Tag Archives: European Championship

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

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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

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Israel Dominates C-Level European Championship

LJUBLJANA—The first European baseball tournament of 2014 to feature national teams recently concluded in Slovenia’s capital. The C-Level European Championships, which function as the lowest rung on a three step promotion system, saw eight teams contest 20 games over five … Continue reading

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International Baseball Tournaments, a Compendium

As I began writing previews for teams in the 2012 World Baseball Classic Qualifying rounds, I became very aware of the lack of organised information regarding international baseball tournaments.  I am primarily concerned (at least for now) only with competitions … Continue reading

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