WBC: Japan survives Opener against Brazil

02/03/2013

Fukuoka. Two-time champion Japan survived a scare against Qualifier winner Brazil to win the World Baseball Classic opener in Fukuoka by a score of 5-3. Three runs in the top of the eighth turned a 2-3 deficit into the victory.

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Day 2 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship

Day 2 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship
02/03/2013

Australia 10 v. Indonesia 0 Australia again showed that they will be the team to beat in their section at the 2013 TradeStaff World Softball Championships when they beat Indonesia 10-0 in four innings. Among the standout players for Australia were Andrew Kirkpatrick and Zenon Winters. Kirkpatrick, who was the designated player, batted three for […]

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2013 World Baseball Classic commences on Saturday

01/03/2013

For the third time after 2006 and 2009 the World Baseball Classic will be played from March 2 to March 19. Japan won the first two editions with wins over Cuba respective Korea in the title games.

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Day 1 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship

Day 1 at the 13th ISF Men’s Softball World Championship
01/03/2013

Samoa v Great Britain Samoa made a dream start to its second appearance at a world softball championship when they beat Great Britain 2–0 at Rosedale Park in the opening game of the 2013 tournament. Samoa’s opening run and the tournament’s first was scored in the fourth with Joshua Niu, batting eighth in the order, […]

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MLB Umpiring Staff Changes for 2013 announced

26/02/2013

Major League Baseball announced the changes to the Major League Umpiring staff for the 2013 regular season. The changes include three new crew chiefs and three new full-time Major League Umpires.

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Final Rosters for 2013 World Baseball Classic

22/02/2013

World Baseball Classic, Inc. announced the final rosters submitted before the February 20th deadline by the 16 Baseball Federations participating in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Final rosters include up to 28 players. Provisional rosters were announced on January 17th.

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Coach Clinic in Mexico City

21/02/2013

A one-week clinic for Baseball coaches is underway in Mexico City. From February 17 to 23, 2013 the Mexican Baseball Federation in cooperation with International Sports Group are hosting a level-one baseball course in the Mexican capital. Peter Caliendo (member of the IBAF Tournaments Commission), Jim Hall (ABCA Hall of Fame), and Mike Pinto (Manager Southern Illinois Minors, Frontier League) are the coaches during the clinic.

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Toronto Blue Jays hosting summer camps in 17 cities

17/02/2013

DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Blue Jays’ Super Camps are returning for a third consecutive year, the club announced Friday.

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“Baseball For All” squad wins inaugural Mayan Princess Cup

15/02/2013

Merida, Yucatan – On the same day that baseball pioneer Justine Siegal learned that her sport had succeeded in its petition to be played at the Pan American Games, her “Baseball For All” (BFA) team of 12-year-olds beat the host Yucatan Flower Power squad 11-1 in a game that was closer than the score indicated, to win the inaugural Mayan Princess Cup. BFA wound up undefeated with a perfect 6-0 record through the double knockout style tournament that included an earlier 8-5 victory over Flower Power, as well as a pair of wins against each of the Jalisco Blue Jays and Colegio Merida.

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Preseason Golden Spikes Watch List released

15/02/2013

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced its preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List on Thursday, marking the organization’s first step toward identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2013 for the 36th time.

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