Team USA a model of efficiency

The U.S. rolled over Puerto Rico to win their WBC second-round opener

Updated: March 13, 2013, 2:44 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

MIAMI -- Two weeks realistically aren't enough time for a collection of baseball talent to transform itself into a team. But Joe Torre and the boys are plugging away at this whole concept of building an identity. In the span of four games, they've gone from uptight to opportunistic to bloodlessly efficient.

Team USA looked kind of nervous in its World Baseball Classic opener against Mexico, and had to scramble to beat Italy and Canada and spare itself the embarrassment of a quick ...

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