The World Baseball Classic Is Down to Four Teams (VIDEOS)

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Now that the World Baseball Classic has finished its two rounds of round-robin play, we have four teams that have made it to the championship round.  On Monday, the four teams will play two semifinal games: Game 1: Netherlands vs. Puerto Rico (featuring Javier Baez) Game 2: USA vs. Japan Continue reading The World Baseball Classic Is Down to Four Teams (VIDEOS)

It’s OK to Have Fun In Baseball

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The Chicago Cubs are still in spring training, where most of the games are meaningless in so far as the results don’t matter so much as the process.  As long as nobody gets hurt and everyone gets their work in, it will all be okay come Opening Day. In other Continue reading It’s OK to Have Fun In Baseball

Javier Baez and the World Baseball Classic

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Sunday’s practice game might be the last time we see Javier Baez in Cactus League play this spring: We’re back in Surprise with @JLester34 on the bump. Listen live on @670TheScore and #Cubs.com. https://t.co/7I94muSNuk #SpringTraining pic.twitter.com/27vHiQlC9q — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 5, 2017 Javier Baez will join Team Puerto Rico Continue reading Javier Baez and the World Baseball Classic

Baseball thoughts on a Saturday evening

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On the World Baseball Classic Unfortunately, my lack of cable and the lack of accessible online streaming of the games in this year’s WBC meant that I couldn’t watch any games live.  I was, however, able to follow along on Twitter and via Gameday, so that was cool.  As a Continue reading Baseball thoughts on a Saturday evening

Anthony Rizzo and the Italians get to keep playing

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With today’s declaration of war between Canada and Mexico, won by the Canadian side (who has already apologized numerous times for Bryan Adams), Team Italy has advanced to the second round of the World Baseball Classic.  Here’s a summary of the skirmishes from World War Que/Eh: The HBT team made Continue reading Anthony Rizzo and the Italians get to keep playing

Rizzo Admits He Wants to Play in San Francisco

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The world of Chicago Cub fans came to a halt earlier today when first baseman Anthony Rizzo addressed the media about his future. Rizzo made a statement that had the hearts of diehards skip a beat. Earlier today when Rizzo was talking about his baseball future, he mentioned wanting to Continue reading Rizzo Admits He Wants to Play in San Francisco