With bitter disappointment and not a single win under its belt, Taiwan's national team left the World Baseball Classic (WBC) Thursday after losing to archrival and competition host South Korea 11-8 in extra innings.
Tim Tebow made his first rookie mistake even before stepping into the batter's box.
Adam Wainwright threw three scoreless innings and Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs with a double and triple. Dexter Fowler added two hits for St. Louis.
Late yesterday Chinese Taipei suffered another loss at the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC), losing 5-6 to the Netherlands.
Taiwan's national team suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of baseball minnows Israel on Tuesday, going down 15-7 in its opening game of the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
Roberto Perez will be playing for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic.
A South Korean court has handed Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.
The World Baseball Classic returns Monday for its fourth edition, growing slowly yet still far from rising to the prominence of soccer's World Cup or the Olympics.
Jim Joyce has joined John Hirschbeck, Tim Welke and Bob Davidson in retiring from Major League Baseball's umpire staff. The commissioner's office said Tuesday that Adam Hamari, Pat Hoberg, Gabe Morales and Carlos Torres have been promoted to the full-time staff.
Franklin Gutierrez got another chance from the team that gave him his first one in professional baseball.