Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato was very proud of his young and talented Azzurrini squad after the 7-5 victory over the Kingdom of the Netherlands to capture the Italians' third consecutive European Baseball Championship title in Trebic, Czech Republic on July 6, 2019.
Pitchers Patrik Silva, Alessandro Gamberini, Luciano Munoz, and Riccardo Mazzanti combined their efforts to secure the win against the Dutch. Aldo Pavarni, Nicolo Baltieri, Lucciano Munoz, Daniele Di Persia, Matteo Raimondi, Mattia Ruggeri, Riccardo Mazzanti, Riccardo Baldesserri, and Alessandro Gamberini contributed to the Team Italy offense with key hits during the contest.
Team Italy U12 skipper Stefano Burato along with coaches Simona Conti, Marco Bortolotti, Ivano Licciardi, Alessandro Rosa-Colombo, and delegation manager Marco Mannucci now embark on an uphill battle for the European Champion squad in the upcoming WBSC U12 Baseball World Cup from July 26-August 4, 2019 at Tainan Asia Pacific Stadium in Taiwan. Forza #Italia! #LetsMakeItHappen
by Roberto Angotti