MLB, Atlantic League will experiment new rule changes

MLB, Atlantic League will experiment new rule changes
17/04/2021
Teams will lose their designated hitter once they remove their starting pitcher from the game. The pitching rubber will be moved back 12 inches (30.48 centimetres).
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Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards

Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards
16/04/2021
Over the years, Endo has contributed to the development of softball in Peru, serving as an athlete, team delegate, event organizer and sports leader.
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Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation

Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation
16/04/2021
He will serve for a two-year term: "The board and I appreciate the trust of the regional federations."
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Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights

Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights
16/04/2021
Playing baseball and representing your country in the Olympic Games doesn’t compare with anything, Contreras says.
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WBSC podcast in Spanish: Catcher Sashel Palacios proud Mexico qualified for Olympic softball for first time in history

WBSC podcast in Spanish: Catcher Sashel Palacios proud Mexico qualified for Olympic softball for first time in history
15/04/2021
The 25-year-old catcher confessed she didn’t expect to become an Olympian. “I never thought we were going to go to the Olympics. But now, at this moment, I want to do everything to fulfil the dream I had when I was a child.”
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MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day: 15-16 April

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day: 15-16 April
15/04/2021
The iconic number 42 will appear on all MLB fields. Over 100 major leaguers will donate to the Players Alliance to support the foundation named after the player who broke baseball's colour barrier.
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USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter

USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter
15/04/2021
The 28-year old left-hander kept the Cleveland Indians hitless, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 8-0 win. He pitched for the US Collegiate National Team in the Summers of 2012 and 2013.
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Samurai Japan reveal new red jersey and Olympic warm-up games

Samurai Japan reveal new red jersey and Olympic warm-up games
15/04/2021
The Samurai Japan National Baseball Team will play NPB teams in a pair of Tokyo 2020 Olympic warm-up games on 24 and 25 July.
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Jair Fernández to manage Colombian National Team in WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier

Jair Fernández to manage Colombian National Team in WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier
15/04/2021
The former minor league catcher will work with a staff that has MLB playing or coaching experience.
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Hangzhou 2022 launches sports mascots for 19th Asian Games

Hangzhou 2022 launches sports mascots for 19th Asian Games
14/04/2021
Hangzhou 2022 unveiled the sports versions of the robot mascots for the 19th Asian Games.
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Celebrating 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Games, WBSC unveils first Spanish edition of The Global Game podcast series

Celebrating 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Games, WBSC unveils first Spanish edition of The Global Game podcast series
14/04/2021
Today marks 100 days to the official opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
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April anti-doping webinar to focus on athlete nutrition

April anti-doping webinar to focus on athlete nutrition
14/04/2021
It's the fourth in the series by the International Testing Agency. All Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 athletes, staff and entourages are welcomed to join.
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Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships

Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships
14/04/2021
Baseball and softball events continue to be staged all around the world, including on the African continent.
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Global Sport: Indonesia back on field with U-15 and U-18 National Baseball Championships

Global Sport: Indonesia back on field with U-15 and U-18 National Baseball Championships

The kid who flew from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch his idol play baseball

The kid who flew from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch his idol play baseball
14/04/2021
A five-year-old convinced his father to fly from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch Ronald Acuña Jr. The player said on Twitter: "This is the part of the game I love the most."
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