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Video: Red Sox RP Aceves, “Satan in His Eyes,” Involved in WBC Brawl

There’s just never a dull moment with Alfredo Aceves, is there? Away from spring training to play for Mexico in the World Baseball Classic, Aceves still managed to make himself the talk of Red Sox Nation when he became involved in an all-out brawl in Saturday night’s game against Canada. The altercation started ¬†when Canada’s […]

How to Fix the World Baseball Classic

Now that the World Baseball Classic’s second tournament is finished, we can reflect on what has worked about it and changes that should be made to improve it. I have noted my issues with it in the past, but thanks to four days in Florida at an uncle’s place with nothing to do at night, […]

Dice-K Returns to Sox Wednesday

Red Sox starter Daisuke Matsuzaka is set to rejoin the Red Sox on Wednesday, fresh off a second straight MVP performance in the World Baseball Classic. His native Japan won the inagural tournament in 2006, and again last week. Sox officials are discussing when to let Dice-K pitch again. “We have some ideas on how […]

Youkilis Out of WBC With Injury

Red Sox first baseman was removed Team USA’s World Baseball Classic roster with a sprained left ankle he suffered “three or four days ago.” The gritty Youkilis played through the pain until manager Davey Johnson noticed he was hurt during USA’s 6-5 win over Puerto Rico on Tuesday. “He wasn’t going to miss last night’s […]

Dustin Pedroia Injured at WBC

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia suffered a strained left oblique muscle while working out with Team USA for the World Baseball Classic. Pedroia will return to Fort Myers to be examined by Red Sox doctors, who will determine if Pedroia should drop out of the WBC due to the injury. “I was hitting extra […]

The World Baseball Classic is a Joke

We’re already on the second instance of the World Baseball Classic and Bud Selig’s wonderful idea has already become meaningless. I mean honestly, who would have thought that the World Baseball Classic would not produce the best baseball from the top talent? Who could believe that so many teams would keep their players that had […]

Pedroia Named to US Roster for WBC

Red Sox 2B and American League MVP Dustin Pedroia has accepted an invitation to play for the United States in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. Daisuke Matsuzaka will again play for Japan. He garnered international attention when he dominated in the 2006 WBC and won the inagural MVP award.