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World Baseball Classic deserves attention: While We’re Waiting

The 2017 World Baseball Classic has been everything anyone could want from baseball. Tense games, intense fans, and dramatic action have all highlighted the tournament.

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Pestano shelled as USA eliminated in WBC, Aviles and Puerto Rico advance

Vinnie Pestano will be joining his Tribe teammates in Goodyear, AZ a little earlier than he and Team USA had hoped. The US was eliminated from the World Baseball Classic at the hands of a 4-3 loss to Puerto Rico on Friday night. With one on and two out, trailing 1-0 in the 6th, Pestano

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Indians Closer Chris Perez Will Miss WBC With Strained Shoulder

About an hour ago the Indians scratched closer Chris Perez from his scheduled appearance today. Then Tribe beat reporters were tweeting in a frenzy that an announcement would be made by the club, but that manager Terry Francona was mum about it when talking to them earlier today. What occurred over the next 20 minutes was

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Chris Perez joins Pestano on Team USA

Looks like the Bullpen Mafia is headed to the World Baseball Classic. I am happy to say that I will be pitching for Team USA in the upcoming 2013 WBC.#Honored #Humbled #Ready — Chris Perez (@ChrisPerez54) January 12, 2013 In 2012, the, um, colorful, Perez finished 0-4 with 39 saves (four blown) and 59 Ks

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Vinnie Pestano to play for Team USA in World Baseball Classic

Vinnie Pestano will suit for the United States when they take the field for the 2013 World Baseball Classic. Just got the second best phone call of my career. I’m going to be wearing the Stars and Stripes in the WBC. #trulyhonored #childhooddream — Vinnie Pestano (@VinnieP52) January 12, 2013 Pestano, 27, was one of

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Indians

Shin-Soo Choo Injury Update

I touched on it here, and felt that it was worth following with the recent updates given by Paul Hoynes.  Tribe left fielder Shin-Soo Choo is reportedly dealing with a sore throwing arm.  The same arm that underwent Tommy John surgery, keeping Choo on the disabled list during the early portion of last season. After the

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Indians

World Baseball Classic: Choo, Yes. Carmona, No.

A little while back, we expressed some concern regarding the amount of players on the Indians roster that were slated to partake in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.  After all…Fourteen players from one team seems a bit extensive.  Well, with pitchers and catchers reporting today, Tribe GM Mark Shapiro has decided to give the Zydrunas

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While We’re Waiting…

While We’re Waiting aims to be the round-up of the recent WFNY-esque information for your morning viewing.  Have something you think we should see?  Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. Big Brother?  “As we reported earlier in the day, Kokinis traveled to New York on Wednesday to meet with owner Randy Lerner.

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Indians

Fourteen Indians Heading to WBC

Not long ago, we caught word that Grady Sizemore would be heading to the World Baseball Classic to man the outfield.  Soon thereafter, we praised Cy Young-winning Cliff Lee for opting to train with the Indians this spring, instead of partaking in the festivities. If you are in the camp that prefers Lee’s decision over

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Indians

Grady Sizemore Headed to WBC

Full-time outfielder and part-time jet-setter Grady Sizemore has been lassoed by Uncle Sam.  Or would it be Uncle Doubleday?  Either way, the recent 30/30 producer will be heading to the upcoming World Baseball Classic.  Typically, I’m not a fan of players from my rooting interests playing in extracurriculars.  I’ve seen what’s happened to Pau Gasol, Manu Ginobili

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