01/09/2012 2 Minute Read

Japan, Korea and Canada celebrate big Wins on Saturday

Seoul (Korea). Fans at the XXV 18U Baseball World Championship saw exciting games on the second day of first-round play on Saturday. In the morning Canada celebrated a second straight walk-off win at Mokdong, coming back against a strong Italian team, scoring the winning run in the ninth. Nearly at the same time Australia erased a three-run deficit in the bottom of the ninth, before falling down to Venezuela in the tenth.

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31/08/2012 2 Minute Read

XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship finally under way

Seoul (Korea). After the rained out first day of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship, competition at Jamsil and Mokdong Stadiums in Seoul, Korea started finally with six games on Friday. In Group A Australia opened the tournament with an easy victory over Colombia. In the afternoon Korea edged out Venezuela in a close duel. In the evening defending champion Chinese Taipei shut out the Czech Republic.

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31/08/2012 1 Minute Read

18U BWC: Team USA mercy rules Netherlands

Seoul (Korea). Team USA started with a lopsided 17-0 victory over the Netherlands into the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea. In the evening game at Mokdong Stadium they scored 16 of the 17 runs in the last four innings to blow the score wide open, highlighted by a big nine-run rally in the seventh. It was the first game, which ended early after seven innings due to ten-run mercy rule.

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31/08/2012 1 Minute Read

18U BWC: Korea beats Venezuela to give Host first Victory

Seoul (Korea). The host of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship had a perfect start into the tournament. Korea beat Venezuela 2-1 thanks to a pair of third-inning runs and a solid pitching performance, as four pitchers combined to throw a four-hitter. They also out-hit their opponents 12-4, but a couple of base running mistakes on both sides denied more scores.

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31/08/2012 2 Minute Read

18U BWC: Canada edges Japan in Dramatic 10th

Team Canada defeated Japan 6-5 after ten dramatic innings at Mokdong stadium, Seoul, in the first round of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship.

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31/08/2012 1 Minute Read

18U BWC: Panama two-hits, two-runs Italy

In what has become, due to the postponement of Day 1 for bad weather, the opening match at the 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Panama defeated Italy 2-0, starring the starting pitcher Rigoberto Santamaria, who kept the Azzurri to only one hit for seven innings.

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28/08/2012 2 Minute Read

USA Baseball announces Roster for 18U Baseball World Championship

FULLERTON, Calif. – On Tuesday night, USA Baseball announced its final roster for the 2012 IBAF 18U Baseball World Championships in Seoul, South Korea. The final roster includes 20 players from eight different states.

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27/08/2012 2 Minute Read

Venezuela upsets Cuba to win I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship

Chihuahua (Mexico). Venezuela upset Cuba in the Gold Medal Game of the inaugural IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Cuauhtémoc and Parral, Mexico. The South Americans handed the heavy favorite its first loss in the tournament with a 10-2 blowout on Sunday evening at Chihuahua Stadium. Cuba had won all games prior to the final, including an 11-5 victory over Venezuela in the second round.

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27/08/2012 1 Minute Read

15U BWC: Brazil finishes 5th in Mexico

Brazil defeated Nicaragua 9-7 on Sunday morning in Chihuahua to finish in fifth place at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship. Three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning broke a 6-6 tie and gave the South Americans the decisive lead. Nicaragua has to settle for sixth in the tournament.

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27/08/2012 2 Minute Read

Baseball Canada announces Roster for IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship

OTTAWA- Baseball Canada announced today the 20-player Junior National Team roster that will represent Canada at the IBAF 18U Baseball World Championships August 30th-Septmember 8th in Seoul, South Korea.

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