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2018-07-23

Japan Gold and Chinese Taipei Silver at 29th Baseball Haarlem Week




Japan won Gold Medal by defeating Chinese Taipei 5-0 at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, Netherlands on July 23, 2018. Team Japan was represented by the Collegiate National Team which played 5 games of 42nd U.S. vs. Japan Collegiate All-Stars Series in the U.S. from July 3 to 9 and flew from U.S., to Netherlands. This was Japan’s 4th title overall since 1994.
In the top of 4th inning, Kodama of Japan singled to pitcher, advanced to second by sacrifice, then to third by Tatsumi’s single and scored on a fielding error by right field.
Japan widened the gap in 6th inning after Sato scoring a run by Tatsumi’s hit, Iwaki homered to left center with two runners on bases.
Chinese Taipei was held scoreless by 4 Japanese pitchers, MORISHITA Masato; MATSUMOTO Wataru(4); ITO Hiromi(6); KAINO Hiroshi(8) and UMINO Takashi.

Captain TATSUMI Ryosuke was awarded Most Valuable Player and MATSUMOTO Wataru was chosen as Best Pitcher(3 wins).

 Final Standings:
Japan 7 wins-0 losses, Chinese Taipei 5-3, Netherlands 4-3, Italy 2-4,
Germany 1-5, Cuba 2-5.

 Final Results:
13 july 14:00 #1 Japan – Italy 1-0
13 july 19:00 #2 Germany – Netherlands 0-6
14 july 11:00 #3 Chinese Taipei – Japan 0-1
14 july 15:00 #4 Italy – Netherlands 0-7
14 july 19:00 #5 Germany – Cuba 5-4
15 july 14:00 #6 Netherlands – Chinese Taipei 2-3
15 july 19:00 #7 Cuba – Japan 1-7
16 july 14:00 #8 Italy – Cuba 7-3
16 july 19:00 #9 Japan – Germany 6-1
17 july 14:00 #10 Chinese Taipei – Italy 4-3
17 july 19:00 #11 Netherlands – Cuba 6-4
18 july 14:00 #12 Germany – Chinese Taipei 3-11
18 july 19:00 #13 Netherlands – Japan 3-5
19 july 14:00 #14 Cuba – Chinese Taipei 2-12
19 july 19:00 #15 Italy – Germany. 3-1
Play-Offs
20 july 11:00 #16 Germany1–7 Cuba
20 july 15:00 #17 Japan 8–1 Chinese Taipei
20 july 19:00 #18 Netherlands 2–1 Italy
21 july 14:00 #19 Italy5 –9 Cuba
21 july 19:00 #20 Chinese Taipei 7– 5Netherlands
22 july 14:00 #21 Japan 5–0 Chinese Taipei