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Thursday, March 23, 2017

USA beats Puerto Rico for first Classic title | MLB.com

Congrats to the U.S. team. It would have been nice to see the finish live.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 23, 2017 at 06:35 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: puerto rico, usa, wbc

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Team USA defeats Japan to reach Classic final | MLB.com

“It means a heck of a lot,” outfielder Andrew McCutchen said of Team USA finally clearing the semifinal hurdle. “We’ve got a great group of guys on this team who have dedicated this time to be able to try and win some ballgames. Sacrifices had to be made, and there are no egos when that door opens.”

Jim Furtado Posted: March 22, 2017 at 06:32 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: japan, usa, wbc

Sunday, March 19, 2017

USA beats Dominican Republic in WBC ‘17 | MLB.com

No work today so I got to watch Giancarlo Stanton’s homer when it happened.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 19, 2017 at 08:20 AM | 8 comment(s)
  Beats: dominican republic, giancarlo stanton, usa, wbc

Saturday, March 18, 2017

US faces Dominican Republic in WBC ‘17 | MLB.com

It’s payback time for the United States. Team USA will send Danny Duffy to the mound. The Dominican Republic will counter with Ervin Santana in his first start of the tournament.
“It’s going to be a great game [Saturday],” Jones said. “We are going to bring what we got. We are facing Ervin Santana, somebody that is familiar with most of the players, so we will give it all we got and they are going to give it all they got. Hopefully, it’s a great game.”

Jim Furtado Posted: March 18, 2017 at 08:04 AM | 24 comment(s)
  Beats: dominican republic, usa, wbc

Puerto Rico reaches WBC ‘17 semifinals | MLB.com

“They’re doing a lot of things right right now,” said Team USA manager Jim Leyland after Friday’s game. “They’re a very good team. They play the game right. They play a combination of big ball and small ball, and you tip your hat to them.”

Jim Furtado Posted: March 18, 2017 at 08:02 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: puerto rico, usa

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Team USA rides late home runs past Venezuela | MLB.com

Sounds like a fun game to watch.

Late-inning heroics from Adam Jones and Eric Hosmer vaulted the United States past Venezuela, 4-2, on Wednesday night at Petco Park in yet another World Baseball Classic thriller.

The U.S. bats were quiet throughout much of the night until Jones brought a much-needed spark with a game-tying leadoff homer in the eighth. Hosmer followed three batters later with a two-run blast that ultimately handed the U.S. a win in its second-round opener.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 16, 2017 at 09:01 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: usa, venezuela, wbc

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Dominican Republic and its fans electrify World Baseball Classic | FOX Sports

A crazy good, entertaining game, except for Andrew Miller and the American team.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 12, 2017 at 09:51 AM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: domincian republic, usa, wbc

 

 

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