T&A San Marino – Cariparma Parma 7-1
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T&A San Marino is the 2011 European Champions Cup winner. They beat Cariparma Parma in the championship game at the Final Four tournament in Brno 7-1 on Thursday evening. A grand slam by Mattia Reginato in the second inning decided things quickly, as Parma couldn’t stage a comeback. Jairo Ramos added two solo homeruns later on to seal the deal. Tiago Da Silva (W) went the distance, allowing just one run on seven hits in nine innings. He struck out six. Rodney Medina had three hits for Cariparma. Roberto Corradini (L) gave up six hits and six runs (5 ER) in five innings to take the loss.
Unipol Bologna – L&D Amsterdam 10-9
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While the final was over in a little bit more than two hours, the game for third place earlier on Thursday was a thriller. Unipol Bologna erased an early 4-9 deficit and beat L&D Amsterdam 10-9 on a walk-off RBI single by Juan Carlos Infante in the bottom of the ninth. Five runs in the eighth had tied the game. Juan Pablo Angrisano had the big hit during the rally with a bases clearing double. Vince Rooi and Kenny Berkenbosch hit homeruns and combined for six RBI on the Pirates side. Mark Langone (W) received the win, Rik Geestman (L) the loss.