Category: Premier12

World No. 1 Japan loads all-NPB roster for WBSC Premier12 global baseball clash

TOKYO — Samurai Japan manager Atsunori Inaba revealed the 28-man roster he will take into battle against the world’s top 12 national teams at the 2019 WBSC Premier12 this November. Inaba went exclusively with players from Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), including several All-Stars, with the Tokyo Giants and Fukuoka Softbank Hawks leading the selection, both with five players named to Japan’s top team. Japan’s roster announcement for the WBSC Premier12 went viral on Twitter, setting off thousands of retweets, likes and discussions among fans. 10月31日、11月1日に開催されるENEOS 侍ジャパンシリーズ2019「日本 vs カナダ」に出場する侍ジャパントップチーム(稲葉篤紀監督)の選手全28名が決定いたしました。同選手で第2回 WBSC プレミア12にも出場します。侍ジャパン — 野球日本代表 侍ジャパン 公式 (@samuraijapan_pr) October 1, 2019 Japan...

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Americas giants Mexico, Venezuela to meet in warm-up for WBSC Premier12

PUEBLA, Mexico — The National Baseball Teams of world No. 6 Mexico and No. 9 Venezuela announced they will tune up for November’s WBSC Premier12 with a “Giants of Latin America” two-game series from 26-27 October at Puebla’s Hermanos Serdan Stadium. Both squads are hunting for the Premier12 trophy and to finish the global baseball battle — the most important international baseball competition in recent history — as the top team from the Americas, which will earn them a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Milwaukee Brewers coach Carlos Subero will manage the Venezuelan National Team for the...

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