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Saturday, October 13, 2012

WBC Update for Oct. 13, 2012: Lots of news from the past week

Koji Yamamato will manage Japan, Edwin Rodriguez will manage Puerto Rico.

-Hensley “Bam-Bam” Meulens will reportedly manage the Netherlands. Meulens is from Curacao and is thus a citizen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In fact, he’s been knighted.

-Nobody knows if Yu Darvish will take part in the WBC.

-Oceania’s national teams will get in some WBC practice against the Australian Baseball League. Team Australia will play Sydney in a 3-game series later this month, while New Zealand will face the Canberra Cavalry in November before their qualifying round.

-The NY Daily News reports that Willie Randolph will be one of Joe Torre’s coaches for Team USA.

-Other managers or possible managers: Kim-Im Sik for Korea, John McLaren for China, Rick Renteria for Mexico and Tony Pena for the DR.

-Not surprisingly, the Philippines is trying to get Filipino-Americans to play for them in the qualifiers.

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Stuff we missed over the past few days:
-Koji Yamamato will manage Japan, Edwin Rodriguez will manage Puerto Rico.
-Hensley “Bam-Bam” Meulens will reportedly manage the Netherlands. Meulens is from Curacao and is thus a citizen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In fact, he’s been knighted.
-Nobody knows if Yu Darvish will take part in the WBC.
-Oceania’s national teams will get in some WBC practice against the Australian Baseball League. Team Australia will play Sydney in a 3-game series later this month, while New Zealand will face the Canberra Cavalry in November before their qualifying round.
-The NY Daily News reports that Willie Randolph will be one of Joe Torre’s coaches for Team USA.
-Other managers or possible managers: Kim-Im Sik for Korea, John McLaren for China, Rick Renteria for Mexico and Tony Pena for the DR.
-Not surprisingly, the Philippines is trying to get Filipino-Americans to play for them in the qualifiers.

Gamingboy Posted: October 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: international, wbc, world baseball classic

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   1. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: October 13, 2012 at 03:11 PM (#4268079)

Meulens was the first MLB player from Curacao and has played for the Dutch team in a number of international competitions. In the 2000 Olympics, he had the game-winning hit against Cuba which was a huge upset at the time.
   2. Gamingboy Posted: October 13, 2012 at 03:14 PM (#4268081)
Am I the only one who gets the weird repeating of stuff? I think it started when the submission system changes happened...
   3. Jose Is The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: October 13, 2012 at 05:40 PM (#4268194)
I've seen it happen a few times but I've never had the problem with a submission.
   4. The kids disappeared, now Der-K has too much candy Posted: October 13, 2012 at 09:46 PM (#4268505)
It seems to affect some people consistently, but not others. Maybe has do to with what they embed?

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