Baseball

Manny Ramirez' new home far cry from bright lights of Tokyo

Mar 16, 2017

Manny Ramirez is set to begin the next chapter of his baseball odyssey by playing for the Kochi Fighting Dogs of Japan's independent Shikoku Island League

Pitching coach Gondo a big part of Japan's success at WBC

Mar 15, 2017

Japan will be joined by 78-year-old pitching coach Hiroshi Gondo when it travels to Los Angeles for the championship round of the World Baseball Classic

Japan beats Israel 8-3 to reach championship round of WBC

Mar 15, 2017

Yoshitomo Tsutsugo sparked a five-run sixth inning with a solo home run to lead Japan over Israel 8-3 and into the championship round of the World Baseball Classic

Yamada hits 2 home runs to lead Japan over Cuba in WBC

Mar 14, 2017

Tetsuto Yamada hit two home runs to lead Japan to an 8-5 win over Cuba in the World Baseball Classic

Netherlands beats Israel 12-2 in World Baseball Classic

Mar 13, 2017

Didi Gregorius drove in five runs to lead the Netherlands over Israel 12-2 and hand the tournament debutants their first loss of the World Baseball Classic

Israel beats Cuba 4-1 to improve to 4-0 at WBC

Mar 12, 2017

Israel continued its surprising run at the World Baseball Classic on Sunday, beating Cuba 4-1 in its first game of the second round to improve to 4-0 in the tournament

Cuba reaches 2nd round of WBC with 4-3 win over Australia

Mar 10, 2017

Outfielder Alfredo Despaigne hit a grand slam in the fifth inning to lead Cuba over Australia 4-3 and into the second round of the World Baseball Classic

Surprising Israel prepares for 2nd round at WBC

Mar 10, 2017

Israel will be aiming to extend its unexpected run at the World Baseball Classic when it arrives in Tokyo for the second round after winning its first three games in Seoul

Israel reaches 2nd round of the WBC with Mensch power

Mar 9, 2017

With a little help from "The Mensch on the Bench" mascot, Israel is into the second round of the World Baseball Classic

Cuba blanks China 6-0 for 1st win at World Baseball Classic

Mar 8, 2017

Roel Santos hit a two-run triple as Cuba scored four runs in the fourth inning in a 6-0 win over China at the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday

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