Google+ Hangout Talking WBC
With J.J. Cooper in Arizona and John Manuel back in Durham, we talked about the crazy 24 hours of World Baseball Classic action.
South Korea Beats Taiwan But Gets Eliminated Anyway
South Korea improved to 14-5 all-time in World Baseball Classic play Tuesday, rallying for three runs in the eighth and beating host Taiwan 3-2 to move to 2-1 in the [...]
Rob Cordemans, Jonathan Schoop Lead Netherlands To Second Round
Success in international tournaments is becoming routine for the Netherlands. The national team reached the second round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic and won the 2011 World Cup in [...]
Is Cuba Still No. 1 Internationally? Goode Question
What do you do when you stay home from work? If you're Scott Goode, you come up with a ranking system for international baseball.
South Korea Blanks Australia To Keep WBC Hopes Alive
After an opening loss to the Netherlands, South Korea had to have a win against Australia to stay in the running to be one of the two teams that will [...]
MLB Clubs Serve As WBC’s Largest Obstacle
The World Baseball Classic's growth continues to run into obstacles from major league clubs that block top players from participating in the March event.
Clubs’ Intransigence Inhibits World Baseball Classic
The World Baseball Classic news cycle went something like this: Early January: Preliminary rosters are announced. Players Tweet and talk about how excited they are to play for their country. [...]
Who’s The Next Wave Of College Baseball Royalty?
Searching for the next group of college baseball royalty.
2013 Great West Conference
The Great West never got an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, officially because of its lack of stability and influx of reclassifying D-I teams such as Houston Baptist and Utah Valley. Those excuses are no longer true, but the NCAA has not given the Great West an automatic bid in any sport, making league members anxious to find leagues that do get automatic bids, and now realignment has torn the conference asunder.
Mexico Earns Spot In Caribbean Series Finale Against Dominican Republic
By Carlos Torres HERMOSILLO, Mexico—Luis Mendoza (Royals) pitched 7.1 scoreless innings, and former major leaguer Marlon Byrd had three RBI to help Mexico’s Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón defeat Puerto Rico’s [...]
Dominican Republic Clinches Spot In Caribbean Series Final
By Carlos Torres HERMOSILLO, Mexico—Caribbean Series host Mexico became familiar last night with the old baseball saying, “All the tragedies begin with two outs." In the top of the eighth [...]