Kingdom of the Netherlands defeats Germany 4-2 and advances to U18 Euro Baseball Championship final

Kingdom of the Netherlands defeats Germany 4-2 and advances to U18 Euro Baseball Championship final
10/07/2021
Kingdom of the Netherlands delivered previously undefeated Germany its first loss in the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-final game in Macerata on July 10, 2021

Kingdom of the Netherlands is seeking redemption in the U18 European Baseball Championship in Macerata after suffering a 7-5 loss to Team Italy earlier in the international tournament on July 7, 2021. The Dutch took a big step forward in making amends by beating Germany 4-2 in the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-final in Macerata on Saturday, July 10, 2021.

Kingdom of the Netherlands now advances to the U18 Euro Baseball Championship final in Macerata on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 5 pm (local time). In addition, the team has automatically qualified for the U18 Baseball World Cup in Bradenton, Florida from September 10-19, 2021. Germany will battle for the U18 Euro Baseball Championship bronze medal in Macerata on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 11 am (local time).

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With a 10-7 win over Czech Republic in nearby Montegranaro, France placed fifth and Czech Republic settled for sixth in the U18 Euro Baseball Championship.

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Austria beat winless Lithuania by a score of 12-2 in the U18 Euro Baseball Championship relegation round in Macerata on July 10, 2021. As a result, Austria earned the right to play Israel in Montegranaro on July 11, 2021 at 3 pm (local time).

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All the U18 European Baseball Championship games are streaming live at www.baseballsoftball.tv. The Euro Championship semi-final game between Team Italy and Spain on July 10, 2021 at 8 pm (local time) and the Euro Championship final game on July 11, 2021 at 5 pm (local time) will also be broadcast live on FIBSTV.com.

Forza #Italia! #PerBill

by Roberto Angotti

(Photo of Kingdom of the Netherlands celebrating the victory over Germany by Lynx Prod.).