2017 WBC: What are the odds for team Kingdom of the Netherlands?
With the Spring Training well on its way, the best baseball players of the world will take on each other in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Team Kingdom of the Netherlands will be in group A together with host Korea, Chinese Taipei and Israel. What are the odds for the Dutch to reach the next round?
First Chinese Taipei or Taiwan if you want.
So far not much is known about the team. The team will contain mostly players from its own CPBL (Chinese Professional Baseball League). But many unknowns, it doesn’t mean that this team will be weak. On the contrary. Taiwanese ballplayers are skilled defenders and know how to hit and to produce runs. They master the art of small ball and with this kind of baseball, the team managed to advance to round two in 2013. I expect Chinese Taipei to battle with the Kingdom of the Netherlands…
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