Quote Originally Posted by jojo View Post
For me, the problem with the WBC is that winning is a pretty meaningless thing. I could give a flip if the US wins or not. Nobody in their right mind is going to argue that mlb isn't the best baseball in the world.

Therefore the WBC is actually less compelling than spring training games which actually may factor in shaping your team's roster.
Not saying you're wrong, but I'm willing to bet the English spoke a similar refrain in the early days of the World Cup.