Category Archives: Asia

USA’s Pitching Leads Team to WBC Final

LOS ANGELES – The United States received stellar pitching from Tanner Roark and timely RBI from Andrew McCutchen and Adam Jones and defeated Japan 2-1 to advance to the final of the World Baseball Classic for the first time in … Continue reading

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Interview with Manabu Mimuro, Yomiuri Shimbun

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Manabu Mimuro works for the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan’s largest newspaper. He is based in Los Angeles and works Shimbun’s bureau there. Manabu was the only member of the Japanese media to attend the Jalisco bracket in … Continue reading

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Cambodian International Invitational Tournament

This year’s end has seen several countries make the international baseball headlines with tournaments hosted, including Nepal’s first-ever national championship, a national champion crowned in Sri Lanka, and the Hong Kong Invitational Tournament return after several successful renditions in past … Continue reading

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Young Players Shine at Brooklyn World Baseball Classic Qualifier

By Gabriel Fidler BROOKLYN, New York – Watching the World Baseball Classic as a fan adds a whole new dimension to following baseball, as countries form their own dream teams where David Wright, Giancarlo Stanton, and Ryan Braun face off … Continue reading

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2007 Good Luck Beijing Baseball Tournament

As a preliminary test for the Olympic facilities in Beijing, the ‘Good Luck Beijing’ Tournament was held in a variety of sports, including baseball, which was played at the specially-constructed (and now demolished) Wukesong Field. The tournament was in the … Continue reading

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Advice for Watching Baseball in China

The 2011 East Asian Games website had some helpful advice for those watching baseball: Baseball is an outdoor ball game which needs to offend and defend each other. The goal of both sides is to win more scores than the … Continue reading

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Handmade Bats and Selling the Family Car: Baseball in Pakistan

BROOKLYN, New York – There is no doubt that the World Baseball Classic has increased fan awareness of baseball outside the traditional hotspots of North and Latin America and the Far East, with the introduction of the qualifying rounds doing … Continue reading

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WBCQ Brooklyn: Great Britain in WBCQ Semis after 14-0 Win

BROOKLYN, New York – Driven by a combination of great pitching and a barrage of hits, Great Britain advanced to the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic Brooklyn Qualifier with a mercy rule win over Pakistan. Team GB will face … Continue reading

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WBCQ Brooklyn: Brazil Ruins Pakistan’s Classic Debut

BROOKLYN, New York – Once a Cinderella story themselves, Brazil put to rest any notion of a successful debut for Pakistan, newcomers to the World Baseball Classic—and, indeed, any major international tournament—with a 10-0 victory in seven innings. The game was … Continue reading

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The 2017 World Baseball Classic

Now that we’ve had two days to enjoy the incredible run by the Dominican Republic, it’s time to glance at least one eye to the future, which for international baseball fans means the 2017 World Baseball Classic. With the establishment … Continue reading

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