Japan Women win international softball series 2-1 as U.S. National Team wins final game

Japan Women win international softball series 2-1 as U.S. National Team wins final game

June 28, 2016

Japan announces National Team roster for WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 Iwaki

Japan announces National Team roster for WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 Iwaki

June 25, 2016

One month to WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 in Iwaki, Japan

One month to WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 in Iwaki, Japan

June 24, 2016

Japan defeats USA in front of 31k Tokyo Dome crowd to open three-game international softball series

Japan defeats USA in front of 31k Tokyo Dome crowd to open three-game international softball series

June 23, 2016

MLB, MLBPA announce new initiatives to support growth of youth baseball, softball in U.S., Canada

MLB, MLBPA announce new initiatives to support growth of youth baseball, softball in U.S., Canada

June 22, 2016

Japan announces National Team roster for WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 Iwaki

TOKYO – The governing body of baseball in Japan has finalised the search for the best U-15 players (born 2001- 2003) in the nation, revealing the roster of 20 players who will represent the host country at the WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 in Iwaki, which will be staged from 29 July to 7 August.

Japan is the first nation to announce its roster for the 12-nation, elite youth world championship, as Japan’s selection committee confirmed eight pitchers, three catchers, six infielders and three outfielders.

One month to WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup 2016 in Iwaki, Japan

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The III U-15 Baseball World Cup will open on 29 July in Iwaki, Japan. Twelve nations, including world’s Nos. 1-7, will send their best players (born 2001 – 2003) to Iwaki to battle For the Title of World Champion. The Cuban National Team will head to Iwaki as baseball’s defending U-15 world champions.

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World rankings

Baseball World Rankings

Men's
Points
1 JPN
5154
2015
5154.00
2014
785.18
2013 +1
695.85
2012 +2
664.42
2011 +3
656.42
2010 +3
799.74
2009 +2
912.07
2 USA
5091
2015
5091.00
2014
766.02
2013 -1
759.72
2012
733.25
2011
893.25
2010
953.25
2009
1051.32
3 TPE
4702
2015
4702.00
2014 +1
605.48
2013 +1
548.48
2012 +2
499.79
2011 +4
444.04
2010 +2
524.36
2009 +2
561.63
Women's
Points
1 JPN
200
2012
200.00
2010
193.32
2 USA
160
2012
153.33
2010
153.33
3 AUS
123
2012
126.66
2010
140.00

Softball World Rankings

Women's
Points
1 JPN
1560
2015
1560.00
2 USA
1500
2015
1500.00
3 AUS
1300
2015
1300.00
Men's
Points
1 NZL
1340
2015
1340.00
2 CAN
1220
2015
1220.00
3 AUS
1140
2015
1140.00

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