The Baseball European Championship took off in Bonn and Solingen, Germany.
All the games of the Baseball European Championship will be streamed live on GameTime, the WBSC OTT platform.
The first day of competition was bothered by rain and the game between the defending champions The Netherlands and Great Britain.
The 12 participating National Teams are divided into two groups. The best four of each group will play in the quarter-finals. The top five finishers will join South Africa in Bologna and Parma, Italy, for the WBSC Baseball Europe/Africa Qualifying Event for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020.