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With the Italian Baseball Week another preparation tournament ahead of the European Championship in Hoofddorp started on Saturday in Tuscany. In Tirrenia Spain beat Italy 3-1 in the opener. Oscar Angulo put Spain in front with a RBI single in the third. Blake Ochoa extended the advantage to 3-0 with a two-run shot in the seventh. Italy didn’t score until the ninth, when Nick Nosti had a RBI single. Ivan Granados, Leslie Nacar and Andres Perez took the mound for Spain, Junior Oberto, Frailyn Florian, Yomel Rivera, Ludovico Coveri and Nick Pugliese for Italy.
On Sunday the Czech Republic enters the competition in the evening in Firenze against Spain. In late afternoon Italy and Spain will play a rematch.