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Braves Look to Prove Themselves in 2017

The Atlanta Braves will open their season against the New York Mets today. Although the Braves will not be kicking off the season in their newly renovated stadium, Braves manager Brian Snitker says, it’s not that big of a deal, and expects the team to perform well in New York. …

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Team USA Wins First Title at World Baseball Classic

In just the fourth World Baseball Classic, the United States won it’s first title on Wednesday night. They defeated Puerto Rico 8-0 in Los Angeles, California. Lights Out Pitching Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman was the starter for Team USA. Earlier in the tournament, Stroman played poorly against Puerto …

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USA, Puerto Rico Seeking First Championship in WBC Finals

Regardless of the outcome, a first-time champion will be crowned in the World Baseball Classic finals tonight between Team USA and Puerto Rico. Team USA’s finals berth marks the first of its kind since the tournament’s 2006 inception. Previously, they hadn’t made it past the semi-finals. Puerto Rico is looking for …

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Gainesville Native Plays In World Baseball Classic Finals

Tonight’s championship game isn’t only important to baseball fans, but also to Gainesville natives, as a F. W. Buchholz high school alumni will be present along with his team. After beating Japan last night 2-1, Team USA  is making their first appearance in the World Baseball Classic Championship Game. The USA …

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Team USA Advances in the World Baseball Classic

With elimination looming near, Team USA entered Sunday desperately needing a win against Canada. After a devastating loss against the Dominican Republic on Saturday, only two options remained: win or go home. Luckily, the Americans took care of business and will advance to the second round of the World Baseball …

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