18U BWC: Panama surrenders to Canada

05/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Panama has been for sure one of the surprises at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, so far, but could not surprise Canada in the in-or-out game on Wednesday morning at Mokdong Stadium. The North-Americans took an immediate lead scoring twice in the first inning and cruised easy through the game until the final 10-1 that granted them access to the medal-awarding Group C.

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18U BWC: Updated Schedule for 2nd Round

05/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship continued under much improved weather conditions and allowed organizers to complete the first round with two games. Team USA defeated Australia behind a strong start of Ryan Olson 6-2 and Canada crushed Panama 10-1, scoring eight of the ten runs in the first four innings.

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18U BWC: USA sends Australia into Classification Round

05/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The United States concluded the first round on Wednesday morning with a 6-2 victory over Australia. Playing in sunny conditions at Jamsil Stadium a strong start by Ryan Olson and timely hits between the fifth and eighth inning laid the foundation for the win.

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Austrian Baseball Federation constructs Youth Baseball Field

04/09/2012

Vienna, Attnang-Puchheim, Austria (August 29, 2012) – The Austrian Baseball Federation (ABF) announces the completion of a new youth baseball field at Athletics Ballpark, home of the Attnang-Puchheim Athletic Club. The project was funded in part by a grant in the amount of $104,456 USD from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF), a joint initiative of the Major League Baseball Players Association and Major League Baseball.

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Make-Up Games & 2nd Round Schedule announced

04/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Thanks to another rainy day at the IBAF XXV 18U Baseball World Championship on Tuesday some schedule juggling was necessary by the Technical Commission of the International Baseball Federation and the organizers of the tournament. Additionally the schedule for the second round and the classification round for the places 7th to 12th were announced, […]

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Ten Years ago MLB.tv was introduced to Baseball Fans

04/09/2012

Ten years ago MLB.TV: Digital Media’s most successful live video subscription product debuted – in ‘high resolution’ 300K broadband video

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18U BWC: Evening Games rained out as well

04/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Following the rainouts in the afternoon, the two games scheduled in the evening on Tuesday at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship got postponed as well.

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18U BWC: Afternoon Games in Seoul postponed due to Rain

04/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Rain has hit the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship again. Both afternoon games scheduled on for Tuesday afternoon, Netherlands-Korea and Chinese Taipei-Italy, were postponed due to rain.

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18U BWC: Colombia also stuns Venezuela

04/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Colombia carried all of their momentum over from Monday night’s upset over Korea into their next game on the following morning. They came out swinging the bats well after a one-hour rain delay, scoring three runs in the top of the first en route to a 7-2 stunner over Venezuela. With the win they improved to 3-2 and pushed their South American opponents (2-3) out of the second round.

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18U BWC: Japan shuts out Czech Republic in rain-shortened Shutout

04/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Following a two-hour delay due to rain, Japan shut out the Czech Republic 7-0 on Tuesday morning, finishing first-round play with a 4-1 record. The game was called midway through the bottom of the fifth inning after another rain delay. Japan moves up to the second round, while the Czech team has to settle for a classification game.

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Rain Delays for Afternoon Games in Seoul

04/09/2012

Opening day at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship on August 30 was rained out completely and the games were re-scheduled for September 4. Today is that Tuesday and it’s raining again in Seoul, Korea. The first two games, set to start at 10am, Japan-Czech Republic and Venezuela-Colombia are currently in a rain delay. Please check the website and our Facebook page regularly for updates on the situation and the schedule.

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18U BWC: Canada survives scare against Czech Republic

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Canada has a thing for thrilling games at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship. After three matches ending in walk-off style, they barely edged out the Czech Republic on Monday morning to improve to 3-1 in Group B play. Two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning broke the tie and decided the outcome. The Czech team remains winless in the tournament.

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Which Teams reach Second Round at XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship?

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The fourth day of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship provided more excitement at Jamsil and Mokdong Stadiums in Seoul, Korea on Monday. With the exception of the easy wins by Australia and Japan over the Netherlands respective Italy, all games went down to the wire.

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18U BWC: USA squeezes past Venezuela in Thriller

18U BWC: USA squeezes past Venezuela in Thriller
03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The United States won the highly anticipated and crucial Group A matchup against Venezuela on Monday evening at Jamsil Stadium. They needed an eighth-inning run to prevail by a final score of 3-2, overcoming a 0-2 deficit in the process. Venezuela dropped to 2-2 in the standings, while the USA improved to 3-1.

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18U BWC: Colombia upsets Korea to remain in Mix

03/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Colombia delivered the probably biggest upset of the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship so far on Monday evening, handing host Korea its first loss in the event in the fourth game. The team from South America scored two runs in the top of the ninth en route to a 3-1 stunner. They are now 2-2, keeping their chances alive to reach the final round.

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