Owen Ozanich to return to Parma for the season

According to Grandeslam.net, French national team player Owen Ozanich will return to Parmaclima for the 2020 season. Originally, Ozanich had signed with the Montpellier Barracudas for 2020 but as the French season has been cancelled due to the coronavirus, he is free to join any club he wants. It was Ozanich himself who approached Parmaclima …

Owen Ozanich joins Barracudas

Returning from Parma after his Italian adventure, one would expect Owen Ozanich to return to the Rouen Huskies. But Ozanich kind of surprised the baseball community by signing with the Montpellier Barracudas, the three-time French champion. Unfortunately for Owen, he could not finish his season with Parma as he broke his shin bone because of …

European Champions Cup 2018: Embarrassing loss for L&D Amsterdam Pirates

Six hits were all that L&D Amsterdam Pirates could produce against Owen Ozanich of the Rouen Huskies. The French champion, on the other hand, managed to collect twelve hits and score eight times to hand Pirates a humiliating loss: 8-1 Owen Ozainich was practically unhittable today. Only in the ninth inning, Pirates got past second base …

European Champions Cup 2017: Curaçao Neptunus clinches spot in semis

Until the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, Rouen Huskies was a tough opponent for Curaçao Neptunus. Only after the Dutch team took a 5-2 lead, things started to roll. Eventually, Neptunus beat the Huskies 9-3.  Today's game started better for Curaçao Neptunus than yesterday's. With two outs, Christian Diaz hit a line drive to the …

Asia Winter Baseball League 2016: Europe clinches second win

Apparently team Europe likes to play teams from Taiwan. A few days ago, the team clinched the first win vs the CPBL team and today it beat Chinese Taipei. For a long time the game was tied. In every inning that the opponent scored the Europeans scored as many runs. But an offensive outburst in …

Asia Winter Baseball League: Good game by Europe ends with anticlimax

For 8.5 innings team Europe kept Chinese Taipei in check as the score was 2-2 after the top of the ninth inning. But eventually Chinese Taipei walked off with the win in a game in which both teams could have walked off as a victor. A day after the rained out game between Europe and …

France Int’l Baseball Tournament: Dutch win with double digits again

After the Dutch won the first two games with double digits and France lost their first two games one might think that this game would be an easy win for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. And indeed the Dutch finished the game in seven mercy rule innings.   France  0  -  10  Kingdom of the Netherlands …

World Baseball Classic Qualifier 3: day one

On Thursday March 17, the WBC Qualifier 3  started with a matchup between Colombia  and Spain. Later Panama and France would face each other in the night cap No surprises on this day as both favorites won easily. But also the games of this qualifier were restricted by black outs. How on earth does MLB want to …

Asia Winter League: Europe close to second win, bullpen falters

Today not a Dutch pitcher as a starter, but one from the French competition. But nevertheless a solid outing. Owen Ozanich  pitched through five innings in which he only gave up three hits and struck out four without surrendering a run. Europe on its turn scored three runs in the first two innings. With two …

Asia Winter League: Europe clinches another tie

In today's game between team Europe and the CPBL, both teams were each other's match for nine innings in runs, hits and errors. Owen Ozanich lasted five innings in whiche he gave up three runs on five hits and two walks. He also fanned four. It looked like if Europe would end up on the wrong …