Category Archives: European Championships

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

Posted in Caribbean, Cuba, Europe, European Championships, Russia, Tournaments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2019 European Championship Roster Preview

The 2019 European Championship starts today in Bonn and Solingen, Germany, with even more at stake that continental bragging rights. The top five teams will join South Africa in Bologna and Parma a few days after this tournament ends to … Continue reading

Posted in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Europe, European Championships, France, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Tournaments | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Africa, Argentina, Asia, Asian Baseball Championship, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Caribbean, Central America, China, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Congo, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Don't Blink Home Run Derby, El Salvador, Europe, European Championships, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greeece, Guam, Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Baseball Open, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Lithuania, Mexico, MLB, MLB European Academy, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North America, Oceania, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Premier 12, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South America, South American Championship, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Tournaments, U23 European Championship, Uganda, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, Zambia | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dutch Slug Their Way to European Title

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands claimed the 2014 European Baseball Championship title exactly the way it won all its games in the tournament: crushing home run after home run. The Dutch launched five roundtrippers and got strong pitching from … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, European Championships, Game Recaps, Interviews, Italy, Netherlands | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bolsenbroek’s Shutout Ends Italy’s Winning Streak

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands, ranked fifth in the world, managed just enough offence against NO. 11 Italy to clinch home field advantage in the 2014 European Baseball Championships. It leaves the Orange as the only undefeated side, but … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, European Championships, Game Recaps, Interviews, Tournaments | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Frady Pleased with German Effort at Euros

BRNO, Czech Republic – Extra Innings’ reporter Gabriel Fidler talked with German head coach Greg Frady after his club’s 5-2 victory over the Czech Republic. The decision left Germany 4-4 in the 2014 European Championships and in fifth place. Extra … Continue reading

Posted in European Championships, Germany, Tournaments | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Italy to Meet Netherlands in the 2014 European Championship Final

BRNO, Czech Republic – Dominant relief pitching and a bit third inning propelled Italy (7-0) to a 9-1 win over Czech Republic on a cool night for baseball at Draci Brno’s stadium. The victory qualified Italy for the European Baseball … Continue reading

Posted in Czech Republic, Europe, European Championships, Game Recaps, Italy, Tournaments | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Netherlands Qualifies for European Baseball Championship Final

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands (7-0) pounded out 16 hits, including home runs by Curt Smith and Gianison Boekhoudt, to beat France (4-3) 14-5 at the 2014 European Baseball Championships final round. There was little doubt from the beginning that … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, European Championships, France, Game Recaps, Netherlands, Tournaments | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Netherlands Tops Germany on Two Big Innings

BRNO, Czech Republic – The Netherlands (6-0) scored four runs in the fifth and seventh innings, adding two more in the ninth to defeat Germany (3-3), 10-2. The final score masked the fact that the final game of day one … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, European Championships, Game Recaps, Germany, Netherlands, Tournaments | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hejma, Sladek’s Power Surges Lift Czechs over France

BRNO, Czech Republic – Led by multi-home run days from Matej Hejma and Jakub Sladek, Czech Republic (4-2) destroyed France (4-2) 14-3 in seven innings on a beautiful afternoon for baseball at the 2014 European Championships Final Round. It was … Continue reading

Posted in Czech Republic, Europe, European Championships, France, Game Recaps, Tournaments | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment