Monthly Archives: September 2012

Van Ostrand Highlights Regensburg Qualifier Awards

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) MARYVILLE, Tenn. – After an exhilarating week of international baseball, the World Baseball Classic-Regensburg (WBCQR) crowned a winner in Canada.  Deutschland certainly could have had a more favourable grouping, but they had two chances to beat Canada … Continue reading

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Spain Overcomes MVP Freiman to Win Jupiter Qualifier

By Gabriel Fidler MARYVILLE, Tenn. –Unlike the World Baseball Classic qualifier in Regensburg, there were no early upsets in the Jupiter, Fla. qualifying tournament, as Spain and Israel both won their first games over lower-ranked teams, setting up a much-anticipated … Continue reading

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World Baseball Classic, Jupiter Qualifier

Most US sports fans appear to have paid only passing interest in the World Baseball Classic, but for some baseball fans, it is the equivalent of the World Cup.  The WBC is slowly growing into a major world baseball championship … Continue reading

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World Baseball Classic, Regensburg Qualifier

As profiled yesterday, the 2013 World Baseball Classic has officially begun.  The Jupiter tournament will commence tonight, while a second qualifier begins in Regensburg, Germany, a day later.  Two other rounds will not begin until November, for which I have yet … Continue reading

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Extra Innings: Baseball Around the World

Welcome to Extra Innings, which will feature articles about baseball, mostly about the game abroad.  If you are interested in any aspect of the articles, feel free to contact me.

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