R.A. Dickey (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

R.A. Dickey To Start WBC Opener For Torre, Team USA

Baseball was invented in the United States, but the World Baseball Classic has been dominated by Japan. U.S. manager Joe Torre has taken a different approach in the WBC’s third edition this year.


Ichiro Suzuki #51 of Japan holds up the championship trophy with his team after defeating Korea during the finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Japan Going For 3rd WBC Title In A Row; Can Team USA Stop Them?

They’ll play in the Far East and the Far West — and in the Caribbean, too. Wherever they are, Miguel Cabrera and R.A. Dickey and dozens of All-Stars in the World Baseball Classic know the team to beat: two-time WBC winner Japan.


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Palladino: WBC Not A Good Idea For David Wright, Robinson Cano

For some reason, the lords of Major League Baseball think the World Baseball Classic is important stuff. The negatives vastly outweigh the positives. But there’s no going back.


Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Andy Pettitte: ‘Heck, I Want To Win 20 Games’

Pettitte knows he’ll be monitored closely by Yankees manager Joe Girardi. But the veteran starter has his eyes on some lofty goals — especially for a 40-year-old.


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Fired-Up Ichiro Has ‘New Sense Of Determination’ With Yankees

Ichiro Suzuki is looking forward to starting the baseball season the way he ended last season: as a member of the Yankees.


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Heavyweight Title Contender Tomasz Adamek Charged With DWI In Lake Placid

IBF heavyweight title contender Tomasz Adamek has been charged with driving while intoxicated after police said he crashed his car into a parked vehicle in Lake Placid.


R.A. Dickey and David Wright (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Report: Dickey, Wright, Pettitte, Teixeira On Team USA Roster For WBC

R.A. Dickey will join forces with David Wright one more time as they team-up to take on the world at the 2013 World Baseball Classic in March.