Team Italy U12 baseball squad prepares for Euro Championship in Riccione on July 27, 2021

Team Italy U12 baseball squad prepares for Euro Championship in Riccione on July 27, 2021
Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato has selected 18 Azzurrini baseball players for a workout in Riccione on July 27, 2021.

Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato has summoned 18 players for an intensive workout in Riccione on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in preparation for the upcoming U12 European Baseball Championship in Mortsel, Belgium from August 10-14, 2021. With three consecutive U12 Euro first-place finishes to his credit (2017, 2018 and 2019), the Team Italy baseball skipper has high expectations for his young and talented squad in defending the U12 European Baseball Championship throne and attaining gold results for the fourth time in a row.

The following 18 players are expected to report in Riccione:

Last Name:First NamePositionB-TClub Affiliation
1ArcieriEmanuele2BR-RJunior Rimini B. S/Softball Club Forlì
2CampioniAlidaCR-RRoma Brewers
3CarliniFrancescoPR-RTorre Pedrera Falcons B. C.
4CechetThomasPR-RStaranzano Ducks B. S. C.
5ChinelloMatteoPR-RCervignano Baseball
6Dal PozzoMichelePR-RCrazy Sambonifacese B. S.
7GamberaManfrediPL-LB. C. M. Sezione B. C. M Baseball
8LariceIvanPR-RCervignano Baseball
9LomiDario3BR-RLivorno 1948 Baseball
10MagalottiFedericoPL-LJunior Rimini B. S./Softball Club Forlì
11PasottoMattia GiacomoPR-RMilano Baseball 1949
12PlusighEliaPL-RCervignano Baseball
13PrizzonLeonardoOFR-RJunior Pumas Baseball/Astros Porcia Baseball
14ScaleraAndreaPR-RCrocetta B. C.
15SeverinoMoaOFL-LB. S. C. Arezzo/Baseball Chianti
16SilvaPatrikPS-RBaseball Softball Vercelli
17StortiLoris1BL-LSan Martino Junior B. S./Baseball Team Verona
18Suarez ValladerasPablo AlejandroSSS-RBologna Athletics

Team Italy manager Stefano Burato will be assisted by coaches Ivano Licciardi and Simona Conti, pitching coach Alessandro Rosa Colombo and hitting coach Alberto Furlani. Additional support will be offered by athletic trainer Mosè Serino and physiotherapist Cristina Minneci. Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti

(Photo of Team Italy U12 baseball by KS/FIBS)