Team Italy U23 baseball prospects put to the test in Rome from January 28-30, 2022

Team Italy U23 baseball prospects put to the test in Rome from January 28-30, 2022
17/01/2022
Forty-six athletes will undergo a series of physical tests at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome from January 28-30, 2022 to kick off the start of the Team Italy U23 baseball season
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Baseball5 provides prisoners in Italy with hope for personal growth and new beginnings

Baseball5 provides prisoners in Italy with hope for personal growth and new beginnings
07/12/2021
The FIBS "Sport in Prison - Return home" project starts from Rebibbia Prison in Rome
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Softball pitching clinics from Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans begin in Italy on December 7, 2021

Softball pitching clinics from Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans begin in Italy on December 7, 2021
04/12/2021
A canceled flight has postponed the arrival of the American pitching coaches Becky Blatnick and Nancy Evans. As a result, Team Italy coach Marco Villani will coordinate the scheduled workout in Modena on December 5, 2021 and the second Modena pitching clinic on the following day has been canceled. Those athletes affected by the cancellation must email teamitaly@fibs.it and choose another date in either Bollate or Caprino Veronese.
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Synergy between Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball and MLB felt at Italian American Baseball Foundation Gala in New York

Synergy between Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball and MLB  felt at Italian American Baseball Foundation Gala in New York
03/12/2021
After Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) President Andrea Marcon along with members of the Italian delegation met with Major League Baseball International executives Jim Small and Chris Haydock at the new MLB headquarters on Sixth Street in Manhattan the day prior, the Sixth Annual Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) Gala on December 2, 2021 at Giando On the Water in Brooklyn provided the perfect backdrop for the front office personnel, players, coaches, and media representatives to synergize their efforts in helping grow and promote the games of baseball and softball in Italy and beyond.
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Softball pitching coaches Nancy Evans and Becky Blatnick conduct Team Italy clinics in Modena, Bollate and Caprino Veronese

Softball pitching coaches Nancy Evans and Becky Blatnick conduct Team Italy clinics in Modena, Bollate and Caprino Veronese
23/11/2021
University of Arizona softball pitching legends Nancy Evans and Becky Blatnick will conduct three clinics in association with the Team Italy coaching staff from December 5-12, 2021 in Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia and Veneto
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"Unity is strength" is the motto for European baseball and softball with the birth of WBSC Europe

"Unity is strength" is the motto for European baseball and softball with the birth of WBSC Europe
20/11/2021
CEB President Didier Seminet and ESF President Gabriel Waage, two of the top representatives for the European baseball and softball federations, share their enthusiasm for newly-founded World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSCE) before their respective organizations dissolve, while FIBS Vice Presidents Roberta Soldi and Gigi Mignola shed light on the bright future ahead post-pandemic working in conjunction with WBSCE.
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European baseball and softball unite with the birth of WBSC Europe

European baseball and softball unite with the birth of WBSC Europe
19/11/2021
With the historic vote by Euro delegates on Friday, November 19, 2021 inside Rome’s CONI Hall of Honor, the completion of the World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSCE) marks the unification of baseball and softball disciplines and the combined advocacy for both sports in future Olympic competitions
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Rome serves as World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe headquarters

Rome serves as World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe headquarters
18/11/2021
Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) welcomes representatives from the various European National Baseball and Softball Federations to Rome from November 19-21, 2021 to come together as one and make history as the newly-created World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe (WBSCE)
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Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads meet via Zoom on November 9, 2021

Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads meet via Zoom on November 9, 2021
04/11/2021
Team Italy U15 softball manager Giulio Brusa and Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani will lead their respective teams through the Zoom conference call on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 pm (local time)
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Tollo and Fullerton sign Sister City agreement in honor of Lasorda family

Tollo and Fullerton sign Sister City agreement in honor of Lasorda family

Two Talent Team U14 baseball workouts scheduled on October 31, 2021 in San Bonifacio

Two Talent Team U14 baseball workouts scheduled on October 31, 2021 in San Bonifacio
27/10/2021
Due to adverse weather forecasts predicted, the previously announced Talent Team U14 group workout scheduled for Monday, November 1, 2021 in San Bonifacio has been moved up to Sunday, October 31, 2021. As a result, the Talent Team U14 baseball staff will now coordinate two scheduled workouts for two different groups of players on the same day.
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FIBS Federal Council announces dates for 2022 championships and CON6

FIBS Federal Council announces dates for 2022 championships and CON6
24/10/2021
The FIBS steering committee also appointed the new Team Italy U15 baseball staff and approved the documentation governing next year's competitive calendar
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Team Italy U12 baseball prospects and Talent Team U14 players practice in San Bonifacio from October 30- November 1, 2021

Team Italy U12 baseball prospects and Talent Team U14 players practice in San Bonifacio from October 30- November 1, 2021
20/10/2021
San Bonifacio hosts U12 Team Italy baseball prospects on Saturday, October 30, 2021 and two different groups of Talent Team U14 players on Sunday, October 31, 2021 and Monday, November 1, 2021 for intensive training.
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Team Italy youth softball squads undergo series of athletic tests in Modena

Team Italy youth softball squads undergo series of athletic tests in Modena
19/10/2021
The Team Italy U15 and U18 softball squads will be put through a series of athletic tests on the diamond and in the indoor facility of the Modena Baseball Club on Sunday, October 31, 2021 and Monday, November 1, 2021.
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Team Italy U12 baseball prospects and Talent Team U14 players train in Anzio from October 23-24, 2021

Team Italy U12 baseball prospects and Talent Team U14 players train in Anzio from October 23-24, 2021
14/10/2021
After this weekend’s training in Riccione, Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato and his staff travel south to Anzio, where they will work with 28 Team Italy U12 baseball prospects on Sunday, October 24, 2021 and 21 Talent Team U14 players on Saturday, October 23, 2021.
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Team Italy U12 baseball squad and Talent Team U14 players practice in Riccione this weekend

Team Italy U12 baseball squad and Talent Team U14 players practice in Riccione this weekend
11/10/2021
Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato has invited 23 Team Italy U12 baseball prospects and 24 Talent Team U14 players divided into two different groups on October 16 and 17, 2021 in Riccione
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Team Italy U18 baseball squad practices in Modena this weekend

Team Italy U18 baseball squad practices in Modena this weekend
11/10/2021
Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi invites a total of 68 baseball prospects divided into two groups on October 16 and 17, 2021 in Modena
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Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì wins 2021 Italian Softball Series title

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì wins 2021 Italian Softball Series title
09/10/2021
Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì won its fifth Italian Softball Series title in history on October 9, 2021 after sweeping MKF Bollate in game three by a score of 6-2. The winner of the European Premiere Cup in August, Forlì completed the double with the addition of the Italian Softball Series championship title. MVP accolades went out to Forlì's Miriana Cerioni, but not before honoring home plate umpire Gianluca Magnani in his last official game before retirement.
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Team Italy pitcher Claudio Scotti signs minor league contract with New York Mets

Team Italy pitcher Claudio Scotti signs minor league contract with New York Mets
04/10/2021
Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect and current Team Italy ace Claudio Scotti gets a second chance at a professional baseball career after signing a five-year minor league contract with the New York Mets on October 2, 2021
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Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì takes 2-0 lead in Italian Softball Series

Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì takes 2-0 lead in Italian Softball Series
02/10/2021
The return of team captain Erika Piancastelli combined with outstanding Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì starting pitching performances by Ilaria Cacciamani and Samantha Sheeley was enough to win the first two games of the Italian Softball Series over MKF Bollate by scores of 2-0 and 4-1.
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Team Italy places third in Euro Baseball Championship with 2-0 win over Spain

Team Italy places third in Euro Baseball Championship with 2-0 win over Spain
19/09/2021
With bases loaded in the bottom of seventh inning in the battle for the bronze medal against Spain in the European Baseball Championship in Torino on September 19, 2021, Team Italy slugger Vito Friscia scored with bases loads on a walk to Alessandro Deotto by Spanish reliever Fernando Baez. An ensuing passed ball allowed Azzurri captain Alberto Mineo to cross the plate and give Team Italy the 2-0 lead going into the top of the eighth inning. Winning pitcher Matteo Bocchi threw two scoreless innings before handing the ball to closer Alex Bassani, who picked up the save with a 1-2-3 out ninth inning with two strikeouts.
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FIBS mourns with Team Italy manager Mike Piazza after the passing of his father, Vince

FIBS mourns with Team Italy manager Mike Piazza after the passing of his father, Vince
18/09/2021
The Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) Federal Council met in Piemonte, site of the European Baseball Championship. FIBS President Andrea Marcon opened with his deepest condolences for Team Italy manager Mike Piazza and his family after the passing of his father, Vince. The Federal Council also recognized Baseball5 as an official discipline and also announced the locations of the 2021 Youth Finals.
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Team Italy battles for the bronze in Euro Baseball Championship September 19 at 9 am (ET) on www.BaseballSoftball.tv

