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Czech Republic national baseball team
Badge of the Czech Republic national baseball team.svg
Information
Country Czech Republic
ConfederationConfederation of European Baseball
WBSC ranking
Current 14 Increase 2 (31 December 2021)[1]
Highest14 (2 times; latest in December 2021)
Lowest25 (December 2012)
World Baseball Classic
Appearances1 (first in 2023)
Best resultTBD

The Czech Republic national baseball team is the national baseball team of the Czech Republic. The team competes in the bi-annual European Baseball Championship.

Roster

Czech Republic roster - 2023 World Baseball Classic Qualification
Players Coaches
Pitchers
  • 14 Filip Čapka
  •  7 Tomáš Duffek
  • 63 Lukáš Ercoli
  • 60 Lukáš Hlouch
  •  1 Michal Kovala
  • 97 Marek Krejčiřík
  • 43 David Mergans
  • 15 Marek Minařík
  • 34 Jan Novák
  • 23 Daniel Padyšák
  • 57 Jake Rabinowitz
  • 35 Ondřej Satoria
  • 13 Martin Schneider
  •  8 Jan Tomek
Catchers

Infielders

  • 19 Martin Červinka
  •  2 Jakub Hajtmar
  • 40 Jakub Kubica
  • 77 Vojtěch Menšík
  • 49 Martin Mužík
  • 31 Milan Prokop
  • 16 Filip Smola
  •  9 Petr Zýma

Outfielders

  • 20 Arnošt Dubový
  • 30 Jakub Grepl
  • 73 Marek Chlup
  • 33 Jaden Rudd
Manager
  • 13 Pavel Chadim

Coaches

  • 41 Joe Truesdale (Bench Coach)
  • 22 John Hussey (Pitching Coach)
  • 47 Alex Derhak (First Base Coach)
  • 17 David Winkler (Third Base Coach)
  • 25 Dusan Randak (Pitching Coach)


Results and fixtures

The following is a list of professional baseball match results currently active in the latest version of the WBSC World Rankings, as well as any future matches that have been scheduled.[2]

Legend

  Win   Lose   Void or postponed   Fixture

2022

World Baseball Classic Q September 17 Spain  21–7 (F/7)  Czech Republic Armin-Wolf-Arena, Germany
13:00 CET WP: Rogelio Armenteros
HR: Jesus Ustariz (1), Edison Valerio (1, 2)
Boxscore LP: Marek Minarik
HR: Vojtech Mensik (1), Marek Chlup (1), Matej Mensik (1), Martin Muzik (1)
Attendance: 1,725
Umpires: Darius Ghani (HP), Mark Winters (1B), Roberto LaMadrid (2B), John Byrne (3B)
World Baseball Classic Q September 18 France  1–7  Czech Republic Armin-Wolf-Arena, Germany
13:00 CET LP: Marc-Andre Habeck (0-1)
Boxscore WP: Lukas Ercoli (1-0)
HR: Vojtech Mensik (2)
Attendance: 911
Umpires: Mark Winters (HP), Roberto LaMadrid (1B), Kyohei Makita (2B), Young Chou Kwon (3B)
World Baseball Classic Q September 20 Czech Republic  8–4  Germany Armin-Wolf-Arena, Germany
13:00 CET WP: Daniel Padysak (1-0)
Sv: Michal Kovala (1)
HR: Peter Zyma (1), Martin Cervenka (1, 2)
Boxscore LP: Michael Bienlien (0-1)
HR: William Germaine (1)
Attendance: 1,102
Umpires: Kyohei Makita (HP), Tyler Jones (1B), Mark Winters (2B), Darius Gahni (3B)
World Baseball Classic Q September 21 Czech Republic  3–1  Spain Armin-Wolf-Arena, Germany
19:00 CET WP: Martin Schneider
Sv: Marek Minarik (1)
HR: Martin Muzik (1), Marek Chlup (1)
Boxscore LP: Ronald Medrano
Attendance: 1,229
Umpires: HP: Roberto LaMadrid, 1B: Darius Ghani, 2B: Young Chou Kwon, 3B: Jon Byrne.

