The Czech Republic will have a European scoop. Tonight the Extraliga will be the first European baseball competition that will start this year. In one of three opening games, it will be a clash of the Titans. Reigning champion Arrows Ostrava will take on multiple champion Draci (Dragons) Brno.
In the matchup between Ostrava and Brno, Ostrava can end a 21-game winning streak of opening games. Since 1999, Draci Brno hasn’t lost an opening game in the Czech Extraliga.
The schedule for the upcoming weekend is:
Friday, May 22:
Technica Brno @ Olympia Blansko
SaBaT Praha @ Eagles Praha
Draci Brno @ Arrows Ostrava
Saturday, May 23:
Arrows Ostrava @ Draci Brno
Eagles Praha @ SaBaT Praha
Cardion Hrosi (Hippos) Brno @ Trebic Nuclears
Olympia Blansko @ Technica Brno
Tempo Praha @ Kotlarka Praha
Sunday, May 24:
Kotlarka Praha @ Tempo Praha
Trebic Nuclears @ Cardion Hrosi Brno
As you can see, the capital of Prague (Praha) is overly represented by four clubs. Brno is a good second with three clubs.
Tonight’s game between Draci Brno and Arrows Ostrava can be watched on youtube and will start at 19:00 CET (01:00 PM EST in the USA).