Rangers' Adrian Beltre Has Calf Strain, Could Miss WBCTexas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre reported to spring training Friday with a strained left calf muscle that will sideline him about three weeks and keep him out of the opening round of the World Baseball Classic.
Dominican Republic Wins WBC CrownFive pitchers combined on a three-hit shutout to help the Dominican Republic beat Puerto Rico 3-0 on Tuesday night at the World Baseball Classic at AT&T Park in San Francisco.
Whitt's End: 3.15.13So, in another step toward player safety, the NFL’s Competition Committee is pondering a rule that would make it illegal for running backs outside the tackle box to lower their heads and deliver a forceable blow.
Wright Flourishing For U.S. On WBC StageDavid Wright, or Captain America as he was accurately dubbed during the TV broadcast of USA's 7-1 victory over Puerto Rico, has long been known as just about the biggest enthusiast on Team USA.
Beltre To Skip Remainder Of WBCRangers third baseman Adrian Beltre said that he will not join the Dominican Republic for the remainder of the World Baseball Classic. He skipped the first round due to a calf injury.
Canada & Mexico Brawl At WBCAlfredo Aceves and several players threw nasty punches when a fierce, full-scale brawl broke out in the ninth inning Saturday of Canada's 10-3 romp over Mexico in the World Baseball Classic
Team USA Has Bats And Resolve To Win WBCThe 27 guys who agreed to play for Joe Torre's team are a supremely focused, determined and even personable group that is talking a great game on the eve of the third WBC event.
Derek Holland To Start For Team USA In WBCTeam USA manager Joe Torre firmed up his starting pitching for the first round of the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday, slating Derek Holland against Canada.
Team USA Built For Success In WBCThe WBC still has major flaws, perhaps even fatal flaws. But if the tournament is going to survive, it desperately needs an American team that is desperate to win.
Profar To Skip World Baseball ClassicRangers infielder Jurickson Profar is baseball's consensus top prospect, but he will not represent his native Curacao in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
Rangers Go Into Spring Expecting Cruz In OutfieldThe Rangers will go to spring training with the expectation that Nelson Cruz will be their right fielder.
Team USA Shows WBC Has Yet To GrowAll we got out of Thursday's announcement of the Team USA roster was a reminder that until further notice, the World Baseball Classic remains a second-rate event.