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   07-20-2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LATEST NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS...

USA blanks Puerto Rico to take WBC crown

Team USA & Samurai Japan meet in semis

Team PR walks off Team Netherlands in extras

Watch Adam Jones' miraculous catch

Puerto Rico heads to '17 semis unbeaten

USA joins PR, Japan & Netherlands in LA

 

Pool By Pool Summary

POOL A:

Dutch walk off vs. Taipei, advance to Round 2

Dutch hit 2 homers, hand Korea second loss

Israel routs Taipei, sprints to 2-0 Classic start

Israel beats host Korea in extras to open WBC '17

Israel runs the table to win Pool A

Extra special: Korea ends WBC '17 with win

 

POOL B:

Cuba bounces back by cruising past China

Nakata's homer lifts Japan past Australia

Five-run fifth propels Japan past Cuba

Australia routs China, sets sights on Cuba

Despaigne's grand slam helps Cuba advance

 Japan cruises past China, goes 3-0 in Pool B

 

POOL C:

Team DR powers past Canada to open Pool C

U.S. walks off with win over Colombia in nail-biter

Colombia bests Canada for 1st Classic win

 Just what the DR ordered: Epic W vs. USA

 DR downs resilient Colombia in 11 to win pool

 US starts fast vs. Canada to book Round 2 ticket

 

POOL D:

Italy slugs early, stuns Mexico late with 5-run 9th

Mercy! Puerto Rico thumps Venezuela

Venezuela's Prado thrills with bat, glove

Lindor's homers put PR on brink of winning Pool D

Correa, Puerto Rico win big to end first round

Mexico edges Venezuela but out of Classic

Miggy, Odor spark Venezuela over Italy to advance

POOL E:

Classic start: Israel tops Cuba, still unbeaten

Big Sho: Nakata leads Japan past Dutch in 11

Yes in-Didi: Gregorius powers Dutch past Israel

Japan on verge of return to Classic semis

Dutch headed to semis after routing Cuba

Next stop, LA: Japan reaches Classic semis

 

POOL F:

Molina spurs PR past DR to remain unbeaten

Elite 8th: Jones, Hosmer power USA rally

Long drives, strong pitching propel DR

Puerto Rico heads to '17 semis unbeaten

 

PR tops Venezuela, heads to WBC '17 semis unbeaten

 

Sticks and Jones! USA flies over DR into Final 4

 

Championship Round

Unbeaten PR walks off vs. Netherlands to final

USA ousts Japan, in case you mist it!

 

MISC...

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The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), as the sport’s official National Team World Championship, and features the best players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.  More than 2.4 million fans from all over the world have attended the tournament games, held in March 2006, March 2009 and March 2013.  Team Dominican Republic is the reigning World Baseball Classic Champion after going undefeated during its 2013 championship run.  The upcoming World Baseball Classic will be played in March 2017 and will again feature the greatest baseball-playing nations in the world.  The tournament will be held every four years thereafter.

World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) is a company created at the direction of Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) to operate the World Baseball Classic tournament.

The tournament, which is sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), is supported by MLB, the MLBPA, Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO), their respective players associations and other leagues and players from around the world.

 

 



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