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World Baseball Classic News

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So far, here’s the news on the World Baseball Classic:

Players that Accepted Invitations-

Red Sox 2B Dustin Pedroia

Yankees SS Derek Jeter 

Angels P John Lackey

Braves C Brian McCann 

Indians OF Grady Sizemore 

Brewers OF Ryan Braun

Mets 3B David Wright

Braves 3B Chipper Jones

Other Team USA Members-

Tommy Lasorda named Global Ambassador.

Davey Johnson named Bench Coach.

Other World Baseball Classic News-

Dodger Stadium to host.

Ichiro Suzuki, Kenjii Johjima, Hiroki Kuroda, Akinori Iwamura, Kosuke Fukodome, Takashi Saito, and Daisuke Matsuzaka to play for Japan.

Josh Hamilton will not play for Team USA.

Josh Beckett will not play for Team USA.

Brandon Webb will not play for Team USA.

Justin Morneau will play for Team Canada.

Pudge Rodriguez will play for Team Puerto Rico.

Ryan Howard will not play for Team USA.

That’s all I have for you.

Thanks for reading!

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