Tag Archives: GB

Baseball Euros Expansion Under Consideration

In non-WBC Qualifier news out of the Czech Republic, it appears that the Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) is considering expanding the European Championship. At the latest congress last weekend, CEB issued a number of awards, including Federation of the … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (25 February-3 March)

    The week started with a host of updates from our European players in American education. Great Britain’s Paul Kirkpatrick had a great start for Western Kentucky (tweet). Lithuania’s Marius Balandis had his first start of the year for … Continue reading

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GB’s Esch on Playing for the Queen, Next to Ichiro

The second in a series of a Season Previews of Great Britain Baseball Players. Jake Esch was due to appear for Great Britain in the 2016 World Baseball Classic Qualifier, but instead found himself summoned to the big leagues by … Continue reading

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GB Star Blake Taylor Healthy, Ready to Climb Ranks

The second in a series of a Season Previews of Great Britain Baseball Players. Blake Taylor was a key pitcher in Great Britain’s improbable run to the championship game of the 2016 World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Brooklyn. The southpaw had … Continue reading

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Nateshon Thomas, British Virgin Islands Baseball Trailblazer

By Gabriel Fidler, @extrainnings_bb BROOKLYN, New York – Great Britain entered the recent World Baseball Classic Qualifier as a serious underdog, but upset Brazil and defeated Pakistan on its way to the qualifier final against Israel. While Israel claimed the … Continue reading

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Treacle, Crumpets, and Great Britain’s All-Star Pitching Coach

By Gabriel Fidler, @extrainnings_bb BROOKLYN, New York – At the recently completed World Baseball Classic Qualifier, Israel advanced to the main body of the World Baseball Classic in March, fending off a determined Great Britain, which had upset Brazil and … Continue reading

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Hendrix Shuts Out Ukraine to Qualify Britain for Euros

By Gabriel Fidler Box Score ZÜRICH – Greg Hendrix pitched a nine-inning masterpiece against Ukraine in the championship game of the B-Level European Championships’ Zürich pool, and Great Britain earned a spot in the 2014 top level European tourney with … Continue reading

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