16, 2003: Pete Maestrales, Newark Bears infielder, is on
leave to compete in the Seniors Championship of the
Confédération Européene de
Baseball (C.E.B.), taking place in The Netherlands through July 19
(they started on July 11). Pete is a starting infielder for the
Greek team (check
out the roster), and through Monday's game in Haarlem, he is
2-for-13 (.154) with 2 RBI. He has made appearances at second
base, shortstop, and third base. Pete is due to return to the
Bears on July 22.
play with different rules in Europe: according to the C.E.B.
Competition Rules, if one team is leading the other by 10 runs
after 7 innings of play, the game ends!
way, at press time Greece is in
place in "Group 2," with a record of 4-1.