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Confederation of European Baseball

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Netherlands lose to Japan in extra-innings

The Netherlands lost a heart-breaking game to Japan at the World Baseball Classic second round.

The Dutch came back multiple times and had the opportunity to win the game but Japan finally prevailed 8-6 in 10 innings at the Tokyo Dome. The Dutch are now 0-1 and need to win against Israel to keep their chances to qualify for the semi-finals.

Find below each European team's schedule at the global baseball event. All dates are CET.

Live streaming is available in Europe on Perform/DAZN for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Fox Sports for Italy, San Marino, The Netherlands, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Malta and Israel and on BT Sport in UK & Ireland.

Israel's schedule
  • First round:
  • - W 2-1 vs South Korea on Monday March 6th (boxscore)
  • - W 15-7 vs Chinese Taipei on Tuesday March 7th (boxscore)
  • - W 4-2 vs The Netherlands on Thursday March 9th (boxscore)
  • Second round:
  • - W 4-1 vs Cuba on Sunday March the 12th (boxscore)
  • - vs The Netherlands on Monday March the 13th at 12.00pm
  • - vs Japan on Wednesday March the 15th at 10.00am


Italy's schedule

  • First round:
  • - W 9-8 vs Mexico on Friday March 10th (boxscore)
  • - L 11-10 vs Venezuela Saturday March (boxcore)
  • - L 9-3 vs Puerto Rico on Sunday March 12th (boxscore)
  • - tie-break vs Venezuela on Monday March 13th at


The Netherlands' schedule

  • First round:
  • - W 5-0 vs South Korea on Tuesday March 7th (boxscore)
  • - W 6-5 vs Chinese Taipei on Wednesday March 8th (boxscore)
  • - L 4-2 vs Israel on Thursday March 9th (boxscore)
  • Second round:
  • - L 8-6 vs Japan on Sunday March the 9th (boxscore)
  • - vs Israel on Monday March the 13th at 10.00am
  • - vs Cuba on Wednesday March the 15th at 3.00am



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