22/07/2023 - 26/07/2023

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XVII Women's Softball World Cup 2023 - Group C - Official Payoff
23/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Canada score early and don't look back against Venezuela

RBI hits by Erika Polidori and Larissa Franklin make it 3-0 in the first. Emma Entzminger hit an inside-the-park home run. Morgan Rackel proved untouchable.

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23/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Italy power to 9-0 win over New Zealand

The hosts took the lead against New Zealand in the first. After wasting a few scoring opportunities, they opened the score in the seventh on home runs by McKenzie Barbara and Erika Piancastelli. Ilaria Cacciamani threw a complete game.

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22/07/2023 1 Minute Read
22/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Alice Nicolini goes the distance, Italy beat Venezuela

A three-run fifth at-bat gave the hosts all the runs they needed. Mackenzie Barbara had a two-hit game, Andrea Filler batted in two runs. Alice Nicolini threw a complete game.

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22/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Two home runs, consistent pitching lift Canada over the Philippines

Emma Entzminger prevented a run with a leaping catch and homered. Janet Leung broke the 0-0 tie with a three-run homer in the bottom of the third.

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22/07/2023 1 Minute Read

Olympic champions Japan over power New Zealand in Women's Softball World Cup debut

Nodoka Harada (grand slam) and Hotaru Tsukamoto homered in the first. Japan went at bat 13 times and scored eight runs. They didn't need to look back.

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21/07/2023 2 Minute Read

One day to go to WBSC Women's Softball World Cup Group C: Head coaches discuss their chances

The WBSC had a chance to interview Reika Utsugi (Japan), Kaleigh Rafter (Canada), Federico Pizzolini (Italy), Ana Santiago (Philippines), Maria Soto (Venezuela), and Donny Hale (New Zealand).

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20/07/2023 2 Minute Read

Women's Softball World Cup Group C: Japan, Canada and Italy expected to lead the way

The three teams warmed up during the Canada Cup. Japan's pitching (Miu Goto pitched during the World Games 2022) looked too strong for everybody. Venezuela, New Zealand and Philippines are willing to show they belong to the world stage.

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17/07/2023 1 Minute Read

XVII WBSC Women's Softball World Cub-Group C: "We are going to make the world of softball proud"

The Italian Northeastern Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia government introduced the event to the local press. FIBS president Andrea Marcon: "We're going to see the best softball Italy has ever experienced, and this region is going to make the world proud."

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