August 22, 2012
USAB announces 2012 NTIS selections
USA Baseball has announced the 36 players from the 2012 NTIS that have been invited to join 2013 National Team Trials events and programs.
September 7, 2012
18U: USA headed to gold-medal game
In a de facto world championships semifinals game, Team USA needed to make two comebacks. They took a lead in the seventh inning on Christian Arroyo's RBI single, and Kevin Davis pitched them to victory out of the bullpen as USA defeated Japan, 10-5, to advance to Saturday's gold-medal game.
September 6, 2012
18U: Biggio's big day bounces USA by TPE
After a 10th-inning defeat at the hands of Canada, USA responded with a convincing 5-1 win over Chinese Taipei, led by Stephen Gonsalves and Cavan Biggio.
September 5, 2012
18U: USA loses heartbreaker in extras
After nine scoreless innings, Canada pushed across a run in the top of the tenth on the extra-inning tie-breaker and held USA scoreless in the bottom of the inning to hold on for a 1-0 victory.
September 5, 2012
18U: Olson's gem tosses USA by AUS, 6-2
Ryan Olson wasn't going to let USA's gold medal hopes slip away. He delivered eight shutout innings in the morning-half of a double header for the United States, and eliminated Australia from medal contention with a 6-2 victory.
September 3, 2012
18U: Taccolini pitches USA past VEN, 3-2
With his team trailing, 2-0, Dominic Taccolini took over in relief and willed Team USA past Venezuela, 3-2. The right-hander struck out eight over six scoreless innings and held Venezuela in check until Cavan Biggio hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth.
September 2, 2012
18U: USA speeds past Colombia, 11-1
Aggressive was the mentality for the USA Baseball 18U National Team on Sunday. The offense was fearless on the basepaths, stealing early and often en route to a 11-1 victory over Colombia.
September 1, 2012
18U: USA drops game to Korea, 8-2
The 18U National Team jumped out to an early lead against Korea, but solid pitching and timely hitting for Korea led to four runs in the sixth inning and an 8-2 USA loss.
August 31, 2012
18U: USA overwhelms Netherlands, 17-0
After getting rained out on Thursday evening, the USA Baseball 18U National Team overwhelmed the Netherlands, 17-0, at Mokdong Stadium.
August 30, 2012
18U: Game postponed due to weather
The USA Baseball 18U National Team's opening game of the IBAF Junior AAA/18U World Championships against Australia has been postponed until Tuesday because of wet weather conditions in the area.
August 27, 2012
18U: Nunez's doubles lead USA in 6-6 tie
USA grabbed an early 6-1 lead behind the offensive efforts of Dom Nunez and Willie Abreu, but the Taichung City All-Stars climbed back, tying the game in the bottom of the ninth inning by virtue of the international tie-breaker.
August 26, 2012
18U: USA falls to Chinese Taipei
The USA Baseball 18U National Team never found its swing against Chinese Taipei as it fell, 7-2, in Taichung, Taiwan. TPE jumped out to an early 3-0 lead and USA was unable to climb back.
August 25, 2012
18U: Rain washes out USA's 2-0 lead
With two outs in the bottom of the sixth, and the USA leading, 2-0, the skies opened up, ending an afternoon of baseball in Taichung, Taiwan. According to international rules, the game reverts back to the last completed inning, giving the teams a 0-0 tie after five complete.
August 22, 2012
18U: Five-run fifth gives USA 7-2 win
The USA Baseball 18U National Team fell into an early hole, but climbed its way back, topping the Angels scout team, 7-2, at Goodwin Field in Fullerton, Calif.
August 22, 2012
18U: USAB announces final roster
On Tuesday night, USA Baseball announced its final roster for the 2012 IBAF 18U/AAA World Championships in Seoul, South Korea. The final roster includes 20 players from eight different states.
August 21, 2012
18U trials: USA drops game to SoCal, 5-4
The USA Baseball 18U National Trials Team found themselves in a 3-0 hole before its first at-bat, and they were not able to overcome the deficit as they fell to the Southern California 17U NTIS team at Goodwin Field in Fullerton, Calif.