Team Italy battles for the bronze in Euro Baseball Championship September 19 at 9 am (ET) on www.BaseballSoftball.tv
17/09/2021
Despite a two-run home run by Dario Pizzano followed by a solo homer from Vito Frescia in the top of the first inning to give Team Italy an early 3-0 lead over Israel in the European Baseball Championship semifinals in Avigliana on Friday, September 17, 2021, the Italians were defeated 11-5 in the end. Team Italy will battle for the bronze medal against Spain in Torino on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at 3 pm (local time), while Israel and Kingdom of the Netherlands clash in the Euro Baseball Championship final later at 8:30 pm. All games are streaming live at www.BaseballSoftball.tv


Team Italy advances to Euro Baseball semifinals after 8-5 win over Croatia

Team Italy advances to Euro Baseball semifinals after 8-5 win over Croatia
16/09/2021
With a slim 4-2 advantage over Croatia in the bottom of the eighth inning, Team Italy three-hole hitter Dario Pizzano slugged a three-run homer and Vito Friscia followed with a solo shot to put the game out of reach and advance the Azzurri squad to the European Baseball Championship semifinals


Team Italy and Croatia Euro Baseball quarterfinal game livestreams September 16 at 9 am (ET) on www.BaseballSoftball.tv

Team Italy and Croatia Euro Baseball quarterfinal game livestreams September 16 at 9 am (ET) on www.BaseballSoftball.tv
15/09/2021
Undefeated Team Italy (3-0) plays Croatia (2-1) in the European Baseball Championship quarterfinals at Valter Aluffi Stadium in Settimo Torinese on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 3 pm (local Italian time)
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Team Italy advances to Euro Baseball Championship quarterfinals after 14-1 win over Austria

Team Italy advances to Euro Baseball Championship quarterfinals after 14-1 win over Austria
14/09/2021
Azzurri slugger Vito Friscia hit a grand slam in the bottom of the seventh inning to enforce the mercy rule in the 14-1 Team Italy victory over Austria in the European Baseball Championship in Avigliana on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. Undefeated Team Italy (3-0) now advances to the Euro quarterfinals against Croatia on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 3 pm (local time) in Settimo Torinese.


Team Italy beats Belgium 14-3 in European Baseball Championship

Team Italy beats Belgium 14-3 in European Baseball Championship
13/09/2021
On day two of the European Baseball Championship in Torino, Team Italy defeated Belgium 14-3 via mercy rule in seven innings. Azzurri captain Alberto Mineo hit a three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to nail the coffin shut on Belgium when closer Matteo Bocchi got the third out in the bottom of the seventh inning.
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Team Italy defeats Greece 13-3 in European Baseball Championship opener

Team Italy defeats Greece 13-3 in European Baseball Championship opener
12/09/2021
Team Italy starting pitcher Claudio Scotti threw five hitless innings with nine strikeouts and one walk to shut down Greece in the European Baseball Championship in Settimo Torinese on Sunday afternoon, September 12, 2021. The Azzurri offense combined for 10 hits to win 13-3 via mercy rule in seven innings.
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Team Italy hosts European Baseball Championship in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021 and competes against 15 countries

Team Italy hosts European Baseball Championship in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021 and competes against 15 countries
11/09/2021
For the first time in the 67-year history of the European Baseball Championship, sixteen teams will compete in a total of 48 games in Piemonte on the diamonds of Torino, Settimo Torinese and Avigliana


From Antwerp to Piemonte, 67 years of European Baseball Championship history

From Antwerp to Piemonte, 67 years of European Baseball Championship history
09/09/2021
The Italian senior national baseball team won its first of 10 European Championship titles in 1954, while Kingdom of the Netherlands has won the Euro throne 23 times since 1956. Having not won the European Baseball Championship for nine years, Team Italy under the guidance of Azzurri manager Mike Piazza will attempt to reclaim the Euro Baseball Championship title on its home turf in Piemonte on the diamonds of Torino, Settimo Torinese and Avigliana from September 12-19, 2021.


Team Italy manager Mike Piazza visits Candiolo Institute prior to tribute to NYC heroes at Citi Field on September 11

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza visits Candiolo Institute prior to tribute to NYC heroes at Citi Field on September 11
09/09/2021
Azzurri manager Mike Piazza visited the Candiolo Institute, European Baseball Championship Charity Partner, and met Candiolo President Allegra Agnelli prior to boarding his flight to New York for the commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers at Citi Field
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Serie A1 Softball Playoffs begin in Italy

Serie A1 Softball Playoffs begin in Italy
09/09/2021
The Serie A1 postseason starts on Friday, September 10, 2021 with the first two quarterfinal games between MKF Bollate and Pianoros Softball followed by a third contest on Saturday. The other quarterfinal matchup between Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì and Rhevandors Caronno takes place on Saturday, September 11 (games 1 and 2) and Sunday, September 12 (game 3). In addition, the first two games of the best-of-five series playout between Lacomes New Bollate and Caserta happen on Sunday.
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Azzurri manager Mike Piazza exudes confidence in Team Italy approaching European Baseball Championship in Piemonte

Azzurri manager Mike Piazza exudes confidence in Team Italy approaching European Baseball Championship in Piemonte
08/09/2021
At a Torino press conference in Piazza Castello’s Piemonte Region building’s Sala della Trasparenza, Team Italy manager Mike Piazza appeared content with his squad’s chances of doing well in the European Baseball Championship, which takes place on the diamonds of Torino, Avigliana and Settimo Torinese from September 12-19, 2021
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WBSC U12 Baseball World Cup postponed to 2022

WBSC U12 Baseball World Cup postponed to 2022
31/08/2021
The Team Italy U12 baseball squad will have to until the summer of 2022 to compete in the WBSC U12 World Cup in Tainan, Taiwan
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Team Italy manager Alberto D’Auria reflects on the U23 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy manager Alberto D’Auria reflects on the U23 European Baseball Championship
30/08/2021
Team Italy manager Alberto D’Auria took time out to talk about the Azzurri’s third-place finish in the recent U23 European Baseball Championship in Verona and San Martino Buon Albergo
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza summons 24 players to Fossano in preparation for Euro Baseball Championship in Piemonte

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza summons 24 players to Fossano in preparation for Euro Baseball Championship in Piemonte
29/08/2021
National Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy manager Mike Piazza has selected 24 Azzurri players to report to Fossano beginning Tuesday, August 31, 2021 to prepare for the European Baseball Championship in Torino, Settimo Torinese and Avigliana from September 12-19, 2021
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Team Italy places third in U23 European Baseball Championship after 8-1 no-hitter over Great Britain

Team Italy places third in U23 European Baseball Championship after 8-1 no-hitter over Great Britain
28/08/2021
A combined three Team Italy pitcher no-hitter eclipsed Great Britain to give the Italians an 8-1 victory in the European Baseball Championship battle for the bronze in San Martino Buon Albergo on August 28, 2021


Team Italy battles for the bronze in U23 European Baseball Championship after 1-0 loss to Germany in semifinal

Team Italy battles for the bronze in U23 European Baseball Championship after 1-0 loss to Germany in semifinal
27/08/2021
Team Italy played with heart in the European Baseball Championship semifinal in Verona against Germany on August 27, 2021, but in the end the Germans scored the only run of the game in the top of the seventh inning to advance to the Euro Championship final against Kingdom of the Netherlands on August 28, 2021


Team Italy competes in U18 Baseball World Cup from September 9-18, 2022 in Florida

Team Italy competes in U18 Baseball World Cup from September 9-18,  2022 in Florida
27/08/2021
Team Italy Juniors manager Francesco Aluffi has one year to prepare his young and talented Azzurri squad for the WBSC U18 Baseball World Cup, which has been rescheduled to take place from September 9-18, 2022 in Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida
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FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy in U23 European Baseball Championship semifinal against Germany on August 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM (ET)

FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy in U23 European Baseball Championship semifinal against Germany on August 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM (ET)
26/08/2021
After beating Great Britain 11-1 in five innings via mercy rule on day three of the U23 European Baseball Championship in Verona, undefeated Team Italy (3-0) faces semifinalist Germany (2-1) on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 2:30 PM (ET) on FIBSTV.com


Team Italy defeats France 8-4 in U23 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy defeats France 8-4 in U23 European Baseball Championship
25/08/2021
Team Italy pitchers Mattia Aldegheri, Eduardo Paluso, Francesco Bonvini and Marco Artitzu limited France to four runs on four hits in the Azzurri 8-4 victory over France on day two of the U23 European Baseball Championship in Verona


Team Italy beats Czech Republic 4-1 in U23 European Baseball Championship opener

Team Italy beats Czech Republic 4-1 in U23 European Baseball Championship opener
24/08/2021
Team Italy pitchers Claudio Scotti and Maurizio Andretta combined to defeat the reigning U23 Euro baseball champions by limiting the Czechs to just one unearned run on four hits in the 4-1 victory on August 24, 2021 in Verona


U23 European Baseball Championship begins for Team Italy in Verona and San Martino Buon Albergo

