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