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Japan Samurai
Flag of Japan.svg.png
Nation
Colors Red, White, Black

              

Summer College Tournament
Appearances 3
Best result Gold: 2017
World Cup of Baseball
Appearances 2
Best result Bronze: 2019
Medal tally
Bronze Bronze medal 1


Japan Samurai is the baseball team that represents Japan in international tournaments. There is a professional team, which plays in the World Cup of Baseball (WCB), and a college team that plays in the Summer College Tournament (SCT).

The professional team is currently ranked 9th in the world. The college team is currently ranked 6th.

Professional team

Japan Samurai plays in the bi-annual WCB tournament, which consists of 16 teams from four regional groups. They play in Group ??, which includes.

WCB results

  • 2017: 2-4 (.333) placed 4th, did not make playoffs
  • 2019: 3-3 (.500) tied for 2nd in Group C and advanced to playoffs. Won Bronze medal.

College team

The national college team is managed by Danny Desrochers, the GM of the Montreal Metros.

The team has hosted two Summer College Tournaments, in back-to-back years, from 2018 (in Yokohama) and 2019 (in Osaka).

SCT results

Year Tournament Wins Losses RS RA Result
2017 SCT 0 0 0 0
2018 SCT 0 0 0 0
2019 SCT 0 0 0 0 3rd place
2020 SCT 0 0 0 0

References