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EC San Marino: Host T&A San Marino Cruises

EC San Marino: Host T&A San Marino Cruises

May 30 Day 1 – European Cup in San Marino

Draci Brno 4, Paderborn Untouchables 7

The Paderborn Untouchables defeated Draci Brno in the opening game in San Marino. The Untouchables used a 4-run 7th inning to pull out on top 7-2 and held on in the 9th to get the win.

Bjoern Schonlau led the way offensively going 2-for-4 with a big 3-run home run in the 7th inning off of Draci reliever Radim ChroustJendrick Speer went 0-for-1 with 3 walks and scored 3 times for Paderborn.

Brian Fields picked up the win going 8 innings allowing only 6 hits but got tired late. Tristan Heilmann came in to finish off the game in the 9th to pick up the save. Petr Minarik took the loss going 6 innings giving up 4 runs on 4 hits and 5 walks.

L&D Amsterdam 3, Unipol Bologna 4 (10)

It took 10 innings and a throwing error by Amsterdam reliever Jurrian Koks for Unipol Bologna to pick up the win. The game was a pitching duel between starters Rob Cordemans of Amsterdam (7.1 innings, 5 hits, 8 strikeouts, 2 earned runs) and Jesus Matos of Bologna (5.2 innings, 5 hits, 6 strikeouts, 2 earned runs).

Unipol Bologna picked up 2 runs in the 8th to tie the game and send it to extra innings. Then scored a run in the 10th to end it.

Sidney de Jong (2-for-5) hit a 2-run homerun for the Pirates in the loss.

T&A San Marino 13, Hoboken Pioneers 2 (8)

Host T&A San Marino made easy work of the Hoboken Pioneers in the nightcap. San Marino pounded Pioneers pitching for 15 hits. Daniel Bittar went 3-for-5 with 2 RBI, and Pablo Leone went 2-for-4 with 4 RBI to pace the offensive attack.

Alessandro Ercolani picked up the win pitching 3 scoreless innings of relief. Jordy Van Den Heuvel took the loss going 6 innings giving up 9 runs (7 earned) on 10 hits and 4 walks.

Image: Ferrini/FIBS

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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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