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  • • The 10 most memorable moments of the MLB season
    Over the course of the six-month Major League Baseball regular season, some 4,860 games are played. As a result, there is no shortage of memorable moments produced along the way. It is a testament to the power of a moment if it can still stand tall against all comers by the end of the season. Such is the depth of these type of events that even the ...
  • • The Orioles need to unwind past deals if they are going to rebuild
    There is only one question to ask when discussing the Baltimore Orioles in 2017: what the hell happened here?Just a few months ago, the O’s looked as if their breakout of 2016 had just been the start of something much bigger. Armed with one of the game’s most potent lineups, built around a premiere star in Manny Machado, the defending American Leag...
  • • Miguel Cabrera says he would be killed if he returned to Venezuela
    Venezuela is currently embroiled in a complex economic, political and humanitarian crisis, with violence surging and hunger everywhere. It’s a messy situation with no end in sight.Major League Baseball players across the league have been vocal about Venezuela’s problems, widely opposing president Nicolas Maduro and attempting to raise awareness of ...
  • • Neshek eager to rep Phils in All-Star Game
    Pat Neshek's 2017 season began with the World Baseball Classic, which turned out to be one of the best chapters of his life....
  • • Overshadowed by Aaron Judge, Yankees infielders Didi Gregorius and Starlin Castro are tearing up the AL
    As of Friday, the New York Yankees’ regular shortstop leads the major leagues with a 17-game hitting streak. The Yankees’ second baseman ranks second in the American League with 85 hits.But the Yankees’ rookie right fielder is hitting monumental and historical home runs. He’s causing baseball analysts’ heads to spin. While fanatics pick up their dr...
  • • Unexpected bats carrying the New York Mets
    The New York Mets are without some of their best hitters and yet somehow have won eight of their last 11 games, led by a suddenly high powered offense. They’ve done it with Lucas Duda, Yoenis Cespedes and Travis d’Arnaud on the shelf and with Asdrubal Cabrera playing only part time, and missing three straight games due to a thumb injury. In their a...
  • • Gregerson's Team USA eagle up for auction
    Astros pitcher Luke Gregerson hopes to raise thousands of dollars for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital this month by auctioning off the ceramic eagle statue that became the de facto mascot for Team USA on its run to the World Baseball Classic title in March....
  • • Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Orioles, Red Sox, D-backs, Jays, Bucs, Phils, NY
    This week in baseball blogs: Now On Deck delves into the feud between the Orioles and Red Sox. Inside the ’Zona examines the Diamondbacks’ payroll situation, while BP Toronto does the same with the Blue Jays’. Extra Innings: Baseball Around The World chats with Mariners shortstop Jean Segura about the World Baseball Classic. Big T...
  • • Eric Gagne signs with Long Island Ducks
    Eric Gagne has gone from the major leagues to the independent leagues.The former Cy Young Award winner has signed with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League, the team announced Friday.In a statement on the signing, the team acknowledged that Gagne will be using his time to try and catch the attention of MLB teams.“Eric is similar...
  • • New York Yankees: The return of Didi Gregorius can only help the team
    The New York Yankees are off to a tremendous start in 2017, with a record of 15-8 leading them to a tie with the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the American League East.  While this degree of success was unexpected, a fact that makes their hot start all the more surprising is that they did a lot of the winning without two of their better hitt...
  • • Patience is approach for Lindor, Correa
    They were born near each other, made their debuts within a week of each other, finished 1-2 in the 2015 Rookie of the Year race, play the same position, took the field next to each other for Team Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic and had this fun little moment on the basepaths Wednesday....
  • • Yankees expect Didi Gregorius back ‘sometime in the next series’
    A right shoulder injury landed New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius on the disabled list. At the time, he was said to be out the entire month of April.That timeline has held fairly true. According to Eric Boland of Newsday Sports, Gregorius will play Wednesday night in a rehab game and will join the Yankees “sometime in the next series,” which...
  • • Murphy's big night leads Nats over Cardinals
    The Nationals began the season concerned about Daniel Murphy, worrying that perhaps he had not received enough at-bats this spring after he received limited action in the World Baseball Classic. But Murphy, the runner-up for last season's National League Most Valuable Player award, appears to not have missed a beat....
  • • Grichuk, Diaz homer in loss to Nationals
    The Nationals began the season concerned about Daniel Murphy, worrying that perhaps he had not received enough at-bats this spring after he received limited action in the World Baseball Classic. But Murphy, the runner-up for last season's National League Most Valuable Player award, appears to not have missed a beat....
  • • Simmons' hot start a sign of comfort in AL
    Angels shortstop Andrelton Simmons said during Spring Training that he hoped his participation in the 2017 World Baseball Classic would help serve as a launching pad into the regular season. It seems to be working so far, as Simmons entered Tuesday batting .400 (10-for-25) and collected a hit in each of the Angels' first seven games of the year....

