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2017 World Baseball Classic final: The keys to a US win over Puerto Rico – CBSSports.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Download the CBS Sports App today and get the latest scores, news and alerts from Major League Baseball, plus get daily MLB picks from SportsLine! Wednesday night in Dodger Stadium, the United States and Puerto Rico will play one final game to determine the 2017 World Baseball Classic ( 9 p.m. ET: How to watch USA-Puerto Rico ). As was the case when these two teams met in second-round pool…

Amateur Baseball Players Get High-Tech Bats to Perfect Their Swings – Fortune

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Young baseball players may soon be able to improve their swings with the help of sensors and data crunching. On Wednesday, the Amateur Athletic Union, which organizes sports leagues nationwide, said it had partnered with sensor maker Blast Motion to arm players with technology that makes bats smarter. AAU baseball players will have discounted access to sensors paired with a smart phone camera app that collect details like swing speed…

World Baseball Classic needs serious commitment — or just get rid of it – ESPN (blog)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

11:57 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Adam Jones‘ robbery of Manny Machado‘s would-be home run and Machado’s respectful salute to his Baltimore Orioles teammate will be the highlight of the World Baseball Classic. But there have been other indelible moments. Such as Javier Baez‘s no-look tag, as he pointed at teammate Yadier Molina. Or Machado’s seemingly daily series of web gems. Or Nelson Cruz‘s home…

Budweiser to celebrate Major League Baseball with limited edition cans – STLtoday.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

A St. Louisan who says he’s looking for work seems to have landed a pretty sweet assignment. Adam Koon was selected by Anheuser-Busch to design the special-edition Budweiser beer cans that will be released Monday in St. Louis to kick of the new Major League Baseball season.  For the new season, which begins April 2, limited-edition cans will be released in 15 selected cities. Each can…

UC baseball upsets No. 1-ranked Louisville – Cincinnati.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Coach Ty Neal and the Cincinnati Bearcats upset No. 1 Louisville on Tuesday night, for the biggest win in program history.(Photo: Enquirer file/Gary Landers) The University of Cincinnati baseball team upset No. 1-ranked Louisville 6-3 on Tuesday night at UC’s Marge Schott Stadium, before one of the biggest crowds in stadium history. Freshman Nathan Kroger (Loveland, Ohio/Milford) made his first career start for the Bearcats to pick up the win,…

US win over Japan sets up World Baseball Classic finale many wanted to see – USA TODAY

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Jorge L. Ortiz breaks down Team USA’s win over Japan and previews Wednesday’s championship game matchup between the U.S. and Puerto Rico at Dodger Stadium. USA TODAY Sports United States outfielder Adam Jones and teammate Brandon Crawford celebrate after defeating Japan in the semifinal of the World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium.(Photo: PAUL BUCK, EPA) LOS ANGELES — They gathered together for…

USA vs. Japan: Score and Reaction from World Baseball Classic 2017 – Bleacher Report

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Tennis balls, fabric gloves, whittled bats: Palestine starts a baseball federation – Washington Post

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Palestinian women take part in a baseball training session in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. (Mohammed Salem/Reuters) There are no baseballs. The bats aren’t regulation. They don’t even have a baseball diamond, but that hasn’t stopped a group of Palestinian athletes from launching the territory’s first federation of baseball and softball. “The federation seeks to make baseball well known to Palestinians, help male and female amateurs to become…

Baseball stars selling pricey and posh Arizona mansions – AZCentral.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Take an inside tour of former major league baseball player Randy Johnson’s $25 million Paradise Valley home. Tom Tingle/azcentral.com Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier just listed his Gilbert home for $5 million.(Photo: Launch Real Estate) Story Highlights Randy Johnson’s Paradise Valley estate is now priced at $19.995 million Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier just listed his Gilbert home for $5 million Luis Gonzalez’ former Scottsdale…

‘DWTS’ recap: Show’s first baseball player is big hit in the ballroom – Fox News

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It took “Dancing with the Stars” 24 seasons to finally feature a baseball player on the hit ABC reality show. And retired two-time World Series champion catcher David Ross shocked many by knocking it out of the ballroom on the premiere episode Monday night. Ross scored 28 out of 40 for a lively baseball-themed quickstep to the song “Go Cubs Go” with his partner Lindsay Arnold. He wore…