U23 European Baseball Championship begins for Team Italy in Verona and San Martino Buon Albergo
23/08/2021
Under the guidance of manager Alberto D'Auria, Team Italy makes its debut in the U23 European Baseball Championship against defending champion Czech Republic on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 2:30 pm (ET) in Verona and streaming live at www.baseballsoftball.tv
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza announces staff for European Baseball Championship in Piemonte

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza announces staff for European Baseball Championship in Piemonte
22/08/2021
Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza will be assisted by Vince Horsman, Gianmarco Faraone, Doriano Bindi, Dan Bonanno and Michele Gerali during the Seniors European Baseball Championship, which takes places on the diamonds of Avigliana, Settimo Torinese and Torino in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021
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Tickets for the European Baseball Championship in Piemonte are now on sale

Tickets for the European Baseball Championship in Piemonte are now on sale
18/08/2021
Ticketsms.it is the official online operator for tickets to the European Baseball Championship, which takes place from September 12-19, 2021 on the diamonds of Avigliana, Settimo Torinese and Torino in Piemonte, Italy
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Bollate and Forlì compete in Euro Premiere Cup, while Saronno plays in Euro Cup Winners Cup

Bollate and Forlì compete in Euro Premiere Cup, while Saronno plays in Euro Cup Winners Cup
15/08/2021
MKF Bollate and Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì compete in the European Premiere Cup in Buttrio and Castions di Strada, while Inox Team Saronno hosts the European Cup Winners Cup beginning Monday, August 16, 2021
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Team Italy wins its fourth consecutive U12 Euro Baseball Championship after extra-inning 6-0 victory over Czechs

Team Italy wins its fourth consecutive U12 Euro Baseball Championship after extra-inning 6-0 victory over Czechs
14/08/2021
Under the leadership of manager Stefano Burato, coaches Simona Conti, Alberto Furlani, Ivano Licciardi and Alessandro Rosa Colombo, Team Italy won its fourth straight U12 European Baseball Championship title after beating previously undefeated Czech Republic 6-0 in the Euro final in Mortsel, Belgium on August 14, 2021


Seniors Euro Baseball Championship in Torino, Avigliana, and Settimo Torinese begins in 30 days

Seniors Euro Baseball Championship in Torino, Avigliana, and Settimo Torinese begins in 30 days
13/08/2021
The long-awaited Seniors European Baseball Championship takes place on the diamonds of Torino, Avigliana, and Settimo Torinese from September 12-19, 2021
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With 13-0 shutout over France, Team Italy advances to U12 Euro Baseball Championship semifinals

With 13-0 shutout over France, Team Italy advances to U12 Euro Baseball Championship semifinals
12/08/2021
A combined one-hitter by Team Italy starting pitcher Manfredi Gambera and reliever Andrea Scalera led to a five-inning mercy-rule 13-0 shutout over France on August 12, 2021 and advanced the Azzurrini squad to the U12 European Baseball Championship semifinals in Mortsel, Belgium


Team Italy U12 baseball squad advances to Euro Baseball Championship final and qualifies for World Cup

Team Italy U12 baseball squad advances to Euro Baseball Championship final and qualifies for World Cup
11/08/2021
Three-time defending Euro champion Team Italy will vie for its fourth consecutive title in the U12 European Baseball Championship final in Mortsel, Belgium on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm


After losing to Czechs, Team Italy beats Hungary in U12 Euro Baseball Championship

After losing to Czechs, Team Italy beats Hungary in U12 Euro Baseball Championship
11/08/2021
After suffering a 7-3 loss to Czech Republic in the morning, Team Italy rebounded with a four-inning mercy-rule 21-1 win over Hungary in the afternoon on day two of the U12 European Baseball Championship in Mortsel, Belgium


Team Italy opens U12 European Baseball Championship with 23-0 shutout over Poland

Team Italy opens U12 European Baseball Championship with 23-0 shutout over Poland
10/08/2021
Team Italy kicked off the U12 European Baseball Championship in Mortsel, Belgium on August 10, 2021 with a bang by shutting out Poland 23-0 via mercy rule after three innings of play


Caronno and Forlì return to action with a softball sweep

Caronno and Forlì return to action with a softball sweep
07/08/2021
Rheavandors Caronno and Poderi Dal Nespoli Forlì remained in control of third place in their respective groups after sweeping a pair of games against softball foes Taurus Donati Gomme Parma and Bertazzoni Collecchio on August 7, 2021
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Team Italy beats Crazy Sambonifacese 7-3 before defending U12 Euro Baseball Championship title

Team Italy beats Crazy Sambonifacese 7-3 before defending U12 Euro Baseball Championship title
07/08/2021
Prior to departing for the U12 European Baseball Championship in Mortsel, Belgium, the Azzurrini squad defeated the Crazy Sambonifacese All-Stars 7-3 on the new Offia diamond in San Bonifacio on August 7, 2021
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Team Italy U23 squad prepares for European Baseball Championship

Team Italy U23 squad prepares for European Baseball Championship
06/08/2021
Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D’Auria has selected 24 baseball prospects for final workout prior to the European Baseball Championship in Verona
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Team Italy slugger Anthony Rizzo joins the New York Yankees

Team Italy slugger Anthony Rizzo joins the New York Yankees
30/07/2021
After a decade of being the face of the franchise for the Chicago Cubs, Italian-American slugger Anthony Rizzo will now wear the iconic pinstripes of the New York Yankees in a trade sending prospects Kevin Alcantara and Alexander Vizcaino to the Windy City
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Team Italy must wait until 2022 for U18 Baseball World Cup in Florida

Team Italy must wait until 2022 for U18 Baseball World Cup in Florida
29/07/2021
After placing second in the U18 European Baseball Championship and thereby qualifying for the WBSC U18 Baseball World Cup, Team Italy along with Euro champion Kingdom of the Netherlands will have to wait until 2022 for the international competition to take place due to the ongoing pandemic.
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Softball bronze medal game-bound Canada beats Team Italy 8-1 in Tokyo Olympics

Softball bronze medal game-bound Canada beats Team Italy 8-1 in Tokyo Olympics
26/07/2021
The Team Italy women's softball squad ended the Tokyo Olympics with an 8-1 loss to bronze medal game-bound Canada in Yokahama on July 26, 2021
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Team Italy places fourth in U15 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy places fourth in U15 European Baseball Championship
25/07/2021
Having succumbed to Team Italy in a 12-2 mercy-rule game two days prior, Kingdom of the Netherlands turned the tables on the Italians in the battle for the bronze with a 5-3 victory in the U15 European Baseball Championship in Brno, Czech Republic on July 25, 2021
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Softball medal hopes for Team Italy diminish with 5-0 loss to Mexico in Tokyo Olympics

Softball medal hopes for Team Italy diminish with 5-0 loss to Mexico in Tokyo Olympics
25/07/2021
The Team Italy women's softball squad fell victim to a one-hitter by Mexico pitcher Dallas Escobedo, who led her team to its first-ever Olympic win and eliminated Italy's chances of earning a medal in Tokyo
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Czechs take first while Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Softball Championship

Czechs take first while Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Softball Championship
24/07/2021
The Team Italy Juniors softball squad lost 6-3 to host Czech Republic in the U18 Women's European Softball Championship final in Prague on July 24, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 5-0 loss to Japan in Tokyo Olympics

Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 5-0 loss to Japan in Tokyo Olympics
24/07/2021
Team Italy held Japan scoreless for three innings before a two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning by cleanup hitter Yu Yamamoto put the Tokyo Olympics host in control of the game
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Team Italy battles for the U15 European Baseball Championship bronze medal on July 25, 2021 at 9 am (ET)

Team Italy battles for the U15 European Baseball Championship bronze medal on July 25, 2021 at 9 am (ET)
24/07/2021
As a result of a disappointing 9-7 loss to France in U15 European Baseball Championship semi-finals in Brno, Czech Republic, Team Italy plays Kingdom of the Netherlands in the battle for the bronze medal on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 9 am (ET)
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Team Italy defends Juniors Euro Softball Championship title on July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)

Team Italy defends Juniors Euro Softball Championship title on July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
23/07/2021
Having lost to host Czech Republic two days prior, Team Italy looks to make amends with the Czechs and win the U18 Women's European Softball Championship final game in Prague on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
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Undefeated Team Italy advances to U15 European Championship semi-finals

Undefeated Team Italy advances to U15 European Championship semi-finals
23/07/2021
On day three of the U15 European Baseball Championship in Trnava, Slovakia, Team Italy beat Kingdom of the Netherlands via mercy rule in six innings by a score of 12-2 to advance to the semi-finals in Brno, Czech Republic
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Team Italy prepares for U18 Baseball World Cup with workout in Modena on August 3, 2021

Team Italy prepares for U18 Baseball World Cup with workout in Modena on August 3, 2021
23/07/2021
After a silver medal finish at the recent U18 European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro, Team Italy returns to the diamond in Modena on August 3, 2021 to prepare for the U18 Baseball World Cup in Bradenton and Sarasota from September 10-19, 2021
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Team Italy manager Stefano Burato reveals roster for U12 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy manager Stefano Burato reveals roster for U12 European Baseball Championship
23/07/2021
Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato has announced the names of the 18 players chosen to play for Team Italy in the upcoming U12 European Baseball Championship
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Team Italy suffers first loss in U18 Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy suffers first loss in U18 Women's European Softball Championship
22/07/2021
Czech Republic defeated Team Italy 9-4 on day four of the U18 Women's European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic
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Team Italy women’s softball squad falls victim to Australia 1-0 shutout in Tokyo Olympics

