The under-12 (U-12) baseball team advanced to the Super Round at the 2023 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-12 Baseball World Cup (World Youth Baseball Championship).
Korea defeated New Zealand 15-0 in the 4th cold game in the final 5th game of Group A of the preliminary round of the 7th World Youth Baseball Championship held in Tainan, Taiwan on the 2nd.
In the first inning against New Zealand, the weakest group in Group B, the national team scored 4 runs starting with a solo home run by Lee Jin-woong, the lead hitter, and took the lead from the start.
Afterwards, Korea scored 5 points in the 3rd inning and 6 points in the 4th inning, respectively, and Korea, which met the cold game requirements, won early.
Korea, which finished the preliminary round with 4 wins and 1 loss, was tied with the Dominican Republic and the United States. As a result, the Dominican Republic ranked first, the United States second, and Korea third in the ‘Team Quality Balance (TQB)’, which measures the average number of runs scored and the average number of runs allowed per innings.꽁머니사이트
In Group A, Taiwan, Venezuela and Japan have confirmed their advance to the Super Round.
Korea entered the super round from the 3rd with a record of 1 win and 1 loss in the preliminary round. The first opponent is Japan, and the match will be held at 12:00 noon on this day.