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2006 Intercontinental Cup (baseball)

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The 2006 IBAF Intercontinental Cup was held in Taichung, Taiwan from November 9 through the 19th. Eight countries contested the tournament, which was played at Taichung Baseball Field and the newly built Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium. The participating countries were Cuba, Australia, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines in addition to the hosts from Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). The tournament was sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation.

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Ticket SalesEdit

Tickets went on sale at noon on Friday, November 3 for the games of the first four days over the Internet. Over following days, tickets for the next day not yet offered will then become available. Internet sales of tickets will end at noon two days prior to the date the game is played. The Sunday, November 11 game between Taiwan and South Korea was the first game to sell out, having sold out within three hours of tickets being made available.

Round robinEdit

The eight teams will play a round robin format in which they will each play the other teams once. This means that each team will play seven games in this first phase of the tournament over the course of eight days.

 
First pitch in a competitive game at the stadium in a game between the Philippines and South Korea in the 2006 Intercontinental Cup
 
A look in the Philippine dugout during the game against South Korea on November 9
 
Japan v. Cuba
 
A look inside the Korean dugout
 
Taiwanese fans before a game.
Date Time Venue Home Guest Result
11/9 10:00 TF Cuba   The Netherlands     3-2
11/9 13:00 IBC South Korea   The Philippines     10-0 (6½ innings)
11/9 14:00 TF Australia   Japan     3-4 (10 innings)
11/9 19:30 IBC Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)   Italy     3-13
11/10 13:00 IBC The Philippines   Australia     2-12 (8 innings)
11/10 13:00 TF South Korea   Cuba     1-8
11/10 18:30 IBC Japan   Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)     4-3
11/10 18:30 TF The Netherlands   Italy     10-8
11/11 13:00 IBC Italy   Cuba     0-9
11/11 13:00 TF Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)   Australia     4-2
11/11 18:30 TF The Philippines   The Netherlands     0-22 (7 innings)
11/11 18:30 IBC Japan   South Korea     2-1
11/12 13:00 IBC South Korea   Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)     7-9 (12 innings)
11/12 13:00 TF The Netherlands   Japan     0-3
11/12 18:30 TF The Philippines   Cuba     0-24 (7 innings)
11/12 18:30 IBC Australia   Italy     8-7 (13 innings)
11/13 Rest Day
11/14 13:00 IBC Cuba   Japan     6-3
11/14 13:00 TF Italy   The Philippines     9-0
11/14 18:30 IBC Australia   South Korea     10-9
11/14 18:30 TF Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)   The Netherlands     2-4 (10 innings)
11/15 13:00 TF Italy   Japan     3-6
11/15 13:00 IBC South Korea   The Netherlands     2-13 (8 innings)
11/15 18:30 IBC Cuba   Australia     13-0 (4½ innings)1
11/15 18:30 TF The Philippines   Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)     0-14 (6 innings)1
11/16 13:00 IBC Italy   South Korea     1-5
11/16 13:00 TF Japan   The Philippines     17-0 (6½ innings)
11/16 18:30 TF The Netherlands   Australia     4-3 (11 innings) 2
11/16 18:30 IBC Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)   Cuba     4-3

1 Game called due to bad weather condition.
2 Dutch manager ejected in the top of the eleventh for obscenities in argument with an umpire.

TableEdit

Rank Country W L Pct. RS RA DI RA/9DI
1 Cuba   6 1 .857 66 10 56 1.61
2 Japan   6 1 .857 39 16 60 2.40
3 The Netherlands   5 2 .714 55 21 51 3.05
4 Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)   4 3 .571 39 33 64 4.64
5 Australia   3 4 .429 38 43 62.3 6.21
6 South Korea   2 5 .286 35 43 62 6.24
7 Italy   2 5 .286 41 41 64 5.77
8 The Philippines   0 7 .000 2 108 48 20.25
DI=Innings played on defense
RA/9DI=Runs allowed for every nine defensive innings played
  • Tiebreaker
    • head-to-head
    • RA/9DI
  • Notes
    • Cuba wins tiebreaker over Japan based on head-to-head result
    • South Korea wins tiebreaker over Italy based on head-to-head result

Classification RoundEdit

The teams that finish in fifth through eighth place in the round robin will face off in the consolation round. All consolation round matches will be played at Taichung Baseball Field.

 
5-8th place5th place
 
      
 
November 18 (13:00)
 
 
  Italy 8
 
November 19 (15:00)
 
  South Korea 3
 
  Italy2
 
November 18 (18:30)
 
  Australia 3
 
  Philippines 0
 
 
  Australia 17
 
7th place
 
 
November 19 (10:00)
 
 
  South Korea5
 
 
  Philippines1

Medal RoundEdit

 
Taiwanese players thank the home fans after the loss to Cuba
 
Cuba receives the gold medal between the silver and bronze medalists

The top four teams from the round robin will enter the medal round of the competition. All medal round games will be played at the Intercontinental Baseball Stadium.

 
Semi-finalsFinal
 
      
 
November 18 (13:00)
 
 
  The Netherlands 3
 
November 19 (18:30)
 
  Japan 0
 
  The Netherlands3
 
November 18 (18:30)
 
  Cuba6
 
  Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 4
 
 
  Cuba5
 
Third place
 
 
November 19 (13:00)
 
 
  Japan0
 
 
 Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)4

Final line score

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
  Cuba 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 6 7 0
  The Netherlands 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 9 5

Final standingsEdit

TriviaEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • Official website (Traditional Chinese)
  • "Schedule" (PDF). (77.3 KiB)