Czech Baseball: Draci Brno Stops Olympia Blansko To Open 2017 Season
CZECH REPUBLIC – Reigning champion Draci Brno opened the 2017 Czech Extraleague season last Friday night with an 8-0 victory over Olympia Blansko. The Dragons are one of the most successful baseball clubs in Europe with a whopping 20 national championships.
Premek Chroust paced the offense with three hits and a pair of RBIs. Michal Sobotka (1-0) scattered two hits and four strikeouts over 5.1 innings to earn the season-opening win.
Draci Brno (2-0) used a five-run second inning on Saturday to complete the two-game sweep with a 12-1 victory.
Tomas Duffek (1-0) tossed a complete game four-hitter with 14 strikeouts to lead Eagles Prague to a 4-0 win againstTrebic Nuclears. The Eagles (2-0) exploded for 18 hits on Saturday to finish off the sweep with a 19-10 victory as Matej Hejma smacked three homers and a triple.
Friday, March 31
Draci Brno 8, Olympis Blansko 0
Eagles Prague 4, Trebic Nuclears 0
Arrows Ostrava 6, Skokani Olomouc 5
Saturday, April 1
Draci Brno 12, Olympis Blansko 1
Kotlarka Prague 4, Tempo Titans 3
Skokani Olomouc 4, Arrows Ostrava 2
Eagles Prague 19, Trebic Nuclears 10
Hrosi Brno 8, Technika Brno 7
Sunday, April 2
Tempo Titans 2, Kotlarka Prague 0
Hrosi Brno 5, Technika Brno 4
Photo: Draci Brno