Netherlands wins 3-2 to Japan
College National Team Honkbal Week
Team USA blanks Chinese Taipei, 3-0

Ambassasor Masaru Tsuji

Under the watchful eye of the Japanese Ambassador Masaru Tsuji, who threw the first pitch in the evening, Japan's game against Netherlands started on the last regular game of the tournament for the semifinals from Saturday on its program me

First pitch thrown by the Japanese Ambassador Masaru Tsuji. Prior to that, an impressive minute of silence in honour of the victims of the air disaster was held.

Team USA blanks Chinese Taipei, 3-0
U.S. earns top seed in Honkbal Week playoff rounds, will play Chinese Taipei in semifinals

July 18, 2014 (by USA Baseball)
HAARLEM, The Netherlands - The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team posted yet another shutout, its fifth in the last seven games, as it cruised past Chinese Taipei, 3-0, in the final game of the double round-robin portion of Honkbal Week at Pim Mulier Stadium on Friday.
With the win Team USA improves to 16-3-2 overall this summer, including a 5-1 record at Honkbal Week. It will advance to the sudden-death playoff rounds as the number-one seed and will play Chinese Taipei again on Saturday in the semifinals at 2 p.m. (8 a.m. ET). Vanderbilt right-hander Carson Fulmer will get the start on the mound. The winner will advance to face the victor of Saturday's nightcap between Japan and the Netherlands