Category Archives: Breaking News

West Asia Cup Announced for 2018

A new international tournament has been announced for 2018, as UAE will host the West Asia Cup from March 26-April 1. It was a surprise addition to the calendar as the Cup is usually contested in odd-numbered years, though the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: México Will Protest MLB Tiebreaker Decision

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – México defeated Venezuela 11-9 in the final game of pool play at the World Baseball Classic Pool D, and celebrated clinching a spot in the tiebreaker game against Italy to determine which nation would advance to the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Former Big Leaguer Teahen a Surprise Signing for Italian Baseball

By Gabriel Fidler, @extrainnings_bb With a minimum of fanfare, the Italian Baseball League (IBL) just added its biggest signing of all-time. In a recent move only reported by Italian-language media, IBL club Tommasin Padova has talked longtime big leaguer Mark … Continue reading

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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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