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U.S. on brink of WBC elimination with loss to DR

U.S. on brink of WBC elimination with loss to DR

CNNSI.com Updated Mar 14, 2013
MIAMI -- Horns honked, percussion pulsed and school kids squealed. Miami can make quite a din when the Dominicans win.
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  • Aybar's clutch hit sends DR past US, into semis

    Aybar's clutch hit sends DR past US, into semis

    MLB.com Mar 14, 2013
    Erick Aybar came off the bench in the ninth inning on Thursday night at Marlins Park and drove home Nelson Cruz with a pinch-hit single off Craig Kimbrel, sending the D.R. on to a 3-1 victory over Team USA.
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  • Wright Dropped From U.S. Lineup Because of a Sore Back

    Wright Dropped From U.S. Lineup Because of a Sore Back

    David Wright’s sizzling run in the World Baseball Classic was halted Thursday night because of an injury in his rib area. He will be examined at the Mets’ training complex on Friday.
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  • Phillies tab Hamels for first Opening Day start

    Phillies tab Hamels for first Opening Day start

    MLB.com Mar 14, 2013
    Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels has been an All-Star and a Most Valuable Player in the World Series. And now he'll get to start on Opening Day for the first time.
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  • The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" th…

    The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" that opening day will be sold out.

    deadspin.com Mar 14, 2013
    The Mets' VP of business operations is "confident" that opening day will be sold out. So how come you can still buy 12 seats together in nearly every section of the ballpark?
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  • Doc makes adjustments to delivery in 'pen session

    Doc makes adjustments to delivery in 'pen session

    MLB.com Mar 14, 2013
    Roy Halladay tried to fix some things with his delivery during his bullpen session Thursday morning at Bright House Field. "He looked wonderful," Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "He looked fine."
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  • One Start Gee Would Like to Forget

    One Start Gee Would Like to Forget

    nytimes.com Mar 14, 2013
    Dillon Gee's third start of spring training was one he would like to erase from his memory.
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  • Manuel: No plans to retire as Phillies manager

    Manuel: No plans to retire as Phillies manager

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Mar 14, 2013
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Charlie Manuel figures he has plenty of time to see his grandchildren, play golf and travel the world during the offseason.
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  • Laynce Nix blames Nike shoes for leg injuries

    Laynce Nix blames Nike shoes for leg injuries

    yahoo.com Mar 14, 2013
    Laynce Nix of the Philadelphia Phillies did some investigating and has concluded that baseball cleats were the root cause of leg injuries plaguing him the past two seasons. He slugged a composite .461 from 2009-2011, but in '11 Nix started having Achill…
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  • Granato, Italy experience game's cruel twist

    Granato, Italy experience game's cruel twist

    MLB.com Mar 14, 2013
    Baseball can be a tough and heartless game at times as Team Italy and starting shortstop Anthony Granato learned once again on Wednesday night at Marlins Park.
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  • Puerto Rico's late rally gives Italy the boot

    Puerto Rico's late rally gives Italy the boot

    MLB.com Mar 14, 2013
    On the brink of elimination from the World Baseball Classic, Puerto Rico rallied with three runs in the eighth inning to defeat Italy, 4-3, on Wednesday night in front of 25,787 at Marlins Park.
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    Manuel Wants To Manage Phillies Beyond 2013

    Mar 14
    Charlie Manuel doesn't want to retire after season.

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