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Australia Wins Inaugural U-12 Oceania Baseball Championship

HAGATNA, Guam – Australia, ranked no. 11 in the world, defeated an unranked Guam 18-0 to claim the first ever U-12 Oceania Baseball Championship. The win qualified Australia for the WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup in 2017 to be played in Tainan, Taiwan this coming July and August.

Guam, American Samoa, and Australia battled it out in a double-elimination tournament played at Guerrero Field in the capital of Guam.

Guam opened the tournament with a surprise win over Australia 11-5. Then later on had Australia on the brink of elimination before losing 10-9 on an extra-inning, walk-off win that forced the winner-take-all final game.

Joining Australia in Taiwan will be Germany and Czech Republic from Europe. Mexico, Nicaragua, Brazil, and the United States qualified from the Americas, while Japan, Chinese Taipei, and Korea will come out of Asia to compete. The final two spots in the tournament are yet to be decided. Africa will have one representative and there will be a wild card to fill.

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Groups Unveiled for the U12 Baseball World Cup

The World Baseball Softball Confederation announced the groups for the upcoming U12 Baseball World Cup to take place in Taiwan later this summer. Twelve teams will compete for the title that the US will defend after winning the 2013 edition of the tournament in Taiwan.

The top four nations will compete in the event with the top two, Japan and the USA, competing in the same group for the first stage.

Group A
1. Cuba (World No. 3)
2. Chinese Taipei (No. 4)
3. South Korea (No. 8)
4. Venezuela (No. 10)
5. Brazil (No. 15)
6. Russia (No. 32)

Group B
1. Japan (No. 1)
2. USA (No. 2; Defending U12 World Champions)
3. Mexico (No. 12)
4. Australia (No. 14)
5. Nicaragua (No. 16)
6. France (No. 27)

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USA Wins IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup over Chinese Taipei

In its first ever time to field a 12U National Team, the USA wins the IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup with an 8-1 victory over host and defending champion Chinese Taipei.

Justin Campbell was brilliant on the hill for Team USA pitching 5.2 innings allowing just one run. He gave up six hits and struck out four to earn the win for Team USA. Campbell would go on to be named the starting pitcher for the tournament all-star team.

Team USA broke it open in the second inning when the struck for seven runs. Joseph Naranjo (2-for-3) started the inning off with a solo home run, his first. They would pick up seven hits in the inning, including another hit by Naranjo who went 2-for-2 in the inning alone.

Jakob Hines (2-for-3) doubled and hit a solo home run as he drove in a pair of runs in the game. It was his third home run of the game. He too was named to the tournament all-star team as an outfielder.

Team USA gave up just six runs in the entire tournament and three of those came in their only loss to Venezuela.

Earlier in the day Japan defeated Venezuela 8-2 to win the bronze medal.

Gold Medal Game
Chinese Taipei 1, USA 8

Bronze Medal Game
Venezuela 2, Japan 8

5th Place Game
South Korea 1, Panama 6

7th Place Game
Brazil 0, Mexico 4

Final Standings

1) USA
2) Chinese Taipei
3) Japan
4) Venezuela
5) Panama
6) Korea
7) Mexico
8) Brazil
9) Italy
9) Russia
11) Czech Republic
11) Hong Kong
13) Pakistan
13) Philippines

All Star Team

Starting Pitcher: Justin Campbell (USA)
Relief Pitcher: Kevin Martin (USA)
Catcher: Gabriel Briones (USA)
First Baseman: Po-Chun Chen (TPE)
Second Baseman: Anthony Volpe (USA)
Third Baseman: Kevin Garcia (MEX)
Shortstop: Chin-Chun Chen (TPE)
Outfielder: Jakob Hines (USA)
Outfielder: Jose Aguilar (VEN)
Outfielder: Chih-Heng Chiu (TPE)

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IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup: USA Faces Defending Champion Chinese Taipei in Final

The championship game is set for the IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup. The defending champion, and host, Chinese Taipei will face off with the USA at 2:00 pm on Sunday. Both teams defeated previously unbeaten teams in the semifinals to advance.

