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Australia Advances to 2017 World Baseball Classic

Coming into the tournament, host Australia was the heavy favourites to come out on top and advance to the main event of the 2017 World Baseball Classic. They were able to do just that, avoiding a scare from an upstart South … Continue reading

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Qualifier 1 Breakdown

The wait is finally over and the first leg of the 2017 World Baseball Classic will be underway shortly. Qualifier 1 will be hosted by Australia at the Blacktown International Sportspark, home of the ABL’s Sydney Blue Sox. Joining Australia … Continue reading

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Canada’s Chances

Canada has a lot of talent on their roster, as they do every year. Last tournament they had a quick 0-2 exit in Toronto but this year they are guaranteed three games and will most likely need to win at … Continue reading

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Pool Projections

Now that the line-ups have been announced for the third instalment of the World Baseball Classic, we can begin to prognosticate the potential outcomes. There are some very strong teams entering this WBC, but that does not always guarantee success. … Continue reading

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Projected Team Dominican Republic

Batting Order SS Jose Reyes: The new Blue Jays shortstop and the 2011 NL batting champ is the typical leadoff hitter. He will provide a high average and tons of speed on the basepaths. He hit .287 with 40 SBs this … Continue reading

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Projected Team Venezuela

Batting Order SS Elvis Andrus:  The speedy lead-off hitter for the Rangers won’t hit many home runs (14 HRs in 601 games) but his defense and speed on the base paths are a must have in the lineup. 2B Marco … Continue reading

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Projected Team USA

Batting Order OF Mike Trout: The rookie sensation took the MLB by storm this year finishing 2nd in MVP voting in his first full year. He hit an astounding 30HR while having an average of .326. Oh, and he stole … Continue reading

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