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  1. Hughes, Jeter to get up close and personal

    Wallace Matthews

    NEW YORK -- The last time Phil Hughes threw a pitch to Derek Jeter -- during a practice game before the 2008 World Baseball Classic -- he was given a set of rules beforehand. "I was told to throw nothing but fastballs away, because we didn't want ...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  2. Cubs sign pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have signed Taiwanese pitcher Jen-Ho Tseng, the club announced on Monday. Tseng, 18, pitched for Taiwan in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. He gets a $1.625 million signing bonus. The 6-1, 200 pound right-hander has ...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  3. Source: Yanks to save nearly $19M on Tex

    Andrew Marchand

    Between the World Baseball Classic's and their own insurance, the Yankees will save around $18.7 million of Mark Teixeira's $22.5 million 2013 salary, according to a source. Mark Teixeira#25 1B New York Yankees 2013 STATS GM15 HR3 RBI12 R5...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  4. Moises Alou a success as front-office baseball executive in Domin...

    Enrique Rojas

    After an outstanding 17-year career as a player, Moises Alou is finding immediate success as a general manager in the Dominican Republic.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  5. Teixeira: Can't swing just yet

    Matt Ehalt

    First baseman Mark Teixeira (wrist) did not receive clearance to start swinging Friday, although his doctor visit went well. Teixeira is on the disabled list after injuring his right wrist during the World Baseball Classic, and has yet to play this s...

    Blog | April 12, 2013
  6. Mets 7, Cardinals 2

    Mets 7, Cardinals 2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 29, 2013
  7. Cubs' 2013 spring wrap-up

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Let's put a lid on the Chicago Cubs' 2013 spring training, their last at HoHoKam Park (which the Cubs have called their spring home since 1997) and the longest in history due to the World Baseball Classic. There were some mundane da...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  8. Nationals 5, Mets 1

    Nationals 5, Mets 1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 28, 2013
  9. Video: David Wright takes big step

    Adam Rubin

    ESPN's Tim Kurkjian discusses a positive day for David Wright, who went 1-for-5 in his first game action since the World Baseball Classic, albeit against minor league pitching. Meanwhile, Daniel Murphy went 1-for-5 with a walk and logged five inni...

    Blog | March 26, 2013
  10. David Wright of New York Mets returns as DH in minor league play

    Adam Rubin

    Mets third baseman David Wright played in a game Tuesday for the first time since the five-RBI performance against Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic on March 12 that cemented his "Captain America" nickname.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  11. Minnesota Twins reassign WBC star Samuel Deduno to minor league c...

    The Minnesota Twins have reassigned World Baseball Classic star Samuel Deduno to minor league camp.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  12. WBC to pay injured players' salaries while they heal, sources say...

    Buster Olney

    Players injured during the World Baseball Classic will have their salaries paid by the WBC organization while they are unable to play for their major league teams, according to an MLB source.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2013
  13. Wright in swing, moves toward avoiding DL

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- David Wright's first session taking live batting practice since the World Baseball Classic went well Sunday, increasing optimism he will be ready for Opening Day. David Wright #5 3B New York Mets 2012 STATS GM156...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  14. Twins story: Joe Mauer still the man

    Anna McDonald

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- On a day when Joe Mauer has a lot of work to catch up on because he played in the World Baseball Classic, he takes some time to sign autographs. As Mauer signs baseball after baseball, a lady tells him about her grandchildren and ...

    Blog | March 24, 2013
  15. Mets 3, Nationals 1

    Mets 3, Nationals 1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 23, 2013
  16. View from St. Lucie: Wright plays field, hits

    Adam Rubin

    Adam Rubin David Wright was outdoors for a second straight day of fielding drills Saturday morning. Wright also progressed to hitting off a tee and hitting flipped balls -- his first time swinging a bat since the World Baseball Classic....

    Blog | March 23, 2013