CPBL to be first pro baseball league to open 2020 season with 11 April start date

CPBL to be first pro baseball league to open 2020 season with 11 April start date
01/04/2020
Taiwan's top-tier baseball league will be the first professional league to start in 2020. Following government and city orders, no more than 500 people will be allowed into the venues.
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Mexican Pacific Baseball League LMP announces rule changes to speed up games

Mexican Pacific Baseball League LMP announces rule changes to speed up games
01/04/2020
Managers will just need to signal an intentional walk, tie- break rules will start after two extra innings, and a pitch clock will be added and the number of visits will be limited
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WBSC postpones 2020 Women’s and U-15 Baseball World Cups, U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup

WBSC postpones 2020 Women’s and U-15 Baseball World Cups, U-18 Women’s Softball World Cup
01/04/2020
Following a video conference on Tuesday with WBSC Continental Associations and Local Organising Committees, the WBSC took the decision to postpone the events until further notice.
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GameTime Classics: Watch Chinese Taipei and Japan battle in the 2018 Women's Baseball World Cup

GameTime Classics: Watch Chinese Taipei and Japan battle in the 2018 Women's Baseball World Cup
31/03/2020
Chinese Taipei took the field against the five-time defending champions Japan in Game 39 of the WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup 2018.
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New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021

New dates for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: 23 July to 8 August 2021
30/03/2020
Baseball and softball will return to the Olympic Games in July 2021, following the rescheduling of the Tokyo 2020 Games in response to the coronavirus global outbreak.
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GameTime Classics, Episode 5: Re-live Mexico v USA 2019 U-12 Baseball World Cup elimination game

GameTime Classics, Episode 5: Re-live Mexico v USA 2019 U-12 Baseball World Cup elimination game
29/03/2020
The three-time defending World Champion USA found themselves on the verge of elimination as they faced Mexico during the U-12 Baseball World Cup 2019.
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Freeman shows no mercy, even if opposing pitcher is his son

Freeman shows no mercy, even if opposing pitcher is his son
27/03/2020
The video of the MLB Atlanta Braves slugger hitting a home-run on a pitch by his three-year-old son went viral.
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Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills

Home alone? Try these indoor baseball-softball drills
27/03/2020
If you are having a tough time finding ways to practice and sharpen your baseball-softball skills, here's a very effective 75-minute session that can be organised at home using two tennis balls and a glove.
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Host cities, new dates revealed for WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020 in Mexico

Host cities, new dates revealed for WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup 2020 in Mexico
26/03/2020
Mexican Pacific League (LMP) baseball stadiums in Ciudad Obregon and Los Mochis to serve as the venues of the U-23 World Cup. New competition dates: 30 September - 9 October.
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Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic

Video: WBSC Coach Commission Members, Instructors reach out to players, fans, officials amid COVID-19 pandemic
26/03/2020
The COVID-19 emergency is keeping people apart, but we need to act united, as a family, say WBSC "Study this opponent" recommends Rafi Colon, a WBSC Coach Commission member, "follow the rules, be ready".


Watch for free: WBSC Baseball, Softball World Cup blockbuster games

Watch for free: WBSC Baseball, Softball World Cup blockbuster games
25/03/2020
A selection of the most memorable international baseball and softball games have been pulled out of the WBSC archives to watch for free at youtube.com/wbsc and facebook.com/wbsc.
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Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021

Baseball, softball react to postponement of the Olympics to 2021
25/03/2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19, the world will have to wait one more year for the return of baseball and softball at the Olympics Games at Tokyo 2020.
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Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021

Olympic Baseball, Softball, Tokyo 2020 Games postponed to 2021
24/03/2020
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020, but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.
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Baseball still active during the coronavirus lockdown

Baseball still active during the coronavirus lockdown
24/03/2020
The town of Codogno is quarantined, but you still can play-catch at the limits of the red zone. That's what Paolo and Filippo, two players, decided to do. Other baseball players and fans have followed their example.
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Baseball still making headlines in Japan with NPB games in fan-less stadiums

Baseball still making headlines in Japan with NPB games in fan-less stadiums
21/03/2020
Former MLB third baseman Brandon Laird hit a gigantic home run for the Chiba Lotte Marines against the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks at the PayPay Dome. Enough for talking baseball again.
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