In the bronze medal game, Japan and Venezuela will face off with one another after both lost big in the semifinal round. It was both teams first loss in the tournament.

Playing for fifth place will be Panama and Korea who both won on Saturday after losing in the quarterfinal round. The seventh place game will feature Mexico and Brazil.

South Korea 8, Mexico 4

South Korea used a five-run second inning to take a big lead early on. They wouldn’t give it up as they cruised to an 8-4 victory over Mexico giving them a spot in the fifth place game.

Dong-Wook Kwon drove in four runs for South Korea going 2-for-3 on the day including a two-run double in the second inning. Korea lead off hitter Ji-Min Shin set the table for the team scoring twice and driving in another run. He went 2-for-3 with a triple, a stolen base, and a walk.

Claudio Galvez was the only hitter for Mexico with more than one hit. He went 2-for-3 with a double.

Japan 1, USA 9

Team USA used a grand slam and great pitching to give Japan its first defeat in the tournament earning a victory to the championship game on Sunday.

The USA pitching staff gave up just three hits to the powerful Japan team that went undefeated in play against its Group A opponents.

Colton Olasin hit his second home run of the tournament. This one was a grand slam in the fourth inning giving Team USA a 9-1 win. Anthony Volpe led the team with three hits. He went 3-for-4 scoring twice and driving in another run.

Chinese Taipei 8, Venezuela 0

Chinese Taipei entered the tournament as the defending champions having defeated Cuba in the gold medal game in 2011. They entered the semifinal game having lost just once, but their opponent, Venezuela, had not lost yet. That all changed after Saturday.

Chinese Taipei starter Po-Chun Chen was dominating. He allowed just two hits in 5.2 innings striking out ten to earn the win and help his team reach the gold medal game for a second straight time.

Chih-Chun Chin went 2-for-4 hitting a solo home run, his third. Chun-Hao Ma led the team with three hits (3-for-4) with three runs scored.

Panama 3, Brazil 1

Panama used timely hitting and great pitching to limit Brazil to just one run on two hits. Ariel Vega pitched a complete game allowing just one unearned run to help Panama earn a spot in the fifth place game.

Combined the two teams only had six hits but five errors. Brazil committed four errors that led to two unearned runs.

The loss for Brazil puts them in the seventh place game against Mexico.

IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup Schedule:

7th Place Game
Mexico vs Brazil

5th Place Game
Panama vs South Korea

Bronze Medal Game
Japan vs Venezuela

Gold Medal Game
USA vs Chinese Taipei

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IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup: Semifinal Games Set for Saturday

The quarterfinals are over at the IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei, Chinese Taipei. The eight teams played on Friday with all of the higher ranking teams winning and advancing onto the semifinal round.

In the first game of the day, Venezuela came back against Mexico to win 5-3. Mexico took an early 1-0 lead and held it until Venezuela, who was undefeated in Group B, scored three in the fourth inning. Venezuela added two more in the sixth and then had to hold off a last inning rally by Mexico to advance.

Kevin Garcia homered for Mexico in the second inning to give them a 1-0 lead. He would finish the game as the leading hitter for Mexico going 3-for-3.

Carlos Fernandez hit a two-run pinch-hit double in the fourth in his only at-bat of the game. The double gave Venezuela a 2-1 lead. Third baseman Sander Mora doubled in a pair of runs himself in the fifth inning. He would finish the game 1-for-1 with a pair of walks.

Panama 2, Japan 4

Japan, who won Group A going undefeated, scored a pair of runs in the first and second inning and held on for the win to advance.

It was a double by Tomoharu Moriya that drove in the first two runs of the game. Then in the second inning Japan used a single and a pair of walks to load the bases for Taiyo Ueda who came through with a two-run single.

Noel Suarez would come on in relief for Panama and shut down Japan the rest of the way, but it was too late. Hidemasa Takamizu pitched four innings allowing just two unearned runs to earn the win for Japan.

Brazil 0, USA 2

Andrew Pintar pitched five shutout innings giving up just two hits to pitch Team USA into the semifinals. Eric Taniguchi pitched well for Brazil but took the loss. He gave up just two runs (one earned) in five innings.

