On day two of the Federations Cup 2018 in Brasschaat the Sölvesborg Firehawks and Astros Valencia each improved to 2-0 in the tournament. Samuel Siddall struck out nine in six four-hit innings to lead the Firehawks to a 12-0 shutout over Vindija Varazdin. Sölvesborg scored six runs in the last two frames to blow the score open.
The Astros stunned host Brasschaat Braves with a 13-2 victory in the evening. The Astros took the lead for good in the third and turned the contest into a blowout with six runs in the fifth. Blake Ochoa hit a grand slam and drove in five overall.
The third matchup of the day was won 8-7 by the ASAK Athletics Attnang-Puchheim in a nail-biter over Apollo Bratislava. It was a back-and-forth battle between two teams on the same level. An error plated the decisive run in the bottom of the eighth.
Results Day 2: