Footer: Japan goes for sixth Women’s Baseball World Cup title
From Alyson Footer at MLB.com on August 31, 2018:
Megumi Kitta has a tall task on her hands: In her first year managing the Japan women’s team, she’s expected to extend the long-standing streak of championships produced by many teams that came before her.
Many, many teams. Japan beat Venezuela on Thursday, 10-0, and will play in the finals on Friday seeking a sixth straight championship at the WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup, after stringing together a 29-0 run in tournament play.
Japan will face Chinese Taipei in Friday’s championship game. The bronze medal game will feature the United States and Canada.
“We don’t have a lot of power, but we have a lot of skill,” Kitta said. “Baseball is not only for big people. Everyone can enjoy.”
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Originally published: August 31, 2018. Last Updated: August 31, 2018.