REGENSBURG - Team Italy opened up their MLB European
Tournament of Academies with a convincing 7-1 win over long-time rivals
The Tournament of Academies is being organized by Major
League Baseball and brings the young prospects of Europe together for a
The Italian 18U National team staff is monitoring the event
closely to make the necessary adjustments and preparations for the International
Baseball Federation's 18U
World Championship, which will be held in Seoul City, Korea from August 30
to September 8, 2012.
The Netherlands and the Czech teams will also be in Seoul
and thus looking to take advantage of the additional playing time together that
other national teams may not be able to get so far in advance.
Tomorrow, Team Italy will take on the Czech Republic a
morning affair before an afternoon match-up with France.