The World Baseball Classic is like free education for Team USA – FOXSports.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The first night they were together, earlier this month in Ft. Myers, Fl., a group of Team USA hitters went out to dinner. Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich, 25, and Astros infielder Alex Bregman, 22, were the youngest of the six players who attended. “I got more out of that than I’ve gotten from anything in a long time,” Bregman told Yelich. Yelich replied, “Yeah, it’s like getting…

World Baseball Classic semifinals: Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico – Newsday

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

BaseballSports (Credit: AP / Chris Carlson) Puerto Rico team members celebrate their win over the Netherlands in a semifinal in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Monday, March 20, 2017. Updated March 21, 2017 1:53 AM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Advertisement Advertise here LOS ANGELES — Eddie Rosario’s sacrifice fly drove in Carlos Correa with the winning run in the 11th inning, giving Puerto Rico a 4-3…

For Gaza Women, Baseball Is a Hit – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

GAZA CITY—Like many a teenager, Mariam Sadi has lied to her parents. Her fib was about playing baseball. Ms. Sadi, a 19-year-old student of media studies, initially told her family she was taking photos of a new women’s baseball team in the Gaza Strip. She feared that they would disapprove of a woman taking part in sports in this conservative…

World Baseball Classic 2017: Schedule, TV (USA vs. Japan tonight in 2nd semifinal; winner faces Puerto Rico) – cleveland.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The United States faces Japan tonight (Tuesday, March 21) in the second semifinal of 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The game is scheduled to begin at 9:00 on MLB Network. On Monday night, Puerto Rico defeated Netherlands, 4-3, in 11 innings in the first semifinal game. Puerto Rico is undefeated in this tournament. The championship game is Wednesday, March 22, at 9…

‘DWTS’ recap: Show’s first baseball player is big hit in the ballroom – Fox News

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It took “Dancing with the Stars” 24 seasons to finally feature a baseball player on the hit ABC reality show. And retired two-time World Series champion catcher David Ross shocked many by knocking it out of the ballroom on the premiere episode Monday night. Ross scored 28 out of 40 for a lively baseball-themed quickstep to the song “Go Cubs Go” with his partner Lindsay Arnold. He wore…

Vote: Who will win the World Baseball Classic semifinal matchups? – ESPN

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The World Baseball Classic semifinals will begin on Monday night and conclude on Tuesday in Los Angeles. Monday’s matchup is between Team Netherlands and Team Puerto Rico, while Tuesday’s matchup pits Team USA against Team Japan. Both games start at 9 p.m. ET. Japan has the most WBC titles of any nation with two. The United States has never taken home the…

INTERNATIONAL SPORTS: Women trying to get baseball to catch on in Middle East – Portage Daily Register

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip (AP) — The young Palestinian women don baseball caps on top of their Islamic headscarves and field tennis balls with fabric gloves, giving a decidedly local feel to the great American pastime. They are trying to bring baseball to the Gaza Strip, an effort that is still in its early innings. The players, who work out on a small soccer pitch in…

Baseball: Westminster gunning for a second straight county championship – Carroll County Times

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

It doesn’t take Westminster baseball coach Mark Winebrunner long to go through a roll call of returning players to his starting lineup. It’s as easy as one, two, three. That’s the total number of Owls who return from last year’s 16-4 team that lost to Damascus in the third round of the playoffs. All three seniors — center fielder Jordan Price, first baseman Ryan Mills, and designated hitter Dylan Lane…

Tim Tebow coming to South Carolina to play baseball for the Columbia Fireflies – Charleston Post Courier

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

COLUMBIA — The biggest novelty in minor league baseball is coming to South Carolina. Former Heisman Trophy winner and failed NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will play baseball for the Columbia Fireflies, the team announced Monday. The New York Mets have assigned the quarterback-turned-outfielder to the Class A club, which is set to begin its second season at Spirit Communications Park on April 6. Tebow currently is still…

What you need to know before baseball season begins – ESPN

Monday, March 20, 2017

8:20 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Three is a magic number. Welcome to the third annual edition of my “Facts to Know” column, which, considering my proclivity for singing on our Fantasy Focus Baseball podcast, seemed fitting to kick off with a musical reference. 2017 Fantasy Baseball Draft Kit Get our updated rankings, projections, cheat sheets, closer chart, strategies and more, all in one place….