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Tag archive for ‘World Baseball Classic’

Gambling Suspension Hampers Cardinals Seung-hwan Oh

South Korea’s best reliever, Seung-hwan Oh, has not been invited to pitch for his country in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.

On World Baseball Classic participation and funding

Documenting and dissecting a recent twitter exchange about the World Baseball Classic.

World Baseball Classic begins late Friday night

Five St. Louis Cardinals players will soon be taking leave from the club’s spring training camps to participate in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Cardinals and ex-Cardinals committing to 2013 WBC

Three current St. Louis Cardinals may play and two popular former Cardinals will be coaching in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.

Cardinals “minor league guy” is a Canuck, eh?

The St. Louis Cardinals top position player prospect, outfielder Oscar Taveras, carries a Canadian passport.

Molina’s bigger moment

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina powered his Puerto Rican team to a big World Baseball Classic victory Monday night. He cares. Why don’t you?

Pujols recovery tangles WBC participation

An initial report from Colombia, referenced from the Dominican, includes Albert Pujols among six players that may be out of the World Baseball Classic. The player later confirmed the report, citing insurance liability issues.

Cardinals spring training: Reporting for duty

When will the St. Louis Cardinals major and minor leaguers report to camp and how does the World Baseball Classic affect spring training?