The USA took an early lead in the second inning on a throwing error by the Brazil catcher. They would add an insurance run in the fifth inning on a Colton Olasin solo home run.

South Korea 1, Chinese Taipei 3

The host Chinese Taipei advanced to the semifinals defeating Asian rival South Korea in a close match on Friday night. Chinese Taipei took a 2-0 lead in the third inning. The first run came on a RBI single from Chun-Hao Ma who finished the game 2-for-3 with a pair of RBI. The second run to come around that inning was scored on a dropped fly ball. South Korea committed three errors in the inning.

South Korea would strike back in the next half inning with a run of their own. After a throwing error by the pitcher, Dong-Wook Kwon doubled in the only Korean run of the game.

Ching-Chieh Chen pitched a complete game giving up just one unearned run on two hits while striking out six.

Semifinal Round Schedule:

Saturday July 27th

Loser’s Bracket
10:00 am South Korea vs Mexico
2:00 pm Panama vs Brazil

Winner’s Bracket
10:00 am Japan vs USA
2:00 pm Chinese Taipei vs Venezuela

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IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup: Teams are Set for Semifinal Round

The first round of the 12U Baseball World Cup is in the books and they are moving on to the semifinal round. There were a few exciting games to finish out the round.

Brazil needed extra innings to avoid an upset to the Philippines. Japan needed a walk-off hit to stay undefeated and pick up a win over Mexico. Mexico tied the game with two runs in the last inning only to see Japan score the winning run in the bottom half.

In other action, the USA dominated Korea to win 18-1 in the battle for second place in Group B. Venezuela stayed unbeaten in Group B by downing Panama 8-4. Chinese Taipei stomped Italy 11-0 and Russia scored a run on a walk off single to win 2-1 over Hong Kong.

Now that Round 1 is finished, teams are looking forward to who they will play in the semifinal round which will start on Friday.

Semifinal Round Schedule:

Friday July 26th

10:00 am Chinese Taipei vs South Korea
2:00 pm USA vs Brazil
2:00 pm Japan vs Panama
6:30 pm Venezuela vs Mexico

Round 1 12U Baseball World Cup Standings:

Group A
1. Japan 6-0
2. Chiese Taipei 5-1
3. Brazil 4-2
4. Mexico 3-3
5. Italy 2-4
6. Czech Republic 1-5
7. Philippines 0-6

Group B
1. Venezuela 6-0
2. USA 5-1
3. South Korea 4-2
4. Panama 3-3
5. Russia 2-4
6. Hong Kong 1-5
7. Pakistan 0-6

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IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup Wraps Up First Round on Thursday

The 12U Baseball World Cup is nearing an end to its first round with just one more day of games left. The top four teams in each group will advance.

After an off day on Tuesday, the teams were back in action on Wednesday. Brazil won a crucial game against Italy by a score of 5-2 to help vastly improve its chances of reaching the next round. This was the only close game of the day.

Brazil held off a ninth inning rally to pull out the win and put itself in third place in the standings of Group A. They hold the tiebreaker against both Italy and Mexico should they wind up tied because they beat both teams during the first round.

In other action, Panama stomped Hong Kong ensuring Panama will move onto the next round. Panama scored ten runs in the bottom of the first inning and ran away with the game 15-0.

The USA improved to 4-1 with a 19-0 victory over Russia. Three USA pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter and put the team just one win away from securing the #2 seed in Group B.

The second closest game of the day was a 13-0 win by Mexico over the Czech Republic. Mexico scored ten runs in the final two innings to run away with the game.

In the biggest blowout of the day, Venezuela downed Pakistan 25-0 to stay unbeaten in Group B. Two pitchers combined for the four inning no-hitter. Pakistan finished the tournament 0-6.

The final game of the day had host Chinese Taipei defeat the Philippines 17-0. The Philippines collected just two hits in the game, both by center fielder Efrician Mercado. Chinese Taipei blasted three home runs including two from its center fielder Chiu Chih-heng.

