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  • Dominant Stroman helps US hammer Puerto Rico for WBC title - CTV News

    Dominant Stroman helps US hammer Puerto Rico for WBC title - CTV News;

    LOS ANGELES - Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman dominated the tournament's ...and more »

  • US celebrate their first WBC title - Reuters Canada

    US celebrate their first WBC title - Reuters Canada;

    (Reuters) - The United States broke through to win their first World Baseball Classic title with an emphatic 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles on Wednesday behind the stellar pitching of Marcus Stroman and a 13-hit attack. Puerto Rico came in ...and more »

  • Stroman MVP, US blows out Puerto Rico to win World Baseball Classic - Sportsnet.ca

    Stroman MVP, US blows out Puerto Rico to win World Baseball Classic - Sportsnet.ca;

    U.S. pitcher Marcus Stroman throws against Puerto Rico during the first inning of the final of the World Baseball Classic, in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Jae C. Hong/AP). Associated Press March 23, 2017, 12:52 AM. Associated Press March 23 ...and more »

  • US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman - The Flamborough Review

    US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman - The Flamborough Review;

    The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries on Wednesday night behind six hitless innings from Marcus Stroman. The Americans planted their eagle statue mascot on the mound in celebration, a blue cap ...and more »

  • How Marcus Stroman went from dreaming of pitching for Puerto Rico to America's WBC hero - Yahoo Sports

    How Marcus Stroman went from dreaming of pitching for Puerto Rico to America's WBC hero - Yahoo Sports;

    LOS ANGELES – The symbol of American baseball dominance, 11 years in the waiting, March edition, was a 5-foot-8 half-African American, half-Puerto Rican kid from Long Island who, in declaring for Team USA three months ago, managed to innocently piss ...and more »

  • World Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland's career - FOXSports.com

    World Baseball Classic title is a perfect end to Jim Leyland's career - FOXSports.com;

    LOS ANGELES — His voice cracked. His voice always cracks at times like this, times of triumph and emotion and reflection. This would be the last time for any of that. And Jim Leyland got sentimental, because at his core, that's who he is, always has been.and more »

  • US routs Puerto Rico to claim Classic crown - Arab News

    US routs Puerto Rico to claim Classic crown - Arab News;

    Team US with their medals and trophies after their win over Puerto Rico in Los Angeles, California, Wednesday night. (AFP). The US team celebrates their World Baseball Classic win in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. (AP). Next. 2 photos. LOS ANGELES: ...and more »

  • Wednesday's Sports in Brief - Washington Post

    Wednesday's Sports in Brief - Washington Post;

    WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC. LOS ANGELES — Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. Stroman ...and more »

  • Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebration - ESPN

    Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebration - ESPN;

    LOS ANGELES -- That sense of disrespect that added fuel to the United States' victory in the World Baseball Classic championship game Wednesday might have been misplaced. Shortly after the United States' dominating 8-0 victory over Puerto Rico to win ...and more »

  • Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future - FOXSports.com

    Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future - FOXSports.com;

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success.and more »