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IBAF posts 5th Women’s Baseball World Cup — Japan wins third consecutive title

by on Mar.22, 2012 @ 12:21 am, under Women's Baseball

The IBAF posted the schedule for the 5th Women's Baseball World Cup (via Nikkan Sports).

UPDATE 8/11 @ 12:59am - Changes were announced by the IBAF on August 10.  From the official site:

Due to the delayed arrival of Team Venezuela because of visa problems, their opening match against Japan at Telus Field will be re-scheduled from Friday, August 10, 3pm to Wednesday, August 15, 11am. Venezuela now is expected to enter the competition on Saturday, August 11 against host Canada.

There are additional changes to the original schedule. Game #2 between Cuba and Australia on Friday, August 10 will be moved from John Fry Park to Telus Field and from 2 to 3pm local time. On Saturday all four games will be played at Telus Field. At 10am in game #5 Chinese Taipei faces Cuba, at 1.30pm in game #6 the Netherlands take on Japan, at 4.30pm in game #7 Australia plays against the United States and at 8pm in game #8 Venezuela squares off with Canada.

You can view the official schedule here.

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First Round
Game Date Time Home Score Away Venue Notes
1 8/10
(Fri)
11:00 USA 10-0 Netherlands Telus Field  
2 14:00
15:00
Cuba 4-12 Australia John Fry Park
Telus Field 
 
3 15:00 Venezuela   Japan Telus Field  
  19:00 Opening Ceremony Telus Field  
4 20:30 Canada 12-2 China Taipei Telus Field  
5 8/11
(Sat)
11:00
10:00
China Taipei 6-3 Cuba Telus Field  
6 14:00
13:30
Netherlands 0-21 Japan John Fry Park
Telus Field
 
7 15:00
16:30
Australia 8-11 USA Telus Field  
8 19:30
20:00
Venezuela 2-14 Canada Telus Field  
9 8/12
(Sun)
11:00 China Taipei 17-3 Netherlands Telus Field  
10 14:00 Cuba 5-11 Venezuela John Fry Park  
11 15:00 Canada 5-4 Australia Telus Field  
12 19:30 USA 5-2 Japan Telus Field  
13 8/13
(Mon)
11:00 Japan 10-0 Cuba Telus Field  
14 14:00 China Taipei 4-2 Venezuela John Fry Park  
15 15:00 Australia 13-11 Netherlands Telus Field  
16 19:30 USA 9-15 Canada Telus Field  
17 8/14
(Tues)
11:00 Australia   Venezuela Telus Field Rained out
18 14:00 Cuba   USA John Fry Park Rained out
19 15:00
17:00
Japan 11-1 China Taipei Telus Field Re-scheduled
due to rain
20 19:30
20:00
Netherlands 2-19 Canada Telus Field Re-scheduled
due to rain
  8/15
(Wed)
Rest/Rain Day
3 15:00
10:00
Venezuela 0-3 Japan Telus Field++ Re-scheduled
due to rain
17 13:00 Australia 20-1 Venezuela Telus Field Re-scheduled
due to rain
18 13:00 Cuba 1-9 USA John Fry Park Re-scheduled
due to rain
21 8/16
(Thurs)
11:00 Venezuela 14-6 Netherlands Telus Field  
22 14:00 USA 13-3 China Taipei John Fry Park  
23 15:00 Japan 10-0 Australia Telus Field  
24 19:30 Canada 12-2 Cuba Telus Field  
25 8/17
(Fri)
11:00 Australia 11-0 China Taipei Telus Field  
26 14:00 Venezuela 5-1 USA John Fry Park  
27 15:00 Netherlands 5-13 Cuba Telus Field  
28 19:30 Japan 9-7 Canada Telus Field  
Semifinals
Game Date Time Home Score Away Venue Notes
29 8/18
(Sat)
11:00 Chinese Taipei 7-5 Netherlands Telus Field  
30 14:00 Venezuela 9-6 Cuba John Fry Park  
31 15:00 Japan 5-1 Australia Telus Field +
32 19:30 Canada 4-17 USA Telus Field  
Finals
Game Date Time Home Score Away Venue Notes
33 8/19
(Sun)
10:00 Cuba 8-10 Netherlands Telus Field 7th-8th place
34 13:00 Chinese Taipei 1-6 Venezuela John Fry Park 5th-6th place
35 13:00 Canada 17-13 Australia Telus Field 3rd-4th place
36 17:00 Japan 3-0 USA Telus Field Finals

+ Game time can be changed to evening if Canada is in top 4

++ Subject to change

NOTE: Score links lead to IBAF site.

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First Round Standings

Pos Team GP W L WPCT
1 Japan 7 6 1 857
2 Canada 7 6 1 857
3 U.S.A. 7 5 2 714
4 Australia 7 4 3 571
5 Chinese Taipei 7 3 4 429
6 Venezuela 7 3 4 429
7 Cuba 7 1 6 143
8 Netherlands 7 0 7 0

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August 11 - Game 6

  1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Japan 9 0 1 2 9 21 18 0
Netherlands 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 12 - Game 12

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Japan 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0
USA 1 0 0 3 1 0 x 5 10 0

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 13 - Game 13

  1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Cuba 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3
Japan 4 0 1 1 4 10 13 0

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 14 - Game 19

  1 2 3 4 5 R H E
Chinese Taipei 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 3
Japan 5 0 0 5 1 11 12 1

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 15 - Game 3

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Japan 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 1
Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 16 - Game 23

  1 2 3 4 5 6 R H E
Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5
Japan 3 5 0 0 1 1 10 7 0

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 17 - Game 28

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Canada 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 7 15 0
Japan 2 2 1 4 0 0 x 9 9 1

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 18 - Semifinals

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Australia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 2
Japan 0 0 3 0 2 0 x 5 8 0

Youtube Footage | Box Score

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August 19 - Finals

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
Australia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8 2
Japan 0 0 3 0 2 0 x 5 8 0

Youtube Footage (block in Japan) | Box Score

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Final Standings

  1. Japan
  2. USA
  3. Canada
  4. Australia
  5. Venezuela
  6. Chinese Taipei
  7. Netherlands
  8. Cuba

Individual Awards

Leading Hitter: Tamara Holmes (USA)
Pitcher Best ERA: Lauren McGrath (AUS)
Pitcher Win-Loss Average: Yukaria Isozaki (JPN)
Most Runs Batted In: Yukiko Kon (JPN)
Most Home Runs: Nicole Luchansky (CAN)
Most Stolen Bases: Bronwyn Gell (AUS)
Most Runs Scored: Shae Lillywhite (AUS)
Outstanding Defensive Player: Ayako Rokkaku (JPN)
Most Valuable Player: Yukari Isozaki (JPN)

All Star Team

Best Starting Pitcher: Yukari Isozaki (JPN)
Best Relief Pitcher: Ayami Sato (JPN)
Catcher: Stephanie Savoie (CAN)
First Base: Kate Psota (CAN)
Second Base: Nicole Luchansky (CAN)
Third Base: Christina Kreppold (AUS)
Shortstop: Ayaka Deguchi (JPN)
Outfield: Iori Miura (JPN)
Outfield: Jenna Flannigan (CAN)
Outfield: Hsiao Mei Chen (TPE)
Designated Hitter: Tamara Holmes (USA)

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Last Update 8/20 @ 2:37pm

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