The second Pan-American Championship in as many years was hosted by Costa Rica from Oct. 26-Nov. 2. Games were scheduled for seven innings. October 26 8:30        Field 1   Colombia 0 – Brazil 1 11:30      Field 1   Costa Rica vs. Guatemala … Continue reading

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Checking in on Russian Baseball

Russian baseball has just finished a busy year with the annual Russian Series to determine its domestic champion. Along the way, the federation sent squads to compete at the European B-Level Championship and Pool 2 of the Under-18 European Championship … Continue reading

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Venezuela Unveils Premier 12 Roster

Venezuela announced its roster for the Premier 12 on Saturday, and it includes four players with significant MLB experience. As with most teams from the Americas, Venezuela is severely hampered by MLB’s decision not to allow 40-man roster players to … Continue reading

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Mexico Announces Premier 12 Roster

The next nation to announce its Premier12 roster is México [list], which will feature some recognisable names in Christián Villanueva (above), Fernando Salas, and Horacio Ramírez, along with five other former major leaguers. As with the other COPABE (Americas) nations, … Continue reading

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Controversy and Excitement for the Euro Baseball Cup

BREAKING: A new event has been added to the international calendar this autumn, but not without some controversy. The Professional Dream Baseball Cup, also known as the European Baseball Cup, is set to take place in Andalusía from Oct. 30-Nov. … Continue reading

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Europe-Africa Olympic Qualifier Preview

Parma, Italy – The gauntlet for five European places at the Europe-Africa Olympic qualifier  has been run and the end result netted no real surprises: European champions the Netherlands, plus Italy, Israel, Spain, and the Czech Republic. That quintet will be … Continue reading

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XXXII Under-12 Pan-American Championship

The Under-12 Pan-American Championship took place with absolutely no fanfare from (or, indeed, announcement) from September 7- 14, 2019. Games were played at the Luis Alberto Villegas Stadium in Medellín, Colómbia, in the shadow of the professional stadium where one … Continue reading

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