Despite Domination, U.S. Remains Second in World Baseball Rankings

U.S. Remains No. 2

Despite domination, U.S. is second in World Baseball Rankings.

U.S. World Baseball Classic Win Doesn’t Alter WBSC Rankings

Japan Still Ahead

Japan remains on top of the latest WBSC international baseball rankings

Big Plays, Small Ace Lead U.S. To World Baseball Classic Crown

World Champions

Emotions were visible, performance measurable, results undeniable for U.S.

Team USA Beats Japan, Advances To WBC Finals For First Time

USA Into Finals

Solid pitching and timely hitting helped the USA beat Japan

Japan Confident Heading Into WBC Semis, While U.S. Knows Of Danger

'We'll Win It'

Behind Tomoyuki Sugano, Japan feels confident about the U.S. matchup

Japan Beats Israel To Move Into World Baseball Classic Semifinals

Japan In Semis

The Japanese return to the WBC semis and take the Dutch with them

Yamada’s Homers Lift Japan Over Cuba In World Baseball Classic

Two Deep

Tetsuto Yamada's power pushed Japan to a 5-0 record

Shohei Otani Cranked A Mammoth Home Run

All Better Now

He missed the WBC, but Shohei Otani seems in regular season form

Samurai Japan’s Pitching Coach Hiroshi Gondo Is A Legend

Eating All The Innings

Hiroshi Gondo's longevity pales in comparison to his 1961 season on the mound

Japan Beats Netherlands, Thanks To International Rules

Japan Capitalizes

Japan outlasted the Netherlands in a grueling game that lasted almost five hours

Pool Rules Will Keep Shohei Otani From Coming To America

No Otani, Yet

For many reasons, we won't see Shohei Otani posted this offseason

Let’s Watch Shohei Otani Throw 31 Pitches 99-101 MPH In One Start

Otani Looks Electric

Three minutes of the best pitcher in Japan showing off his heater.

Cuban Outfielder Jose Garcia To Play In Japan

Japan Tour

One of Cuba's better prospects signed to play in Japan.