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2017 Schedule
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Keith Law

Breakout picks for 2017: Austin Hedges

Hedges is a former first-round pick who has produced in the minors but has been on the bench in the majors. If he gets a long look, he could be in for a big year.

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2dJoe Peta

Predicting Padres' 2017 record

The San Diego Padres have the lowest projected win total in MLB. Joe Peta isn't rushing to back the Padres' abilities to exceed those rock-bottom expectations.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Team USA advances to the WBC semi-finals for just the second time after rallying to beat the Dominican Republic 6-3. They will play Japan, who they lost to in the 2009 semis.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

After Adam Jones makes an incredible home run-robbing catch in center field, Robinson Cano follows with a home run to left to narrow Team USA's lead to 4-3 in the seventh against the Dominican Republic.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Giancarlo Stanton belts two-run homer off Santana to give Team USA a 4-2 lead in the fourth. The U.S. fans cheering loudly.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Christian Yelich doubles home Ian Kinsler to tie up game 2-2 in the third.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Good crowd tonight for USA vs Dominican Republic game. Lots of loud USA! USA! chants and very enthusiastic Dominican fans as well, with a couple holding up a large inflated plantain.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Starting lineup for the Dominican Republic tonight against Team USA. Ervin Santana is the starting pitcher. The winner goes to the WBC final round in Los Angeles while the losers go back to spring training.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Starting lineup for Team USA tonight against the Dominican Republic. The winner goes to the WBC final round in Los Angeles while the losers go back to spring training.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Carlos Beltran on Puerto Rico advancing to the WBC final round by beating the U.S. 6-5 Friday night: "This is a huge victory for our people, for our country. I know they are having a great time, and I know they are very proud. We are hoping in God to finish the mission.''

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Puerto Rico takes 4-0 lead in bottom of first against Team USA after six consecutive hits against Marcus Stroman. If Puerto Rico wins tonight, it will advance to championship round.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Puerto Rico lineup vs. USA tonight, with Seth Lugo the starting pitcher:

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Team USA lineup vs. Puerto Rico tonight.

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer 

Meanwhile Anderson Espinoza was 94-96 last inning with one at 98

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer 

Jered Weaver's fastball is sitting 78-83 right now as he throws in an A-ball game.

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Not a big crowd at Petco for tonight's Venezuela-Dominican Republic WBC game.

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer 

Back at Padres minor league fields - Jorge Oña ($7MM bonus) had to leave the AA game after he was hit by a pitch on his hand

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Green: 3B Solarte should play more at WBC

San Diego Padres manager Andy Green is unhappy Yangervis Solarte has not seen much playing time with Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic.

Keith Law ESPN Senior Writer 

First time seeing Padres LHP Adrian Morejon (#80) live - 93-95 with two legit secondary pitches. He turned 18 last month.

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Opening Day Countdown outside Petco Park! Wish it was more prominent and visible. Only 23 days away!

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Petco Park ready for WBC action. A repeat of the 2013 final tonight, with Team Puerto Rico facing the defending champs Dominican Republic.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs686Tied-20th
Batting Average.23530th
On Base Percentage.29930th
Slugging Percentage.39028th
Earned Run Average4.4323rd
Quality Starts69Tied-18th
WHIP1.3824th
BAA.25817th

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