Japan Series: Yomiuri Giants celebrate 2012 Title

04/11/2012

The Yomiuri Giants have won the 2012 Japan Series to celebrate their record 22nd championship in Nippon Professional Baseball. The Central League pennant winner beat their counterpart from the Pacific League, the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters, 4-2 in the best-of-seven title series.

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Korea Series: Samsung Lions win 2012 Korean Championship

04/11/2012

The Samsung Lions have won the championship in Korea Baseball Organization. They clinched their fifth title in club history and their second in a row with a 7-0 shutout over the SK Wyverns on Friday. They won the Korea Series 4-2.

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MLB and MLBPA donate $1 million to support storm relief and recovery efforts along the East Coast

03/11/2012

Parties to Encourage Fans to Support Efforts Through Public Service Announcements and Exposure on MLB Network and MLB.com

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XXVI Pan-American 12U Championship: Results Day 1, November 2

03/11/2012

The XXVI Pan-American 12U Baseball Championship started on Friday, November 2 in Barraquilla, Colombia and will be played through Saturday, November 10. On the first day of the competition host Colombia and Panama celebrated shutouts to open the tournament with wins.

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First All Girls’ Club Team in Queensland, Australia

02/11/2012

With an off season development program and the decision to enter a mixed team into the local Logan Softball competition, the development and the confidence of the children involved improved and they went on to the win the Grand Final of their age division in the softball competition.

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10 Finalists named for Pre-Integration Era Ballot For Hall of Fame Consideration in 2013

02/11/2012

(COOPERSTOWN, NY) – Six former major league players, three executives and one umpire comprise the 10-candidate Pre-Integration Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon at Baseball’s Winter Meetings for consideration for the Hall of Fame Class of 2013, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum announced today.

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The ISF approves the merger with IBAF

The ISF approves the merger with IBAF
31/10/2012

The International Softball Federation (ISF) approved the project of a merger with the IBAF during their Extraordinary Congress in Houston (Texas, USA). A total of 44 Federation were in attendance (30 were required for a quorum) and 71% voted in favor.

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Jiangsu Hope Stars from China get first win at Cross-Strait Baseball Challenge

Jiangsu Hope Stars from China get first win at Cross-Strait Baseball Challenge
29/10/2012

Led by head manager Lu Wen-Sheng, the Jiangsu Hope Stars tasted first victory for Chinese teams on Friday, at the Cross-Strait Baseball Challenge tourney taking place in Taipei City this past week.

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Australia wins Series against Sydney Blue Sox

29/10/2012

With the Australian Baseball League opening day right around the corner the Australian national team used the opportunity and played the Sydney Blue Sox in a three-game exhibition series this week.

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Clayton Kershaw Named Recipient of the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award

29/10/2012

Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers was named the recipient of the 2012 Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet at a press conference prior to Game Four of the World Series at Comerica Park in Detroit.

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Miguel Cabrera, Buster Posey Win the 2012 Hank Aaron Award

29/10/2012

Major League Baseball announced that Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers and Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants have been selected as the winners of the 2012 Hank Aaron Award.

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Japanese High School Pitcher Shohei Otani opts for MLB over Japan Professional Baseball

Japanese High School Pitcher Shohei Otani opts for MLB over Japan Professional Baseball
26/10/2012

18-year-old right-hander Shohei Otani, a Japanese high school star, is pursuing a career in Major League Baseball instead of playing professionally in Japan. He was selected in the first round of this week’s amateur draft by the Nippon-Ham Fighters (NPB), but still wants to play in the United States.

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New Zealand plays WBC Warm-Ups against Sydney Blue Sox

25/10/2012

The Sydney Blue Sox and the Australian Baseball League announced that the Blue Sox will play host to Team New Zealand on November 4th and 5th at Blacktown International Sportspark.

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Australian Baseball League starts into new Season on November 1

25/10/2012

Some of the world’s best professional baseball players will showcase their skills on Australian soil this summer when the Major League Baseball backed Australian Baseball League (ABL) returns for its third season on 1st November.

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Rod Carew Stadium with major Renovation prior to WBC Qualifier

Rod Carew Stadium with major Renovation prior to WBC Qualifier
25/10/2012

Under the guidelines of Murray Cook and Chad Olson the field at Rod Carew Stadium in Panama City was completely rebuilt in preparation of the upcoming World Baseball Classic Qualifier next month.

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