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Czech Republic: Draci Brno On A Roll

Czech Republic: Draci Brno On A Roll

CZECH REPUBLIC – AVG Draci Brno continued its late-season surge with a pair of impressive victories last Saturday to extend its Czech League winning streak to seven games. The reigning 16-time national champion has a 1 1/2 game lead over second-place Kotlarka Prague.

Draci (23-6) picked up a key 7-2 win against Kotlarka (23-9) in the front end of a mixed doubleheader, and completed a twinbill sweep with a 15-5 rout over Eagles Prague. Technika Brno (19-11) also dealt setbacks to both the Eagles and Kotlarka.

Saturday, August 13th
AVG Draci Brno 7, Kotlarka Prague 2
Technika Brno 6, Eagles Prague 5
AVG Draci Brno 15, Eagles Prague 5
Technika Brno 11, Kotlarka Prague 1

On Sunday, MZLU Express Brno (13-18) tallied wins over Arrows Ostrava (13-17) and Skokani Olomouc (7-23) in another set of mixed twinbills featuring four squads.

Sunday, August 14th
MZLU Express Brno 4, Arrows Ostrava 3
Skokani Olomouc 9, NAVISYS Hrosi Brno 5
MZLU Express Brno 7, Skokani Olomouc 4
Arrows Ostrava 6, NAVISYS Hrosi Brno 2

NAVISYS Hrosi Brno (7-25) remained in the league cellar after suffering losses at the hands of Ostrava and Olomouc.

CZECH BASEBALL LEAGUE
1. AVG Draci Brno (23-6)
2. Kotlarka Prague (23-9)
3. Technika Brno (19-11)
4. Eagles Prague (18-14)
5. Arrows Ostrava (13-17)
6. MZLU Express Brno (13-18)
7. Skokani Olomouc (7-23)
8. NAVISYS Hrosi Brno (7-25)

Marvin Moore is a freelance international baseball writer who coached in Europe for six years. He currently teaches baseball to Filipino Kids at the Future Stars Baseball School.

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About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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