Dominican Republic federation to stage Baseball5 introductory course on 23 April

Dominican Republic federation to stage Baseball5 introductory course on 23 April
22/04/2021
WBSC certified instructor Jefferson Quintero will run the workshop.
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Italy, USA Olympic Softball Teams to face off in Florida on 21 April

Italy, USA Olympic Softball Teams to face off in Florida on 21 April
21/04/2021
Due to travel delays last week, the previously announced four-game series between USA and Italy has been changed to a solo contest with today’s game being the first competition of the month for the Red, White and Blue.
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Canada Olympic Softball Team to face college squad in pre-Olympic warm-up game that will be live-streamed

Canada Olympic Softball Team to face college squad in pre-Olympic warm-up game that will be live-streamed
21/04/2021
Fans can watch the contest versus Florida International University for free via Facebook Live. Canada is hosting a training camp in Florida preparing for the country’s fifth Olympic softball appearance.
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Nicaraguan National Baseball Team, led by manager Marvin Bernard, opens camp for WBSC Olympic Qualifier

Nicaraguan National Baseball Team, led by manager Marvin Bernard, opens camp for WBSC Olympic Qualifier
21/04/2021
Team manager Marvin Bernard is working with a 34-player preliminary roster and plans to add at least three players currently under contract with MLB organizations.
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USA Baseball names Ashley Bratcher general manager of U-18 National Team programme

USA Baseball names Ashley Bratcher general manager of U-18 National Team programme
21/04/2021
The new GM started her career at USA Baseball as an intern in 2009. She led the U-15 programme to its first-ever world title in 2018. "She is eminently qualified for this position," said USA Baseball CEO Paul Seiler.
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Olympic Softball: Australia opens five-game series in Sydney; bad weather cancels USA vs UCF contest

Olympic Softball: Australia opens five-game series in Sydney; bad weather cancels USA vs UCF contest
21/04/2021
The Aussies are playing five games in five days at Blacktown International Sportspark; while USA had to cancel their televised game against University of Central Florida due to bad weather.
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NPB's Nippon Ham Fighters sign Dominican WBSC Premier12 star 'El Felino' Ronny Rodriguez

NPB's Nippon Ham Fighters sign Dominican WBSC Premier12 star 'El Felino' Ronny Rodriguez
20/04/2021
A .400 hitter with the Dominican Republic in 2015, he made his MLB debut three years later. He also made a name as a rapper, nicknamed 'El Felino'.
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Women's Baseball World Cup MVP Ayami Sato stars in inaugural Tochigi Sakura Cup

Women's Baseball World Cup MVP Ayami Sato stars in inaugural Tochigi Sakura Cup
19/04/2021
Considered the best female baseball pitcher in the world, the right-hander led the Seibu Lions Ladies to the championship.
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Advocates trying to grow women's baseball in Czech Republic

Advocates trying to grow women's baseball in Czech Republic
19/04/2021
The Central European country is one of the most developed baseball nations on the continent.
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Africa: Youth baseball tournament staged in Burkina Faso with seminar on urban baseball5

Africa: Youth baseball tournament staged in Burkina Faso with seminar on urban baseball5
19/04/2021
Federation president Ibrahima Sibore attended the final of the U-15 Special League and held a baseball5 introductory course in Bobo-Dioulasso, the second biggest city in the country.
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MLB, Atlantic League will experiment new rule changes

MLB, Atlantic League will experiment new rule changes
17/04/2021
Teams will lose their designated hitter once they remove their starting pitcher from the game. The pitching rubber will be moved back 12 inches (30.48 centimetres).
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Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards

Softball Peru President Vanessa Endo nominated for IOC Women and Sport Awards
16/04/2021
Over the years, Endo has contributed to the development of softball in Peru, serving as an athlete, team delegate, event organizer and sports leader.
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Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation

Juergen Elsishans re-elected president of the German Baseball Softball Federation
16/04/2021
He will serve for a two-year term: "The board and I appreciate the trust of the regional federations."
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Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights

Jose Contreras tells WBSC Spanish podcast World Series 2005, Atlanta '96 Gold Medal are career highlights
16/04/2021
Playing baseball and representing your country in the Olympic Games doesn’t compare with anything, Contreras says.
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WBSC podcast in Spanish: Catcher Sashel Palacios proud Mexico qualified for Olympic softball for first time in history

WBSC podcast in Spanish: Catcher Sashel Palacios proud Mexico qualified for Olympic softball for first time in history
15/04/2021
The 25-year-old catcher confessed she didn’t expect to become an Olympian. “I never thought we were going to go to the Olympics. But now, at this moment, I want to do everything to fulfil the dream I had when I was a child.”
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