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  1. WBC - Italy celebrates double walkoff over Canada

    Jim Caple

    Italy looks like a contender after its double-walk-off, mercy-rule victory over Canada moved the Italians one step closer to the second round.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013
  2. 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
  3. How Alex Liddi can help conquer Europe

    Michael Baumann

    The most important player in baseball has a career triple-slash line of .224/.282/.397. He was never a truly significant prospect in the way that Bryce Harper or Mike Trout were, or even a flameout like Justin Smoak, but what little shininess he has ...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  4. Baseball's popularity in Europe is spreading

    Jim Caple

    With the next World Baseball Classic on the horizon, the popularity of baseball in Europe continues to spread.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  5. Venezuela President Hugo Chavez says MLB should clear players for...

    President Hugo Chavez urged major league baseball teams on Thursday to allow Venezuelan players to represent their country in next month's World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2009
  6. For Club and Country

    Andrea Canales

    For MLS to garner more worldwide respect, its teams need to start peforming better in international competition, writes Andrea Canales.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2006
  7. Classic made for the world, not U.S.

    Jayson Stark

    Japan, Korea, Cuba and the Dominican in San Diego. So is that a good or a bad thing? Uh, yes ... and yes.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2006
  8. Korean WBC players exempt from military service

    South Korea decided to exempt national team members competing at the World Baseball Classic from mandatory military service as a reward for advancing to the tournament's semifinals.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2006
  9. WBC should help grow the game overseas

    Enrique Rojas

    Italy won't get past the first round, but the participation of the Azzurra in the inaugural event will help promote baseball in the country.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2006
  10. Ueberroth seeks reversal on Cuba ban for WBC

    U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Peter Ueberroth called on the Bush administration to reverse its decision to keep Cuba out of next year's World Baseball Classic.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2005
  11. Where to Play?

    A lot of e-mail came our way after Friday's column about World Baseball Classic eligibility. I wrote that the eligibility standard should be simple: You play for the country in which you were born, or for a country in which you have acquired citizens...

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2005
  12. USA, Mexico grouped for World Baseball Classic

    The United States will be grouped with Mexico, Canada and South Africa next year in the first round of baseball's first World Cup-style tournament.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2005
  13. World Baseball Classic needs Cuba

    Joe Morgan

    The World Baseball Classic is a great concept, but to be a true classic it must include Cuba.

    Story | Conversation | May 25, 2005