Team Italy U12 baseball squad prepares for Euro Championship in Buttrio from June 30-July 3, 2022

Team Italy U12 baseball squad prepares for Euro Championship in Buttrio from June 30-July 3, 2022
24/06/2022
Azzurrini manager Stefano Burato summons 18 players to Buttrio from June 30-July 3, 2022 before leaving for Vienna to compete in the U12 European Baseball Championship

Team Italy U12 manager Stefano Burato is preparing his young and talented baseball squad for a summer of international competitions. Prior to setting out to the U12 European Baseball Championship, which takes place in Vienna, Austria from July 5-9, 2022, the Team Italy U12 baseball squad will gather in Buttrio (Udine) for extensive workouts and practices from June 30-July 3, 2022. The Azzurrini look to win their third consecutive U12 European Baseball Championship title before competing in the U12 Baseball World Cup in Tainan, Taiwan from July 27-August 7, 2022.

Team Italy U12 baseball manager Stefano Burato will be assisted by bench coach Simona Conti, pitching coach Alessandro Rosa Colombo, coach Ivano Licciardi and athletic trainer Mosè Serino.

The following players are expected to report in Buttrio:

 Last NameFirst NameYear of BirthClub Affiliation
1Almonte RodriguezMatteo2010BOLOGNA ATHLETICS A.S.D.
2AngioniEdoardo2011CAGLIARI BASEBALL CLUB A.S.D./SHARDANA SOFTBALL BASEBALL IGLESIAS A.S.D.
3BissaAnita2010TORRE PEDRERA FALCONS/PIANORO SOFTBALL
4BottazziSabrina2010A.S.D. BASEBALL SOFTBALL CLUB ROVIGO
5CassoniGabriele2010A.S.D. ACADEMY OF NETTUNO B.C.
6CornelliDorian2010A.S.D.  BASEBALL OLD RAGS LODI
7DestroTommaso2010OLIMPIC BASEBALL ROMANO A.S.D./VICENZA BAS. SOFT. CLUB A.S.D.
8Di ChiaraDiego2010A.S.D. UNIONE FERMANA SOFTBALL/MONTEGRANARO A.S.D.
9GangboJustin2010TOZZONA BASEBALL IMOLA A.S.D./PIANORO SOFTBALL A.S.D. - A.S.D. FERRARA BASEBALL SOFTBALL CLUB
10Hechavarria FernandezRyan Daniel2011ASD UNIONE PICENA BASEBALL
11OrsenigoRiccardo2010CROCETTA BASEBALL CLUB A.S.D./1949 PARMA BASEBALL SCLUB A.S.D.
12PezzulloCarlo Giovanni2011A.S.D. UNIONE PICENA BAS. 2
13PucciGabriele2011FIORENTINA BASEBALL  S.S.D. ARL
14SilvaMathieu Gianna2010BOLLATE SOFTBALL 1969 A.S.D./RHO BASEBALL A.S.D.
15UttaroLiam2010LION'S BASEBALL NETTUNO A.S.D.
16UttaroNoah2010LION'S BASEBALL NETTUNO A.S.D.
17VaioAntonio2010CROCETTA BASEBALL CLUB A.S.D./1949 PARMA BASEBALL SCLUB A.S.D.
18VianiMarco2010JUNIOR PARMA BASEBALL CLUB A.S.D.

Forza #Italia!

by Roberto Angotti

(Photo of Team Italy in action during the 2021 U12 European Baseball Championship by LG/FIBS)