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New book celebrates Buffalo and WNY baseball history in pictures – WBFO

Monday, March 20, 2017

A newly-published book, Baseball in Buffalo, offers images of “America’s Pastime” as it was played in Buffalo and Western New York since the mid-1800s. The book was put together by Paul Langendorfer, a Buffalo native now living in Colorado. Baseball, he explained, was a prominent presence in his childhood. In a conversation with WBFO, Langendorfer recalled hearing tales of legendary Buffalo ball players Ollie Carnegie and Luke Easter from his…

Mizzou baseball sweeps Tide, pushes win streak to 19 – STLtoday.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Missouri baseball team completed a three-game sweep at Alabama with a 9-5 win over the Crimson Tide on Sunday for its 19th consecutive victory. Leadoff hitter Connor Brumfield wrapped up his strong series with three hits, two runs and two RBIs in MU’s 12-hit attack. Brumfield put the Tigers (19-1, 3-0 SEC) in front for good with a two-run single in the fifth inning and…

LSU baseball jumps back into top five in two of the four major polls after 4-1 week – The Advocate

Monday, March 20, 2017

Despite a midweek loss to New Orleans for the second time this season, LSU moved back into the top five of two major college baseball rankings after a sweep to open Southeastern Conference play. The Tigers (16-5, 3-0 SEC) rose to No. 4 and No. 5 in the new Baseball America and D1 Baseball polls, respectively, following LSU’s sweep of Georgia. The Tigers, however, fell one…

Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico kicks off World Baseball Classic semifinals Monday – SB Nation

Monday, March 20, 2017

Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, game coverage, and Vines of dudes getting hit in the beans every day. Trying to find all of it while on your way to work or sitting at your desk just isn’t easy. It’s OK, though. We’re going to do the heavy lifting for you each…

Palestinian women try to bring baseball to Gaza – ABC News

Monday, March 20, 2017

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 a southern Gaza town, admit they are still trying to…

LOOK: This photo of Adam Jones’ catch in the World Baseball Classic is amazing – CBSSports.com

Monday, March 20, 2017

Hereby: This is the catch that saved America …  That’s Adam Jones, free-born American baseball player, making a wonder-snare in the seventh inning of Team USA’s eventual 6-3 win over the Dominican Republic on Saturday night. Shortly after Jones’ catch, Robinson Cano would homer thus cutting the U.S. lead to a single run. As such, Jones’ catch stands as one that was absolutely critical at the time. You’ll also note…

Semi-Finals are set for the World Baseball Classic – Lookout Landing

Monday, March 20, 2017

Two undefeated teams will meet two teams with two losses in the Semi-Finals of the World Baseball Classic. Pool play is complete. Three games until we know the champion. Three games until meaningful baseball is over, and we go back to Spring Training. But, let’s not think about that now. We are down to three games that are sure to be exciting. Pool F Game 5: Puerto Rico 13, Venezuela…

USA adds Mark Melancon to roster for World Baseball Classic semifinals – CBSSports.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

On Tuesday, USA will take on Japan in their World Baseball Classic semifinals game. The winner of that game will advance to the WBC Championship Game on Wednesday, where they’ll take on the winner of Monday’s game between Puerto Rico and the Netherlands. USA beat the Dominican Republic to advance Saturday night . When USA takes the field against Japan on Tuesday night, they’ll have a new weapon in their…

LOOK: This photo of Adam Jones’ catch in the World Baseball Classic is amazing – CBSSports.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Hereby: This is the catch that saved America …  That’s Adam Jones, free-born American baseball player, making a wonder-snare in the seventh inning of Team USA’s eventual 6-3 win over the Dominican Republic on Saturday night. Shortly after Jones’ catch, Robinson Cano would homer thus cutting the U.S. lead to a single run. As such, Jones’ catch stands as one that was absolutely critical at the time. You’ll also note…

Arkansas baseball sits atop SEC after sweeping Mississippi State – SECcountry.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Don’t look now, but the Arkansas baseball team sits at the very top of the SEC standings. Sure, it’s just one series into league play, but the Diamond Hogs sweep of Mississippi State this weekend, culminating with a 6-1 win on Sunday, is such a far cry from where things were most of last season, you’d have to pardon anyone around the program for getting excited. It is, after all,…

Rewinding Auburn baseball’s walk-off win to sweep No. 5 Florida – AL.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

After two impressive wins to open the weekend, Auburn baseball aims for a sweep of No. 5 Florida on Sunday to open SEC play. First pitch is set for 1 p.m., with Auburn right-hander Davis Daniel (1-0, 4.50 ERA) and Florida righty Jackson Kowar (3-0, 2.19 ERA) toeing the rubber at Plainsman Park. The Tigers have not swept the Gators since 1987. AL.com will provide live updates from Sunday’s action…

You can already buy a card of Adam Jones’ World Baseball Classic homer-robbing catch – CBSSports.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

In case you missed it, Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones made a thrilling catch in Saturday night’s World Baseball Classic game against the Dominican Republic, robbing O’s teammate Manny Machado of a home run. For those who collect baseball cards and the like, and want Jones’s catch immortalized in their collection — well, you’re in luck. Topps is selling a limited edition card for $9.99 until Monday afternoon (hat…

World Baseball Classic 2017: Qualified Teams, Updated Schedule for Semifinals – Bleacher Report

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Denis Poroy/Getty Images Tim DanielsFeatured ColumnistMarch 19, 2017 The 2017 World Baseball Classic shifts to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for the championship round starting Monday night. Two-time tournament champion Japan is joined by the United States, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands for the semifinals. All four teams have reached this stage of the event in the past. The Japanese are the most successful, with their pair of titles (2006…

Adam Jones, Giancarlo Stanton create indelible memories at World Baseball Classic – FOXSports.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

SAN DIEGO – If there was no such thing as Team USA lore in the World Baseball Classic before, there is now. Or at least, there should be. Center fielder Adam Jones’ catch Saturday was the stuff of legend, the kind of play that, had it happened in the World Series, would be celebrated for generations. Giancarlo Stanton’s home run, while not as shocking, was also memorable – your typical,…

2017 World Baseball Classic USA vs. Dominican Republic final score: US beats Dominicans to advance to semifinal – CBSSports.com

Sunday, March 19, 2017

The United States came from behind to defeat the Dominican Republic by a score of 6-3 in World Baseball Classic play on Saturday night. The game in Petco Park in San Diego was to determine the final spot in the semifinals. The U.S. claimed that spot, while the Dominican Republic saw its 2017 WBC run come to an end. Along the way, Giancarlo Stanton launched one of the hardest home…

Team USA beats Dominican Republic, moves on to World Baseball Classic semifinals – USA TODAY

Sunday, March 19, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share USA TODAY Sports’ Jorge Ortiz takes a look at how the major teams will fare in the second round of the World Baseball Classic. USA TODAY Sports Adam Jones reaches beyond the center field fence at Petco Park to rob Manny Machado – his Baltimore Orioles teammate – of a home run in the World Baseball Classic.(Photo: Gregory Bull, AP) SAN DIEGO – Breaking down…

ASU Baseball: Sun Devils Get Swept by No. 2 Oregon State – Devils in Detail

Sunday, March 19, 2017

ASU Baseball (9-10, 0-3) could not get anything going offensively this weekend and got swept by No. 2 Oregon State (17-1, 3-0). When the number two team in the nation comes to town, your offense needs to show up. The bats went especially dry Saturday afternoon, as the Sun Devils put together no runs on just three hits against the Beavers. “We’re 19 games in, we’re 3 conference games in”,…

Scoreless streak ends for Jared Poché, but dominant LSU baseball rolls past Georgia – The Advocate

Sunday, March 19, 2017

He threw another gem Saturday night, but unlike diamonds, Jared Poché’s mustache was not going to last forever. Poché, who entered Saturday’s game having thrown 29 consecutive scoreless innings to start the year, saw his streak snapped at 32 innings. That means the mustache that he had been allowed to nurture during the duration of the streak will soon be gone. “It was a great run,”…

Giancarlo Stanton’s World Baseball Classic home run went very, very far – SB Nation

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Giancarlo Stanton obliterated a baseball on Saturday night at Petco Park, electrifying the World Baseball Classic. Stanton’s two-run shot off the Western Metal Supply building in left field gave Team USA a 4-2 lead against the Dominican Republic, in the same stadium where Stanton won the Home Run Derby last July. The Miami Marlins slugger was just 1-for-10 with a double and three walks in the tournament before Saturday night….