World Baseball Softball Confederation Europe

The Baseball European Cup 2024 tipped-off today in Valencia with a game between Austria’s Diving Ducks and Les Cougars Montigny of France in the Group B division. Eight top-level teams are set to compete for the European crown from 4-9 June: 2 teams from Spain, 2 teams from France, 2 teams from Austria, 1 team from Croatia and 1 team from Belgium.

Host city Valencia will see their very-own Valencia Astros play on home turf, going toe-to-toe with the Vienna Metrostars tomorrow afternoon. The Astros are the Copa del Rey 2023 champions. Spain’s Tenerife Marlins —winners of the Spanish Baseball League and champions of the Baseball European Confederation Cup— will also compete.

During the preliminary round-robin three games are scheduled each day at 9.30, 13:00 and 17:00. The first round will be played from Tuesday to Friday. The top two teams from each pool advance to the semi-finals on Saturday. The final is scheduled for Sunday at 17:00.

All games will be broadcasted live through, while live play-by-play is available through the WBSC Europe website.