After last week’s European Champions Cup and CEB Cup were played, the Federations Cup 2018 in Brasschaat, Belgium started on Monday with three games. All three ended in lopsided results. In the morning the Sölvesborg Firehawks downed the ASAK Athletics Attnang-Puchheim 11-1. Eddie Aucoin threw six one-hit innings for the win.
The Astros Valencia beat BK Vindija Varazdin 12-2 in seven innings. After an even first inning, the Astros took control with two runs in the third and blew the score open with five runs in the fourth. Eric Segura went deep. Sandy Cuevas collected four RBI. In the evening host Brasschaat Braves used a five-run fourth en route to a 12-3 win over Apollo Bratislava.
Results Day 1: