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Domican Republic Wins World Baseball Classic

The DR went undefeated to win the WBC

The Dominican Republic defeated Puerto Rico Tuesday night to win the World Baseball Classic. The Caribbean nation went undefeated in tournament play on its historic run. There have been three World Baseball Classics. In 2006, Japan won the inaugural tournament. In 2009, Japan won again. The Dominican Republic had never made it past the semi-finals…. Read more »

Chase Headley Out With Broken Thumb, Will Miss Up To Six Weeks

Headley suffered a broken left thumb on Sunday against the Angels.

The San Diego Padres will have to start the 2013 season without their gold glove third baseman, as Chase Headley is out after breaking the tip of his left thumb against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday. Headley was trying to break up a double play in the first inning of the game but will now… Read more »

Manny Ramirez Officially Signs With Taiwan Team

Manny Ramirez returns from to field again, now in Taiwan.

Long-time MLB superstar Manny Ramirez officially signed a contract with the EDA Rhinos in Taiwan’s professional baseball league. Ramirez hasn’t played much baseball lately and only played in 17 games during a stint in the Oakland A’s minor league system in 2012. Manny Ramirez was a one-of-a-kind talent as he rose to stardom with the… Read more »

Eric Hosmer Replaces Mark Teixeira For Team USA

Team USA is now set for the World Baseball Classic.

The Kansas City Royals talented first baseman Eric Hosmer replaces Mark Teixeira on the Team USA roster. Hosmer is set to join the team in Scottsdale, Arizona for an exhibition match with the Colorado Rockies. It just so happens that his Royals teammates play the Diamondbacks in Scottsdale that same afternoon. The quick roster adjustment… Read more »

MLB Expanded Replay Could Be Coming In 2014

Joe Torre says expanded replay is coming

MLB expanded replay could be arriving by the start of the regular season in 2014. Joe Torre, who is an MLB executive vice president and is the manager of the USA”s WBC team, says that the league will be using the WBC to start looking at just how the expansion can be carried out. Torre… Read more »

Albert Pujols Returns For Spring Training Debut

Albert Pujols will play Tuesday after knee surgery this offseason.

The Los Angeles Angels star first baseman Albert Pujols returns to action Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds. Pujols is making the appearance 10 days ahead of schedule after knee surgery this offseason. Albert Pujols was raking out .320 averages and 40 home run seasons left and right during his 11 years with the St. Louis… Read more »