Team Italy women’s softball squad falls victim to Australia 1-0 shutout in Tokyo Olympics
22/07/2021
Team Italy played with heart but lost 1-0 to Australia during the Tokyo Olympics in Fukushima on July 22, 2021
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Team Italy beats Austria 15-1 on day two of U15 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy beats Austria 15-1 on day two of U15 European Baseball Championship
22/07/2021
Team Italy defeated Austria 15-1 via mercy rule in the U15 European Baseball Championship on July 22, 2021


Undefeated Team Italy advances in U18 Women's European Softball Championship after 23-2 rout over France

Undefeated Team Italy advances in U18 Women's European Softball Championship after 23-2 rout over France
21/07/2021
Team Italy (5-0) finished U18 Women's European Softball Championship Group A round-robin play after defeating France 23-2 in Prague, Czech Republic on July 21, 2021
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Team Italy dominates Slovakia 12-1 in U15 European Baseball Championship opener

Team Italy dominates Slovakia 12-1 in U15 European Baseball Championship opener
21/07/2021
Team Italy U15 pitchers combined for a no-hit performance on the mound against host Slovakia in the U15 European Baseball Championship on July 21, 2021
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Tenacious Team Italy holds USA hitless for three innings but falls short in Olympic Softball debut

Tenacious Team Italy holds USA hitless for three innings but falls short in Olympic Softball debut
21/07/2021
Team Italy starter Greta Cecchetti matched USA ace Cat Osterman pitch-for-pitch for three complete innings, but the Americans prevailed in the end by a score of 2-0 in game one of the Tokyo Olympics
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Iren announced as European Baseball Championship golden sponsor in Piemonte

Iren announced as European Baseball Championship golden sponsor in Piemonte
20/07/2021
Iren, one of the largest and most dynamic multi-utility companies in Italy, has partnered with Federazione Italian Baseball Softball by becoming the golden sponsor of the Seniors European Baseball Championship in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021
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U15 European Baseball Championship begins for Team Italy on July 21, 2021

U15 European Baseball Championship begins for Team Italy on July 21, 2021
20/07/2021
Team Italy manager Roberto De Franceschi has prepared his young and talented squad for the U15 European Baseball Championship in Trnava, Slovakia and Brno, Czech Republic from July 21-25, 2021
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Undefeated Team Italy beats Sweden and Germany in U18 Women’s European Softball Championship

Undefeated Team Italy beats Sweden and Germany in U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
20/07/2021
On day two of the U18 Women’s European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic on July 20, 2021, defending Euro champion Team Italy won a pair of games over Sweden and Germany to remain undefeated (4-0) and the top-seed in Group A
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Team Italy picks up two mercy-rule wins on day one of U18 Women’s European Softball Championship

Team Italy picks up two mercy-rule wins on day one of U18 Women’s European Softball Championship
19/07/2021
Team Italy easily defeated Poland and Croatia on opening day of the U18 Women’s European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic on July 19, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad prepares for Tokyo Olympics with 2-0 shutout over Honda Reverta in Sendai

Team Italy women's softball squad prepares for Tokyo Olympics with 2-0 shutout over Honda Reverta in Sendai
18/07/2021
The Team Italy women's softball squad ended its five-game Sendai exhibition series with a 2-0 win over Honda Reverta in preparation for the Tokyo Olympics opener against USA on July 20, 2021 at 11 pm (ET)
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Parma Clima returns to Euro Baseball Champions Cup throne for 14th time after 22-year absence

Parma Clima returns to Euro Baseball Champions Cup throne for 14th time after 22-year absence
17/07/2021
Parma Clima defeated the Bonn Capitals 6-4 to win the European Baseball Champions Cup title, while UnipolSai Fortitudo Bologna settled for third place with a 11-9 victory over Curaçao Neptunus in Ostrava, Czech Republic on July 17, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball squad arrives in Prague to defend Euro Championship throne

Team Italy U18 softball squad arrives in Prague to defend Euro Championship throne
17/07/2021
Team Italy defends the U18 Women's European Softball Championship title in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021
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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
15/07/2021
Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato has selected 18 Azzurrini baseball players for a workout in Riccione on July 27, 2021.
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Team Italy U23 baseball squad gathers in Modena on July 20, 2021

Team Italy U23 baseball squad gathers in Modena on July 20, 2021
14/07/2021
Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D'Auria has selected 21 Azzurri baseball prospects to a workout in Modena on July 20, 2021.
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Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Baseball Championship

Team Italy places second in U18 Euro Baseball Championship
10/07/2021
Team Italy suffered a 6-2 loss to Kingdom of the Netherlands in the U18 European Baseball Championship final in Macerata on July 11, 2021
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FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy U18 Euro Baseball Championship final game on July 11, 2021 at 11 am (ET)

FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy U18 Euro Baseball Championship final game on July 11, 2021 at 11 am (ET)
10/07/2021
Team Italy beat Spain 7-5 in the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-final game in Macerata on July 10, 2021 to advance to the Euro Championship final against Kingdom of the Netherlands on July 11, 2021 at 11 am (ET) and also qualify for the U18 Baseball World Cup in Bradenton, Florida from September 10-19, 2021


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
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FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy U18 Euro Baseball Championship semi-final game on July 10, 2021 at 2 pm (ET)

FIBSTV.com presents Team Italy U18 Euro Baseball Championship semi-final game on July 10, 2021 at 2 pm (ET)
09/07/2021
Team Italy (4-0) faces Spain (2-1), while Germany (3-0) takes on Kingdom of the Netherlands (3-1) in the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-finals in Macerata on Saturday, July 10, 2021
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Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi and captain Samuele Gamberini speak prior to Euro Baseball Championship semi-final

Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi and captain Samuele Gamberini speak prior to Euro Baseball Championship semi-final
08/07/2021
Prior to the first pitch of the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-final game against Spain in Macerata on July 10, 2021 at 2 pm (ET on FIBSTV.com), Azzurri manager Francesco Aluffi and team captain Samuele Gamberini offered their perspective on undefeated Team Italy (4-0)
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Team Italy beats Israel and advances to U18 European Baseball Championship semi-finals

Team Italy beats Israel and advances to U18 European Baseball Championship semi-finals
08/07/2021
As the Euro Baseball Championship Pool A top-seed, undefeated Team Italy (4-0) earned the right to move on to the U18 European Baseball Championship semi-finals after a 10-2 victory over Israel on July 8, 2021


Czech Republic and Kingdom of the Netherlands win while Austria and France lose on day 4 of U18 Euro Baseball Championship

Czech Republic and Kingdom of the Netherlands win while Austria and France lose on day 4 of U18 Euro Baseball Championship
08/07/2021
The Czechs and the Dutch were victorious in their respective U18 European Baseball Championship games in Macerata and Montegranaro on July 8, 2021
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Words from Team Italy U18 baseball coach Davide Sartini and pitcher Edoardo Zingarelli

Words from Team Italy U18 baseball coach Davide Sartini and pitcher Edoardo Zingarelli
07/07/2021
Team Italy coach Davide Sartini and closing pitcher Edoardo Zingarelli reflect on the important 7-5 win over KIngdom of the Netherlands in the U18 European Baseball Championship on July 7, 2021
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Team Italy guarantees U18 Euro Baseball Championship semi-final berth after 7-5 win over Kingdom of the Netherlands

Team Italy guarantees U18 Euro Baseball Championship semi-final berth after 7-5 win over Kingdom of the Netherlands
07/07/2021
Undefeated Team Italy (3-0) got one step closer to qualifying for the U18 Baseball World Cup by defeating Kingdom of the Netherlands 7-5 on July 7, 2021 in Macerata and thereby ensuring a U18 Euro Baseball Championship semi-final berth on July 10, 2021..


Spain and France prevail while Lithuania and Czech Republic remain winless in U18 Euro Baseball Championship

Spain and France prevail while Lithuania and Czech Republic remain winless in U18 Euro Baseball Championship
07/07/2021
While Spain (2-0) and France (1-1) picked up wins on day three of the U18 European Baseball Championship, Lithuania (0-3) and Czech Republic (0-2) are searching for their first victory.
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Team Italy roster announced for U18 European Softball Championship in Prague

Team Italy roster announced for U18 European Softball Championship in Prague
07/07/2021
Team Italy manager Andrea Longagnani names 17 players for the U18 European Softball Championship in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021
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Team Italy U12 baseball squad gathers for camp in Riccione on July 15, 2021

Team Italy U12 baseball squad gathers for camp in Riccione on July 15, 2021
07/07/2021
Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato has selected 18 players for an intensive training camp in Riccione on July 15, 2021.
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Team Italy, Israel and Germany pick up wins in day two of U18 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy, Israel and Germany pick up wins in day two of U18 European Baseball Championship
06/07/2021
With undefeated Kingdom of the Netherlands and Spain getting byes, Team Italy and Germany are the only other teams with perfect records in the U18 European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro.
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Team Italy U18 baseball hitting coach Stefano Cappuccini praises Azzurri squad

Team Italy U18 baseball hitting coach Stefano Cappuccini praises Azzurri squad
06/07/2021
Hitting coach Stefano Cappuccini gave props to Team Italy after the Azzurri squad defeated France 13-6 in the U18 European Baseball Championship on July 6, 2021.
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Team Italy defeats France in U18 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy defeats France in U18 European Baseball Championship
06/07/2021
Undefeated Team Italy continues to dominate Euro Baseball Championship Pool A play with a 9-6 victory over France in Montegranaro.


