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Kiko Gesumndo takes home MVP honor as 4 Filipinos make All-East Asia Cup team

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Tiebreaker Times Kiko Gesumndo takes home MVP honor as 4 Filipinos make All-East Asia Cup team Baseball News  Steven Manaig Kiko Gesmundo Jon-Jon Robles Javi Macasaet Erwin Bosito Aids Bernardo 2018 BFA East Asia Cup

Reigning UAAP Athlete of the Year Kiko Gesmundo took home the highest of honors in the 2018 Baseball Federation of Asia East Asia Cup as he was adjudged as the Most Valuable Player in the five-nation meet.

Gesmundo, who is the reignign UAAP Baseball MVP as well, played like a man on a mission in the tournament.

In the two games he pitched, he only allowed 2 earned runs while fanning 12 batters.

If he was not pitching, he also provided a spark on offense, scoring two runs against Thailand while stealing a base.

Adamson Soaring Falcon Erwin Bosito had the most stolen bases in the tournament with six.

Four Filipinos also made the all-East Asia Cup team.Tiebreaker Times Kiko Gesumndo takes home MVP honor as 4 Filipinos make All-East Asia Cup team Baseball News  Steven Manaig Kiko Gesmundo Jon-Jon Robles Javi Macasaet Erwin Bosito Aids Bernardo 2018 BFA East Asia Cup

Leading the way is veteran Jon-jon Robles. Registering two wins, he was honored as the Best Pitcher.

Team captain Aids Bernardo (shortstop), Ateneo Blue Eagle Javi Macasaet (third base), and Adamson Soaring Falcon Steven Manaig (catcher) joined Robles in the Best IX.

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