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Ohtani strikes out Trout to clinch WBC title for Japan
Shohei Ohtani closes out the WBC championship for Japan by getting fellow Angels teammate Mike Trout to strike out to end the game.
Padres' Austin Nola, hit in face by pitch, could avoid IL stint
Padres manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday that there is "still a chance" catcher Austin Nola, who two days earlier was hit in the face by a pitch, will be able to start the regular season with the team.
Clayton Kershaw 'excited' with Julio Urias in line to start Dodgers' opener
Julio Urias is lined up to pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day and that's just fine with teammate Clayton Kershaw.
MLB's Rob Manfred pushes for more star pitchers in next WBC
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he is thrilled with the excitement around the World Baseball Classic but hopes "to see pitching staffs that are of the same quality as our position players" in the 2026 edition.
The best celebrations from the 2023 World Baseball Classic
Teams have been going all out on their celebrations in the World Baseball Classic this year. Here are some of our favorites.