Team Italy induces 21-0 mercy-rule win over Lithuania in U18 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy induces 21-0 mercy-rule win over Lithuania in U18 European Baseball Championship
05/07/2021
The Team Italy offense took possession of the game against Lithuania early and did not look back in the 21-0 five-inning mercy-rule shutout in the U18 European Baseball Championship opener in Macerata on July 5, 2021.


Kingdom of the Netherlands, Germany and Spain win U18 European Baseball Championship openers

Kingdom of the Netherlands, Germany and Spain win U18 European Baseball Championship openers
05/07/2021
Nine countries are competing in the U18 European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro from July 5-11, 2021
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Team Italy Seniors baseball squad plays exhibition game against Jolly Roger Grosseto on July 13, 2021

Team Italy Seniors baseball squad plays exhibition game against Jolly Roger Grosseto on July 13, 2021
04/07/2021
22 Azzurri baseball prospects have been invited to participate in an exhibition game against Jolly Roger Grosseto on July 13, 2021
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Greece, Ukraine, Russia and Slovakia qualify for Seniors European Baseball Championship in Piemonte

Greece, Ukraine, Russia and Slovakia qualify for Seniors European Baseball Championship in Piemonte
04/07/2021
Winners in their respective Euro Baseball Championship Qualifiers in Utena, Belgrade, Moscow and Bratislava, Greece, Ukraine, Russia and Slovakia have earned the right to join the other 12 countries in the Seniors European Baseball Championship in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021
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Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini reveals women's softball roster for Tokyo Olympics

Team Italy manager Federico Pizzolini reveals women's softball roster for Tokyo Olympics
04/07/2021
After successfully defending the Women's European Softball Championship throne in Friula-Venezia Giulia on July 3, 2021, Team Italy is already back at work preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
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Team Italy repeats as Women's European Softball Champion after defeating Kingdom of the Netherlands 9-5 in Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Team Italy repeats as Women's European Softball Champion after defeating Kingdom of the Netherlands 9-5 in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
03/07/2021
The last time Team Italy beat the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the Euro championship final game on Italian soil was in 1995 when the international competition was held in Settimo Torinese.
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Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands clash for Women's European Softball Championship Gold, while Israel and Czech Republic battle for Bronze on July 3, 2021

Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands clash for Women's European Softball Championship Gold, while Israel and Czech Republic battle for Bronze on July 3, 2021
02/07/2021
Below is a recap of all the action from the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia on Friday, July 2, 2021
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Team Italy shuts out France 10-0 and now faces Kingdom of the Netherlands in Women's European Softball Championship final on July 3, 2021

Team Italy shuts out France 10-0 and now faces Kingdom of the Netherlands in Women's European Softball Championship final on July 3, 2021
02/07/2021
After a 10-0 mercy-rule shutout over France to make it 10 wins in a row in Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Team Italy now plays Kingdom of the Netherlands for the Women's European Championship title on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 8:30 pm in Castions di Strada.
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Team Italy guarantees Women's European Softball Championship final berth with 11-0 shutout over Israel

Team Italy guarantees Women's European Softball Championship final berth with 11-0 shutout over Israel
02/07/2021
WIth a 11-0 shutout over Israel on July 2, 2021, undefeated Team Italy has won nine games straight in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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Team Italy manager Roberto De Franceschi reveals roster for U15 European Baseball Championship in Brno and Trnava

Team Italy manager Roberto De Franceschi reveals roster for U15 European Baseball Championship in Brno and Trnava
02/07/2021
Azzurrini manager Roberto De Franceschi has selected 20 players to represent Team Italy in the upcoming U15 European Baseball Championship in Brno, Czech Republic and Trnava, Slovakia
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Team Italy is the only undefeated squad in the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy is the only undefeated squad in the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship
01/07/2021
Below is a recap of all the action from the 2021 Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
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Team Italy defeats Kingdom of the Netherlands 2-1 in Women's European Softball Championship final round robin game 1

Team Italy defeats Kingdom of the Netherlands 2-1 in Women's European Softball Championship final round robin game 1
01/07/2021
Undefeated Team Italy took one step closer in repeating as Euro Champs by beating Kingdom of the Netherlands 2-1 in game one of the Women's European Softball Championship final round robin on July 1, 2021
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Team Italy's Alexia Lacatena throws one-hitter in 10-0 shutout over Germany in Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy's Alexia Lacatena throws one-hitter in 10-0 shutout over Germany in Women's European Softball Championship
01/07/2021
Fans got a look at the future of Team Italy when young and talented Azzurre pitcher Alexia Lacatena dominated German hitters in the Women's European Softball Championship on July 1, 2021
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Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands remain as the only undefeated squads in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia

Team Italy and Kingdom of the Netherlands remain as the only undefeated squads in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
30/06/2021
Women's European Softball Championship Round Robin 2 results for June 30, 2021
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Team Italy's Ilaria Cacciamani strikes out nine consecutive hitters in 13-0 mercy-rule win over Spain in Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy's Ilaria Cacciamani strikes out nine consecutive hitters in 13-0 mercy-rule win over Spain in Women's European Softball Championship
30/06/2021
Undefeated Team Italy (6-0) eliminated Spain's chances of advancing to the Women's European Softball Championship finals in Fruili-Venezia Giulia with a stellar performance by pitcher Ilaria Cacciamani in Ronchi dei Legionari on June 30, 2021
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Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic

Team Italy keeps win streak alive in Women's European Softball Championship with 5-0 shutout over Czech Republic
30/06/2021
Defending Euro champion Team Italy remains undefeated in the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Venezia Giulia after getting to Czech Republic pitcher Veronika Peckova in the bottom of the fifth inning with a five-run rally
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Team Italy's Lisa Birocci throws no-hitter in 19-0 shutout over Hungary to advance Azzurre squad to Women's European Softball Championship phase two

Team Italy's Lisa Birocci throws no-hitter in 19-0 shutout over Hungary to advance Azzurre squad to Women's European Softball Championship phase two
29/06/2021
Team Italy remains undefeated (4-0) in the Women's European Softball Championship and plays a pair of phase two games against Czech Republic and Spain on June 30, 2021
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Day 3 Women's European Softball Championship results from Friuli-Giulia Venezia

Day 3 Women's European Softball Championship results from Friuli-Giulia Venezia
29/06/2021
Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain remain undefeated going into Women's European Softball Championship round-robin phase two
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Undefeated Team Italy guarantees top-seed ranking in Women's European Softball Championship with 27-0 shutout over Bulgaria

Undefeated Team Italy guarantees top-seed ranking in Women's European Softball Championship with 27-0 shutout over Bulgaria
29/06/2021
Team Italy earned the right to advance to Women's European Softball Championship round-robin phase two after crushing Bulgaria 27-0 in Cervignano on June 29, 2021
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Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain on top in Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Israel and Spain on top in Women's European Softball Championship
28/06/2021
On day two of the Women's European Softball Championship in Friuli-Giulia Venezia, four undefeated front runners emerged in the standings with perfect 2-0 records.
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Team Italy plummets Poland 10-0 in Women's European Softball Championship

Team Italy plummets Poland 10-0 in Women's European Softball Championship
28/06/2021
Team Italy remains undefeated in the Women's European Softball Championship after its second consecutive shutout victory on June 28, 2021
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Team Italy’s Greta Cecchetti throws no-hitter against Russia in Women’s European Softball Championship Opener

Team Italy’s Greta Cecchetti throws no-hitter against Russia in Women’s European Softball Championship Opener
27/06/2021
Defending champion Team Italy kicked off the Women’s European Softball Championship in Fruili Venezia Giulia with a convincing 9-0 shutout over Russia on June 27, 2021
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Team Italy and seven others remain undefeated in Women’s European Softball Championship

Team Italy and seven others remain undefeated in Women’s European Softball Championship
27/06/2021
Team Italy, Germany, Poland, Kingdom of the Netherlands, France, Israel, Czech Republic and Spain go into day two of the Women’s European Softball Championship undefeated
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza summons 38 players to Godo on June 30, 2021

