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  1. WBC to blame for Soria's injury?

    Rob Neyer

    Joakim Soria's on the DL, and as the Kansas City Star's Sam Mellinger reports, Royals GM Dayton Moore thinks it might be the World Baseball Classic's fault. Soria "I don't think it helps,&r...

    Blog | May 13, 2009
  2. Should Sox be worried about Dice-K?

    Rob Neyer

    Are the Red Sox worried about Daisuke Matsuzaka? Should they be? Does the WBC deserve all the blame for Dice-K's spring struggles? Tom Verducci with some history: The Red Sox, however, better hope it is only the WBC that caused Matsuzaka's f...

    Blog | April 22, 2009
  3. Dice-K down, WBC out?

    Rob Neyer

    Uh-oh. Looks like another headache for commissioner Bud Selig ... It appears that Daisuke Matsuzaka's workload leading up to and during the World Baseball Classic has caught up to him. Matsuzaka The Red So...

    Blog | April 15, 2009
  4. Rob Neyer: Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's Link-O-Rama was compiled while thanking the baseball gods for giving us two World Baseball Classic finalists that actually give a damn ... • Lisa Olson sees the WBC for what it is (and the South Koreans for what they are). • ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2009
  5. Rob Neyer: Pitch counts aren't a hindrance to World Baseball Clas...

    Rob Neyer

    ShysterBall on WBC pitch limits: This is an odd story. A bad English-Spanish translation cost the Cuban team the use of two of its relievers for its elimination game with Mexico on Sunday. They won though, so no harm no foul. And, as the article no...

    Blog | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  6. Rob Neyer: Curt Schilling's take on pitchers in WBC a valid one

    Rob Neyer

    Curt Schilling on extracurricular baseball and what it might mean for pitchers: After the 1998 season I had the honor of being asked to play for the MLB All Star team that traveled to Japan to take on their best. Every 2 years MLB sends a team ther...

    Blog | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  7. Rob Neyer: Playing WBC in November just not the solution

    Rob Neyer

    Dugout Central's Mike Silva on the World Baseball Classic and injuries: Those who don't believe that Johan Santana's injury is WBC-related are not paying attention. The news yesterday about the Dan Warthen/Johan Santana differences over his arm pro...

    Blog | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  8. Rob Neyer: WBC more exciting than spring training

    Rob Neyer

    ShysterBall doesn't care about the World Baseball Classic: For starters, for as much as I love, love, love baseball, I have long been incapable of caring about spring training games. The news from camp, yes, but actually sitting and watching a game...

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2009
  9. Here's hoping Ichiro toes the rubber in the WBC

    Rob Neyer

    Here's an early candidate for coolest thing we might see in 2009, courtesy of NPB Tracker ... Ichiro Suzuki pitching during the World Baseball Classic: You might remember a post I did last year that had a link to Ichiro pitching in the 1996 NPB ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2009
  10. Classic adds drama to March

    Rob Neyer

    The World Baseball Classic took attention away from spring training -- and that's a good thing.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2006
  11. Continuing the umpire discussion

    Rob Neyer

    Readers voice their thoughts on Rob Neyer's last column about Bob Davidson's botched call in the U.S.-Japan WBC game.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2006
  12. Take the 'heart' out of umpiring

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer says there's no reason any WBC games should be umpired by men from the same country as one of the teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2006
  13. WBC continues baseball's 'internationalization'

    Rob Neyer

    A new book by Mark Lamster examines the beginning of baseball's "internationalization," which continues today with the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2006
  14. WBC will be a pleasant diversion

    Rob Neyer

    Now that Cuba's in, it's appropriate to get excited about the World Baseball Classic. But not too excited.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2006