12U Baseball World Cup Standings:

Group A
1. Japan 5-0
2. Chiese Taipei 4-1
3. Brazil 3-2
4. Mexico 3-2
5. Italy 2-3
6. Czech Republic 1-5
7. Philippines 0-5

Group B
1. Venezuela 5-0
2. South Korea 4-1
3. USA 4-1
4. Panama 3-2
5. Hong Kong 1-4
6. Russia 1-4
7. Pakistan 0-6

12U Baseball World Cup Schedule:

Thursday July 25th

Brazil vs Philippines
Korea vs USA
Venezuela vs Panama
Japan vs Mexico
Russia vs Hong Kong
Italy vs Chinese Taipei

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Japan and Venezuela Lead Groups in 12U Baseball World Cup

The 12U Baseball World Cup is underway in Chinese Taipei and Round 1 is about to close.

There are 14 teams divided into two groups with each team playing one game apiece against every other team in their group. At the end of those six games, the top four teams in each group will advance to Round 2.

We now sit just two days away from the completion of Round 1 with each team having one or two games to go to try and work their way into the next round.

There are two undefeated teams, with one in each division, and a lot of teams battling for that fourth and final spot in the next round. After an off day on Tuesday, the teams will get back at it with a full slate of games on Wednesday.

12U Baseball World Cup Standings:

Group A
1. Japan 5-0
2. Chiese Taipei 3-1
3. Brazil 2-2
4. Italy 2-2
5. Mexico 2-2
6. Czech Republic 1-4
7. Philippines 0-4

Group B
1. Venezuela 4-0
2. South Korea 4-1
3. USA 3-1
4. Panama 2-2
5. Hong Kong 1-3
6. Russia 1-3
7. Pakistan 0-5

12U Baseball World Cup Schedule:

Wednesday July 24th
Brazil vs Italy
Panama vs Hong Kong
USA vs Russia
Czech Republic vs Mexico
Pakistan vs Venezuela
Philippines vs Chinese Taipei

Thursday July 25th
Brazil vs Philippines
Korea vs USA
Venezuela vs Panama
Japan vs Mexico
Russia vs Hong Kong
Italy vs Chinese Taipei

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USA Baseball Announces Inaugural 12U Roster

Press Release USA Baseball

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced on Thursday the names of the 18 players selected to represent the United States for the first time at the 12U level. The final roster includes athletes from eight different states.

The roster was selected following 11 identification events held from March through early June in 10 different states. In all, USA Baseball saw athletes from more than 20 states as part of the identification process. In addition to the 18 players named to the final roster, USA Baseball also named 10 alternates for the 12U National Team — representative of eight different states.

“This is a great first step for the 12U National Team program,” said USA Baseball CEO/executive director Paul Seiler. “We are confident in the team we will be putting on the field in Chinese Taipei, but this year was also a learning process with it being our first year fielding a 12U National Team.

“We believe that this year will be the foundation for building a successful 12U National Team program that will compete for gold medals at international competitions for years to come.”

The 12U National Team will assemble for the first time in Los Angeles on July 12. The team will spend three days training under the direction of manager Dave Webb and assistants Terrance Freeman, Jason Sekany and Tanner Vesley. Training will include an exhibition game against a team selected by the Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth Academy in Compton, Calif., that will compete this summer in the National Youth Baseball Championships.

“I am honored and humbled to represent USA Baseball’s 12U National Team as its manager this year,” Webb said. “We plan on getting the most out of these talented and dedicated young players, representing our nation with pride and bringing home the first 12U gold medal for USA Baseball.”

Webb has plenty of international experience having led the 2008 and 2009 14U National Teams to gold medals in Guatemala and Ecuador. Webb will also have the benefit of having Bill Krejci on the staff as business manager. Krejci has been the athletic director at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, since 2000, after 22 years as the school’s baseball coach. In addition to his duties at Southwestern, Krejci has been involved with USA Baseball for the last 18 years.

Following training, the team will depart for Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, to compete in the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup, July 18-28. The 12U program will open international competition for the first time against Panama on July 18.

In addition to the coaching staff and Krecji, the team will be led by national team coordinator Drew Chism and certified athletic trainer Nic Medina.

