All posts tagged "World Baseball Classic"
Baseball/ 23 hours ago
EDITORIAL | World Baseball Classic Reminds Japan of the Pure Joy Baseball Can Deliver
The games at the 2023 World Baseball Classic were of such high caliber that they conveyed the inherent joy of baseball...
Baseball/ 2 days ago
[ODDS and EVENS] Samurai Japan Excellence in WBC a Catalyst for Baseball's Global Growth
With a 7-0 record in the WBC, Samurai Japan, led by manager Hideki Kuriyama, featured quality hitting and pitching along with...
Baseball/ 3 days ago
Japan Dethrones US, Captures Third World Baseball Classic Title
Angels superstar Shohei Ohtani is named World Baseball Classic MVP after an all-around performance that included two wins, a save and...
Baseball/ 4 days ago
Samurai Japan Advances to WBC Final in Dramatic Fashion
NPB star Munetaka Murakami delivers a walk-off double in the ninth inning against Mexico, sending Japan to the WBC title game...
Baseball/ 6 days ago
Japan to Face Upstart Mexico in World Baseball Classic Semifinal Showdown
Hard-throwing youngster Roki Sasaki is scheduled to start the game for Samurai Japan, which needs a win to advance to the...
Baseball/ 1 week ago
Murakami, Okamoto Spark Japan Over Italy and Into WBC Semifinals
The two NPB stars broke out of slumps to give Japan plenty of offense as the team heads to Miami with...
Baseball/ 1 week ago
Cuba Edges Australia 4-3 to Reach the WBC Semifinals
Yoelkis Guibert provided a key hit for Cuba, the 2006 World Baseball Classic runner-up, and clutch performances from two NPB pitchers...
Sports Talk/ 1 week ago
#21 Sports Talk — On the Spot for the World Baseball Classic with Jim Armstrong
Title favorite Samurai Japan had four impressive wins in the first round of the World Baseball Classic and has lived up...
[ODDS and EVENS] Samurai Japan Savored the WBC Pool B Joyride, but From Now Every Game's 'Do or Die'
For Samurai Japan, impressive wins over China, South Korea, the Czech Republic and Australia underscore the team's tremendous talent and roster...
Shohei Ohtani Belts First WBC Homer as Japan Beats Australia and Improves to 4-0
Two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani connected for a towering home run in the first inning that set the pace for Samurai Japan...
Roki Sasaki Earns the Win in WBC Debut to Commemorate 3/11 Disaster
Hard-throwing right-hander Roki Sasaki, who is from Iwate Prefecture, helped Japan reach the quarterfinals with a 10-2 win over the Czech...
Masataka Yoshida Powers Japan Past South Korea in WBC Rout
The Boston Red Sox outfielder, who played eight seasons in NPB, drives in five runs to help Samurai Japan improve to...