Greece’s men’s baseball team have established a crowd funding page as they attempt to raise funds to help them to participate in the European Baseball Championship in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands.
Baseball and Softball
Two South Korean baseball players have been handed half-season bans for breaking the country's gambling laws.
A huge three-run homer from Park Byung-ho propelled a clinical South Korea to an 8-0 victory over United States here this evening to secure the first ever World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 title.
United States dominated the second semi-final at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 here today, beating a lacklustre Mexico 6-1 in a game which struggled to match either the atmosphere or excitement levels of last night's opening last-four clash.
Reducing baseball squad sizes from 24 to 22 is being considered as a compromise to enable eight rather than six teams to feature at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, insidethegames has been told.
A full-to-capacity Tokyo Dome was silenced here this evening as four runs in the ninth inning propelled South Korea to a remarkable 4-3 win over Japan as the latest chapter of a compelling rivalry between two of the sport's biggest rivals reached a thrilling conclusion.
Japan and South Korea each held final practice sessions following their arrival here today on the eve of their much anticipated World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 semi-final showdown.
Mexico reached the semi-finals of the inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 competition by claiming a surprise victory over Canada as the knock-out phase of the event began at the Intercontinental Stadium in Chinese Taipei.
The United States bounced back from yesterday’s loss to world number one ranked Japan by winning a closely fought contest with South Korea to secure second spot in Group B of the Premier12 tournament in Taoyuan City, Chinese Taipei.
Sho Nakata was again the star performer as Japan maintained their 100 per cent record at the inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 event with a slender 4-2 victory over the Dominican Republic at the Taoyuan Stadium in Chinese Taipei today.
Venezuela became the latest team to claim a shock victory at the inaugural World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 competition as they edged world number two the United States 7-5 in Pool B on a bumper day of action at the event in Chinese Taipei.
Canada sprung the first surprise of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12 event as they claimed a shock 5-1 victory over Olympic silver medallists Cuba at Taichung's Intercontinental Stadium today.