DURHAM, N.C. – USA Baseball announced on Thursday that it will host the Cuban National Team in the sixth annual friendship series between the two international baseball powers in North Carolina in 2017. The U.S. hosted the friendship series in 2013 and 2015 while Cuba hosted the U.S. in 2012, 2014, and 2016.
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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball named UCLA head coach John Savage as the manager for the 2017 Collegiate National Team on Thursday. Savage previously served as an assistant coach on the 2000 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team that finished its summer 27-3-1 and won a gold medal at Haarlem Baseball Week in the Netherlands. Savage has […]
PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba – A pinch-hit home run by Keston Hiura (UC Irvine) proved to be the difference in a hard-fought five-game series as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team won the rubber game over Cuba, 2-1, on Wednesday at Capitan San Luis Stadium. The series win is the first in program history for […]
PINAR DEL RIO, Cuba – A three-run double by TJ Friedl (Nevada) was the highlight of a four-run sixth inning for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Tuesday as it claimed a 4-1 triumph over Cuba at Capitan San Luis Stadium. The victory evens the series against Cuba at two games each, setting up a […]
HAVANA – Five unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth proved to be the undoing of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Monday as it dropped a 5-1 decision to Cuba at historic Latinoamericano Stadium. Team USA now trails its series against Cuba two games to one with the five-game set getting ready […]
CIEGO DE AVILA, Cuba – The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team did not allow a baserunner for the first six innings but Cuba rallied to score three runs in the eighth after a three-hour and two-minute rain delay to sneak away with a 3-1 win in the series opener Saturday at Jose Ramon Cepero Stadium. […]
TOKYO – Three pitchers combined to throw a three-hit shutout while TJ Friedl (Nevada) reached base four times and scored the game’s only run as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team picked up a 1-0 victory over Japan at historic Meiji Jingu Stadium on Friday. The win is Team USA’s first of the series after […]