While most of us are waiting for the start to the MLB season, some of baseball's best are representing their countries in the World Baseball Classic.

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A big win over over Canada propelled the United States into the second round of the WBC. The ISA beat the Canadians 9-4 on Sunday in Arizona. The US trailed 3-2 until the seventh inning, and was on the brink of elimination.  After going 2-1 in group play, the United States advances, along with Italy in Group D.

The USA had a couple key wins over the weekend. 9-4 over Canada on Sunday, and 6-2 over Italy on Saturday. Mexico and Canada were eliminated from the tournament after their weekend loses.

[ESPN]