Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

World Baseball Classic Newsbeat

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

World Baseball Classic Qualifier (Sydney) Day 1 OMNICHATTER

It’s in the middle of the night, but it’s baseball dang-nabbit. All games will stream on worldbaseballclassic.com, with some games on MLB Network (usually those involving Australia). In addition, they will be on ESPN networks in Oceania, from what I understand.


All times Eastern:

9:00 PM Wednesday
South Africa vs. New Zealand (WorldBaseballClassic.com and ESPN Pac-Rim)

3:30 AM Thursday
Philippines vs. Australia (MLB Network, WorldBaseballClassic.com, ESPN Pac-Rim)

Gamingboy Posted: February 10, 2016 at 11:21 AM | 27 comment(s)
  Beats: international, omnichatter, wbc, world baseball classic

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
greenback needs muscle
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 May 2: The Anti-Moneyball Election
(1708 - 2:05pm, May 05)
Last: The Good Face

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 5-5-16
(11 - 2:05pm, May 05)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogBreaking down the Top 30 International Prospects list
(1 - 2:03pm, May 05)
Last: Rickey! met her in a hotel lobby...

NewsblogBoston Globe - Red Sox usually avoid insuring major contracts
(2 - 2:01pm, May 05)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogMore PED busts coming from Major League Baseball soon
(4 - 1:57pm, May 05)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogAtlanta Braves should bring back Chief Noc-A-Homa and the teepee
(113 - 1:57pm, May 05)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogButler befuddled with lack of playing time
(36 - 1:56pm, May 05)
Last: Omineca Greg

Sox TherapyThree Questions: May 2016
(34 - 1:55pm, May 05)
Last: covelli chris p

Gonfalon CubsAs I Was Saying...
(13 - 1:53pm, May 05)
Last: Andere Richtingen

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1993 Discussion
(2 - 1:51pm, May 05)
Last: Chris Fluit

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1992 Results
(8 - 1:49pm, May 05)
Last: Chris Fluit

NewsblogDave Dombrowski: Pablo Sandoval still 'committed' to weight loss
(5 - 1:46pm, May 05)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogTwo decades after arrest, Butch Hobson finds peace. | Sports on Earth
(2 - 1:36pm, May 05)
Last: Cargo Cultist

NewsblogBryce Harper signs biggest endorsement deal for MLB player
(36 - 1:28pm, May 05)
Last: Booey

NewsblogScout calls for Steven Matz demotion as Collins’ worries grow | New York Post
(24 - 1:22pm, May 05)
Last: Lassus

Page rendered in 1.5089 seconds
55 querie(s) executed