Premier12 2015

08/11/2015 - 21/11/2015

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Japan National Team ace Kenta Maeda newest member of MLB’s Dodgers

01/01/2016

Samurai Japan starting pitcher Kenta Maeda has agreed to an eight-year, $US 25 million contract with Major League Baseball’s Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Premier12 MVP Hyun-soo Kim (KOR) signs with MLB’s Baltimore Orioles

23/12/2015

SEOUL — The 2015 WBSC Premier12 MVP, South Korea National Team outfielder Hyun-soo Kim, has signed a two-year, $US 7 million agreement with Major League Baseball’s Baltimore Orioles.

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Korea’s Park signs with MLB’s Twins; USA’s Spruill signs with KBO’s Tigers

03/12/2015

South Korea National Team first baseman Byung-ho Park this week signed a 4-year, $US 12 million contract with MLB’s Minnesota Twins.

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Premier12 champions S Korea National Team stormed at airport by fans, media

23/11/2015

SEOUL — Members of the South Korean National Baseball Team landed at Seoul’s Gimpo International Airport on Sunday and were met by proud fans and a national media frenzy, following the country’s 8-0 win over the U.S. in the finale of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 global championship that took place on Saturday.

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Premier12 heroes earn ‘Hublot Player of the Game’ honours, awarded limited-edition ‘WBSC’ timepiece

22/11/2015

TOKYO — For the semifinals and finals of the WBSC Premier12, Swiss luxury watch brand Hublot awarded a limited-edition, exclusive timepiece — the Classic Fusion Chrono Aero “World Baseball Softball Confederation” — to the Hublot Player of the Game.

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Preview: WBSC Premier12 Bronze, Global Championship Finale

21/11/2015

TOKYO – Game 37 and Game 38 at the Tokyo Dome will close the first-ever WBSC Premier12 global tournament. Looking ahead to today’s finals, here’s a look at the past encourters between the National Teams of USA and South Korea, and Japan and Mexico.

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Japan KO’s Mexico 11-1 to win bronze at WBSC Premier12

21/11/2015

TOKYO — The Samurai Japan National Team only needed seven innings to knock out out Mexico, 11-1, in the bronze medal final of the first-ever WBSC Premier12 Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of more than 40,000.

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Japan’s Yamada blasts 2 HRs in bronze medal win, named Hublot Player of the Game

21/11/2015

TOKYO — Samurai Japan second baseman Tetsuto Yamada (Tokyo Yakult Swallows – NPB) was named the Hublot Player of the Game for blasting two home runs against Mexico in the bronze medal finale at the Tokyo Dome.

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S Korea Crowned Premier12 Global Champions Defeat USA 8-0 in Finale

21/11/2015

TOKYO — The world No. 8 South Korea National Team shut out the world No. 2 U.S. National Team in the global championship finale of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 at the Tokyo Dome Saturday night.

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WBSC Premier12 All-World Team announced

21/11/2015

TOKYO — Following 38 global games, the WBSC announced the first-ever Premier12 All-World Team.

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Korea’s Hyun-soo Kim named Premier12 MVP

21/11/2015

TOKYO — South Korea National Team outfielder Hyun-soo Kim (Doosan Bears – KBO) was named the Most Valuable Player of the inaugural WBSC Premier12, the world governing body announced following the global tournament’s final contest.

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South Korea rally in 9th to defeat Japan 4-3 in Premier12 semifinal

20/11/2015

TOKYO — At a sold out 40,000-seat Tokyo Dome, the world No. 8 South Korea National Team scored four runs in the top of the ninth inning to rally past host and top-ranked Japan in the semifinals of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 global baseball championship.

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