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World Baseball Classic
By Ben Porter On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Why Baseball Needs The World Baseball Classic

USA! USA! USA! The 2017 World Baseball Classic came to a close and the United States came out victorious. The past two and a half weeks were filled with highlight reel plays, clutch moments, and moon shot home More...

By Will Hyland On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Why This Year’s World Baseball Classic Is Legitimate

Team Puerto Rico celebrates their 3-1 victory over the Dominican Republic Tuesday night in San Diego. As a young kid when this tournament started eleven years ago, I remember being underwhelmed by the lack of fervor More...

By Drew Tanguay On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Team USA Exhibitions vs. Red Sox Before World Baseball Classic

In one of the more highly anticipated games of the 2017 Spring Training schedule, Team USA of the World Baseball Classic traveled to JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Spring Training home field of the Boston Red Sox More...

Edwin Encarnacion
By Daniel Levitt On Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Edwin Encarnacion Emerging As Blue Jays Superstar

If I had told you two years ago that Edwin Encarnacion would be leading the Toronto Blue Jays in home runs, RBIs, walks and OBP since the start of 2012 you would have probably laughed, in my face. Well folks that More...

Chris Robinson
By Antwan Staley On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The Life and Times of Minor Leaguer Chris Robinson

A lot of boys dream to get drafted by a minor league franchise and even to represent their country. Minor League baseball player Chris Robinson has accomplished both of those in his career and he hopes to do More...

World Baseball Classic
By Clayton Richer On Thursday, March 21st, 2013

World Baseball Classic All-Classic Team Announced

The World Baseball Classic has announced the 12 players selected to the “All-Classic Team” with one third of the total voting points awarded coming from the fans. Forty one percent of the team is comprised More...

Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Champions
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
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Dominican Republic Crowned World Baseball Classic Champions

The flamboyant team who hails from the Dominican Republic captured their first World Baseball Classic championship with class and swagger knocking off Team Puerto Rico 3-0, in a close knit affair Tuesday evening. More...

Father And Spn
By David Culver On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Baseball- A Father and Son Game

“Whatever the reason, baseball is mostly, though not entirely, a sport of fathers and sons.” ~ Tom Stanton – The Final Season Yesterday was the finale of the World Baseball Classic at Chase Field More...

World Baseball Classic - Team Italy
By Deegan Stubbs On Monday, March 11th, 2013

Some Odd Results at the World Baseball Classic

Recent results at the World Baseball Classic might have you believing that the scoreboard keeper is suffering from dyslexia. Canada was mercy ruled 14 – 4 by that baseball super power Italy, then rebounded More...

By Deegan Stubbs On Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
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Watch For Venezuela To Compete In WBC

World Baseball Classic play moves to the Americas; watch for Venezuela to compete. With all eyes on Spring Training in Florida and Arizona we shouldn’t overlook the World Baseball Classic as play moves to North More...

By Clayton Richer On Monday, January 14th, 2013


BY CLAYTON RICHER – FAN FUEL BLOGGER The Toronto Blue Jays became a little more Canadian this offseason, adding “Captain Canada” the proverbial spark plug Stubby Clapp to its minor league coaching More...

By Clayton Richer On Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Fan Fuel: MLB Winter Meetings Day 1

BY CLAYTON RICHER – FAN FUEL BLOGGER The first day of the baseball winter meetings in Nashville have concluded with a couple significant free agent signings and a plethora of rumour mongering. The Blue Jays More...

By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Fan Fuel-Jimmy Van Ostrand Interview

BY CLAYTON RICHER – FAN FUEL BLOGGER When Canadians think about the most decorated boys of summer to don the maple leaf the likes of Joey Votto, Brett Lawrie, Larry Walker and Justin Morneau instantly garner More...

By Clayton Richer On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The Consummate Professional- Frank Catalanotto

The Cat Frank Catalanotto was drafted in the 10th round, 280th overall in the 1992 amateur baseball draft by the Detroit Tigers. Against all odds “The Cat” made his major league debut in 1997 playing More...

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