Belgium 7:5t Croatia – Easy-looking game ends with a first tie-break
Most of the time, it looked like a clear win for the Belges who scored five runs in the first inning, but the Croats fought back in the bottom of seventh with four runs to make it even. Anyway the fortune still stood on the Belge side in the tiebreak and let them win by two runs.
Netherlands 8:4t Great Britain – GB loses top-class game to Netherlands in another tie-break
It was a back-and-forth game full of emotions that was tied 4-4 after seven innings. In the top of the eighth, the Netherlands pushed 4 runs across and Great Britain couldn‘t answer. Britain‘s Ryan Martin hit a 3-run triple in his team‘s big fifth inning, while Revin Brooks drove in two Dutch runs in the eighth.
Israel 4:6 Belgium – Cnops to pitch for injured Zelenka won another game
Belgium set their goals pretty high trying to win all of their left games. They did well in the first game against Croatia, which they won in a tie-break and they also managed another one today against Israel. Even though they had to rely on Cnops as a pitcher in both games, they handled it pretty well and scored some important runs when needed.
Denmark 5:9 Czech Republic – Jorgensen’s two homeruns beaten by Czech massive finish
What a game to close the third day of the championship! Denmark started brilliantly hitting pitches and hitting homeruns and took an early 5-0 lead, but the Czechs bounced back in the fourth inning with three runs and completed a spectacular turnover with six more runs in the sixth inning to close it in the top of the seventh one.