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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Three MLB stadiums to host World Baseball Classic games in 2017

The fourth installment of the World Baseball Classic takes place next spring and, as expected, three of the host ballparks will come from Major League Baseball. MLB revealed Thursday that WBC games will take place in Dodger Stadium, Marlins Park and Petco Park.

Dodger Stadium gets the top billing here, as it will host the semifinals and finals March 20-22. It previously held those two rounds in 2009.


Friday, April 15, 2016

Jim Leyland to manage Team USA in World Baseball Classic

Jim Leyland is heading back into the dugout.

But this time, he won’t be wearing a major league uniform.

As first reported by Jon Morosi, the former Detroit Tigers manager will manage the U.S. team in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

“I’m flattered,” Leyland said….

Leyland’s coaching staff will include former Tigers star and current Tigers special assistant Alan Trammell, former Tigers pitching coach Jeff Jones, Toledo Mud Hens manager Lloyd McClendon, Marcel Lachemann and Willie Randolph.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 15, 2016 at 02:39 PM | 2 comment(s)
  Beats: jim leyland, world baseball classic

Friday, March 04, 2016

WBC helped MLB build bridges with Cuba | FOX Sports

Some background on Cuba participation in the WBC and the state of MLB’s relationship with Cuba.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 04, 2016 at 08:48 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: cuban baseball, world baseball classic

 

 

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