Game for 9th Place
Belgium – Croatia 3-2
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Belgium has won the game for 9th place at the 2012 European Championship in the Netherlands. On Wednesday they defeated Croatia 3-2 to prevail in their classification game in Haarlem. A throwing error by Croatian shortstop Chris Beck led to two runs in the fourth and eventually to the loss. Beck scored both runs for Croatia. Ben Van Nuffel allowed four hits, two runs (1 ER) and a whopping eight walks in 6 1/3 innings, but still ended up with the win. Jadran Dadic surrendered seven hits, three runs (1 ER) and two bb in eight innings.