Month: May 2018

This was Finkstonball XXI Sunday

Sunday at Finkstonball XXI is over and we have some finalists set for tomorrows showdown of this year’s tournament. The Austrian Baseball National team fought their way into the final in dramatic fashion and beat the X-Presidents in Extras. The second finalist will be determined in the second semifinal tomorrow at 10:50. The Final of the baseball tournament will start on Monday at 13:30.

In the softball tournament, also the M-Stars put on a thrilling show against the Pee Wees, who came just short and had to let the Viennese girls move on to the Softball Final, starting tomorrow at 12:45.

Sunday Statistic Update:

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M-Stars move on to the final!

The Vienna M-Stars win their hope-round game against the Pee Wees St. Pölten and move on to the final game, tomorrow at 12:45 against Team Awesome.

The girls from Vienna had a tough fight against St. Pölten and they needed to fight until the very last inning. In the end, they won by just one run: 5:6.

A’s win group A, play semis tomorrow at 10:50

Your hometown boys, the ASAK Athletics Attnang-Puchheim, made it to the semifinals!

In the final game of group A the Dominican All Stars started off strong. It took the A’s some innings to start-off their powerhouse offense, but from the fourth inning on, they took over and played solid defense to finish the game with a 9:5 final score. With this, the Athleitcs qualify for tomorrows semifinal against Team Hungary. Gametime: Monday, 10:50 AM.

Austrian Future stays alive, beat Swiss U22

In a thriller at the softball field, Austrian Future overcomes a 8:3 deficit and wins the game to stay in the tournament with 12:11 against their Swiss colleagues.

The Austrians move on to play another game tomorrow and will still have the chance to finish on the third place. The Swiss delegation will face another Austrian team tomorrow morning: Austrian Power

The North earns first win, Team Awesome defeats M-Stars

Team Awesome started of big against the Team from Vienna, the M-Stars. Eight runs within the first inning looked like a cristal-clear thing, but the M-Stars kept fighting, but it took them until the third to come through. A strong team-connection, hard hits, let them shorten the deficit to only two runs and one inning later they even took the 8:10-lead. Team Awesome were shut out the following innings but when the last inning was called, the scored three runs to walk-off and walk away with the win: 12:11. With this, Team Awesome will also move on to the final, played tomorrow, Monday, at 12:45.

Meanwhile, the North faced Varazdin, who were both looking for their first win of the tournament. With a strong performance offensivly and a solid pitching performance on the mound, the Canadians walked away with their first W, beating the Croatians 7:4.

Austria outscores Sissach, Future beats Power

The Austrian National Team celebrated a slug-fest against Sissach this morning. Austria took the lead in the first and never looked back. While Alex Seidl threw a great game, Richard Alzinger lead the offense, going 3for3 with a home run and five RBIs. The final score after five was 15:0.

On the softball field, the matchup between the youth program teams of the Austrian Baseball Federation took place. Austria Future had the better start and outdueled their colleagues from the first inning on. In the fourth they came up big and scored 10 runs to finalize the score to 15:4.