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Top news - World Baseball Classic

  • • After big 1st, PR holds on to advance in WBC '17
    Puerto Rico punched its ticket to the World Baseball Classic semifinals in Los Angeles with a 6-5 win over the United States on Friday at Petco Park, remaining unbeaten in this year's tournament....
  • • Sticks & Jones! USA flies over DR
    The United States is headed to the World Baseball Classic semifinals. Giancarlo Stanton belted a go-ahead homer and Adam Jones made a catch for the ages, propelling the U.S. to its second semifinals appearance with a 6-3 win over the Dominican Republic on Saturday night in San Diego....
  • • Molina spurs PR past DR to remain unbeaten
    For the first time since 2009, the Dominican Republic suffered a loss in the World Baseball Classic. In a rematch of the last Classic's title game, Puerto Rico defeated the reigning champions, 3-1, on Tuesday night in the Pool F opener at Petco Park. Puerto Rico was led by a stellar performance by its bullpen and a strong showing from veteran catch...
  • • Nearly unhittable Stroman has final touch
    Marcus Stroman dazzled for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic championship game Wednesday night, stifling a Puerto Rican lineup that had slugged its way through the tournament with a plus-37 run differential and a perfect 7-0 record....
  • • Puerto Rico wins behind Lindor's 2 HRs
    Puerto Rico remained red-hot at the 2017 World Baseball Classic and beat Mexico, 9-4, behind a pair of home runs from Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor and a homer from Cubs infielder Javier Baez in a wild game Saturday night....
  • • Israel remains unbeaten with win over Cuba
    Israel's remarkable run in the World Baseball Classic has now carried into the second round. After three straight wins to top Pool A in Seoul, the darlings of the tournament opened Pool E at Tokyo Dome Sunday with a 4-1 win over Cuba....
  • • Emotional Jim Leyland dedicates USA win to troops after his final game as manager
    Jim Leyland's USA team won the World Baseball Classic, and he was emotional...
  • • World Baseball Classic 2017: USA vs. Puerto Rico start time, TV channel, live stream info, prediction
    The World Baseball Classic continues with USA vs. Puerto Rico on Friday night...
  • • Just what the DR ordered: Epic W vs. USA
    The Dominican Republic got one step closer to punching its ticket to the second round of the World Baseball Classic on Saturday, besting the United States in a clash of two Pool C titans....
  • • PR tops Venezuela, heads to WBC '17 semis unbeaten
    Puerto Rico put its stamp on the World Baseball Classic second round with a 13-2 win over Venezuela on Saturday, completing a sweep of the Pool F competition at Petco Park....
  • • Long drives, strong pitching propel DR
    Behind stellar pitching and home runs by Gregory Polanco and Nelson Cruz, the Dominican Republic secured a much-needed 3-0 victory over Venezuela on Thursday in the second round of the World Baseball Classic at Petco Park....
  • • Mexico edges Venezuela but out of Classic
    In a wild game with huge implications for Pool D of the World Baseball Classic, Mexico held off Venezuela in an 11-9 victory on Sunday night at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco. As a result, Mexico, Venezuela and Italy all finished with records of 1-2 in pool play....
  • • Mexico edges Venezuela but out of Classic
    In a wild game with huge implications for Pool D of the World Baseball Classic, Mexico held off Venezuela in an 11-9 victory on Sunday night at Estadio de Beisbol Charros de Jalisco. As a result, Mexico, Venezuela and Italy all finished with records of 1-2 in pool play....
  • • Salvy helped off, to get X-ray on left knee
    Venezuela's Salvador Perez made a game-saving putout at the plate in the ninth inning against Italy on Saturday, sending the World Baseball Classic contest into extra innings. Venezuela went on to win, 11-10, but the play was costly as both Perez and reliever Francisco Rodriguez were injured....
  • • Salvy helped off field late in Venezuela's win
    Venezuela's Salvador Perez made a game-saving putout at the plate in the ninth inning against Italy on Saturday, sending the World Baseball Classic contest into extra innings. Venezuela went on to win, 11-10, but the play was costly as both Perez and reliever Francisco Rodriguez were injured....

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