15U BWC: Venezuela pushes back Nicaragua and clinches first place

21/08/2012

Venezuela defeated Nicaragua 10-7 and defended the first place in Group C of the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico.

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15U BWC: Hong Kong wins 3-2, Indonesia fifth

21/08/2012

Hong Kong defeated Indonesia in the last game of the first round of the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship and left its opponents the fifth position in the Group B.

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15U BWC: Chinese Taipei finds no obstacles in Lithuania

21/08/2012

Chinese Taipei didn’t leave any chance to Lithuania in the I 15U IBAF Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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15U BWC: Brazil over Argentina in 6 innings

21/08/2012

With surgical precision in the box and speedy aggressiveness on base, Brazil left no chance to Argentina in Day 5 of the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Chinese Taipei delivers first Surprise at 15U Baseball World Championship

20/08/2012

Chihuahua (Mexico). After three-plus days with lopsided and mostly expected wins at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship, the tournament saw its first big surprise on Sunday evening, when Chinese Taipei came back from a 0-4 disadvantage to beat host Mexico 6-4, getting into pole position to claim first place in Group A.

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15U BWC: Chinese Taipei upsets Mexico

20/08/2012

The fans of host Mexico went home disappointed on Sunday evening at Chihuahua stadium. The I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship had their first big upset, when Chinese Taipei erased a 0-4 deficit en route to a 6-4 victory. It was their third straight win in the tournament, which sets them up to win Group A.

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15U BWC: Cuba beats Argentina, Rain in Parral

20/08/2012

Cuba concluded their first round schedule at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico with a perfect 4-0 record. On Sunday evening they defeated Argentina 7-1 in a rain-shortened game. It was the second match for both teams on the day, as they had to make up their postponement from Saturday. Argentina dropped to 2-1 with their first loss in the tournament.

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15U BWC: A Big First and Honduras is too much for Team Italy

20/08/2012

Honduras took advantage from a terrible start of the Italian pitcher and collected five walks, a double and three hits to score eight times in the first inning of the game.

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Japan repeats as Women’s Baseball World Champion

20/08/2012

Edmonton (Canada). Japan has won the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. They shut out Team USA 3-0 in the Gold Medal Game on Sunday evening at Telus Field. It is their third straight title. The United States had won twice in tournament history.

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15U BWC: Venezuela with Four-Inning No-No against Aruba

20/08/2012

Venezuela continues to cruise through Group C pitching as ease. On Sunday they won 24-0 against Aruba after four innings due to 20-run rule. Additionally to the offensive rampage their pitchers Ulises Perez and Ricardo Sanchez also only allowed two walks in four scoreless innings. It was the second loss for Aruba in three games at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship.

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15U BWC: Cuba celebrates third Shutout in Win over Brazil

20/08/2012

Cuba is continuing to dominate opposing pitching at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship. On Sunday afternoon they celebrated an 18-0 victory over Brazil. It was the third shutout in the third game for the team from the Caribbean. Nine runs in the fourth turned the game into a blowout and led to the early ending due to 15-run rule. Brazil had won its first two games in the tournament.

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Women’s BWC: Canada wins Bronze Medal after Slugfest

20/08/2012

Host Canada is ending up with the Bronze Medal at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton. On Sunday afternoon they defeated Australia 17-13 in a mammoth slugfest, which not only featured 30 runs, but also 31 hits, four errors, ten different pitchers and the first homerun of the tournament.

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Women’s BWC: Venezuela 5th after Win over Chinese Taipei

20/08/2012

Venezuela is finishing in fifth place in the final standings of the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. The defeated Chinese Taipei 6-1 at John Fry Park on Sunday afternoon to claim the top spot in the consolation round. Three runs in the third and three in the seventh sealed their victory.

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15U BWC: Argentina scores early and often in Victory

19/08/2012

Argentina celebrated its second win at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship on Sunday morning, defeating Indonesia 9-2 at Parral Stadium. The South Americans will play another game in the evening, making up Saturday’s rainout against Cuba. Indonesia lost for the third time.

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15U BWC: Germany concludes 1st Round with Rout over Ukraine

19/08/2012

After two lopsided losses and a one-run defeat, Germany ended their first round schedule at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico with an 11-1 rout over the Ukraine. The contest ended early after seven innings due to ten-run rule.

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