USA wins 18U BWC Americas Qualifier

29/11/2011

Team USA has won the Americas Qualifier for the IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea next summer. The squad of manager Scott Brosius scored seven runs in the first inning to defeat Canada 12-2 in the final game of the tournament in Cartagena, Colombia on Sunday. Addison Russell went 2-for-3 with a grand slam and three runs scored. Carson Kelly pitched six innings for the win.

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Baseball will be instrumental to combat violence in Colombia

19/11/2011

Cartagena de las Indias-Colombia On Friday 11/18 the city of Cartagena in Colombia hosted the launch of “Beisbol por la paz”. The 3-year program (in English Baseball for Peace) aims to bring structure and supervision into the lives of marginalized young people from 8 to 16 years old drawn to violence and street gangs in two of […]

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European Big League Tour Players support IBAF Olympic Reinstatement Campaign

13/11/2011

Parma (Italy) – November 12, 2011 was a big day for over 400 young baseball players in Italy, as the European Big League Tour stopped in Parma bringing a number of Major League Baseball stars to town in order to spend some hours on the field with the kids.

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Astronaut Plays Baseball in Space Station

13/11/2011

Japan Aerospace exploration Agency (JAXA) released pictures of an astronaut, Satoshi Furukawa (47), playing baseball in the International Space Station. Furukawa, medical doctor from The University of Tokyo, who played catcher in junior high and high school baseball clubs, pitched, hit and caught the same ball by himself under weightless state.

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Edgar Renteria is one of the new Champions for Peace

08/11/2011

Colombia is currently facing important challenges for its internal security. Considering that over 40% of the population is below 18 years of age, there’s urgency to offer these young people activities which are both healthy and carry positive values and prospects for the future.

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President Fraccari addresses Cooperation with Professional Leagues

07/11/2011

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan- The President of the International Baseball Federation (IBAF), Riccardo Fraccari, underlined the need to continue to strenghthen the relationship between the IBAF–baseball’s international governing body–and the professional leagues around the world in order to increase baseball’s chances to be re-admitted onto the Olympic Programme.

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MLB All-Stars wrap up series in Taiwan with 6-4 victory

06/11/2011

Home-run power proved the difference as MLB All-Stars completed their 5-game sweep in Taiwan with a narrow 6-4 victory at Kaohsiung City’s Cheng Ching Lake Stadium yesterday (Sun, Nov. 6).

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MLB Stars squeeze past Team Taiwan 3-2 for 4th win

06/11/2011

Team Taiwan gave MLB All-Stars the sternest challenge yet in this fourth game of the series.

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3rd win in a row for MLB All-Stars in Taiwan

04/11/2011

The MLB team piled up early runs and did not relinquish the lead through to the end, as they coasted to a 6-2 victory in Game 3 of this series.

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MLB Team prevails 5-3 over Taiwan in Game 2 of All-Star Series

04/11/2011

Team Taiwan battled all the way in this hard-fought contest, but the visiting MLB All-Stars prevailed for the 5-3 Game 2 victory played yesterday (Nov. 3) in central Taiwan’s Taichung City.

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Cuba remains at Top of IBAF World Rankings

02/11/2011

Lausanne, Switzerland – Cuba Remains on top of the world, the Netherlands enter International Baseball’s Top 5.

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MLB Stars blank Team Taiwan 7-0 in rain-shortened series opener

02/11/2011

The MLB All-Stars defeated Taiwan national team 7-0 in a rain-shortened game at the Shinchuang Stadium in New Taipei City last night (Nov. 1).

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Venezuela claims the Gold in the XXV COPABE Pan American Championships for 12-U 2011

31/10/2011

Venezuela won the title at the XXV COPABE Pan American Championships for 12-U 2011, with a resounding victory over Brazil 13-0 at the Estadio Enrique “Rag” Torrebiarte in Guatemala City, achieving the feat undefeated and reaching their fifth straight gold in the category.

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MLB players warm up for exhibition series in Taipei

31/10/2011

The all-star team of MLB (U.S. Major League Baseball) players showed off their home run power for Taiwanese fans on Monday.

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Aussies near perfect for 1st Men’s World Championship Gold

26/07/2009

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN — Two walks issued were all that separated pitcher Adam Folkard from a perfect game here in today’s 5-0 win over New Zealand. The fact that the lanky hurler not only no-hit three-time defending International Softball Federation men’s world champion New Zealand, but did so in the gold medal game of the twelfth edition of the event, probably will set just as well with him on the flight home to Australia.

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