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XXV U-18 Baseball World Cup 2012 - Official Payoff

Canadian U-18 Baseball World Cup heroes mark MLB career milestones

Canadian U-18 Baseball World Cup heroes mark MLB career milestones
01/06/2019

Cal Quantrill earned his first win as a starting pitcher, while Josh Naylor collected his first hit. They both play for the San Diego Padres and helped Canada earn a silver medal in the U-18 Baseball World Cup 2012

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Canada’s 3-time U-18 Baseball World Cup star Josh Naylor ready for MLB debut

Canada’s 3-time U-18 Baseball World Cup star Josh Naylor ready for MLB debut
25/05/2019

Born in 1997, he was the only Canadian to compete in three different U-18 Baseball World Cup. He was drafted by the Miami Marlins in 2015 and traded to the San Diego Padres in 2016. He will make his debut in Toronto against the Blue Jays

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2015 WBSC Player of the Year Shohei Othani wins 2018 MLB AL Rookie of the Year

2015 WBSC Player of the Year Shohei Othani wins 2018 MLB AL Rookie of the Year
13/11/2018

The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) 2015 Baseball Player of the Year, Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation, 24-year-old Shohei Ohtani was named the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Rookie of the Year. In Ohtani’s first big league season, he matched one of baseball’s biggest icons, Babe Ruth, as the only player since 1900 […]

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Japan two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani selects MLB’s Angels

Japan two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani selects MLB’s Angels
09/12/2017

LOS ANGELES — Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani, who began his international path in the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2012 (under the last name Otani), has selected the Los Angeles Angels as the next team he will play for, transferring from the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. The decision of the WBSC 2015 Player of the Year ignited headlines around the baseball world.

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WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup stars shine in MLB Draft as Mickey Moniak selected No. 1 overall

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup stars shine in MLB Draft as Mickey Moniak selected No. 1 overall
13/06/2016

Seven players who represented their National Teams at the WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup were selected in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft on 9 June, highlighted by Mickey Moniak, who was selected No. 1 overall by the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Japanese High School Pitcher Shohei Otani opts for MLB over Japan Professional Baseball

Japanese High School Pitcher Shohei Otani opts for MLB over Japan Professional Baseball
26/10/2012

18-year-old right-hander Shohei Otani, a Japanese high school star, is pursuing a career in Major League Baseball instead of playing professionally in Japan. He was selected in the first round of this week’s amateur draft by the Nippon-Ham Fighters (NPB), but still wants to play in the United States.

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18U BWC: Korea takes 5th with Shutout

08/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Host Korea got a satisfying ending to the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship. They shut out Japan 3-0 on Saturday morning at Mokdong Stadium in Seoul to finish in fifth place in the final standings. Three pitchers combined to allow just four Japanese hits en route to the victory. The offense was led by Dae Young Yoon, who highlighted the game with a solo homerun in the ninth.

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18U BWC: Chinese Taipei claims Bronze behind Gem of Jen Ho Tseng

08/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Chinese Taipei has won the bronze medal at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship. They defeated Colombia 4-1 in a rematch of their second-round game from Friday. The match had a similar feel, as the dethroned 18U Baseball World Champion scored three quick runs in the first en route to a third-place finish. The South Americans meanwhile celebrate one of their best tournament results at this age category. Chinese Taipei is winning its sixth bronze medal in history.

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USA wins XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship

08/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). The United States have won the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship for the first time since 1999, when they beat host Chinese Taipei in the finals. At Mokdong Stadium on Saturday evening in Seoul, Korea they downed Canada 6-2 in the Gold Medal Game. Led by a combined four RBI of Jeremy Martinez and Reese McGuire Team USA decided the showdown against their neighbors from the north.

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18U BWC: Chinese Taipei downs Colombia on Friday

07/09/2012

Seoul (Korea). Defending champion Chinese Taipei is going to play for bronze at the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea on Saturday. On Friday morning they defeated Colombia 3-1 behind a strong pitching performance. Improving to 3-2 they are still not able to reach the Gold Medal Game due to the tiebreakers following their results from earlier in the tournament against Canada, USA and Japan.

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