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  1. World Baseball Classic is different things to different teams

    Jim Caple

    Just an exhibition series here. A steppingstone there. A matter of national pride elsewhere. The World Baseball Classic means different things to different teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 07, 2013
  2. Ramirez to play only shortstop in WBC?

    Mark Saxon

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Hanley Ramirez singled, walked and scored a run in Saturday's 9-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners before heading off to join his Dominican teammates in Florida to train for the World Baseball Classic. As usual, Ramirez gave the Dodgers ...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  3. Felix Hernandez of Seattle Mariners to skip WBC as contract not f...

    Enrique Rojas

    Felix Hernandez will not play for Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic because there is still a way to go before he completes his contract extension with the Seattle Mariners, according to the player's representative, Octagon agency.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2013
  4. Team USA reveals preliminary WBC roster

    Outfielders Ryan Braun of Milwaukee, Giancarlo Stanton of Miami and Adam Jones of Baltimore and Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey headline the United States' provisional roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  5. Ichiro Suzuki decides not to play for Japan in 2013 World Basebal...

    Ichiro Suzuki told Japanese baseball officials on Monday he has decided not to take part in next year's World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2012
  6. Norichika Aoki of Milwaukee Brewers to sit out World Baseball Cla...

    Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Norichika Aoki has decided not to participate in next year's World Baseball Classic, becoming the latest Japanese major leaguer to opt out of the tournament.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  7. World Baseball Classic 2013 -- Japan players threaten boycott

    Japan's players' association has threatened to boycott the 2013 World Baseball Classic because calls for a larger share of tournament revenue weren't met.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  8. Ichiro comes through with big hit as Japan wins WBC

    Ichiro Suzuki drove in the winning runs as Japan beat Korea to win the WBC again.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 24, 2009
  9. Eric Neel: Korea ends it early

    Eric Neel

    Korea is ready to take center stage in the WBC after quickly disposing of an MLB-laden Venezuela team.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  10. Three-run rally in eighth fuels Japan by South Korea

    Japan rallied for three runs in the eighth inning Thursday night to beat South Korea 6-2 and win Pool 1.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 19, 2009
  11. South Korea tops Ichiro, defending champ Japan for spot in semis

    South Korea qualified for the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic by beating defending WBC champion Japan and its slumping star, Ichiro Suzuki, 4-1 on Tuesday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  12. Spring Training Blog: March 17

    News and notes from around Spring Training.

    Blog | Conversation | March 17, 2009
  13. Jerry Crasnick: WBC spurs competition in big league camps

    Jerry Crasnick

    Thanks to the World Baseball Classic, some fringe players get longer looks at major league camps this spring.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2009
  14. Steve Phillips: Netherlands' roster not loaded with great talent

    Steve Phillips

    While the Netherlands has taken the WBC by storm with its stunning wins over the Dominican Republic, its roster isn't loaded with great talent.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2009
  15. Ichiro Suzuki frustrated by slow start at WBC

    Seattle Mariners star Ichiro Suzuki is frustrated by his poor start with Japan at the World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2009
  16. Japan beats China in WBC opener

    Japan began the defense of its title with a 4-0 win over China in Thursday's opening game of the World Baseball Classic.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 05, 2009