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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

WBC Finals: Dominican Republic 3, Puerto Rico 0 (DR runs table and wins 1st WBC title)

That was fun. Is it 2017 yet?

Gamingboy Posted: March 19, 2013 at 11:46 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Weekly Journalist_ Posted: March 20, 2013 at 09:25 AM (#4392276)
My top moments from the tournament...

5)The atmosphere in Taiwan for the home team games.
4)Italy's nail biting win over Mexico featuring Jason Grilli's near meltdown.
3)The Canada/Mexico Brawl
2)Netherlands knocking out Cuba in walk off fashion.
1)Taiwan vs. Japan...every stinkin' pitch
   2. Gamingboy Posted: March 20, 2013 at 10:50 AM (#4392352)
I gotta go with the Dutch win. Mainly because I think Taiwan vs. Japan was one of the few games I missed due to my traitorous alarm clock.
   3. puck Posted: March 20, 2013 at 01:14 PM (#4392542)
I'm happy Samuel Deduno got the win in the final. He seems to have bounced around; I guess he never has been able to harness his control. If he never does and thus never sticks in MLB, a win in the title game isn't a bad thing to take home.
   4. Joey B. is counting the days to Trea Turner Posted: March 20, 2013 at 01:46 PM (#4392594)
Congratulations, Dominican 'Roidspublic. You're the performance enhancing champions of the world!!
   5. esseff Posted: March 20, 2013 at 01:47 PM (#4392596)
If he never does and thus never sticks in MLB, a win in the title game isn't a bad thing to take home.

Plus a strong start against the USA.
   6. Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun) Posted: March 20, 2013 at 03:29 PM (#4392746)
This was a really fun tournament (and the Japan group timings worked for me!). I genuinely loved it and hope that it grows more popular.

Also, Kenta Maeda was really, really good.
   7. Tripon Posted: March 20, 2013 at 03:35 PM (#4392756)
I would switch it from 4 years to every 2 years.

And a question, what happened to Korea? Did they fielded a team this year?
   8. Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: March 20, 2013 at 03:46 PM (#4392773)
And a question, what happened to Korea? Did they fielded a team this year?

They were in a tough group with the Dutch and host Taiwan. They went 2-1 but went out on tiebreakers.

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