The NLB-Team kept its perfect record alive with two close wins over the Embrach Mustangs on Saturday, August 23. The Challengers erased a seven-run deficit, as they edged the Mustangs 12-11 in Game 1. Carlos Nepomuceno had four hits, while Kurt Kovac and Daiki Sato delivered three hits each.
In the second game of the day the C's, trailing 1-8 in the top of the fourth inning, exploded for ten runs in the bottom of the fourth frame to eventually win 13-11. Yusuke Azuma had two hits and drove in three, while Francesco Falcone and Adrian Chines Amoros added two hits apiece. The C's will face the second placed Zürich Barracudas on August 30 for a night game.