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Share TweetAfter the Dominican Republic's 2-0 victory over Puerto Rico this afternoon at Marlins Ballpark in Miami, we can now officially set up the semifinal matchups in the 2013 World Baseball Classic that will take place at AT&T Park in San Francisco. They …
Aybar's heads-up play keeps PR from first strikeUpdated Mar 16 Share TweetTwo days after driving in the go-ahead run in the Dominican Republic's 3-1 victory over Team USA, Dominican shortstop Erick Aybar made another big-time play in Saturday's World Baseball Classic second-round game against Puerto Rico at Marlins Park.Share TweetCarlos Santana homered to lead off the fifth and left-hander Wandy Rodriguez pitched six innings of two-hit ball to earn the win as the Dominican Republic topped Puerto Rico, 2-0, on Saturday.
Stanton, Cishek take day off before returnUpdated Mar 16 Share TweetMarlins stars Giancarlo Stanton and Steve Cishek returned from the World Baseball Classic healthy and some big-game experience under their belts, ready to rejoin their Major League club this weekend.Share TweetOnce again, Team USA has come up short at the WBC, this time falling to Puerto Rico, 4-3. Tom Verducci explains why the U.S. can't seem to get over the hump at the tournament.Source: CNNSI.com
Don Banks: Which non-playoff teams helped themselves the most?Mar 16As Elvis Dumervil and the fax machine deadline debacle in Denver reminded us, the best-laid plans in free agency don't always produce the desired results. But some teams had better weeks than others as the NFL's shopping season opened. Free agency was e…