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Continentals Take the Series

The second annual PRCL World Series title has been won by the Pyongyang Stellar University Continentals, in a 3-1 series win. The final game in the North Korean capital was a close fought battle that saw the Continentals defeat the Manila University Aztecs 3-2.

In the final nail-biter, the Aztecs looked as if they would earn a series tie for the second time, taking a 2-0 lead in the 2nd inning. But the powerful young team from Pyongyang, on home turf at “Dear Leader Park”, managed to battle back, first scoring a run in the 3rd, then two more in the 6th to take the lead. Continue reading “Continentals Take the Series”

Manila and Pyongyang Tied in PRC World Series, 1-1

The Pacific Rim College League World Series is now underway, and the Manila U Aztecs have pulled even in the series with the Japan-Korea Conference’s Pyongyang Stellar U Continentals, after an 8-4 win on Sunday.

The two first-time conference champs will tangle again tomorrow in North Korea, with Manila’s hot start Jordan Guzman taking the mound against Pyongyang’s Ding Bing. Continue reading “Manila and Pyongyang Tied in PRC World Series, 1-1”

PRCL Week #7 – Manila U Breaks Through

The Manila U Aztecs have broken through to rise to the top of the weekly power rankings for the Pacific Rim College League at the end of 7 weeks, taking the top spot with a 27-16 record, with just 11 games left. The Aztecs are 1 game ahead of division rivals Singapore Baseball Academy, who had been the division leaders earlier in the season.

The Aztecs’ surge this week was powered in part by a lopsided 17-2 win over Queenstown U Falcons on Wednesday, a game that saw them blast three multiple-run homers, along with four doubles. Continue reading “PRCL Week #7 – Manila U Breaks Through”

PRCL Week #6 – Melbourne Reclaims Top of Power Rankings

The Melbourne U Admirals have reclaimed the top of the PRCL power rankings as the Pacific Rim College League completes the 6th week of its short season.

But the question remains how long will they stay there? The Admirals have four pitchers out with injuries, including closer Sean Axworthy who was injured on February 11th, and will likely miss most of the 2019 season, in addition to the rest of this season. Continue reading “PRCL Week #6 – Melbourne Reclaims Top of Power Rankings”

Busan Tech Tops Circuit – PRCL Week #1 Roundup

BTI Brawlers soared to the top of the PRCL power rankings for Week #1 of the 2018 schedule. Busan Tech’s league-leading 58 runs scored, while allowing just 19 earned runs, has absolutely dominated the first eight games to open the season, and they top the standings at 7-1.

The Brawlers swept their 2-game series with Osaka, Tokyo and Yokohama, with their only loss coming against Incheon on the 19th, which snapped a 4-game win streak to open the season. Continue reading “Busan Tech Tops Circuit – PRCL Week #1 Roundup”