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The World Baseball Classic seems to be a keeper

With the attendance reaching more than a million and the USA winning it for the first time, the World Baseball Classic has made a serious point to stay alive. Last year there were some strong rumors about the event. It should make some serious money, otherwise, the 2017 edition would be the last. A few… Continue reading The World Baseball Classic seems to be a keeper

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WBC 2017: Marcus Stroman dominates Puerto Rico for first US win

The WBC final between team USA and Puerto Rico was the story of Marcus Stroman. Stroman was flat out dominating in six frames, as he had a no-hit bid going on through six innings, that was spoiled by Angel Pagan who hit a leadoff double in the bottom of the seventh inning.  With plenty of… Continue reading WBC 2017: Marcus Stroman dominates Puerto Rico for first US win

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Saarlouis Hornets acquire Aruban player

German Bundesliga club, the Saarlouis Hornets have acquired a pitcher from Aruba. Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles farmhand Wally Vrolijk will play for the german team in 2017.  Vrolijk has a short professional career under his belt. He broke into professional baseball in 2015 as he played in the Dominican Summer League for… Continue reading Saarlouis Hornets acquire Aruban player

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WBC 2017: My thoughts on the defeat of the Kingdom of the Netherlands by Puerto Rico

After yesterday’s defeat of team Kingdom fo the Netherlands by Puerto Rico, I am still having a huge hangover. I keep thinking what if… what if… Once again we had to face an unbeaten team in the semi-final but this time we had a good chance to beat them. Four years ago, the Dominican Republic scored… Continue reading WBC 2017: My thoughts on the defeat of the Kingdom of the Netherlands by Puerto Rico

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WBC 2017: Finally. USA in final

In a low scoring and most of all wet game, one of the best of offensive teams took on one of the worst offensive teams. Japan as a team hit well over .300 in the first two rounds, while team USA hit around .250. But despite the team batting average, team USA prevailed and beat… Continue reading WBC 2017: Finally. USA in final

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Biloxi Shuckers to sport tattoo based jersey

The Biloxi Shuckers (Southern League), the AA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers will wear a special jersey on April 22. The jersey was designed by Ocean Springs-based tattoo artist Matt Stebly. The jersey was unveiled earlier today. The design of the jersey features a pelican, the Biloxi Lighthouse and a redfish. The jersey will be… Continue reading Biloxi Shuckers to sport tattoo based jersey

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WBC 2017: Base running boners cost Dutch the game

I wasn’t meant to be but what a game!In a slow but nerve wrecking matchup between the two best offenses of this year’s World Baseball Classic, Puerto Rico took on the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Puerto Rico hit .330 as a team in the previous two rounds as the Kingdom of the Netherlands hit .324.… Continue reading WBC 2017: Base running boners cost Dutch the game