Tag Archives: Italia

Teahen Italian Leader in Walks, Owens and Bermudez Star

Over the winter, we broke the news that Mark Teahen was coming out of retirement to play in Italy  (link), and over the course of the season, we have offered regular updates of his season with Padova (link). Teahen, though, … Continue reading

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Teahen Leads IBL in Walks as Season Concludes

Tommasin Padova finished its season with a two-game sweep at the hands of Angel Service Nettuno, which finished three games behind Italian Baseball League leaders Fortitudo Bologna 1953. Former major leaguer Mark Teahen finished on a high note, hitting a … Continue reading

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Paduans Split, Teahen’s Walk Streak Ends

Tommasin Padova broke its six-game losing streak in a weekend split with Parmaclima Parma thanks to 9 2/3 shutout innings from its bullpen, but former Kansas City Royal Mark Teahen’s streak of free passes ended at 10 games. The Paduans … Continue reading

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Owens’ University Commitment Leaves Bologna Missing an Ace

After a superb run in the Italian Baseball League, former Pirates’ top prospect Rudy Owens has ended his season to return to university. Owens, only 29, earned a cup of coffee in 2014 and was in his first campaign in … Continue reading

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Padua Swept in Last Two July Series, Teahen Walked in Every Game

Tommasin Padova’s pitching staff was battered in its last two series of July, dropping two games apiece to Italian Baseball League leader T&A San Marino and Rimini. After several weeks of stellar pitching efforts, the Paduans gave up 34 runs … Continue reading

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Teahen Hits First Italian Homer; Awaits Breakout

Mark Teahen hit his first home run in the Italian Baseball League, but struggled in three other June games as his Padua club won only one of four games in the past fortnight. Teahen’s roundtripper came in a 6-2 loss … Continue reading

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Padua Swept; Teahen Drives in Both Game Two Runs

Tommasin Padova lost a rollercoaster in the Friday series opener to T&A San Marino, 8-6, before dropping a 5-2 decision a day later. Though he was only 2-for-9 over the weekend, Mark Teahen drove home both runs in Saturday’s game, … Continue reading

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Notable Foreign Players in Italy

With the high profile signing of former Royals’ star Mark Teahen, Tommasin Padova dominated the off-season hot stove in the Italian Baseball League this past winter, but a handful of noteworthy foreign players also joined or returned to IBL clubs. … Continue reading

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Padua Swept as Teahen Neutralised

UnipolSai Bologna put 20 runs on the board against Tommasin Padova this past weekend, and Mark Teahen drew four walks against a wild but effective Andrea Pizziconi as Padua lost 11-8 and 9-1. Bologna appeared to be cruising to an easy win … Continue reading

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Teahen Breaks Slump in Padua Sweep

Mark Teahen reached base six times and drove in a key run as Tommasin Padova took two from last place Padule in yesterday’s Italian Baseball League doubleheader in Sesto Fiorentino (near Florence, Tuscany). Teahen drew four walks and stroked a sacrifice … Continue reading

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