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2012-12-04

26th BFA Baseball Championship Concluded with 5th Victories for Japan
Asian Baseball Leaders Met in Taichung


After the 4 major national teams in Asia, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Korea and China, plus Philippines, Champion of East Asian Cup and Pakistan, Champion of West played round robin in Taichung since November 28, Japan claimed 5th consecutive victories winning all 5 games.
Taking this opportunity, Chinese Taipei Baseball Association hosted 2nd Executive Committee meeting of Baseball Federation of Asia attended by the EC members of the 5 NOCs and Hong Kong. The agenda of the EC meeting included Reinstatement of Baseball & Softball to 2020 Olympics, alignment of playing rules to those of IBAF, BFA congress in 2013 and development of baseball in Asia.



Ranking - Final

1. Japan 5wins – 0 loss
2. Chinese Taipei 4 – 1
3. Korea 3 – 2
4. China 2 - 3
5. Philippines 1 – 4
6. Pakistan 0 – 5

Awards:

MVP Junichi Katayama (JPN), Leading hitter Tsutomu Horikoshi (JPN .455) Most RBI Takumi Horikoshi (JPN 7), Most runs scored Chang, Cheng-Wei (TPE 6), Most home runs Cho, Pyung Ho (KOR 1), Most stolen bases Cui Xiao (CHN 4), Pitcher with best won-loss average Toru Akiyoshi (JPN 3-0), Pitcher with best earned run average Jun, In Wook (KOR 9.2 innings 0), Outstanding defensive player Kosuke Tanaka (JPN)

Result 26th BFA Championship

Day 1, Wednesday, November 28
Korea 6 - 3 Philippines
Pakistan 0 – 7 China (5th inning)
Chinese Taipei 1 – 2 Japan

Day 2, Thursday, November 29
China 0 – 4 Korea
Japan 13 – 0 Pakistan (7th)
Philippines 1 – 12 Chinese Taipei (8th)

Day 3, Friday, November 30
Pakistan 0 – Korea 5 (5th inning)
Japan 1 – Philippines 0 (7th inning)
Chinese Taipei – China (postponed to December 3)

Day 4, Saturday, December 1
Pakistan 0 – 15 Chinese Taipei (7th inning)
China16 – 0 Philippines (7th inning)
Korea 0 – 4 Japan

Day 5, Sunday, December 2
China 1 – 10 Japan
Philippines 6- 5 Pakistan
Chinese Taipei 7 – 0 Korea

Extra Day, Monday, December 3
Chinese Taipei 3 – 1 China

Final Report >>