Niemann Reflects

SAN FRANCISCO–The World team stole four bases on five attempts in the first three innings, prompting some thoughts from U.S. righthander Jeff Niemann . . .

“That mound was pristine and it made things a lot easier,” the 6-foot-9 Devil Rays righthander said. “It was a blast. Both lineups were ridiculous. But remember’"you don’™t steal in exhibition games. Come on now.”