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WUBC: Day 1 opens with Canada at Taipei

by on Jul.30, 2010 @ 1:51 am, under College

The World University Baseball Championship begins today (7/30).

The following three match-ups are on the schedule:

Canada at Taipei - Meiji Jingu Stadium - 12:00

Sri Lanka at USA - Utsumi Shimaoka Ball Park - 14:00

Korea at Japan - Meiji Jingu Stadium - 18:00

In other tournament news:

Yuki Saito and Tomoyuki Sugano held bullpen sessions on Thursday.  Saito tossed about 40 pitches in preparation for his start against Korea today.

The US team held a press conference on Thursday to provide their thoughts on the tournament.

The Cuba national baseball team had a chance to watch the Yomiuri Giants and Chunichi Dragons take pre-game practice on Thursday.