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Baseball Americas Qualifier 2021 - Official Payoff

Olympic Baseball Qualifier generates fan and media buzz as USA claims ticket in final game

Olympic Baseball Qualifier generates fan and media buzz as USA claims ticket in final game
07/06/2021
With 16 electric games, the WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier brought passion and excitement to Florida in international baseball’s return to the field after 19 months.
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Americas Olympic baseball qualifier: 'Every pitch was intense' says US manager Scioscia

Americas Olympic baseball qualifier: 'Every pitch was intense' says US manager Scioscia
07/06/2021
The top-ranked team in Florida proved to be the best defensive team, as well (2.50 ERA and only two defensive errors), while also posting a .312 team batting average.
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DR's Julio Rodriguez playing for country and for shot at Olympics the 'most special baseball I’ve ever played in my life'

DR's Julio Rodriguez playing for country and for shot at Olympics the 'most special baseball I’ve ever played in my life'
07/06/2021
"If we go to Tokyo, I will represent my country," says J-Rod. "I definitively will be playing in Tokyo...you will see me playing in this uniform."
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USA Baseball claims Olympic ticket, Venezuela and Dominican Republic have another chance in WBSC Final Qualifier

USA Baseball claims Olympic ticket, Venezuela and Dominican Republic have another chance in WBSC Final Qualifier
06/06/2021
It was an emotional final day at the WBSC Baseball Americas Olympic Qualifier in Florida. The hosts defeated Venezuela, 4-2. The Dominican Republic came from behind to beat Canada, 6-5.
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Todd Frazier: Playing for your country ‘one of the best things in my life’

Todd Frazier: Playing for your country ‘one of the best things in my life’
06/06/2021
“The excitement level is out the rule every game, every play we played, the five games we played nothing really can top that in playing baseball. You're playing for your country.”
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USA captures Olympic berth with 4-2 win over Venezuela

USA captures Olympic berth with 4-2 win over Venezuela
05/06/2021
The US finished the Qualifier as its lone unbeaten team and becomes the fifth team to have qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Games along with Japan, Korea, Mexico, and Israel.
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Julio Rodriguez's late RBI gives Dominican Republic win over Canada

Julio Rodriguez's late RBI gives Dominican Republic win over Canada
05/06/2021
Rodriguez again led the way for the DR, with his two hits Saturday capping off a tournament that saw him go 11-for-24 with two home runs, seven RBI and seven runs scored.
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Final day Historical Preview: WBSC Baseball Americas Olympic Qualifier

Final day Historical Preview: WBSC Baseball Americas Olympic Qualifier
05/06/2021
The last game of the WBSC qualifier in Florida will determine the country that gets the fifth ticket into the six-team Tokyo Olympic baseball event, joining No. 1 Japan, No.3 Korea, No. 5 Mexico and No. 18 Israel.
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Olympic baseball qualifier: USA the lone undefeated team heading into final day

Olympic baseball qualifier: USA the lone undefeated team heading into final day

Luke Willliams’ homer lifts USA past Canada

Luke Willliams’ homer lifts USA past Canada
05/06/2021
Williams (2-for-5 with two runs scored and three RBI) and Durran (3-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI) both had multi-hit games to lead a well-balanced United States attack.
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