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First WBC game of 2023 won by Netherlands

Morning news and notes for Wednesday, March 8, 2023

World Baseball Classic Pool A: Cuba v Netherlands Photo by Yung Chuan Yang/Getty Images

The WBC began last night. The first game featured Cuba and the Netherlands, but more amusingly, Wladimir Balentien!

This one was close for a while, but the Netherlands pulled away in the later innings, winning by a 4-2 final score.

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