Former Mets catcher Mike Piazza is the hitting coach for the Italian team in the WBC. MLB.com has a profile on coach Piazza.
I was looking at some of the box scores from the first couple of days of exhibition games and observed how most pitchers were only pitching 1 or 2 inning. This got me thinking about the World Baseball Classic (WBC) and how pitchers are being asked to compete at a time of year when they [...]
New Mets closer Billy Wagner has backed out of the World Baseball Classic.
Today’s Newsday is reporting that Mets ace Pedro Martinez will not pitch in the first round of the World Baseball Classic (WBC). He hopes to play in later rounds if he feels up to it. This comes on the heels of Toronto Blue Jays outfielder
Don Burke has an interesting look at how Alex Rodriguez‘s decision on playing in the WBC directly affects David Wright‘s participation.