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EC Barcelona: Telemarket Rimini Leads Standings After Day 2

EC Barcelona: Telemarket Rimini Leads Standings After Day 2

Day 2 of the European Cup in Barcelona, Spain gave us three close games as the lone team from Italy leads the way staying undefeated.

Game 1 saw the Rouen Huskies from France down the Corendon Kinheim from the Netherlands with a late comeback. Next up we saw a shutout at the German club Paderborn Untouchables shutout the Czech club Draci Brno. The last game of the day featured the two undefeated teams as host CB Barcelona was downed by the Italian club Telemarket Rimini.

Rouen Huskies 9, Corendon Kinheim 7

The Dutch club from Haarlem saw their first win slip away from them in the ninth inning as the Rouen Huskies mounted a comeback scoring three runs to take a 9-6 lead.

All three runs scored by Rouen in the top of the ninth inning were unearned. The first two batters reached on errors as Rouen took advantage scoring three runs while coming up with only one hit.

Arshwin Asjes took the loss for Corendon after giving up three unearned runs on one hit in 1.2 innings of relief. Keino Perez picked up the win in relief tossing 2.2 innings giving up just one run on two hits for Rouen.

Carlos Hereaud came through with the big hit in the ninth for Rouen driving in two runs with a single. Hereaud finished the game going 2-for-3 with three walks and two runs scored.

Rene Cremer had a nice day for Corendon. The lead off hitter went 2-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base, and three runs scored.

Paderborn Untouchables 2, Draci Brno 0

Paderborn got a great outing from starter Harry Glynne who tossed a complete game shutout. He gave up just five hits, walked three, and struck out nine in the win.

Zachary Samuels took the loss for Draci Brno but pitched well. He went eight innings allowing just two runs on four hits.

The Untouchables only came up with four hits in the win. Two of them came from Matthew Martin (2-for-3).

Telemarket Rimini 2, CB Barcelona 1

Barcelona starter Jorge Balboa was the hard luck loser on Wednesday. He tossed a complete game allowing just two runs (one earned) on nine hits. He needed 175 pitches to finish nine walking seven in the process.

Roberto Corrandini picked up the win for Rimini. He tossed 6.1 innings allowing just one run on six hits. Enorbel Marquez got the save tossing an inning of relief.

Filippo Crociati scored both runs for Rimini going 2-for-4 in the process.

EC Barcelona Schedule:

Thursday June 6th
10:30 Paderborn Untouchables vs Corendon Kinheim
15:00 Telemarket Rimini vs Rouen Huskies
19:30 Draci Brno vs CB Barcelona

Friday June 7th
10:30 Draci Brno vs Telemarket Rimini
15:00 Paderborn Untouchables vs Rouen Huskies
19:30 CB Barcelona vs Corendon Kinheim

Saturday June 8th
10:30 Telemarket Rimini  vs Paderborn Untouchables
15:00 Corendon Kinheim vs Draci Brno
19:30 Rouen Huskies vs CB Barcelona

Sunday June 9th
12:00 Championship Game

EC Barcelona Standings:

1. Telemarket Rimini 2-0
2. CB Barcelona 1-1
3. Draci Brno 1-1
4. Rouen Huskies 1-1
5. Paderborn Untouchables 1-1
6. Corendon Kinheim 0-2

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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