Daily Archives: March 7, 2013

Breaking News: Cepeda Shatters Suzuki’s WBC Hit Record

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Cuba’s Frederich Cepeda, who has participated in three World Baseball Classics, recently became the tournament’s all-time hit leader. Cepeda now has 28, eclipsing Ichiro Suzuki’s mark of 24. Suzuki elected not to appear in the 2013 WBC. Cepeda … Continue reading

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Italy Stuns Romo, Mexico 6-5

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box score Italy staged a dramatic ninth-inning comeback against the San Francisco Giants’ closer Sergio Romo to upset Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, 6-5. Mexico almost replicated the feat in the bottom of the ninth, but Jason … Continue reading

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Extra Innings 2013 World Baseball Classic Power Rankings

These rankings are purely subjective and reflect Extra Innings’ thoughts. Only teams that have played will factor into the power rankings. We will update them regularly. Cuba (3-0): Slugged their way through the first round and clearly the team to … Continue reading

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