Team Italy trains in Milan and and plays in Torino prior to Haarlem Baseball Week

Team Italy trains in Milan and and plays in Torino prior to Haarlem Baseball Week
29/06/2022
Team Italy manager Mike Piazza has selected 24 players for a training camp in Milan from July 3-6, 2022. In addition, the Azzurri baseball squad will play an exhibition game against host Grizzlies Torino on July 5, 2022.

The Team Italy Elite national baseball squad and coaching staff meet at the Da Vinci hotel in Milan on July 3, 2022 prior to practicing in Rho. Then the Azzurri move to John F. Kennedy field in Milan the following day before playing an exhibition game against host Grizzlies Torino on July 5, 2022 at 7 pm (local time). Team Italy returns to Milan for one final practice on July 6, 2022 before departing for the Netherlands on July 7, 2022 in anticipation of Haarlem Baseball Week from July 8-15, 2022.

National Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy manager Mike Piazza will be assisted by pitching coach and national baseball program coordinator Bobby Cramer, coaches Doriano BindiGianmario CostaAlberto D’AuriaMichele Gerali, and staff coordinator Gianmarco Faraone, In addition, athletic trainer Simone Bonaccorso, physiotherapist Massimo Baldi, team physician Dr. Gianluca Camillieri, and delegation manager Vincenzo Mignola will be in Milan to lend a hand.

The following players are expected to report in Milan:

 Last NameFirst NameYear of BirthClub Affiliation
1AldegheriMattia1998A.S.D. SAN MARTINO JUNIOR BASEBALL E SOFTBALL/1949 PARMA BASEBALL CLUB ASD
2AndrettaMaurizio1998RAMS BASEBALL CLUB VITERBO A.S.D./FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. Scarl
3BassaniAlex1990FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
4BocchiMatteo1996FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
5Brolo GouveaMurilo1988FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
6CelliFederico1995A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
7DonnelsTanner Michael1993A.S.D. REGGIO RAYS BASEBALL/MACERATA ANGELS A.S.D.
8Epifano DuranErick Alessandro1990A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
9Ferrini ColmenarezJose Leonardo1989A.S.D. REGGIO RAYS BASEBALL/A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
10GarbellaNicola Luciano Sathya1992AOSTA BUGS A.S.D./A.S.D. NETTUNO B.C. 1945
11Gonzalez Saname'Noel19961949 PARMA BASEBALL CLUB ASD
12LiberatoreErnesto Paolo1996A.S.D. REGGIO RAYS BASEBALL/FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. Scarl
13Lugo LareschiLuis Eduardo19941949 PARMA BASEBALL CLUB ASD
14Martini ParilliRenzo Guillermo1992FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
15MercuriMattia1994A.S.D. NETTUNO B.C. 1945
16MineoAlberto1994NEW BLACK PANTHERS A.S.D./1949 PARMA BASEBALL CLUB ASD
17MorresiLorenzo2001MACERATA ANGELS A.S.D./A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
18Palumbo CardozoAngelo Michelle1995A.S.D. REGGIO RAYS BASEBALL/A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
19PaoliniRicardo Segundo1999A.S.D. REGGIO RAYS BASEBALL/FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. Scarl
20QuattriniGabriele1996A.S.D. BASEBALL CLUB LE PANTERE POTENZA PICENA/A.S.D. SAN MARINO BASEBALL CLUB
21RiveraYomel1992COLLECCHIO B.C. A.S.D./1949 PARMA BASEBALL CLUB ASD
22ScafidiChristian Paul1997FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
23ScottiClaudio1998FORTITUDO BASEBALL CLUB 1953 S.S.D. scarl
24SellaroliAndrea1997A.S.D. NETTUNO B.C. 1945

The Team Italy final roster for Harlem Week in the Netherlands will be released after the upcoming exhibition game against host Grizzlies Torino on July 5, 2022. Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti

(Photo of Team Italy catcher Alberto Mineo against San Marino in a recent exhibition game by PhotoBass)