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  1. Japan's Masahiro Tanaka has talent to follow Yu Darvish's footste...

    C.J. Nitkowski

    Japan's Masahiro Tanaka has talent to follow in Yu Darvish's footsteps, writes C.J. Nitkowski.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  2. WBC decisions all about self-interest

    Buster Olney

    A player approached the manager of his major league team and asked for some guidance in deciding whether to participate in the World Baseball Classic. The manager carefully explained that he was not allowed to tell the player what to do and that it w...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  3. Decisions to play in World Baseball Classic are all about self-in...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney explains why decisions on whether a player should participate in the World Baseball Classic are all about self-interest.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2013
  4. Make WBC participation mandatory

    Jim Bowden

    In the combined 15 years I served as general manager of both the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals, I was always a huge proponent of the World Baseball Classic. Baseball is an international sport, and perhaps someday the World Series will incl...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  5. MLB - How much does the WBC really affect pitcher performance?

    Ben Lindbergh

    Ben Lindbergh says there is little proof the World Baseball Classic has a deleterious effect on pitchers' health and performance.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  6. La Esquina: Cuban free agents Leslie Anderson and Julio Ruiz rema...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Cuban free agent first basemen Leslie Anderson and Julio Ruiz remain unsigned, even after hosting workouts. Plus, signings and notes from around the league.

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  7. La Esquina: Roberto Clemente Jr. teams up with a charity to help ...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Roberto Clemente Jr. has teamed up with a charity to help deliver baseball equipment to needy kids in Latin America.

    Blog | Conversation | February 12, 2010
  8. La Esquina: Cuban free agents Leslie Anderson and Jose Julio Ruiz...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Though there are only a few weeks remaining in baseball's offseason, one curious storyline has emerged. Free agent Cuban defectors Leslie Anderson and Jose Julio Ruiz, both left-handed first baseman with outfield experience, were unblocked by the U.S...

    Blog | Conversation | February 10, 2010
  9. MLB - Spring Training - 30 Teams in 30 Days - After WBC, Peavy's ...

    ESPN Stats & Information

    The San Diego ace seems in decline. Can the curve ball save him?

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2009
  10. Notes, Stats and Trends from Research: March 24, 2009

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Insider digs into the day's hot topics, from the WBC to the Women's NCAA Tourney to the end of Curt Schilling's career.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  11. Notes, Stats and Trends from Research: March 23, 2009

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Insider digs into the day's hot topics, from The NCAA Tourney to the fall of Tennessee, to the WBC.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2009
  12. Behind the baseball pipeline that is San Pedro de Macoris

    Luke Cyphers

    Behind the rise of the Haitian-Dominican player.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  13. Behind the end of the Milwaukee Brewers' academy in the Dominican...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Why would a MLB franchise close their Dominican academy? And will it come back?

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2009
  14. Baseball Prospectus: Projecting the World Baseball Classic

    Clay Davenport

    The strongest team in the tournament, by these ratings, belongs to the United States.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2009
  15. Keith Law: Notable absences from WBC

    Keith Law

    With the final World Baseball Classic rosters having been announced, here's a look at some of the most important or notable absences.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  16. WBC blues

    The World Baseball Classic ended earlier this week, and I've gotta admit, I enjoyed it. Sure, it would have been nice if A-Rod, Rocket and others had been able to get the United States to the semifinals, but we saw quality baseball for the most part,...

    Blog | Conversation | March 22, 2006