Finals: Draci Brno (CZE) – Sölvesborg Firehawks (SWE) 7-0
Draci Brno has claimed the title at the Federations Cup in Brno, Czech Republic. They shut out the Sölvesborg Firehawks 7-0 in the final on Sunday afternoon at MBS Stadium. Five runs in the fourth blew the score open. With the victory the Czech Baseball Association (CBA) secures a second spot in the CEB Cup.
Draci’s pitching ace laid the ground work with a complete game shutout. Jason Jarvis allowed just three hits and two walks in nine scoreless frames, striking out seven.
On offense Brno worked quickly. A sac fly by Martin Schneider gave them the lead in the third. RBI singles by Arnost Dubovy, Adam Hajtmar and Schneider, as well as a RBI double by Tomas Polansky highlighted the rally in the fourth. A RBI groundout by Pavel Budsky added a seventh run in the seventh.
Parker Talbert took the loss, giving up seven hits, seven runs (6 ER) and three base on balls in eight innings.
1) Draci Brno
2) Sölvesborg Firehawks
3) Deurne Spartans
4) Buffaloes Blagoevgrad
5) Apollo Bratislava
6) SSHOR Moskvich
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