Sunday, March 26, 2017

Baseball

The U.S team celebrates an 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final of the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

BY BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eagle has landed on top. The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries ...
United States' Buster Posey is safe at second as Japan's Ryosuke Kikuchi throws to first during the third inning of a semifinal in the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

BY GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Gregerson’s final strike breezed past Nobuhiro Matsuda, and the rain-drenched American players celebrated on the field while a soaked crowd roared through ...
Rivera and Brait of FGCU high five after a run is scored

A 10-1 win Sunday, March 5 over UNC-Wilmington meant a handful of different things for the FGCU baseball team. It marked a sweep over the Seahawks, FGCU’s first sweep of ...
In this March 13, 2017, file photo, Netherlands' designated hitter Didi Gregorius hits a three-run home-run off Israel's pitcher Danny Burawa during the fourth inning of their second round game at the World Baseball Classic at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

BY CHUCK KING WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving ...
In this Jan. 18, 2017 file photo, Jennifer Lopez arrives at the People's Choice Awards at the Microsoft Theater, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Take me out to the ballgame, A-Rod. You got it, J-Lo. Back at spring training with the New York Yankees as a guest instructor, Alex Rodriguez ...
U.S. outfielder Adam Jones grabs a catch above the wall for the out on the Dominican Republic's Manny Machado during the seventh inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic baseball game Saturday, March 18, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

BY BERNIE WILSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — The United States is going to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the second time thanks to another impressive home run ...
Members of the Puerto Rico team celebrate after defeating the United States 6-5 in a second-round World Baseball Classic baseball game Friday, March 17, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

BY BERNIE WILSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — Puerto Rico is squeezing every bit of fun it can out of this World Baseball Classic. Come Monday night, the party moves on ...
Dominican Republic third baseman Manny Machado throws out Venezuela's Alcides Escobar on a bunt during the fifth inning of a second-round World Baseball Classic game in San Diego, Thursday, March 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

BY BERNIE WILSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Dominican Republic took a step toward a repeat title in the World Baseball Classic thanks to impressive home runs by Nelson Cruz ...
In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer poses for a photograph before a spring training baseball workout in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

BY CHUCK KING WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of ...
Investigators look at a boat overturned on a jetty, Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, off Miami Beach, Fla. Authorities said that Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Fernandez was one of three people killed in the boat crash early Sunday morning. Fernandez was 24. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

BY FREIDA FRISARO MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was the “probable” operator of a speeding boat that crashed into a Miami Beach jetty on Sept. 25, killing ...
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