XII Jr. Men's Softball World Championship

2018-07-07 - 2018-07-15

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Report: WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship a roaring economic success

2018-09-11

According to the local organizing committee, the global event generated a profit of at least CAD$ 150,000, with a local economic impact of approximately CAD$ 10 million (almost US$ 7.6 million), including over 3,000 hotel room nights sold.

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Australia’s Layton Reid feels: “Astonished, amused, proud” #2018jrworlds

2018-07-16

After the World Championship Game in Prince Albert we had a chance to interview Australia’s Manager Robert Harrow, winning pitcher Layton Reid, Japan’s Head Coach Yukihiro Tanaka and WBSC Softball Division Chairman Tommy Velazquez

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Australia crowned WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Champions 2018

2018-07-16

Australia crowned today Junior Men’s Softball World Champions for the fifth time in history, defeating Japan, 6-1, with a historic performance by pitcher Layton Reid, who tossed a complete game no-hitter to lead his team to victory.

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Junior’s Men Softball World Championship: Final Day

2018-07-15

The last photo gallery of the WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship, played in Prince Albert, Canada, is about pictures of the third place game between Japan and New Zealand and the Championship game Japan-Australia

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Japan wins and heads to the final, New Zealand finishes third #2018jrworlds

2018-07-15

The Junior Black Sox homered twice in the first off starter Onodera and once in the seventh off reliever Kitagawa. It was not enough and Japan will play the final against Australia. New Zealand finished in third place

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New Zealand tops Canada, advances to final day at Junior Men’s Softball World Championship

2018-07-15

A packed house at Prime Minister Ballpark in Prince Albert witnessed this evening a new edition of the biggest rivalry in Men’s Softball world. In a very exciting game New Zealand defeated host Canada, 5-2, and advanced to the semifinal of the tournament

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Australia defeats Japan, heads to the final #2018jrworlds

2018-07-15

Shaun Lanagan threw a complete game, allowing only a run in the first. Jeremy Waters and Blake Jackson homered to give him run support. Japan will have another chance to reach the gold medal game on Sunday

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Canada, New Zealand advance to top four at WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship

2018-07-14

New Zealand beat Mexico, 8-0, in five innings and advanced to the next game in the Playoff Round of the WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship. The Junior Black Sox already secured a spot in the top four of the tournament

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WBSC Junior Men’s Softball World Championship: Guatemala, India on top in Placement Round

2018-07-14

India and Guatemala advanced today in the Placement Round with triumphs against Hong Kong and South Africa respectively. They both will meet tomorrow to decide which team advances to the last game of the round for the ninth place in the final standings.

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Australia shut out Canada, Argentina eliminate USA #2018jrworlds

2018-07-14

Argentina earns a chance to compete for a medal and will now face the loser of Canada-Australia

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Junior Men’s Softball World Championship: Day 7 pictures

2018-07-13

The gallery is about pictures of 7 games: Czech Republic-Mexico, Denmark-Hong Kong, South Africa-Guatemala, USA-Argentina, Japan-New Zealand, Denmark-South Africa, Australia-Canada

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Czech Republic surprise USA, finish third in group B #2018jrworlds

2018-07-13

It was not a game played too well, but for sure was exciting. The Europeans sticked to a one run lead despite USA hitting for extra bases to open the bottom of the seventh. Canada and New Zealand the top seeded teams

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