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Super 6 Baseball and Softball
SportBaseball
Founded2018
No. of teams12 (6 in baseball and 6 in softball)
ContinentEurope

The Super 6 Baseball and Softball is a tournament between national baseball teams in Europe, governed by the Confederation of European Baseball (CEB), the European Softball Federation (ESF) and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC). It was held for the first and only time from September 18 to 23, 2018 in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. It was organized by the Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Association (KNBSB), the City of Hoofddorp and the local baseball club Hoofddorp Pioniers. It was featured by the top 6 nations of the 2016 European Championship and ESF Women's Championship.[1]

Baseball

Super 6 Baseball and Softball
Tournament details
Host country Netherlands
Dates September 18–23, 2018
Teams6 (from 1 continent)
Final positions
Champions
Gold
 Netherlands (1st title)
Runner-up
Silver
 Italy
Third place
Bronze
 Spain
Fourth place Belgium
Tournament statistics
Games played16
Most Valuable PlayerNetherlands Sicnarf Loopstok

Teams

The top six teams of the 2016 European Championship qualified automatically for the tournament.


Belgium
6th, 2016 European Baseball Championship
Italy
2016 European Baseball Championship

Czech Republic
5th, 2016 European Baseball Championship
Netherlands
2016 European Baseball Championship

Germany
4th, 2016 European Baseball Championship
Spain
2016 European Baseball Championship