The 18-man USA Baseball 12U National Team roster is as follows:

Name, Position, Hometown

Matt Allan, RHP, Sanford, Fla.
Gabe Briones, C, Perris, Calif.
Justin Campbell, RHP/IF, Simi Valley, Calif.
Adam Crampton, IF/RHP, Oakland, Calif.
Evan Godwin, LHP, Cypress, Texas
Anthony Hall, LHP, San Diego, Calif.
Jakob Hines, C/IF, Tampa, Fla.
Kevin Martin, IF/RHP, Miami, Fla.
Garrett McMillan, IF/RHP, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Yohandy Morales, IF/OF, Miami, Fla.
Joseph Naranjo, IF/LHP, Chino, Calif.
Colton Olasin, IF/OF, Spring Hill, Fla.
Andrew Pintar, IF/RHP, Spanish Fork, Utah
Elijah Ricks, OF/RHP, San Bruno, Calif.
Sam Ruta, IF/OF, Yardley, Pa.
Carson Tucker, IF/RHP, Phoenix, Ariz.
Anthony Volpe, IF, Watchung, N.J.
Kayler Yates, IF/RHP, St. George, Utah

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Schedule Released for II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup

The IBAF released the schedule for the 2013 12U Baseball World Cup to be held in Taipei City this July.

This is the second edition of the tournament with 16 teams competing this time around. The inaugural tournament was played in 2011 and won by Chinese Taipei who downed Cuba in the championship game.

The 16 teams will compete starting July 18th in a round robin lasting until the 25th. The quarterfinals will be held on July 26, semifinals on July 27, and the medal games held on July 28.

The 16 teams were put into two pools:

  • Group A: Colombia, Czech Republic, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Philippines, Chinese Taipei
  • Group B: Brazil, Korea, Hong Kong, Pakistan, Panama, Russia, USA, Venezuela

This is the first time the USA, Czech Republic, Pakistan, Russia, Colombia, Panama, and India have sent teams to the tournament.

The Executive Board decided earlier this year that curve balls will be allowed. However, there will be other restrictions such as pitch counts to try and protect the young athletes.

Highlights of the Day 1 action begins with Brazil taking on South Korea in the opening game. The USA will play its first game as the home team facing off with Panama. Returning champ Chinese Taipei will start their title defense with a game against Colombia.

Schedule II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup

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USA Baseball launches 12U National Team

Press Release USA Baseball

USA baseball will implement a rolling invitation process for naming players to the 2013 squad. A total of 18 athletes will be identified through officially sanctioned identification events in the spring for 12U National Team Training and eventual competition at the II IBAF 12U World Cup. Players eligible for the 2013 12U National Team must be born on or after Jan. 1, 2001.

The primary identification vehicle for the 2013 USA Baseball 12U National Team will be a series of regional identification tryouts and tournaments to be held from March through May 2013. These will be sanctioned identification events that are affiliated with the USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS). Details on the tryouts and tournaments will be released on USABaseball.com as they are available. Additonal secondary events and recommendations from professional scouts, college and high school coaches, and the amateur baseball community may also be used to identify players. As players are named to the team, USA Baseball will publicize the announcement(s) through a press release and/or by posting to USABaseball.com.

Once the 18 players have been invited, they will convene at a location and time yet to be determined to participate in the 2013 USA Baseball 12U National Team Training. At the 12U Training, players will participate in practices and exhibition games as they prepare to compete in the IBAF “A” World Championships to be held in Taipei City, Taiwan, from July 20-28.

Additionally, players may qualify for the 2014 12U National Team Trials by competing in the 2013 11U NTIS. The NTIS is held each September and provides USA Baseball with an advanced look at the upcoming class of top players at the 12U, 15U, 17U and 18U competition levels.

At the NTIS, USA Baseball Task Force members will identify a minium of 16 players for the following season’s 12U National Team Trials. Players may participate in the NTIS through a regional qualification process or via the USA Stars at-large program.

Additional identification events will be held in the summer of 2014 to identify players for the 2014 12U National Team Trials. These events may include, but are not limited to, 12U USA Baseball National Team Championships tournaments and events held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.

