Robinson Cano, Jose Reyes and Fernando Rodney of the champion Dominican Republic were chosen to the all-World Baseball Classic team.
The squad was announced Wednesday. Fans and media combined to pick the team sponsored by MetLife.
Cano hit .469 and was the tournament MVP. The New York Yankees’ second baseman hit two homers and drove in six runs as the Dominicans went 8-0, capped by a 3-0 win over Puerto Rico on Tuesday night for the third WBC title. Read More
Nolan Ryan hollered from the front row, manager Ron Washington pumped his fist in the dugout and C.J. Wilson kept in control on the mound.
Finally, a home playoff victory for the Texas Rangers was within reach. Even better, they were beating their old nemesis, the New York Yankees.
And then, Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees did what they do best. They rallied to win, using a five-run eighth inning to down Texas 6-5 Friday night in the AL championship series opener. Read More