Rosters

Main article: 2018 Super 6 Baseball rosters

Qualification Round

Standings

Qualified for the Final
Teams W L Pct. GB R RA
 Netherlands 4 0 1.000 41 25
 Italy 4 1 .800 0.5 59 29
 Spain 3 2 .600 1.5 49 29
 Belgium 1 3 .250 3.0 27 41
 Germany 1 4 .200 3.5 14 44
 Czech Republic 1 4 .200 3.5 42 54
Day 1
September 18, 11:00 at ETO Ballpark (F/7)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Germany 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 X X 1 4 0
 Italy 0 1 2 0 0 5 3 X X 11 15 0
WP: Luis Lugo (1–0)   LP: Daniel Thieben (0–1)
Home runs:
GER: None
ITA: Chris Colabello (1), Nicola Garbella (1), Alex Liddi (1), Drew Maggi (1), Leonardo Zileri (1)
Attendance: 89
Umpires: HP − Efrem Silvania, 1B − Cuachtemoc Suares, 3B − Ken Macri
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Boxscore
September 18, 15.00 at ETO Ballpark (F/7)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Belgium 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 X X 1 6 3
 Spain 2 4 2 1 4 0 X X X 13 14 0
WP: Lowuin Sacramento (1–0)   LP: Kenny Vandenbranden (0–1)
Home runs:
BEL: None
ESP: Engel Beltré (1), Yancarlo Franco (1), Luis Guillorme (1)
Attendance: 173
Umpires: HP − David Kulhanek, 1B − Mojmir Jankovic, 3B − Thorsten Roloff
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Boxscore
September 18, 19.30 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 X 6 7 2
 Netherlands 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 X 7 13 0
WP: Orlando Yntema (1–0)   LP: Radim Chroust (0–1)   Sv: Kevin Kelly (1)
Attendance: 400
Umpires: HP − Jens Waider, 1B − Thorsten Roloff, 3B − Michele De Notta
Boxscore
Day 2
September 19, 11:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Italy 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 7 13 2
 Belgium 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 X 4 6 0
WP: Angelo Palumbo (1–0)   LP: Artuur Driessens (0–1)   Sv: Alex Bassani (1)
Home runs:
ITA: Robel García (1)
BEL: None
Attendance: 166
Umpires: HP − Mojmir Jankovic, 1B − Thorsten Roloff, 3B − Jens Waider
Boxscore
September 19, 15:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Spain 5 0 3 0 1 2 1 0 0 12 14 0
 Czech Republic 0 1 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 7 12 3
WP: Ricardo Hernández (1–0)   LP: Jan Novak (0–1)
Home runs:
ESP: Richard Montiel (1), Blake Ochoa (1), Jesús Ustariz (1)
CZE: Tomas Junec (1), Jakub Malik (1)
Attendance: 163
Umpires: HP − Michele Di Notta, 1B − Efrem Silvania, 3B − Ken Macri
Boxscore
September 19, 19:30 at ETO Ballpark (F/7)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Netherlands 2 0 5 0 1 0 5 X X 13 X X
 Germany 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 X X 1 X X
WP: Diegomar Markwell (1–0)   LP: Enorbel Márquez (0–1)
Home runs:
NED: Dwayne Kemp (1), Dudley Leonora (1), Sicnarf Loopstok (1)
GER: None
Attendance: 650
Umpires: HP − Cuauhtemoc Suares, 1B − Ken Macri, 3B − David Kulhanek
Notes: Completed early due to 10–run mercy rule after 7 innings.
Boxscore
Day 3
September 20, 11:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Belgium 0 4 0 3 0 1 2 0 0 10 18 2
 Czech Republic 5 0 1 1 0 0 3 5 X 15 12 1
WP: Martin Schneider (1–0)   LP: Yannick Gontier (0–1)
Home runs:
BEL: Steven de Lannoy (1), Dennis De Quindt (1), Thomas De Wolf (1)
CZE: Martin Cervinka (1), Premek Chroust (1), Matej Hejma (1), Martin Muzik (1)
Attendance: 113
Umpires: HP − Thorsten Roloff, 1B − Michele De Notta, 3B − Efrem Silvania
Boxscore
September 20, 15:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Spain 2 0 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 9 14 0
 Germany 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 1
WP: Daniel Álvarez (1–0)   LP: Markus Solbach (0–1)
Home runs:
ESP: Luis Guillorme (2), Richard Montiel (2)
GER: None
Attendance: 142
Umpires: HP − Ken Macri, 1B − David Kulhanek, 3B − Mojmir Jankovic
Boxscore
September 20, 19:30 at ETO Ballpark (F/10)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
 Italy 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 13 0
 Netherlands 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 9 11 2
WP: Loek van Mil (1–0)   LP: Alex Bassani (0–1)
Home runs:
ITA: Chris Colabello (2)
NED: Sicnarf Loopstok (2,3), Kalian Sams (1,2), Curt Smith (2)
Attendance: 850
Umpires: HP − Jens Waider, 1B − Mojmir Jankovic, 3B − Cuauhtemoc Suares
Boxscore
Day 4
September 21, 11:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Germany 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 6 7 1
 Belgium 0 2 1 0 2 0 2 0 X 7 12 1
WP: Cedric De Smedt (1–0)   LP: Sascha Koch (0–1)   Sv: Kevin De Smedt (1)
Home runs:
GER: Maik Ehmcke (1)
BEL: Dennis De Quindt (2), Thomas De Wolf (2)
Attendance: 73
Umpires: HP − Mojmir Jankovic, 1B − Efrem Silvania, 3B − David Kulhanek
Boxscore
September 21, 15:00 at ETO Ballpark (F/5)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Czech Republic 1 0 2 4 3 X X X X 10 8 1
 Italy 5 8 1 8 3 X X X X 25 24 1
WP: Carlos Terán (1–0)   LP: Boris Bokaj (0–1)
Home runs:
CZE: Matej Hejma (2), Jakub Malik (2)
ITA: Chris Colabello (3,4,5), Nicola Garbella (2), Robel García (2), Alex Liddi (2,3), Giuseppe Mazzanti (1), Alberto Mineo (1)
Attendance: 125
Umpires: HP − Cuauhtemoc Suares, 1B − Ken Macri, 3B − Efrem Silvania
Notes: Completed early due to 15–run mercy rule after 5 innings.
Boxscore
Day 5
September 22, 11:00 at Sportpark Pioneer
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Spain 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 5 10 1
 Italy 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 X 8 14 0
WP: Luis Lugo (2–0)   LP: Richard Castillo (0–1)   Sv: Andrea Pizziconi (1)
Home runs:
ESP: Engel Beltré (2), Blake Ochoa (2)
ITA: Robel García (3), Drew Maggi (2, 3), Giuseppe Mazzanti (2)
Attendance: 151
Umpires: HP – Efrem Silvania, 1B – David Kulhanek, 3B – Jens Waider
Boxscore
September 22, 11:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Czech Republic 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4 5 2
 Germany 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 X 5 5 0
WP: Niklas Rimmel (1–0)   LP: Jan Novak (0–2)
Home runs:
CZE: None
GER: Vincent Ahrens (1), Simon Gühring (1)
Attendance: 221
Umpires: HP – Ken Macri, 1B – Cuauhtemoc Suares, 3B – Mojmir Jankovic
Boxscore
September 22, 15:00 at ETO Ballpark (F/8)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Netherlands 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 6 0 12 11 1
 Spain 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 3 X 10 12 2
WP: Tom Stuifbergen (1–0)   LP: Andrés Pérez (0–1)
Home runs:
NED: Yurendell DeCaster (1), Kirvin Moesquit (1)
ESP: Lesther Galván (1), Luis Guillorme (3)
Attendance: 850
Umpires: HP – Michele De Notta, 1B – Jens Waider, 3B – Thorsten Roloff
Notes: Stopped in the 8th inning due to rain. The game started the day after and was postponed after 1 inning.
Boxscore
September 22, 19:00 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Netherlands X X X X X X X X X X X X
 Belgium X X X X X X X X X X X X
Notes: Cancelled due to rain

Final

September 23, 13:30 at ETO Ballpark
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
 Italy X X X X X X X X X X X X
 Netherlands X X X X X X X X X X X X
Notes: Was cancelled due to rain. Netherlands, which finished 1st the Round Robin, was awarded with the championship.

Statistics leaders

Baseball results

Year Final Host Final Semifinalists
Champions Runners-up 3rd place 4th place
2018
Details
Netherlands
Hoofddorp

Netherlands

Italy

Spain

Belgium

Softball results

Year Final Host Final Semifinalists
Champions Runners-up 3rd place 4th place
2018
Details
Netherlands
Hoofddorp

Czech Republic

Italy

Great Britain

Netherlands

Medal table

Baseball

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Netherlands1001
2 Italy0101
3 Spain0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

Softball

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Czech Republic1001
2 Italy0101
3 Great Britain0011
Totals (3 nations)1113

See also

References

  1. ^ "Creation of Super 6". CEB. 13 February 2018. Retrieved 9 September 2018.