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Pool C Play begins today at Marlins Park, plus Marlins news and notes from around baseball

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Marlins News

The Miami portion of the World Baseball Classic kicks off today as a strong Dominican team takes on team Canada at 6 pm ET. Tomorrow, the U.S. will play Columbia. Our own David Phillips will be in attendance and will recap the action for Fish Stripes. For a full WBC schedule, click here, and be sure to check out Thomas Bennett’s interview (part one and two) with WBC broadcaster Jon Morosi from earlier this week.

In case you missed the rumor from yesterday, an interesting name popped up regarding potential Marlins’ owners.

Marlins MLB.com beat reporter Joe Frisaro took some time in the inbox to answer some fan submitted Marlins questions.

Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas exited Tuesday’s loss to the Cardinals after being hit in the side of the head with the baseball.

Skipper Don Mattingly has been impressed thus far with the improvement in baserunning he has seen.

Around the League

The New York Yankees may be the favorite when Shohei Otani comes over to the states, regardless of the new CBA.

After being released by the White Sox, Brett Lawrie is not ready to pursue another deal just yet.

Tim Tebow made his Mets Spring Training debut yesterday against the Red Sox and reigning Cy Young award winner, Rick Porcello. It went about as well as you’d expect.

Yankees young phenom catcher Gary Sanchez has been on fire as of late in this Spring Training.

Watch one of the most exciting plays in baseball as AngelsC.J. Cron stole home plate.