Tag Archives: China

Fall Instructs Rosters International Preview [Part I]

While the minor league season has officially come to a close, many players have not put down the uniform for the final time this year. After MiLB playoffs conclude, all but four major league organisations hold a fall instructional camp, … 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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Extra Innings’ 2013 World Baseball Classic Power Rankings (Mar. 8)

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. Check previous editions here. Cuba (3-1): Got upset by the Netherlands, but their pitching is better … Continue reading

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China Qualifies for 2017 WBC with Dramatic Comeback

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) China used a late rally to stun baseball darlings Brazil and cement their spot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC). Brazilian relievers walked in three runs in a disastrous eighth inning that gave China a 5-2 victory. … Continue reading

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Abreu, Bell Launch Cuba to Second Win

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Cuba finally found its firepower against an overmatched Chinese pitching staff, putting up crooked numbers in the fourth and fifth innings on their way to a 12-0 mercy rule-shortened victory. José Abreu mashed a grand slam and Alexei … Continue reading

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Maeda, Itoi Deliver Second Win for Japan

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Kenta Maeda threw five innings of one-hit ball and Yoshio Itoi blasted a three-run double to give Japan its second victory in the World Baseball Classic. China rallied in the ninth, but Japan held on for a 5-2 … Continue reading

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China Seeking Nation’s Biggest Baseball Upset

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Third in a series of 2013 World Baseball Classic previews China will look to capitalise on a surprise performance in the 2009 World Baseball Classic (WBC) and pull another upset in this year’s edition of the quadrennial tournament. … Continue reading

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Japan Wins Fifth Straight Asian Baseball Championships

Gabriel Fidler, Extra Innings (Follow along on Twitter.) Led by a dominant pitching staff that allowed only two runs in five games, Japan claimed their 17th gold medal at the Asian Baseball Championships (ABC) in Taitung City, Taiwan. Japan has … Continue reading

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2013 World Baseball Classic Pools Set

The World Baseball Classic finally released its pool selections for the four qualifying teams a couple days ago, ending a week’s (or in some cases, two months’) speculation as to the placement of the final four countries.  As predicted in … Continue reading

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