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza summons 38 players to Godo on June 30, 2021
26/06/2021
National Baseball Hall of Famer and Team Italy manager Mike Piazza has selected 38 players for a workout in Godo on Wednesday, June 30, 2021
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Team Italy U14 and U15 softball squads play exhibition games against Czech Republic and Bollate teams from July 8-11, 2021

Team Italy U14 and U15 softball squads play exhibition games against Czech Republic and Bollate teams from July 8-11, 2021
26/06/2021
Local Bollate softball team hosts Italian and Czech Republic National Teams for four-day exhibition tourney from July 8-11, 2021
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Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi announces roster for European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro

Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi announces roster for  European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro
25/06/2021
Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi reveals the names of the 20 players selected to play in next week's European Baseball Championship in Macerata and Montegranaro
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Team Italy U12 Azzurrini baseball squad returns to Bologna on July 1, 2021

Team Italy U12 Azzurrini baseball squad returns to Bologna on July 1, 2021
22/06/2021
The Team Italy U12 baseball program is in full swing with yet another workout scheduled to take place in Bologna on Thursday, July 1, 2021
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Team Italy U23 baseball squad gathers in Verona on June 22, 2021

Team Italy U23 baseball squad gathers in Verona on June 22, 2021
18/06/2021
After a productive workout in Parma just days ago, the Team Italy U23 baseball squad get together for another training session followed by an exhibition game in Verona on June 22, 2021
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Team Italy Seniors baseball pitchers and catchers report in Godo on June 23, 2021

Team Italy Seniors baseball pitchers and catchers report in Godo on June 23, 2021
17/06/2021
Team Italy Seniors baseball pitchers and catchers report in Godo on June 23, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball team plays exhibition game in Parma on June 15, 2021

Team Italy U18 softball team plays exhibition game in Parma on June 15, 2021
11/06/2021
Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani has selected 14 players to compete against a local Serie A1 squad in Parma
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Team Italy U18 baseball squad plays exhibition game in Verona on June 16, 2021

Team Italy U18 baseball squad plays exhibition game in Verona on June 16, 2021
11/06/2021
Team Italy U18 baseball manager Francesco Aluffi summons 25 players for exhibition game in Verona
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Team Italy U15 baseball squad participates in Campidonico Western Teen Cup in Torino

Team Italy U15 baseball squad participates in Campidonico Western Teen Cup in Torino
10/06/2021
The Team Italy U15 baseball squad prepares for the European Championship by participating in the Campidonico Western Teen Cup in Torino from June 21-23, 2021.
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Team Italy Seniors baseball season gets underway when pitchers and catchers report to Collecchio on June 15, 2021

Team Italy Seniors baseball season gets underway when pitchers and catchers report to Collecchio on June 15, 2021
09/06/2021
Team Italy manager Mike Piazza summons Azzurri pitchers and catchers for the first official Seniors baseball practice in Collecchio on Tuesday, June 15, 2021.
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FIBS President Andrea Marcon and Castions di Strada Mayor Ivan Petrucco host European Softball Championship press conference

FIBS President Andrea Marcon and Castions di Strada Mayor Ivan Petrucco host European Softball Championship press conference
09/06/2021
With just two weeks before the June 27 start date of the European Softball Championship, the official press conference for the international competition took place in the town hall of Castions di Strada on June 9, 2021.
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Team Italy U23 baseball squad trains in Parma on June 16, 2021

Team Italy U23 baseball squad trains in Parma on June 16, 2021
09/06/2021
Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D’Auria has invited 21 baseball players for a workout in Parma on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
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Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato selects 33 Azzurrini baseball prospects for workout in Riccione on June 15, 2021

Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato selects 33 Azzurrini baseball prospects for workout in Riccione on June 15, 2021
09/06/2021
The Team Italy U12 baseball squad prepares for the upcoming Euro Championship with a day of intensive training in Riccione on June 15, 2021.
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Team Italy women's softball team gathers in Gradisca d’Isonzo prior to Euros in Friuli Venezia Giulia

Team Italy women's softball team gathers in Gradisca d’Isonzo prior to Euros in Friuli Venezia Giulia
06/06/2021
Prior to the official roster being announced for the European Championship, the Team Italy women's softball team begins a week-long training camp in Gradisca d’Isonzo on June 20, 2021.
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Team Italy U18 baseball squad faces Jolly Roger Grosseto on June 9, 2021

Team Italy U18 baseball squad faces Jolly Roger Grosseto on June 9, 2021
04/06/2021
Serie A Jolly Roger Grosseto hosts the Team Italy U18 baseball squad for an exhibition game on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.
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Team Italy U14 softball squad assembles in Bologna

Team Italy U14 softball squad assembles in Bologna

2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed

2021 Women’s European Softball Championship calendar revealed
03/06/2021
The Team Italy women's softball squad begins Euro Championship Group A play with a game against Russia on June 27, 2021.
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza pays tribute to fallen U.S. soldiers at the Florence American Cemetery on Memorial Day

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza pays tribute to fallen U.S. soldiers at the Florence American Cemetery on Memorial Day
01/06/2021
Mike and Alicia Piazza spent U.S. Memorial Day at the Florence American Cemetery in Tuscany, Italy
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Team Italy U15 baseball squads use Alpe Adria tourney to tune up for Euro Championship

Team Italy U15 baseball squads use Alpe Adria tourney to tune up for Euro Championship
01/06/2021
The Team Italy U15 squad takes its first step towards the European Baseball Championship at the Alpe Adra tournament in Staranzano.
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Team Italy U13 softball training camps in Bollate, Bussolengo and Bologna held from June 14-16, 2021

Team Italy U13 softball training camps in Bollate, Bussolengo and Bologna held from June 14-16, 2021
31/05/2021
The Team Italy U13 softball program picks up steam with three separate training camps in Bollate, Bussolengo and Bologna beginning June 14, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball prospects put to the test in Bollate

Team Italy U18 softball prospects put to the test in Bollate
27/05/2021
Team Italy U18 manager Andrea Longagnani names 14 top softball prospects for Bollate exhibition game on June 10, 2021
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Team Italy U18 baseball squad reconvenes in Colorno from May 31-June 2, 2021

Team Italy U18 baseball squad reconvenes in Colorno from May 31-June 2, 2021
27/05/2021
Team Italy U18 baseball manager Francesco Aluffi has selected 26 players to participate in a three-day training camp in Colorno beginning May 31, 2021
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Team Italy U15 softball manager Giulio Brusa holds training camps in Parma, Bologna and Sesto Fiorentino from June 14-16, 2021

Team Italy U15 softball manager Giulio Brusa holds training camps in Parma, Bologna and Sesto Fiorentino from June 14-16, 2021
26/05/2021
Over 60 athletes will showcase their skills in hopes of securing a roster spot on the Team Italy U15 softball squad during training camps in Parma, Bologna and Sesto Fiorentino from June 14-16, 2021
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Team Italy U23 baseball manager Alberto D'Auria selects 27 players to participate in Colorno training camp from May 31-June 2, 2021

Team Italy U23 baseball manager Alberto D'Auria selects 27 players to participate in Colorno training camp from May 31-June 2, 2021
24/05/2021
In preparation for the upcoming U23 European Baseball Championship in Verona and San Martino Buon Albergo from August 24-28, 2021, Team Italy U23 baseball manager Alberto D'Auria has invited 27 prospects to a three-day training camp in Colorno beginning May 31, 2021
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Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato recruits 43 Azzurrini baseball prospects for two separate training camps in Casteldebole

Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato recruits 43 Azzurrini baseball prospects for two separate training camps in Casteldebole

FIBSTV.com celebrates the return of live baseball and softball from Italy this weekend

FIBSTV.com celebrates the return of live baseball and softball from Italy this weekend

Piemonte Seniors European Baseball Championship delegation meets with CEB President Didier Seminet in Paris

Piemonte Seniors European Baseball Championship delegation meets with CEB President Didier Seminet in Paris
21/05/2021
FIBS, Regione Piemonte meet Confederation of European Baseball President Didier Seminet to discuss the upcoming Seniors European Baseball Championship
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Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi holds workout for 43 baseball prospects in Godo on May 26, 2021

Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi holds workout for 43 baseball prospects in Godo on May 26, 2021

A minute of silence in memory of Bill Holmberg and Enrico Obletter

A minute of silence in memory of Bill Holmberg and Enrico Obletter
19/05/2021
FIBS President Andrea Marcon asks for a minute of silence in honor of the late and great Bill Holmberg and Enrico Obletter before Italian baseball and softball games this weekend
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An intense baseball season 2021 launched in Rome

An intense baseball season 2021 launched in Rome

Team Italy U15 baseball squad springs into action for Alpe Adria tournament

Team Italy U15 baseball squad springs into action for Alpe Adria tournament
19/05/2021
Team Italy U15 will play in Staranzano from May 26 to May 30 for the first training camp of the 2021 season
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Verona and San Martino welcome the U23 European Baseball Championship

Verona and San Martino welcome the U23 European Baseball Championship
14/05/2021
U23 European Baseball Championship will be held in Verona and San Martino Buon Albergo from August 24-28, 2021
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza named Viscardi Center’s 2021 Sportsman of the Year

