On August 30, 2012 — Fortitudo Bologna beats Caffe Danesi Nettuno, 4 – 3, to win the 2012 European Cup, their second European Cup in three years. Nick Pugliese gets the win. Carlos Richetti takes the loss by allowing the tie-breaking run in the bottom of the 9th, as Leonardo De Donno doubles in Claudio Liverziani. In the Bronze Medal Game, the Amsterdam Pirates survive a late rally to top the Rouen Huskies, 8 – 7, pounding Owen Ozanich for 15 hits in 5 2/3 innings. Roelie Henrique and Percy Isenia both get three hits for the winners, while Maxime Lefevre gets four hits and 3 RBI for the French powerhouse.
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