Nicaragua suspends baseball season

Nicaragua suspends baseball season So far, the Nicaraguan LBPN (Liga Nicaragüense de Beisbol Profesional) was one of the few baseball leagues in the world that played despite the coronavirus. But since yesterday, the league has put the season on hold. During the season, players were afraid to get contaminated. Eventually, one of the coaches of…

Combined no-hitter in Czech Extraliga

Combined no-hitter in Czech Extraliga Today, history was written in the Czech Extraliga. Four pitchers threw a combined no-hitter, the second combined no-hitter in the history of the Extraliga and the ninth overall. Honza Novak started on the mound for Kotlarka Praha in the local Prague derby against Tempo Praha. Novak lasted seven innings, struck…

Czech Extraliga starts tonight

Czech Extraliga starts tonight The Czech Republic will have a European scoop. Tonight the Extraliga will be the first European baseball competition that will start this year. In one of three opening games, it will be a clash of the Titans. Reigning champion Arrows Ostrava will take on multiple champion Draci (Dragons) Brno. In the…

Rick van den Hurk donates for charity

Rick van den Hurk donates for charity In a tweet and on his own website, Rick van den Hurk announced that he will have a weekly auction, to raise money for the Ronald McDonald Foundation. NEWSFull article on website: https://t.co/OcEOT3zhht #VandyforCharity pic.twitter.com/wGdS06GtZY — Rick van den Hurk (@rickvandenhurk) May 21, 2020 The Dutch-born pitcher from…

Italian Serie A1 season at stake

Italian Serie A1 season at stake According to ilgranchio.it (Il Granchio = the Crab) two teams have made clear they will not play in the upcoming Serie A1 season due to the lack of hygienic measures. The teams are the two Nettuno representatives. Through their respective managers, Nettuno Baseball City and Nettuno 2 have made…

MLB is throwing away its own future

MLB is throwing away its own future In the past decade, MLB suffered from a lack of interest of younger generations. Fewer kids are playing baseball as they have more sports to choose from. Next to football, soccer (real football) is emulating baseball. But with the proposed contraction of 42 minor league clubs, MLB will…