WBC: Netherlands reach semis after epic Win over Cuba

11/03/2013

Tokyo. The Netherlands are joining Japan as the second team to qualify for the semifinals at the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Once again the Dutch team was able to beat Cuba. This time a sac fly by Kalian Sams decided the outcome in the bottom of the ninth inning of a 7-6 victory on Monday evening at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.

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Japan first to Semis – US advances to 2nd Round

11/03/2013

Tokyo/Phoenix/San Juan. Two-time World Baseball Classic winner Japan continues its success story also at the third edition in 2013. Team Samurai crushed 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup winner Netherlands on Sunday to reach the semifinals as the first team. Cuba will face the Dutch team on Monday to determine the second semifinalist.

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WBC: Venezuela’s offense wakes up, beats Spain

11/03/2013

San Juan. Venezuela defeated Spain 11-6 on Sunday afternoon at Hiram Birthorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico to close out first-round play in Pool C. Both teams will miss the second round, Venezuela in third place, Spain in fourth.

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WBC: Team USA beats Italy and is still alive

10/03/2013

Phoenix. “When you look into the stands and see all the flags and look into the dugout and see that all of the guys have USA on their uniforms, this makes you a little emotional”.

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Italy, Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic advance to second round

10/03/2013

Tokyo/San Juan/Phoenix. The 2013 World Baseball Classic continued with five games on Saturday. It all started at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, where Cuba crushed Chinese Taipei behind four home runs to stay alive. Chinese Taipei has been eliminated.

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WBC: Dominican Republic downs Spain for 2nd Win

10/03/2013

San Juan. The Dominican Republic has a much better World Baseball Classic as four years ago. The team of manager Tony Pena defeated Spain 6-3 on Saturday afternoon at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It has been their second win in as many games in Pool C of the first round at the 2013 WBC. It was the second loss for Spain.

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WBC: Puerto Rico shuts out Spain

09/03/2013

San Juan. As European Baseball is dominating the early stages of the 2013 World Baseball Classic, Puerto Rico avoided an upset against Spain, prevailing 3-0 in each team’s first-round openers at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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WBC: Italy cruises over Canada

09/03/2013

The Italian bats came alive in the repeat World Baseball Classicmatch up against Team Canada, getting the best of them once again in convincing fashion with a 14 to 4 victory. Team Italy knocked out 14 runs off of 17 hits, as the Canadians were only able push across 4 runs in a mercy rule loss in game 3 of pool D. The Italians move to 2 and 0 in the tournament, which dramatically help their chances in moving onto the second round in this 2013 edition of the World Baseball Classic.

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European Teams deliver Upsets at 2013 World Baseball Classic

09/03/2013

Tokyo/Phoenix/San Juan. Five games were on the schedule on Friday. The day started at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan, where the second round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic got underway. The Netherlands continued its strong run, downing Cuba behind the heroics of Jonathan Schoop. Afterwards Japan needed to come back twice to win in extra innings against Chinese Taipei.

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WBC: Italy shocks Mexico in the World Baseball Classic

08/03/2013

Phoenix. Italy provided the first surprise in pool D of the World Baseball Classic defeating (6-5) Mexico at the end of a 9 innings of memorable drama.

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