Tag Archives: Mexico

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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México Outlasts Venezuela, Loses WBC Tiebreaker

GUADALAJARA, México – In a World Baseball Classic filled with thrilling games, México held off a Venezuelan team that mounted repeated comebacks, winning a rollercoaster of matchup, 11-9. With the home crowd well aware of both the talent of Venezuela’s … 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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Puerto Rican Youth Movement Propels 9-4 WBC Victory

GUADALAJARA, México – Francisco Lindor gave Puerto Rico an early lead over México with a massive two-run homer in the first and the visitors survived a late rally before putting the game away with a four-run ninth. The 9-4 victory … Continue reading

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WBC Jalisco: Group D

GUADALAJARA, México – We’re live from Group D for the next five days and will have player interviews, pictures, information, statistics, and much more, mainly on our Twitter, so follow along (you can view our feed even without an account). We’ll … Continue reading

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Morneau, Saunders Blast México in Canada’s Win

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score In a game that was marred by a benches-clearing brawl, Canada broke out the bats and blasted México, 10-3. Justin Morneau and Michael Saunders tied a World Baseball Classic record with four hits apiece and Chris … Continue reading

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González, Gallardo Deliver Mexico Upset Win

By Gabriel Fidler (@gabrielfidler) Box Score A red-hot Adrián González was too much for R.A. Dickey, whose knuckleball did not look like the one that earned him 20 wins and the 2012 NL Cy Young Award, and Mexico stunned the U.S., 5-2. … 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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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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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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