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On Top Of The World
Japan
The Japanese team hoisted manager Saduharu Oh in celebration of the team's title
Japan outlasted eight Cuban pitchers and survived some sloppy defense to win the first ever World Baseball Classic title.
Alan Schwarz looks at lessons learned from the first World Baseball Classic
Is baseball back in the Olympics?
Final Round Preview: Breaking down the Classic's final four
John Manuel: Big leaguers fail to live up to Classic challenges
WBC Notebook: Pumped Pujols commits for 2009 Classic
WBC Notebook: Mets' Delgado Still Sitting for Puerto Rico
Tiebreaker rules may vex Team USA
WBC Notebook: Security tightened at Hiram Bithorn Stadium
WBC Notebook: Grilli enjoys second experience with Italy
WBC Notebook: Cuba-Puerto Rico game should be charged
Chat Wrap: Alan Schwarz took the time to talk WBC
Adam Loewen is wildly effective
Alan Schwarz Exclusive: Scouting flap brings controversy to Classic
WBC Notebook: Matt Meyers reports from Cracker Jack Field
Chat Wrap: Matt Meyers took your questions live from the WBC in Orlando

World Baseball Classic Game Reports
March 18: Cuba, Japan set for Monday's Classic finale
March 16: Mexico eliminated Team USA
March 15: Cuba held off host Puerto Rico 4-3 to advance
March 15: Korea's amazing ride continues with win over Japan
March 14: Dominican Republic punched the first ticket to the semis
March 14: Japan's claims victory over Mexico
March 13: Korea beats U.S. to stay undefeated
March 13: Venezuela ends Puerto Rico's unbeaten run
March 13: Cuba's rally falls short against Dominican Republic
March 12: Overturned call helps US top Japan
March 12: Cuba stuns a listless Venezuelan squad
March 12: Vazquez, bullpen pitch Puerto Rico past Dominican
March 12: Korean pitching makes Lee's first-inning homer stand
March 10: Team USA advances to second round
March 10: Puerto Rico hands Cuba worst loss since 1983
March 10: Dominican Republic finishes pool sweep
March 10: The Netherlands' Shairon Martis makes WBC history
March 9:   Mexico batters Canada to claim pool victory
March 9:   Relaxed Cubans rout Dutch
March 9:   Dominicans dominate Italy
March 9:   Aussie bats silent again in loss to Venezuela
March 8:   U.S. comeback falls short against Canada
March 8:   Gourriel the difference as Cuba holds off Panama
March 8:   P.R. closes in on spot in second round
March 8:   Mexico 10, South Africa 4
March 8:   Venezuelan quartet two-hits Italy
March 7:   The Dominicans stood tallest on the first day of action
March 7:   USA earns quick, close win over Mexico
March 7:   Host Puerto Rico edges pesky Panama
March 7:   Late rally bails out Canada
March 7:   Grilli fries Aussie bats as Italy rolls
March 5:   Korea Upsets Japan to Win Pool A
March 4:   Japan and Korea Advance to Second Round
March 3:   Korea and Japan Win WBC Pool A Openers

World Baseball Classic Preview
Cuba arrives in Puerto Rico for WBC
The Five Best WBC Players You've Never Heard Of
Let The Games Begin
By The Numbers
WBC Television Schedule
Scouting The Top Eight Teams
. . . And The Rest Of The Field
Strategy Could Boil Down To Managing Pitch Count Rules
Tracking Baseball's International History

World Baseball Classic Coverage
March 4 Puerto Rico, Venezuela Post Final Rosters
March 2 Asia Round Preview
March 2 Italy announces roster; Pedro bows out
March 2 WBC Notebook: Canada Goes With Familiar Faces
March 1 Guerrero, Sabathia and Wagner Back Out of WBC
February 28 Cuba, Canada Announce Rosters
February 18 Australia Announces Roster
February 16 Eligibility Requirements Create Commotion
February 15 USA Baseball Announces Roster
February 2 Scouting The Cubans
January 20 Cuba Back In WBC
January 17 USA, Canada Announce Preliminary Rosters
December 14 Cuba Out Of WBC
December 5 177 Big Leaguers Announced For WBC
October 7

Cuba To Participate in WBC

July 14 Cuba Balking At WBC?
July 11 Officials Provide Details of WBC
May 11 Our First Projection Of The Rosters
May 10 World Cup Announcement Expected This Week

  
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