15/04/2023 - 23/04/2023

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U-23 Men's Softball World Cup 2023 - Official Payoff

Bin Mohammad's grand slam propels Singapore past Israel for final Placement Round win

Bin Mohammad's grand slam propels Singapore past Israel for final Placement Round win
22/04/2023
The Singaporean infielder went 2-for-4 with four RBIs and scored a run to lead his team to a 6-1 victory over Israel.
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Jorge Martinez walk-off double sends Mexico to medal game

Jorge Martinez walk-off double sends Mexico to medal game
22/04/2023
With two runners on and New Zealand on the lead at 4-3, Jorge Martinez hit a two-out double down the left field line that gave Mexico a 5-3 win to secure a spot in the medal game.
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Hajny, Buchner, Magula homer as Czechia beat Team WBSC to secure seventh place

Hajny, Buchner, Magula homer as Czechia beat Team WBSC to secure seventh place
22/04/2023
Jonas Hajny pitched five innings of one-hit ball for Czechia, with seven strikeouts and a walk. He earned his third win of the tournament, and closed the World Cup with a 0.78 ERA, with 31 strikeouts.
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Michell Chirinos triples twice as Venezuela rally for eighth-place finish against South Africa

Michell Chirinos triples twice as Venezuela rally for eighth-place finish against South Africa
22/04/2023
Venezuela ended the Placement Round stint with a 4-1 record to finish eighth overall in the standings. South Africa concluded their campaign in the tournament with a 1-4 record and must wait for the results of the remaining Placement Round games to determine their final position.
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WBSC U-23 Men’s Softball World Cup Day 7: Japan advance to World Championship Final; remaining five Super Round teams still in medal contention

WBSC U-23 Men’s Softball World Cup Day 7: Japan advance to World Championship Final; remaining five Super Round teams still in medal contention
21/04/2023
Undefeated Japan made their way to the World Championship Final with a victory over Australia. Argentina, Australia, Mexico, Canada and New Zealand remain in medal contention with one day to go in the Super Round.
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Peker, Garolini home runs give Argentina 8-1 win against New Zealand to remain in contention

Peker, Garolini home runs give Argentina 8-1 win against New Zealand to remain in contention
21/04/2023
With the win, Argentina improved to 2-2 in the Super Round and remain in the hunt for a spot in the World Championship Final. They need a combination of results to join Japan in the final game.
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Matsumoto’s four-RBI game sends Japan to World Championship Final

Matsumoto’s four-RBI game sends Japan to World Championship Final
21/04/2023
Yoshinari Matsumoto finished with 2-of-3 hitting and was accounted for two of Japan's eight runs. Taiga Onishi started for Japan and pitched four innings, giving up two hits and one run while striking out six. Yutaro Inoue pitched a perfect fifth inning to close the game.
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Ean Eu, Shun Cheoh home runs highlight Singapore's first tournament win against Team WBSC

Ean Eu, Shun Cheoh home runs highlight Singapore's first tournament win against Team WBSC
21/04/2023
Ean Eu grand slam and a Shun Cheoh three-run homer fuelled the Singaporean offence in their first tournament win. Jeron Tan struck out eight in four innings giving up three hits and a walk to earn the win in the circle.
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Jose Valdez blanks Canada as Mexico get key win in Super Round

Jose Valdez blanks Canada as Mexico get key win in Super Round
21/04/2023
The Mexican pitcher tossed a complete game, giving up four hits and three walks against five strikeouts.
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Leon, Hadar homers lift Israel past South Africa in Placement Round

Leon, Hadar homers lift Israel past South Africa in Placement Round
21/04/2023
Leon was also the winning pitcher for Israel. He struck out 11 in seven innings while giving up eight hits, four walks and two runs.
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