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EC Rotterdam: Rouen Huskies and Danesi Nettuno Advance to Final Four

EC Rotterdam: Rouen Huskies and Danesi Nettuno Advance to Final Four

June 3 Day 5 – European Cup Rotterdam

Buchbinder Legionaere 1, Danesi Nettuno 8

Italian club Danesi Nettuno secured a trip to the European Cup Final Four later in the year with its 4th win in 5 days. It was a scoreless game until the 4th when Nettuno broke through for 3 runs. The put the game away with a 5-run 7th inning. Ricardo Hernandez picked up the win pitching 5 innings allowing 1 run on 5 hits and 6 walks. Yovany D’Amico picked up the save pitching the final 4 innings not allowing a run or a hit. Giuseppe Mazzanti went 2-for-4 with a pair of runs scored and RBI. Ennio Retrosi added 3 hits.

Technika Brno 0, Rouen Huskies 12 (7)

The Rouen Huskies will make their first ever trip to the Final Four with a blowout win over Technika Brno on Sunday. Rouen jumped out early leading 8-0 after 2 innings. Joris Bert (3-for-5) drove in 3 runs and pitched 2 innings of scoreless relief. Maxime Lefevre (2-for-5) drove in a pair of runs as well, while Luc Piquet chipped in with 3 hits and 3 runs scored.

Starter Owen Ozanich picked up the win tossing 5 scoreless innings allowing only 3 hits. Michal Koci took the loss for Buchbinder tossing all 6 innings allowing 12 runs (7 ER) on 16 hits and 5 walks.

DOOR Neptunus 5, CB Barcelona 1

Host DOOR Neptunus finished off their European Cup with a 5-1 win over CB Barcelona. DOOR got off to a 2 run lead in the top of the 1st inning and that’s all they would need. They added a run in the 5th, 6th, and the 9th. Dwayne Kemp (3-for-4) picked up a pair of doubles, drove in a run, and scored another leading the Neptunus offense. Shaldimar Daantji (2-for-4) added a double of his own and scored twice. Tim Roodenburg shut down the Barcelona bats pitching 7 scoreless innings picking up the win.

Final Standings:

  1. Rouen Huskies
  2. Danesi Nettuno
  3. DOOR Neptunus
  4. Buchbinder Legionaere
  5. CB Barcelona
  6. Technika Brno

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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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