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 [...]
Brazil Meltdown Leads To China’s 5-2 Victory, 2017 WBC Spot
FUKUOKA, Japan—Chinese baseball took another step forward today, rallying for five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to beat Brazil 5-2 and secure automatic entry into the 2017 [...]
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.
Despite Being Overmatched, Chinese Baseball Improving
China isn't producing major league prospects yet, but scouts are noticing the improvement of Chinese 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 [...]
Japan Beats China 5-2, But Concerns Grow For Reigning Champs
FUKUOKA, Japan—China kept the game close in the early innings, but Japan scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth en route to a 5-2 victory on the second [...]
Brazil Keeps Games Closer Than Expected
Despite losing its first two games of the World Baseball Classic, Brazil surprised some of the scouts in attendance by keeping the games close.
Despite Successes, World Baseball Classic Still Finding Its Footing
The World Baseball Classic is profitable, but can the event ever grab the attention of the average U.S. baseball fan?
The Top Prospects To Watch In The World Baseball Classic
Here are the top players to watch entering the WBC among those not already on an MLB payroll.
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. [...]
LMB, FeMeBe Reach WBC Accord
Mexico's World Baseball Classic team overcomes a power struggle between its Triple-A domestic league and the Mexican Baseball Federation, allowing players in the Mexican League to play in the WBC without fear of penalty.