Photo Credit: DS Levi
Israel at bat against Great Britain.

Israel put away three home runs in Brooklyn on Sunday (Sept. 25), bashing Great Britain in a 9-1 championship victory.

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With the win, Israel earned an entree to the World Baseball Classic against South Korea next March. This is the first time Israel has qualified for the quadrennial event.

The nine-inning game was played at MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones, a minor league team for the NY Mets.

Starting pitcher Jason Marquis threw four innings, and struck out five. Josh Zeid, winning pitcher for the team, struck out three.

Next stop, World Baseball Classic championship. Israel is slated for Pool B.
Teams: Chinese Taipei, South Korea, Netherlands, Israel
Venue: Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea
Dates: March 7-10.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.

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