Marcus Stroman is USA's main man
Marcus Stroman might be small in stature, but his dominating performance Wednesday loomed large for the United States in winning its first WBC title.
Marcus Stroman's heroics lead USA to first WBC title
He could have pitched for Puerto Rico, but instead the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher led the Americans to a title with a dazzling performance Wednesday.
Relive the greatest moments of the 2017 World Baseball Classic
Now that a champion has been crowned, here's a look back at a thrilling tournament replete with flair, drama and intense competition.
Japanese star Otani injures thigh, out 6 weeks
Japanese star Shohei Otani will miss six weeks with a thigh strain. The injury will add further debate to Otani's insistence on batting as well as pitching.
Playing for pride or for a job? Dual-nationals step up for Mexico
When the World Baseball Classic roster for Mexico was first announced, Edgar Gonzalez figured to manage at least nine U.S.-born players.
This time around Venezuela expects to show up at the WBC
The typically underachieving Team Venezuela sports a new manager and a features a formidable lineup of the gameÃ
Baseball still digging into the batter's box in Colombia
Colombians have had a history in MLB, but the sports is still growing in a country obsessed with soccer.
Mexico hopes its arms are stronger than bats
The lack of offensive production in key spots will be the worry in the WBC as Mexico faces powerful Venezuela and Puerto Rico.
The WBC is back and my winter blues are melting away
At the end of winter every four years since 2006, the World Baseball Classic brings out the passion from Puerto Ricans, Dominicans and Venezuelans
Chris Roberson and his Mexican-American dream
Chris Roberson was born in Oakland. Now he's a Mexican citizen and he loves the country -- and the country loves him.
Italian-style baseball catches some Latin American flair
Francisco Cervelli leads a contingent of Venezuelan-born players on Team Italy, along with a Dominican and a Brazilian.
N.Y. born Dellin Betances is all about Dominican pride
New York Yankees reliever and three-time All-Star Betances honored his parents by playing for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.
Team USA wins the WBC
Team USA won its first World Baseball Classic title thanks to six shutout innings from Marcus Stroman and timely hitting throughout the lineup. Here is a look at the championship game.
For Glory: Baseball world reacts to Team USA's WBC title
Current and former MLB players -- and even a team mascot -- shared via Twitter their excitement for Team USA's first World Baseball Classic title.
P.R.: U.S. team misinterpreted postgame party
Players for Team USA said reports of a planned celebration for Puerto Rico's team gave them motivation for the WBC final, but Puerto Rico said the celebration would have occurred, win or lose.
Leyland got all the pieces to fit for Team USA.
Karl Ravich and Tim Kurkjian praise Jim Leyland for how he got the players of Team USA to check their egos at the door and all work for one goal no matter how much or little they were needed.
Stroman was masterful in WBC Final.
Ernesto Jerez was left in awe of how Marcus Stroman was able to rebound from an earlier loss in the tournament to shut down Puerto Rico and clinch the World Baseball Classic title for Team USA.
WBC was most fun Yelich had playing baseball.
Christian Yelich expresses his enjoyment playing for Team USA and his definite interest in playing again if asked.
Kinsler: USA treated last three games like 'Game 7's.'
Ian Kinsler describes what it's like to win the World Baseball Classic and explains his previous comments about each country's different styles of play.
U.S. routs Puerto Rico to win its first WBC
Tournament MVP 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 the World Baseball Classic.
Bring on the drama! USA vs. Puerto Rico makes for exciting WBC final
The World Baseball Classic has not lacked in entertainment, which means we might be in for a thrilling finale. Here's what will decide the champion.
World Baseball Classic needs serious commitment -- or just get rid of it
Want a world-class event? Give the biggest stars MLB's support. Play every year. And move the finals to a time when baseball owns the spotlight.
Vote: Who will win the World Baseball Classic?
There have been close games and exciting action in this year's World Baseball Classic. Weigh in on who deserves to be WBC MVP and who will win Wednesday's final. Vote now!
Stroman upset fans harassing mom over WBC
Marcus Stroman is distraught by the treatment his mother has been subjected to since he announced in December that he would pitch for the United States over Puerto Rico.
Winners and losers of the World Baseball Classic
Inspired fans and ingenious extra innings? Restricted playing time and prospects on the pine? Here's what we liked, and what we didn't, about the WBC.