2017 Prague Baseball Week Recap

The 3n2 Sports International Stars won the Prague Baseball Week tournament again, defeating hosts Czech Republic 4-0 on Saturday July 1, 2017. Led by GM/Manager Boomer Prinstein, and Head Coach Kevin Roovers (with assistance from coaches Ty Eriksen, Petr Novotny, and David Burns), the Stars have won 4 Prague Baseball Week titles in a 5 year span.

Pitcher of the tournament Max MacNabb threw a complete-game shutout in the championship game striking out 14 batters and walking none. Offensively, the 3n2 International Stars were led by Terrell Joyce who clobbered a massive Home Run in the final to put the game out of reach. Ryosuke Sato (2H, 1 RBI) also sparked the offense and Andrew Medeiros (2H, 1R in the final) was MVP of the tournament.

For the first time, the International Future Stars (made up of top Under-23 European players) participated in the tournament and claimed 3rd place at Prague Baseball Week.
GM Renè Saggiadi, Head Coach Alper Bozkurt, and Assistant Coach Ulli Wermuth guided the European U23 all-star selection to a medal in their first tournament.

Top pitchers for the team were Romanian Eduard Pîrvu (8IP, 0ER, 7K) and Italian Matthias Zotti (7.3IP, 5K).
Standout performances at the plate included Daniel Johnson (Sweden), Jorin van Amstel (Netherlands), Maurice Bendrien (Germany), and Cesare Astorri (Italy).