2021

Friendly September 4 Czech Republic  9–5  Austria Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Boxscore
Friendly September 5 Germany  6–3  Czech Republic Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Boxscore
Euro Championship GS September 12 Czech Republic  6–1  Sweden Settimo Torinese, Italy
Boxscore
Euro Championship GS September 13 Netherlands  11–1  Czech Republic Avigliana, Italy
Boxscore
Euro Championship GS September 14 Slovakia  3–13 (F/7)  Czech Republic Turin, Italy
Boxscore
Euro Championship GS September 16 Israel  3–2  Czech Republic Avigliana, Italy
Boxscore
Euro Championship CG September 17 Czech Republic  17–2  Croatia Turin, Italy
Boxscore
Euro Championship 5th September 18 Great Britain  5–8  Czech Republic Avigliana, Italy
Boxscore

2020

Friendly November 16 Czech Republic  11–3  Spain Tenerife, Spain
Boxscore
Friendly November 17 Czech Republic  3–4  Spain Tenerife, Spain
Boxscore
Friendly November 18 Czech Republic  4–7  Spain Tenerife, Spain
Boxscore
Friendly November 19 Czech Republic  3–16  Spain Tenerife, Spain
Boxscore

2019

Euro Championship GS September 7 Czech Republic  1–6  Israel Solingen, Germany
12:30 CET Boxscore Attendance: 150
Euro Championship GS September 8 Netherlands  6–8  Czech Republic Bonn, Germany
15:30 CET Boxscore Attendance: 1,200
Euro Championship GS September 9 Czech Republic  3–4 (F/10)  Great Britain Solingen, Germany
12:30 CET Boxscore Attendance: 150
Euro Championship GS September 10 Czech Republic  10–3  Sweden Solingen, Germany
16:30 CET Boxscore Attendance: 150
Euro Championship GS September 11 Germany  6–10  Czech Republic Bonn, Germany
19:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 700
Euro Championship QF September 13 Spain  5–4 (F/10)  Czech Republic Solingen, Germany
16:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 150
Euro Championship CG September 14 Czech Republic  5–4  Belgium Bonn, Germany
11:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 80
Euro Championship 5th September 15 Czech Republic  4–3  Germany Bonn, Germany
11:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 1,900

2018

Friendly July 4 Germany  3–12  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 5 Germany  5–15  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 6 Germany  2–4  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 9 Chinese Taipei  8–1  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 10 Chinese Taipei  9–4  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 11 Chinese Taipei  12–4  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Friendly July 12 Chinese Taipei  3–12  Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
Boxscore
Super 6 GS September 18 Czech Republic  6–7  Netherlands Hoofddorp, Netherlands
19:30 CET Boxscore Attendance: 400
Super 6 GS September 19 Spain  12–7  Czech Republic Hoofddorp, Netherlands
15:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 163
Super 6 GS September 20 Belgium  10–15  Czech Republic Hoofddorp, Netherlands
11:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 113
Super 6 GS September 21 Czech Republic  10–25 (F/5)  Italy Hoofddorp, Netherlands
15:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 125
Super 6 GS September 22 Czech Republic  4–5  Germany Hoofddorp, Netherlands
11:00 CET Boxscore Attendance: 221

International tournament results

World Baseball Classic

 Czech Republic
World Baseball Classic
Tournament Results
Medal Tally
Gold medal world.svg
Gold
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Silver medal world.svg
Silver
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Bronze medal world.svg
Bronze
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World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Host(s) Round Position W L RS RA Host W L RS RA
2006 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2009 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2013 Did not qualify Germany 0 2 6 28
2017 Did not qualify Mexico 1 2 22 12
Japan 2023 Qualified Germany 3 1 25 27
Total 1/5 4 5 60 67

2009 IBAF World Cup

In 2009, Europe hosted the IBAF World Cup, the first time in history the Baseball World Cup was not hosted by a specific country. Prague hosted Group A of the pool round, and the Czech Republic team finished 20th, going 0–3 with losses to Australia, Mexico, and Chinese Taipei.

European Baseball Championship

Team Czech Republic competed at the 2019 European Baseball Championship, and came in fifth, behind Team Israel. Among the players who competed for it were Martin Červenka and Marek Minařík.[3]

Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Because Team Czech Republic finished in the top five in the 2019 European Baseball Championship, it moved on to the 2020 Olympics qualifiers in Italy in September 2019.[4][5] There, it came in third, behind Israel and the Netherlands. Finished 3rd behind the Netherlands and Italy in 2003 for the Athens 2004 games.

References

  1. ^ "The WBSC World Ranking". WBSC. 31 December 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Czech Republic in the WBSC Ranking (Men's baseball)". World Baseball Softball Confederation. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ https://www.baseball-em.de/statistiken-c89861
  4. ^ Retired, shmired | Jewish Baseball News
  5. ^ MLB Monday (August 26-September 1, 2019) | Jewish Baseball News