15U BWC: Cuba dismantles Hong Kong

17/08/2012

Cuba put on a show in their first game at the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Mexico. Playing in Parral they dismantled Hong Kong 31-4 in five innings. Seven runs in the first, 12 in the third and ten in the fourth turned the game into a whopping blowout.

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15U BWC: Aruba crushes Germany

17/08/2012

Aruba had a perfect start into the premier IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship. They crushed Germany 18-6 in seven innings. They scored in six of the seven frames, highlighted by a seven-run rally in the fifth. Germany’s defense helped, committing a whopping nine errors.

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Women’s BWC: USA overcomes early Deficit in Win over Chinese Taipei

17/08/2012

The USA overcame an early scare en route to a 13-3 victory over Chinese Taipei. The two-time champion erased a first-inning deficit to win their fifth game at the V Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. Playing at John Fry Park they scored in each frame between the second and the fifth to end the contest due to ten-run rule. Chinese Taipei is now 3-3 in the tournament, hoping to qualify for the semi-finals.

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Women’s BWC: Japan shuts out Australia in crucial Thursday Matchup

17/08/2012

Japan has won its fifth game at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada on Thursday. The defending title holder defeated Australia 10-0 in six innings to improve to 5-1 in the tournament. They scored eight runs in the first two frames, providing a comfortable cushion early. Australia dropped to 3-3, battling for the fourth spot in the semi-finals.

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15U BWC: Nicaragua overpowers Ukraine

15U BWC: Nicaragua overpowers Ukraine
17/08/2012

Due to the rain delay in Parral, Ukraine-Nicaragua game in Cuauhtemoc was definetly the first game of the first IBAF 15U Baseball World Championships.

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Women’s BWC: Venezuela holds off Netherlands for 2nd Win

16/08/2012

Day seven at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada started with a 14-6 victory of Venezuela over the Netherlands. The South Americans filled the scoreboard in each of the first six frames en route to their second victory in the tournament. The Dutch team rallied for six runs combined in the fourth and fifth, but couldn’t make up the deficit completely. It is their sixth loss in the sixth game.

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Press Conference in Chihuahua kicks off 15U Event

16/08/2012

The first edition of IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship will start August 16 in three cities of Chihuahua state, Cuauhtemoc, Parral and Chihuahua. 16 teams across the world will gather in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico to compete for the title of world championship from August 16-26.

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Inaugural 15U Baseball World Championship set to commence on Thursday

16/08/2012

The inaugural IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship starts on Thursday, August 16 in Chihuahua, Mexico. It will be played through Sunday, August 26. 16 teams have traveled to Mexico to compete in the new tournament, created by the International Baseball Federation, replacing the 16U age category.

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No Rest Day in Edmonton

16/08/2012

Edmonton (Canada). Wednesday, August 15 was originally planned as a rest day for the eight teams. But due to rain and travel delays three games had to be re-scheduled. In the morning Japan shut out Venezuela in a pitcher’s duel. In the afternoon Cuba lost to the United States, while Australia downed Venezuela.

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Women’s BWC: Australia crushes Venezuela

16/08/2012

Australia keeps its chances alive to reach the semi-finals at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup. On Wednesday they celebrated a lopsided 20-1 victory over Venezuela in a make-up game of Tuesday’s rainout at Telus Field. After both teams exchanged runs in the first, Australia blew things open with seven runs in the second.

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Women’s BWC: USA wins Exchange with Cuba

15/08/2012

Getting rained out on Tuesday, Team USA and Cuba met again for another try at John Fry Park one day later. The two-time champion celebrated a 9-1 win, which sounds more lopsided as it was. The United States needed until the fourth inning to break a scoreless try and didn’t blow the score open until the last two frames. They are now 4-1 in the Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton. Cuba remains winless.

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Women’s BWC: Japan two-hits Venezuela on Wednesday morning

15/08/2012

It was the first true pitcher’s duel at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. Japan shut out Venezuela 3-0 in a re-scheduled game from August 10. The defending champion allowed just four base runners all game for their fourth win in the tournament. Two runs in the second and one in the fifth provided the necessary run support. Venezuela dropped to 1-3 after the first leg of their doubleheader day.

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Rain, Rain stay away from Women’s Baseball World Cup

15/08/2012

Edmonton (Canada). Rainy weather caused some scheduling troubles on day five of the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup on Tuesday. Two games, Australia vs. Venezuela and Cuba vs. USA, had to be postponed until Wednesday due to rain, while the other two were delayed. Canada crushed the Netherlands in the late evening game to improve to 5-0 in the tournament. Earlier Japan had beaten Chinese Taipei for their third win. Instead of the planned off day on Wednesday, three games will be made up with Venezuela having to play two.

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Women’s BWC: Canada dispatches Netherlands

15/08/2012

Canada is remaining the lone undefeated at the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton. They dispatched the Netherlands by a score of 19-2 on Tuesday evening at Telus Field. After taking a quick lead, the Maple Leafs blew the game wide open with nine runs in the fourth, tying Japan’s inning high from prior in the tournament. The lone European team in the event avoided the shutout in the fourth. It was the fifth win in the fifth game for the hosts, while the Dutch team stays winless.

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Women’s BWC: Japan tops Chinese Taipei

15/08/2012

After a couple of cancelations and rain delays, finally a game was completed on day five of the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada. Japan topped Chinese Taipei 11-1 in five innings in late afternoon. Five runs in the first and five in the fourth decided things quickly in favor of the defending champion. It was their third win in the fourth game for Japan, while Chinese Taipei dropped to 3-2.

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