Chinese Taipei dominated the afternoon game in Barranquilla. Starting pitcher Chiang Kuo Hao didn’t give a chance to South Africa’s line up. An eigth-run third inning gave the hurler a lead that proved to be more than comfortable
A 2-home run, 6 RBI game by second baseman Chanhyung Kim was the highlight of an spectacular offensive performance by Korea, who recovered from a 6-run lead in the first inning to overcome Australia, 14-7, and clinch their third win of the tournament.
Once again Japan was off a productive start. The defending World Champions took advantage of a wild start by Bonifacio and scored five in the first. It was much more than Hiroki Kondo needed to win it against The Netherlands
For the second consecutive night Venezuela won a game in which he started losing. This time it was the Czech Republic that took advantage early in the game, but the Venezuelan offense scored in five consecutive episodes to claim the match 8-2.
The game between South Africa and The Netherlands began on time but was first delayed after 2 innings and then cancelled. The game between the hosts Colombia and Chinese Taipei never started and was cancelled after a 90 minute wait
With a solid performance of their pitchers, and an offensive of 15 hits, Korea beat Puerto Rico, 6-3, and claimed its second victory of the competition. The Korean staff was dominant, allowing only 3 hits to the Caribbean team.
A solid work by the pitchers and a 3-run homer by Jordan McArdle were the difference in the first match of the third day of the U-23 Baseball World Cup, where Australia clinched a fundamental triumph against the Dominican Republic, 4-3.
The team captain put Samurai ahead with a three run shot and a combined effort by starting pitcher Sakaguchi and a strong bull pen made the rest. The defending champions are undefeated after three days of group play
Venezuela remains at the top of the standings in Group B of the U-23 Baseball World Cup, after its triumph against Puerto Rico, 7-2. The South American team’s record is now two wins with mo losses, tied with the Dominican Republic.
The hosts outscored and outhit (13-2) the opponents and earned their second win in the tournament. ‘El Silenciador de Bates’ Hugo Beltran, born in Barranquilla in 2000, went 3.2 innings and left with a standing ovation
Australia claimed today its first win of the II U-23 Baseball World Cup, defeating Czech Republic, 5-3. Ulrich Bojarski homered for the second day in a row for the green team and guided his team to the victory.
The third baseman of the third place Samurai team at the U-18 World Cup 2017 broke the tie in an oldfashioned pitching duel with a two run shot in the third. Atsuki Taneichi pitched seven stellar innings to earn the win
It looked like an easy night for Colombia and indeed it was until starter Sanmartin remained in the game. It actually ended with the potential tying run at bat and second baseman Perez needed some effort to manufacture the third out