Women’s BWC: Venezuela stuns USA

18/08/2012

It is probably the biggest upset at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup so far. Venezuela stunned Team USA 5-1 in the afternoon game at John Fry Park. Four runs in the fourth decided the outcome, as the South American pitching issued just four hits in seven innings of play. Venezuela improved to 3-4 to end the first round. The United States dropped to 5-2 and has to wait until the evening to know if they are second or third.



15U BWC: Nicaragua edges out Germany

17/08/2012

Just one big inning was needed for Nicaragua to down Germany 5-4 on Friday morning at Cuauhtémoc stadium. They scored all five of their runs in the bottom of the sixth, erasing a 0-2 deficit en route to their second victory of the tournament. Germany threatened to come back in the ninth, but left the bases loaded to end the game.



15U BWC: Brazil one-hits Indonesia

17/08/2012

Brazil started the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico with a 21-0 shutout over Indonesia on Thursday morning in Parral Stadium. They already led with 11 runs, when the South Americans put ten runs on the board in the seventh. The Asian squad committed eight errors in the loss.



Women’s BWC: Canada keeps clean Slate

17/08/2012

On the second to last day of the first round host Canada improved to 6-0 to solidify first place at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. The Maple Leafs downed Cuba 12-2 in six innings on Thursday evening. Six runs in the first gave Canada an early and commanding lead, putting them on the fast track to victory lane.



15U BWC: Honduras dominates Lithuania

17/08/2012

Honduras dominated Lithuania in a 12-2 seven-inning victory on Thursday in the first game in Chihuahua at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship. They scored nine runs in the third to decide things quickly. Two runs in the seventh ended the contest early due to ten-run mercy rule.



15U BWC: Cuba dismantles Hong Kong

17/08/2012

Cuba put on a show in their first game at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico. Playing in Parral they dismantled Hong Kong 31-4 in five innings. Seven runs in the first, 12 in the third and ten in the fourth turned the game into a whopping blowout.



15U BWC: Aruba crushes Germany

17/08/2012

Aruba had a perfect start into the premier IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship. They crushed Germany 18-6 in seven innings. They scored in six of the seven frames, highlighted by a seven-run rally in the fifth. Germany’s defense helped, committing a whopping nine errors.



Women’s BWC: USA overcomes early Deficit in Win over Chinese Taipei

17/08/2012

The USA overcame an early scare en route to a 13-3 victory over Chinese Taipei. The two-time champion erased a first-inning deficit to win their fifth game at the V Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. Playing at John Fry Park they scored in each frame between the second and the fifth to end the contest due to ten-run rule. Chinese Taipei is now 3-3 in the tournament, hoping to qualify for the semi-finals.



15U BWC: Nicaragua overpowers Ukraine

15U BWC: Nicaragua overpowers Ukraine
17/08/2012

Due to the rain delay in Parral, Ukraine-Nicaragua game in Cuauhtemoc was definetly the first game of the first IBAF 15U Baseball World Championships.



Women’s BWC: Australia clinches 4th Place in 1st Round

17/08/2012

Australia is joining Canada, USA and Japan in the semi-finals of the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. The team from Down Under shut out Chinese Taipei 11-0 on Friday morning to clinch fourth place in the first round of the tournament. The Asian squad has to settle for the consolation round. The opponent for Australia will be determined later on Friday.