August 20, 2012
18U trials: Inspiration drawn from SEALS
On Monday morning, the USA Baseball 18U Trials Team took a break from its normal practice schedule to drive down the coast to San Diego for a special meeting. The team visited with Navy SEALS at the Coronado Naval Training Base.
August 19, 2012
18U trials: USA overpowers Dodgers
Playing its first exhibition game as a 27-man roster, the 18U National Trials Team used outstanding pitching and timely extra-base hits to take care of the Los Angeles Dodgers Scout
Team, 11-2, at Dodger Stadium. The trio of Cavan Biggio, Chris Okey and Riley Unroe each had two-RBI extra-base hits to pace the offense.
July 1, 2012
USAB trims 18U trials roster to 28
Following Saturday night's Prospect Classic game at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the 18U National Team Trials roster was cut from 40 athletes down to 28.
July 3, 2012
Stars and Stripes tie, 6-6
Cavan Biggio's grand slam gave the Stripes their first lead of the Prospect Classic but the Stars rallied from a two-run deficit to salvage a 6-6 tie
June 30, 2012
Trevino slam leads Stars over Stripes
The Stars put up eight runs in the second and got a grand slam from Jose Trevino in the fourth as they rolled to a 15-3 victory over the Stripes on Saturday.
June 29, 2012
PC Game 1 ends in tie, 2-2
Game one of the 2012 Prospect Classic ended in a, 2-2, tie after the Stripes rallied from a two-run deficit with runs in the fifth and sixth innings. Managed by Jack McKeon and Terry Francona, the mix of college and 18U players delivered a solid performance on the field, ending with a 2-2 tie after seven innings.
June 29, 2012
Prospect Classic rosters announced
DURHAM, N.C.-- On Thursday night, USA Baseball announced the rosters for the second annual Prospect Classic in the Triangle-area of North Carolina. The rosters are comprised of Collegiate National Team players and 18U National Team Trials players.
June 28, 2012
Red/Blue play to a 2-2 tie
CARY, N.C.--The 18U National Team Trials continued Thursday morning with a six inning game at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The Red team rallied from a one-run deficit in the bottom of the fifth to force a, 2-2, tie.
June 27, 2012
Red/Blue split Wednesday twinbill
CARY, N.C.--The 18U National Team Trials resumed Wednesday with a double header at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
June 26, 2012
Blue downs Red, 3-1, to open play
The USA Baseball 18U National Team Trials kicked off its Red/Blue games Tuesday night when the Blue team topped the Red, 3-1, at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C.
June 25, 2012
18U Trials team hosts ALS benefit
CARY, N.C.-- The members of the 2012 18U Baseball National Trials Team hosted a youth clinic at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. The clinic benefitted the Jim "Catfish" Hunter ALS Chapter.
June 24, 2012
2012 18U trials roster announced
CARY, N.C. -- USA Baseball announced the 40 players named to 2012 18U National Team Trials. The trials will be held in Cary, N.C. at the USA Baseball National Training Complex (NTC). Also on Sunday, the 22-man Collegiate National Team reported to Cary to kick off its month-long summer season.
May 17, 2012
Francona to serve as PC honorary manager
Two-time World Series winning manager Terry Francona will headline a group of five players, coaches and USA Baseball alumni scheduled to participate in the Prospect Classic.
March 23, 2012
18U staff finalized for 2012 season
USA Baseball announced Friday that Scott Brosius will return in 2012 as manager of the 18U National Team. The former Yankee, and three-time World Series champion, led the 18U Team to a 9-0 record and a gold medal in the 2011 COPABE 18U/AAA Pan American Championships.
March 27, 2012
MLB.com to stream seven NHSI games live
USA Baseball announced Tuesday that seven games of the National High School Invitational (NHSI) will be broadcast live online on MLB.com and USABaseball.com.
March 7, 2012
USA Baseball releases NHSI schedule
USA Baseball announced the first-round matchups of the inaugural National High School Invitational (NHSI) through an online selection show on USABaseball.com.
January 19, 2012
USA Baseball announces 2011 award winners
USA Baseball announced its annual year-end award winners on Thursday, recognizing the organization's 2011 Player, Team and International Performance of the Year.