Mar 18, 2013 01:04 EDT
It has been all or nothing for the underdog Netherlands national team at the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 17, 2013 01:28 EDT
The World Baseball Classic was thrown a curve ball earlier this week when Puerto Rico shocked the star-studded United States team 4-3, dashing the Americans' hope of reaching the semi-finals.
Mar 17, 2013 01:16 EDT
A Japanese squad powered by domestic league players and without Major League Baseball talent is in position to bring a third consecutive World Baseball Classic crown back home to Asia.
Mar 16, 2013 01:27 EDT
Nelson Figueroa pitched six shutout innings and Puerto Rico edged the United States 4-3 to claim the last semi-final berth in the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 12, 2013 01:04 EDT
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has joined Taiwanese outfit EDA Rhinos in a major boost to the island's favourite sport.
Mar 11, 2013 01:24 EDT
The United States and the Dominican Republic both posted come-from-behind victories to win their respective pools and advance to the second round of the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 10, 2013 03:07 EDT
Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic booked berths in the second round of the World Baseball Classic while Canada battled its way past Mexico in a game marred by a ninth-inning brawl.
Mar 10, 2013 00:04 EST
Angel Pagan went three-for-five as Puerto Rico booked a berth in the second round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic with a 6-3 victory over favoured Venezuela.
Mar 09, 2013 19:45 EST
Michael Saunders went 4-for-4 and Justin Morneau drove in three runs as Canada routed Mexico 10-3 Saturday in a first-round World Baseball Classic game that included a ninth-inning brawl.
Mar 09, 2013 01:40 EST
Adrian Gonzalez blasted a home run and drove in three runs as Mexico shocked the United States 5-2 in a stunning first-round upset at the World Baseball Classic.
Mar 07, 2013 22:47 EST
Anthony Rizzo smacked a two-run double in the ninth inning as European champions Italy opened Pool D in the World Baseball Classic with a come-from-behind 6-5 win over Mexico.
Mar 06, 2013 02:26 EST
Ray Chang hailed the biggest hit of his life after his two-run single secured China's win over Brazil and a spot in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, a result which looks set to boost the sport in the country.
Feb 27, 2013 09:29 EST
Former Boston Red Sox slugger Manny Ramirez has been holding talks about playing for a Taiwanese professional baseball team in the spring season, the team's leading coach said Wednesday.
Feb 15, 2013 13:08 EST
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera said Friday that he is cooperating with Major League Baseball's probe into a Miami clinic that allegedly gave players performance-enhancing drugs.
Feb 11, 2013 17:43 EST
Major League Baseball right-handed ace pitcher Justin Verlander said Monday that he has turned down an offer to join the United States team at next month's World Baseball Classic.
Feb 07, 2013 16:56 EST
Felix Hernandez could walk into Seattle Mariners training camp on Tuesday as the highest-paid pitcher in Major League Baseball, or he might not be there at all, according to US reports.
Jan 24, 2013 16:55 EST
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves in a seven-player Major League Baseball swap announced on Thursday.
Jan 22, 2013 16:23 EST
Delmon Young, who overcame off-field issues to help power Detroit into last year's World Series, signed a one-year Major League Baseball deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday.
Jan 22, 2013 14:58 EST
Sandy Koufax, a Hall of Fame pitcher who played for four World Series champions, was named Tuesday as a special advisor to Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter by the Major League Baseball club.
Jan 17, 2013 17:10 EST
Reigning National League Cy Young award-winner R.A. Dickey and former Most Valuable Players Ryan Braun, Jimmy Rollins and Joe Mauer headline the US provisional roster for the World Baseball Classic.