Category Archives: Dominican Republic

The Week in International Baseball (25 February-3 March)

    The week started with a host of updates from our European players in American education. Great Britain’s Paul Kirkpatrick had a great start for Western Kentucky (tweet). Lithuania’s Marius Balandis had his first start of the year for … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (14-20 January)

The Under-15 Oceania Championship begun, though it was delayed by rain from the 17 January opening. After noting two weeks’ ago that no Great Britain national team members were playing winter ball, we broke the news last week that Barry … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (8-14 December)

Even in the second week of December, there is still plenty of baseball being played and discussed around the globe. The East Africa baseball championship begins, but scores are conflicting and difficult to find (tweets). Pakistan defeats India, 11-2, in … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (1-7 December)

With the Under-23 Pan-American Championship in the middle of play, much of the news centred around the tournament, but plenty of other news broke in early December. Taiwan was confirmed as the third team for the 2018 Honkbal Week (link). … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (15-30 November)

The Bolivarian Games, a lesser known Pan-American tournament, started on Nov. 20. We offered daily wrapups: Days 1 and 2 (tweet), Day 3 (tweet), and Day 4 (tweet). We also profiled prospects playing for Colómbia, Jorge Alfaro and Tito Polo: Several big … Continue reading

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Japan Holds Narrow Lead over USA in New World Rankings

The new world rankings were revealed yesterday by the World Baseball and Softball Confederation and, though the top six spots remained unchanged, there was significant movement elsewhere in the chart. Big winners included Australia, the Netherlands, and Nicaragua, while Venezuela, … Continue reading

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National Baseball Federations and Social Media

In the fast-paced world of sport, news flows quickly and rumours, scores, and quotes are reported by the minute. While many still wait to hear their news on SportsCenter or check the box scores in the morning, most journalists and … Continue reading

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MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement Includes London Games

LONDON – Major League Baseball games are coming to London! Following the success of MLB Battlegrounds in Hyde Park on July 4, the release yesterday of MLB’s Collective Bargaining Agreement had big news for Britain and Europe. The CBA made … Continue reading

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Segura on Playing for Dominican: “The Best Emotion You’ll Ever Have”

Third in a series of World Baseball Classic retrospectives. ANAHEIM, Calif. – Jean Segura joined new Mariners’ double play partner Robinsón Canó in the World Baseball Classic, where the pair served as one of the Dominican Republic’s middle infield combinations. Segura … Continue reading

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Robinsón Canó on the World Baseball Classic: “It’s Always Fun”

Second in a series of World Baseball Classic retrospectives. ANAHEIM, Calif. – With David Ortiz hanging up his spikes, Robinsón Canó joins Mariners’ teammate Nelson Cruz as the veteran faces of the Dominican Republic. Canó began that transition four years ago … Continue reading

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