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How Mets' Seth Lugo was goat for Puerto Rico in WBC title game - NJ.com;

How Mets' Seth Lugo was goat for Puerto Rico in WBC title game - NJ.com

NJ.comHow Mets' Seth Lugo was goat for Puerto Rico in WBC title gameNJ.comPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Now the Mets know how fifth-starter candidate Seth Lugo can handle pitching on a big stage in case they need him for postseason duties come October. It was a Puerto Rican fizz Thursday night in Los Angeles. Latest on David Wright.and more »

US Wins First Ever World Baseball Classic in Blowout - OzarksFirst.com;

US Wins First Ever World Baseball Classic in Blowout - OzarksFirst.com

OzarksFirst.comUS Wins First Ever World Baseball Classic in BlowoutOzarksFirst.comLOS ANGELES -- (CBS Sports) On Wednesday evening in Dodger Stadium in front of over 51,000 fans, the United States defeated Puerto Rico by an 8-0 final to win the 2017 World Baseball Classic championship. Marcus Stroman was the star of the show, ...and more »

10 Things to Know for Today - The Sun Herald;

10 Things to Know for Today - The Sun Herald

The Sun Herald10 Things to Know for TodayThe Sun HeraldThe U.S. team celebrates an 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final of the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Jae C. Hong AP Photo. The flag flies at half staff above The House of Lords following Wednesday's attack in ...and more »

Jim Leyland's guidance, Ian Kinsler's homer help US win first World Baseball Classic title - MLive.com;

Jim Leyland's guidance, Ian Kinsler's homer help US win first World Baseball Classic title - MLive.com

MLive.comJim Leyland's guidance, Ian Kinsler's homer help US win first World Baseball Classic titleMLive.comJim Leyland had more on his mind Wednesday than managing Team USA in the World Baseball Classic championship game against Puerto Rico. He was thinking about a very early wake-up call Thursday. "I've got to get up at 4 o'clock in the morning to catch ...and more »

US celebrate their first WBC title - WHTC;

US celebrate their first WBC title - WHTC

WHTCUS celebrate their first WBC titleWHTC(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 »

US Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 To Win WBC Behind Dominant Stroman - CBS Baltimore / WJZ;

US Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 To Win WBC Behind Dominant Stroman - CBS Baltimore / WJZ

CBS Baltimore / WJZUS Routs Puerto Rico 8-0 To Win WBC Behind Dominant StromanCBS Baltimore / WJZLOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22: Adam Jones #10 of team United States shoes his USA shirt while teammate Giancarlo Stanton #27 holds the trophy after their 8-0 win over team Puerto Rico during Game 3 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World ...and more »

Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebration - ESPN.co.uk

Puerto Rico: US players misinterpreted planned celebrationESPN.co.ukLOS 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 »

US Wins World Baseball Classic - WSAU;

US Wins World Baseball Classic - WSAU

WSAUUS Wins World Baseball ClassicWSAULOS ANGELES, Cal (MetroSource) The United States is celebrating its first-ever World Baseball Classic championship. Team USA shut out Puerto Rico 8-0 in the title game at Dodger Stadium. The Blue Jays' Marcus Stroman threw six no-hit innings for the ...and more »

Wednesday's Sports in Brief - Island Packet

Wednesday's Sports in BriefIsland PacketLOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 dominated the tournament's ...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

Sportsnet.caStroman MVP, US blows out Puerto Rico to win World Baseball ClassicSportsnet.caU.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 snaps World Baseball Classic title drought - Yahoo News;

US snaps World Baseball Classic title drought - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsUS snaps World Baseball Classic title droughtYahoo NewsBaseball's biggest international stage hasn't been kind to the United States, but they washed away years of frustration Wednesday by winning their first World Baseball Classic title. Marcus Stroman pitched a no-hitter through six innings and Ian ...and more »

World Baseball Classic 2017: USA wins their first WBC title with 8-0 win over Puerto Rico - True Blue LA;

World Baseball Classic 2017: USA wins their first WBC title with 8-0 win over Puerto Rico - True Blue LA