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza named Viscardi Center’s 2021 Sportsman of the Year

Team Italy patriarch pitcher Alessandro Maestri retires from his international baseball playing career

Team Italy patriarch pitcher Alessandro Maestri retires from his international baseball playing career
12/05/2021
Italian baseball ambassador Alessandro Maestri, who has played for Team Italy in every World Baseball Classic since its inception in 2006, has hung up the cleats for good to end his illustrious playing career which spanned four different continents
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Team Italy U18 baseball squad workout in Firenze rescheduled on May 19, 2021

Team Italy U18 baseball squad workout in Firenze rescheduled on May 19, 2021
12/05/2021
Originally scheduled 10 days prior, the Team Italy U18 baseball squad workout will take place in Firenze on Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Euro Baseball 2021 Piemonte announces charity partnership with the Candiolo Foundation

Euro Baseball 2021 Piemonte announces charity partnership with the Candiolo Foundation
12/05/2021
Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) President Andrea Marcon and Candiolo Foundation President Gianmarco Sala have entered into a partnership agreement in conjunction with the Seniors European Baseball Championship in Piemonte from September 12-19, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani summons 14 players for workout and exhibition game in Collecchio on May 25, 2021

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani summons 14 players for workout and exhibition game in Collecchio on May 25, 2021
12/05/2021
In preparation for the in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021 and the in Lima, Peru from August 28-September 5, 2021, Team Italy manager Andrea Longagnani has summoned 14 of his finest U18 softball prospects to Collecchio for a brief workout on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 beginning at 4 pm followed by an exhibition game against a local Serie A1 squad
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Team Italy slugger John Andreoli called up to San Diego Padres

Team Italy slugger John Andreoli called up to San Diego Padres
11/05/2021
Team Italy outfielder John Andreoli has been called up to join the San Diego Padres tonight for their game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field in Denver
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Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato invites 22 Azzurrini baseball prospects to San Bonifacio on May 16, 2021

Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato invites 22 Azzurrini baseball prospects to San Bonifacio on May 16, 2021
11/05/2021
Having hosted workouts in Bologna, Modena, and Riccione, Team Italy Juveniles manager Stefano Burato extends his search to San Bonifacio on May 16, 2021 when he welcomes 21 new players to try out for the Azzurrini U12 baseball squad
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Team Italy welcomes the start of 2021 season with virtual press conference and doubleheader against Softball All Stars in Caronno Pertusella

Team Italy welcomes the start of 2021 season with virtual press conference and doubleheader against Softball All Stars in Caronno Pertusella
08/05/2021
After the minute of silence dedicated to the late and great Team Italy softball manager Enrico Obletter, President Andrea Marcon, current women's softball squad manager Federico Pizzolini and Azzurre captain Erika Piancastelli spoke from the heart at the virtual press conference held prior to the doubleheader against the Softball All Stars at Francesco Nespoli Stadium in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021
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Team Italy catcher Drew Butera starts for LA Angels against rival Dodgers in Freeway Series after being traded by Texas Rangers

Team Italy catcher Drew Butera starts for LA Angels against rival Dodgers in Freeway Series after being traded by Texas Rangers
07/05/2021
Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon wasted no time in putting Team Italy catcher Drew Butera behind home plate after the 37-year-old veteran was traded from the Texas Rangers in exchange for a cash considerations on May 7, 2021
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Italy’s Serie A Baseball Group C play begins this weekend

Italy’s Serie A Baseball Group C play begins this weekend
07/05/2021
Although Opening Day for the new 33-team Serie A Baseball League is scheduled for May 22, 2021, the top Italian baseball league springs into action when Group C play begins on May 8 and 9
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FIBSTV.com livestreams Team Italy-Softball All Stars doubleheader and Home Run Derby on May 8, 2021 beginning at 9 am (ET)

FIBSTV.com livestreams Team Italy-Softball All Stars doubleheader and Home Run Derby on May 8, 2021 beginning at 9 am (ET)
05/05/2021
presents an exciting day of activities to celebrate the official start of the softball season on Saturday, May 8, 2021
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Team Italy must win Women's European Softball Championship to advance to World Games in Birmingham, Alabama from July 7-17, 2022

Team Italy must win Women's European Softball Championship to advance to World Games in Birmingham, Alabama from July 7-17, 2022
02/05/2021
With National Softball Hall of Famer and legendary University of Arizona head coach up until the time the Azzurre squad departs for the , the Italians have momentum going into the in Friuli Venezia Giulia
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Greta Cecchetti joins Team Italy slugger Erika Piancastelli for Athletes Unlimited second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 in Rosemont, Illinois

Greta Cecchetti joins Team Italy slugger Erika Piancastelli for Athletes Unlimited second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 in Rosemont, Illinois
01/05/2021
Team Italy softball pitching ace Greta Cecchetti has agreed to join in its second softball season beginning August 28, 2021 at the Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois
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Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato summons 21 Azzurrini baseball players to Riccione on May 9, 2021

Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato summons 21 Azzurrini baseball players to Riccione on May 9, 2021
01/05/2021
Since training sessions last September in Bologna and two more during January and February in Modena, Team Italy Juveniles manager Stefano Burato has been working diligently to assemble his promising and talented U12 baseball squad in preparation for the , which is scheduled to take place in Mortsel, Belgium from July 6-10, 2021
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Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi invites 24 Azzurri baseball prospects to Firenze on May 9, 2021

Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi invites 24 Azzurri baseball prospects to Firenze on May 9, 2021
01/05/2021
On the heels of the taking place this weekend in Riccione, Team Italy Juniors manager Francesco Aluffi is holding another workout for 24 additional prospects in Firenze on May 9, 2021
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Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites for All-Star Game in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021

Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites for All-Star Game in Caronno Pertusella on May 8, 2021
30/04/2021
After competitive contests against Olympic foes USA and Canada as well as a victory over Florida International University last month, the Team Italy women’s softball squad reunites on May 7, 2021 in preparation for an exhibition game against a group of Italian softball all-stars in Caronno Pertusella on the following day
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Team Italy hosts U18 European Baseball Championship and announces game schedule

Team Italy hosts U18 European Baseball Championship and announces game schedule
29/04/2021
Team Italy hosts the  in Macerata and Montegranaro from July 5-11, 2021
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National Softball Hall of Famer Mike Candrea serves as Team Italy special advisor in preparation for Women’s European Softball Championship and Tokyo Olympics

National Softball Hall of Famer Mike Candrea serves as Team Italy special advisor in preparation for Women’s European Softball Championship and Tokyo Olympics
28/04/2021
World-renowned head coach and former Team USA head will assist the Team Italy coaching staff as special advisor just in time for the , which the defending Euro champion Italian softball squad will host in Friuli Venezia Giulia from June 27-July 3, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad defeats Florida International University 3-1

Team Italy women's softball squad defeats Florida International University 3-1
28/04/2021
The Team Italy women's softball squad concluded its Spring Training in the Sunshine State with a convincing 3-1 victory over in Miami on April 27, 2021
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Despite four-game sweep by Canada in Fort Myers, Team Italy demonstrates good sportsmanship

Despite four-game sweep by Canada in Fort Myers, Team Italy demonstrates good sportsmanship
26/04/2021
Having lost by scores of , , and in previous contests against third-ranked Canada at the in Fort Myers, Florida on April 25 and 26, the Team Italy women's softball squad showed poise throughout the competition
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Team Italy women's softball squad improves but suffers 4-2 loss to Canada

Team Italy women's softball squad improves but suffers 4-2 loss to Canada
26/04/2021
In what was a preview of what to expect in , the Team Italy women's softball squad played their second doubleheader against third-ranked Canada at the in Fort Myers, Florida on April 26, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad battles FlU in Miami on April 27, 2021 at 6 pm (ET) while slugger Marta Gasparotto undergoes surgery in Rome

Team Italy women's softball squad battles FlU in Miami on April 27, 2021 at 6 pm (ET) while slugger Marta Gasparotto undergoes surgery in Rome
25/04/2021
After two doubleheaders against Canada at the in Fort Myers, the Team Italy women's softball squad travels to Miami to play against on April 27, 2021 at 6 pm (ET)
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Team Italy women’s softball squad loses to Canada 7-1 in game two of doubleheader

Team Italy women’s softball squad loses to Canada 7-1 in game two of doubleheader
25/04/2021
After losing 10-1 in the first game of the doubleheader against third-ranked  at the  in Fort Myers, Florida on April 25, 2021, the Team Italy women’s softball squad tried to rebound by putting their ace in the pitcher’s circle
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Team Italy women’s softball squad drops first game of doubleheader to Canada 10-1

Team Italy women’s softball squad drops first game of doubleheader to Canada 10-1
25/04/2021
In preparation for the , the Team Italy women's softball squad played their first of two doubleheaders against  third-ranked  at the  in Fort Myers, Florida on April 25, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad plays doubleheaders against Canada on April 25 and 26, 2021