Information contained in this selection process document is subject to change at the sole discretion of USA Baseball and without further notice. For more information on the USA Baseball NTIS, please click HERE.

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16 Teams to play in II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup

12U Baseball World Cup to be played from July 18 to 28, 2013 in Taipei City

The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) announces that 16 teams will compete from July 18 to 28, 2013 in the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in Tapei City, Chinese Taipei. This are the participating countries, split into two groups:

  • Group A: Chinese Taipei, Mexico, Japan, Italy, Colombia, Czech Republic, India, Hong Kong
  • Group B: USA, Venezuela, Brazil, Korea, Panama, Nigeria, Russia, Pakistan

It is the first time in event history that the United States, Colombia, Czech Republic, India, Panama, Nigeria, Russia and Pakistan are competing in an IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup.

Teams are scheduled to arrive on July 16. During the first round from July 18 to 25 (rest day on July 23) a round robin will be played with the top four teams of each pool advancing to the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals (A1 vs B4, B1 vs A4, A2 vs B3, B2 vs A3) andsemifinals are scheduled for July 26 and 27 with the Gold Medal Game and the Bronze Medal Game to be played on July 28.

Chinese Taipei won the inaugural edition of the IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in 2011, which also was played in Taipei City. Team CT defeated Cuba in a thrilling championship game, claiming the title. Venezuela, Mexico and Japan completed the top five. Brazil, Korea, Italy, Philippines, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Lithuania also participated. RESULTS OF I IBAF 12U BASEBALL WORLD CUP

Games at the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup will be played at Tien Mou Stadium and at Youth Park in Taipei City. The use of the curveball will be permitted at this tournament after a decision by the Executive Board earlier this year. However IBAF will remain committed to protect the health of young athletes through the rules of pitch count limitations and other restrictions.

The IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup embraces fully the notions of cultural diversity, the environment, drug awareness both socially and in sports, and working as a team. Rules for the event have been specially created by the IBAF Tournaments Commission, The Committee, composed of members from around the International baseball world and familiar with elite youth competition, conducted a lengthy study of the structures surrounding the 12 years and under game that is played in all of the continents.

More information about the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei City will be published through www.ibaf.org in the coming weeks and months.

Press Release IBAF.org

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IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup Dates Announced

The International Baseball Federation has announced that the 12U Baseball World Cup will be held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei from July 20-28, 2013.

The tournament will feature 12 teams competing for the championship.

The inaugural event was held in 2011 in Taiepi with the host country Chinese Taipei coming out on top of Cuba to take home the championship.  Thirteen teams competed in the first 12U event with teams from all parts of the world including Asia, Europe, and South and North America.

The national federations have until March 1 to confirm their participation.

2011 12U World Baseball Cup Standings:

1 Chinese Taipei
2 Cuba
3 Venezuela
4 Mexico
5 Japan
6 Brazil
7 Korea
8 Italy
9 Philippines
10 Ecuador
11 Hong Kong
12 Indonesia
13 Lithuania

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Taipei City to host II IBAF 12U Baseball World Championship

12 Teams to compete in Tournament in Summer of 2013

Taipei City is going to host the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Championship in the summer of 2013. The success of the tournament, held for the first time in 2011, was the key factor to select Taipei for the second consecutive time. Deputy Mayor Timothy Ting and IBAF President Riccardo Fraccari jointly announced the decision on Saturday.

The 12U Baseball World Championship in 2013 is going to be played with 12 teams. Taipei City is an important partner of the International Baseball Federation (IBAF), having hosted many IBAF events in the past. 12U is the prime category for youth baseball, as it is the foundation of baseball growth and development.

In July of 2011 Chinese Taipei won the inaugural edition of the 12U Baseball World Championship, defeating Cuba in the Gold Medal Game in front of a sellout crowd of 9,235 in attendance at Tien-Mou Stadium in Taipei City. Venezuela finished in third place, in front of Mexico, Japan and Brazil.

More information about the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Championship will be published in the coming months at www.ibaf.org.

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