True Blue LAWorld Baseball Classic 2017: USA wins their first WBC title with 8-0 win over Puerto RicoTrue Blue LALOS ANGELES —- Right-hander starting pitcher Marcus Stroman stopped Puerto Rico's offense and with their own 13-hit attack, USA defeated Puerto Rico 8-0 at Dodger Stadium to win their first World Baseball Classic title. Stroman, who was named the ...and more »

United States Blanks Puerto Rico to Win Its First World Baseball Classic - NBC 10 Philadelphia;

United States Blanks Puerto Rico to Win Its First World Baseball Classic - NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 PhiladelphiaUnited States Blanks Puerto Rico to Win Its First World Baseball ClassicNBC 10 PhiladelphiaThe 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 »

Stroman, US shut down Puerto Rico to win WBC - NBC Montana;

Stroman, US shut down Puerto Rico to win WBC - NBC Montana

NBC MontanaStroman, US shut down Puerto Rico to win WBCNBC MontanaLOS ANGELES -- Right-hander Marcus Stroman took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Ian Kinsler had a two-run home run, and the United States beat Puerto Rico 8-0 to win the World Baseball Classic for the first time on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.and more »

World Baseball Classic: Marcus Stroman, Team USA overwhelm Puerto Rico for first title - OCRegister;

World Baseball Classic: Marcus Stroman, Team USA overwhelm Puerto Rico for first title - OCRegister

OCRegisterWorld Baseball Classic: Marcus Stroman, Team USA overwhelm Puerto Rico for first titleOCRegisterU.S. players celebrate after they defeated Puerto Rico, 8-0, in the World Baseball Classic championship game on Wednesday night at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). By J.P. HOORNSTRA / STAFF WRITER. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Comments ...and more »

Passion of 2017 World Baseball Classic Can Help Fuel the Future MLB Needs - Bleacher Report

Passion of 2017 World Baseball Classic Can Help Fuel the Future MLB NeedsBleacher ReportFor a tournament "nobody cares about," there sure was a lot of buzz about the 2017 World Baseball Classic. If you live on the internet (and given that you're reading this, you probably do), it was hard to miss. This was the fourth edition of the WBC ...and more »

USA dominates Puerto Rico 8-0 to win World Baseball Classic - KABC-TV;

USA dominates Puerto Rico 8-0 to win World Baseball Classic - KABC-TV

KABC-TVUSA dominates Puerto Rico 8-0 to win World Baseball ClassicKABC-TVThe U.S. team's Ian Kinsler celebrates a home run with Jonathan Lucroy and Adam Jones in the final against Puerto Rico of the World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). KABC. By ABC7.com staff. Wednesday ...and more »

Team USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic Final - WVIK;

Team USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic Final - WVIK

WVIKTeam USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic FinalWVIKUnited States' Ian Kinsler watches his two-run home run against Puerto Rico on Wednesday during the third inning of the final of the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles. Mark J. Terrill / AP. Fans gather Wednesday in the street in San Juan, Puerto ...and more »

Full Sportscast: 51s players can't derail USA from WBC Championship - News3LV;

Full Sportscast: 51s players can't derail USA from WBC Championship - News3LV

News3LVFull Sportscast: 51s players can't derail USA from WBC ChampionshipNews3LVWednesday night's, World Baseball Classic championship game in Los Angeles had the US team looking for their first WBC title ever. Standing in their way was Puerto Rico as they sent Mets pitcher Seth Lugo to the hill to try and shut down Team USA.and more »

Texas Rangers: Sam Dyson Helps USA Bring Home WBC Title - Nolan Writin';

Texas Rangers: Sam Dyson Helps USA Bring Home WBC Title - Nolan Writin'

Nolan Writin'Texas Rangers: Sam Dyson Helps USA Bring Home WBC TitleNolan Writin'Sam Dyson played a big role in Team USA's victory against Puerto Rico in this year's World Baseball Classic final. Dyson helped Team USA win to bring home the USA's first WBC Title. Dyson and Jonathan Lucroy played a role in Americans' victory. No ...and more »