Schedule for 15U Baseball World Championship announced

01/08/2012

The International Baseball Federation announced the schedule for the I IBAF 15U Baseball World Championship in Chihuahua, Mexico. 16 teams will participate in the tournament from August 16 to 26, 2012. It is the inaugural IBAF event in this age category.

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MLB European Academy 2012 in Tirrenia from August 1

01/08/2012

The eighth edition of the MLB European Academy starts today in Tirrenia, Italy at the CONI Olympic Training Center. The 2012 Academy will feature 47 of Europe’s best young baseball players who were selected at a series of MLB Scouting Bureau try-outs held earlier in the spring.

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16-year-old Australian 3B Ryan Dale signs with Kansas City Royals

31/07/2012

Ryan Dale has signed with MLB Franchise Kansas City Royals, becoming the seventh Aussie MLB signing in six weeks.

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Australia announces Roster for IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship

31/07/2012

The team will compete at the 2012 IBAF 18U Baseball World Championships in Seoul, South Korea, from 30 August to 8 September.

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Minnesota Twins sign Aussie Josh Guyer

31/07/2012

Eighteen-year-old New South Wales native, Josh Guyer, has signed with the MLB franchise Minnesota Twins.

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Australia ready to compete in Women’s Baseball World Cup

31/07/2012

Australia’s national women’s baseball team leaves for the V Women’s Baseball World Cup in four days and the team is looking fitter than ever in their lead up campaign to Edmonton Canada

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Big Leaguers did play in the Olympics

30/07/2012

In 2003 I had been covering baseball games for almost 20 years and I was the press officer for the Italian Federation. So I thought my next move was going to be covering the Olympic Games.

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France wins U21 European Championship

30/07/2012

France has won the U21 European Championship. The tournament, which was held from July 25 to 29 in Brno/Trebic, Czech Republic saw the French team dominating the Ukraine 12-1 in seven innings to capture the title. Host Czech Republic finished in third place after a 13-0 shutout over Russia.

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300 Children from 15 Countries/Regions Learn Baseball From IBAF Coaches

30/07/2012

(Kumano, Mie, Japan) The World Children’s Baseball Fair (WCBF), held each summer, invites 10 & 11 year-old girls and boys from all around the world to take part in elementary baseball clinics by a dozen coaches sent from IBAF, friendship games and intercultural activities. Mr. Sadaharu Oh, the home-run king of Japan, founded WCBF together with his American counter-part, Mr. Hank Aaron and host the Fair every year either in Japan, U.S.A., Canada and Chinese Taipei.

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Baseball Canada announces Women’s National Team

30/07/2012

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada announced the twenty players that will represent Canada at the IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton August 10th-19th.

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U.S. Venues For 2013 World Baseball Classic Announced

27/07/2012

World Baseball Classic, Inc. announced the United States venues for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, which will be played at sites throughout the world in March.

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A team from Pakistan will play in the Tuscany Series in Italy

27/07/2012

A team from Pakistan will participate in the “Città di Arezzo” tournament for players aged 21 or younger, part of the so called Tuscany Series, one of the main event of youth baseball during the Italian Summer.

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JX-ENEOS wins Intercity Championship in Japan

27/07/2012

The 89th edition of the Intercity Baseball Championship, that saw 32teams participating, attracted a record 40,000 fans to the final game at Tokyo Dome on July 24 and JX-ENEOS (Yokohama) beat the reigning champion Japan Railways East (Tokyo) 6-3.

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Lamigo’s “Yo-Yo” Man lit up CPBL All-Star Weekend

25/07/2012

Chung Chen-Yo, the hard-hitting outfielder for the Lamigo Monkeys, was the big winner in the All-Star actions this past weekend. Known as “Yo-Yo”, stemming from his name, Chung is one of the hot young stars and fan favourites in the CPBL (Chinese Professional Baseball League).

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Team representatives met with the organizers of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier

25/07/2012

The executive process of the World Baseball Classic Qualifier got started on Tuesday July 24 in New York City. The team representatives met at the MLB Headquarters in Park Avenue to discuss various operational matters with the World Baseball Classic (WBC) organizers.

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