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ELDEN | Israel’s Baseball Awakening – Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun

Friday, March 24, 2017

Baseball is extremely popular in the United States, and has strong pockets of popularity throughout the world in places such as Latin America, Japan and South Korea. The World Baseball Classic, a three week Round-Robin style tournament that happens every four years, was created in response to the International Olympic Committee removing baseball from the Olympic Games in 2005. Usually, teams from countries where there is a strong interest in…

The 10 best moments from the 2017 World Baseball Classic – MLB.com

Friday, March 24, 2017

In its fourth iteration, the World Baseball Classic proved to any and all doubters the sheer awesome power of an international baseball competition. With record-setting attendance, exciting play and big moments that likely put a strain on Twitter’s servers when every baseball fan needed to shout “WOW” into the void, 2017’s tournament may have been the best one yet.  Now that it’s over, and with 10 days to go until…

Three high school baseball players kicked off team for using jerseys to spell out racial slur – Washington Post

Friday, March 24, 2017

(Ross D. Franklin/AP) A California high school removed three players from the baseball team after they “manipulated” letters from their jerseys to spell out the n-word and post it on social media, the Ventura County Star reports. Nordhoff High Coach Sean Strben, who was not directly involved in the March 15 incident, also resigned this week. “There have been several issues and incidents of concern related to this year’s varsity baseball…

Baseball/Softball roundup: Severn ends Florida trip with victory – CapitalGazette.com

Friday, March 24, 2017

Ty Benz had a pair of triples and drove in two runs, while freshman David Fitzgerald put the game out of reach with a solo home run in the sixth inning as Severn wrapped up its Florida spring break trip with a 10-6 win over Nonnewaug High of Connecticut on Thursday. Ryan Jack had a double, a single and an RBI, Jake Winter had two hits and an RBI and…

In any form, baseball’s return stirs the soul – San Francisco Chronicle

Friday, March 24, 2017

In any form, baseball’s return stirs the soul By Bruce Jenkins March 23, 2017 Updated: March 23, 2017 3:30pm ‘); } The World Baseball Classic had all the finest elements of a vacation: exotic, refreshing, a complete departure. For those of us who watched from the beginning, there’s a certain sadness to the onset of traditional American baseball. But such regrets will pass. In a sense, the WBC was a…

2017 World Baseball Classic sets records for attendance, ratings – CBSSports.com

Friday, March 24, 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! At least for America, the 2017 World Baseball Classic was by far the most exciting installment of the event that started in 2006. Sure, USA won, but I would hold that opinion even if Japan ousted my country in the semifinals. There were just so many different moments…

Baffoe: WBC Is Baseball The Right Way – CBS Chicago

Thursday, March 23, 2017

By Tim Baffoe– (CBS) All right, I’m sold. I used to be anti-World Baseball Classic, caught up in an ignorant “new is bad” obtuse mentality of American baseball consumer and the WBC’s initial appearance to be something terribly Olympic, but shucks if I won’t be tuning into future ones. And what got me? The stripped down, uninhibited love-of-the-game fun of it all. Apologies if it was there in previous years…

Ranking the five best moments of the 2017 World Baseball Classic – CBSSports.com

Thursday, March 23, 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, the United States was crowned the winner of the 2017 World Baseball Classic . They bested Puerto Rico in a one-sided championship game to win their first WBC title. The 2017 WBC featured 40 games across three weeks, not including the four qualifying…

World Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland’s career – FOXSports.com

Thursday, March 23, 2017

LOS ANGELES — His voice cracked. His voice always cracks at times like this, times of triumph and emotion and reflection. This would be the last time for any of that. And Jim Leyland got sentimental, because at his core, that’s who he is, always has been. A few minutes earlier, he had held himself together saying almost the exact same words during the on-field ceremony at Dodger Stadium. But now,…

London, Taliban, World Baseball Classic: Your Thursday Briefing – New York Times

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Puerto Rico Goes Blond to Support Its Baseball Team – New York Times

Thursday, March 23, 2017

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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…