Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

Baseball Mar 24, 2017

Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

by Jason Coskrey

This, Jim Leyland insisted, was it. After leading the United States to its first World Baseball Classic title on Wednesday night, Leyland said the triumph would be the final act of his long career. "I'm not wearing any baseball uniform anymore, I can tell you that," ...

U.S. trounces Puerto Rico to capture first WBC crown

Baseball Mar 23, 2017

U.S. trounces Puerto Rico to capture first WBC crown

by Jason Coskrey

It will take time to determine whether the United States' first World Baseball Classic title was the spark needed to ignite greater interest in the tournament in the nation from which baseball originated, and, most importantly, from its biggest stars. Those answers will have to ...

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

Baseball Mar 21, 2017

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

by Jason Coskrey

Adam Jones on Saturday night in San Diego made the catch heard 'round the World Baseball Classic when he leapt against the wall to rob Manny Machado of a home run. It also was heard around America, where, gradually, the Classic is gaining steam among ...