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Blu Boys rip Danes to end long slump


The Philippine Blu Boys have finally won the Men’s World Softball Championship, ending the country’s seven-year wait after beating Denmark 8-0 in five innings on Friday at the National Stadium. Rosedale Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

A double runner from Denmark Bathan highlighted the Blu Boys’ early attack as seeing them score five goals early in the first half, which became the catalyst. helped the Filipino players dominate in their second match in the ranking round.

Victory on the field

Melvin de Castro also scored the hosts in the fourth inning, while Leo Barredo hit a four-shot while hitting an eight as the Philippines ended their 18-game streak at the World Cup by winning by mercy.

The last time the Blu Boys won was in 2015 when they won 7-0 over Indonesia after the team withdrew from the tournament held in Saskatoon, Canada.

The Philippines’ last home win was in 2009 when the score was 3-4, also in Saskatoon.

Coach Apol Rosales’ team hope to end the campaign with a high record on Saturday against South Africa.

Mark Gaspi scored three points from Michael Pagkalinawan with a first goal that put the Blu Boys on the board before the former went home with a two-man beat later in a singles match by Jerome Bacarisas.

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