Team Italy women's softball squad plays doubleheaders against Canada on April 25 and 26, 2021
22/04/2021
In preparation for the , the Team Italy women's softball squad plays third-ranked in a pair of doubleheaders on April 25 and 26, 2021 at the in Fort Myers, Florida
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Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D'Auria invites 26 baseball players to Rome Training Camp from April 30-May 2, 2021

Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D'Auria invites 26 baseball players to Rome Training Camp from April 30-May 2, 2021
22/04/2021
In preparation for the U23 European Baseball Championship in Verona and and San Martino Buon Albergo from August 24-28, 2021, Team Italy U23 manager Alberto D'Auria has called upon 26 players for a training camp at the Giulio Onesti Olympic Training Center in Rome from April 30-May 2, 2021
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Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 31-3 loss to USA

Team Italy women's softball squad plays with heart in 31-3 loss to USA
21/04/2021
The Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball squad got a snapshot of what they can expect to see in Tokyo when top-ranked Team USA defeated the Italians 31-3 in an eight-inning exhibition game at USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida on April 21, 2021
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Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani selects 24 players for training and intrasquad game in Pianoro on May 2, 2021

Team Italy U18 softball manager Andrea Longagnani selects 24 players for training and intrasquad game in Pianoro on May 2, 2021
20/04/2021
In preparation for the in Prague, Czech Republic from July 19-24, 2021 and the in Lima, Peru from August 28-September 5, 2021, Team Italy manager Andrea Longagnani is calling on 24 of his best U18 prospects to report in Pianoro for intensive training on Sunday, May 2, 2021 beginning at 9 am followed by an intrasquad game
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Rain keeps Team Italy women's softball squad lifting in the weight room at Jackie Robinson Training Complex

Rain keeps Team Italy women's softball squad lifting in the weight room at Jackie Robinson Training Complex
20/04/2021
The Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball squad did not let a second consecutive rainy day at the in Vero Beach, Florida on April 20, 2021 get in the way of a productive strength and conditioning workout in the weight room
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Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi summons 47 baseball players to Riccione

Team Italy U18 manager Francesco Aluffi summons 47 baseball players to Riccione
20/04/2021
With the Team Italy Juniors U18 baseball season fast approaching, Azzurri manager Francesco Aluffi has invited 47 players to a two-day camp beginning May 1, 2021 in Riccione
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Team Italy takes shelter indoors practicing when lightning strikes at Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach

Team Italy takes shelter indoors practicing when lightning strikes at Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach
19/04/2021
Not even mother nature could stop the powerful Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball squad from practicing at the iconic in Vero Beach on April 19, 2021
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Team Italy wears number 42 jerseys at Jackie Robinson Training Complex and receives visit from Peter O'Malley

Team Italy wears number 42 jerseys at Jackie Robinson Training Complex and receives visit from Peter O'Malley
18/04/2021
The Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball squad honored the legacy of Jackie Robinson by wearing number 42 jerseys on Excellence field at the in Vero Beach, Florida on April 18, 2021
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Versatility is the key in making the Tokyo Olympics Team Italy roster

Versatility is the key in making the Tokyo Olympics Team Italy roster
18/04/2021
Team Italy women's softball manager Federico Pizzolini is currently putting players in different positions during Florida Spring Training at the in Vero Beach
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Team Italy softball sluggers hit a dozen homers into alligator-infested waters at Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach

Team Italy softball sluggers hit a dozen homers into alligator-infested waters at Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach
17/04/2021
One should never underestimate of the power of manager Federico Pizzolini's Team Italy
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Team Italy women's softball team heads to Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Florida

Team Italy women's softball team heads to Jackie Robinson Training Complex in Vero Beach, Florida
15/04/2021
Florida Spring Training for the Olympic-bound Team Italy women's softball team is here
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Pittsburgh Pirates sign Team Italy pitcher Alessandro Ercolani

Pittsburgh Pirates sign Team Italy pitcher Alessandro Ercolani
10/04/2021
Following in the footsteps of former Italian Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Claudio Scotti, who also trained under late and great Team Italy pitching coach Bill Holmberg and signed with the Bucs franchise in 2016, 16-year-old Azzurrini pitcher Alessandro Ercolani is headed to the in Bradenton, Florida next month to begin his MLB journey
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Team Italy women’s softball manager Federico Pizzolini selects 19 players to participate in Florida Spring Training

Team Italy women’s softball manager Federico Pizzolini selects 19 players to participate in Florida Spring Training
08/04/2021
Taking over for the late and great Enrico Obletter, new Team Italy women’s softball manager Federico Pizzolini along with Vice President Roberta Soldi are making big strides in preparing the powerful Azzurre squad for the upcoming in late June and in July
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USA plays Team Italy women's softball squad at USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida on April 21, 2021 at 5 pm (ET)

USA plays Team Italy women's softball squad at USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida on April 21, 2021 at 5 pm (ET)
08/04/2021
In preparation for the , the Team Italy women's softball team travels to the in Viera, Florida for an exhibition game against USA on April 21, 2021 at 5 pm (ET)
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Team Italy manager Mike Piazza celebrates Mets 2021 Opening Day with The 7 Line’s Orange And Blue Thing co-hosts Darren Meenan and Julia Quadrino on YouTube

Team Italy manager Mike Piazza celebrates Mets 2021 Opening Day with The 7 Line’s Orange And Blue Thing co-hosts Darren Meenan and  Julia Quadrino on YouTube
05/04/2021
Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza spent some quality time with The 7 Line Army founder and Orange And Blue Thing host Darren Meenan along with co-host Julia Quadrino during a special
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University of Nebraska Press publishes Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer by author and former Team Italy interpreter Lawrence Baldassaro

University of Nebraska Press publishes Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer by author and former Team Italy interpreter Lawrence Baldassaro
01/04/2021
Since serving as the official Team Italy interpreter during the 2006 World Baseball Classic, critically-acclaimed author Lawrence Baldassaro has written, , and most recently
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Expanded 33 team Serie A Baseball season starts May 7, 2021 and finishes with Italian Baseball Series from August 20-29, 2021

Expanded 33 team Serie A Baseball season starts May 7, 2021 and finishes with Italian Baseball Series from August 20-29, 2021
01/04/2021
announced 33 teams will be participating in Serie A Baseball beginning May 7, 2021 and will be divided into eight groups
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Serie A1 Softball begins May 22, 2021 and culminates with Italian Softball Series from October 2-10, 2021

Serie A1 Softball begins May 22, 2021 and culminates with Italian Softball Series from October 2-10, 2021
31/03/2021
The road to the Italian Softball Series for 12 Serie A1 teams divided into two groups is a very long one with sudden stops along the way due to a slew of international players already commited to compete in the and the
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FIBS Vice President Roberta Soldi is confident the Team Italy women's softball squad will prevail in overcoming all obstacles en route to Euros and Olympics

FIBS Vice President Roberta Soldi is confident the Team Italy women's softball squad will prevail in overcoming all obstacles en route to Euros and Olympics
27/03/2021
After overseeing the week-long training for the Team Italy women's softball squad in Ronchi dei Legionari, Vice President Roberta Soldi spoke from the heart
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Happy Birthday AIBXC Baseball for the Blind!

Happy Birthday AIBXC Baseball for the Blind!
26/03/2021
On this day 23 years ago, the dream of innovator Alfredo Meli came true with the help of the Cavazza Institute for the Blind in Bologna
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CON6 2021 Italian Baseball and Softball Coaches Convention reaches a worldwide audience in record numbers

CON6 2021 Italian Baseball and Softball Coaches Convention reaches a worldwide audience in record numbers
22/03/2021
The first European and online edition of the may have closed its virtual doors, but most of the content will remain available on the to the delight of viewers worldwide
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Team Italy women's softball squad assembles in Friuli Venezia Giulia to prepare for Euros and Olympics

Team Italy women's softball squad assembles in Friuli Venezia Giulia to prepare for Euros and Olympics
22/03/2021
Competing in both the in Friuli Venezia Giulia from June 27-July 3, 2021 and the in Fukushima and Yokohama from July 21-27, 2021, the Team Italy women's softball squad has a daunting task ahead
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CON6 2021 welcomes Team Italy manager Mike Piazza to the virtual stage online March 20, 2021 at 9 am and 3 pm (ET)

CON6 2021 welcomes Team Italy manager Mike Piazza to the virtual stage online March 20, 2021 at 9 am and 3 pm (ET)
19/03/2021
Team Italy manager and National Baseball Hall of Famer Mike Piazza opens and closes day five of the virtual online with two fascinating interviews by (FIBS) media representative and English language website editor Roberto Angotti: Mike Piazza: Preparing for the Key Moments - Part 1  on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 9 am (Eastern Time) and Mike Piazza: Preparing for the Key Moments - Part 2  later on at 3 pm (Eastern Time)
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CON6 2021: Managers, Athletes, and Medical Staff take the virtual stage

CON6 2021: Managers, Athletes, and Medical Staff take the virtual stage
16/03/2021
When the CON6 2021 Baseball and Softball Convention expanded from its original format of CON3, managers, athletes, and medical professionals were added to join the international assembly of umpires, scorers and coaches
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