• Hosmer replaces Teixeira on USA Classic roster

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Mar 6, 2013
    Hosmer was selected to join Team USA for the World Baseball Classic, replacing injured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira. "It's a great opportunity. "It's a great opportunity," Hosmer told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Hosmer left the Royals' spring training complex to catch up with the U.S. So, despite Hosmer's disappointing 2012 season for the Kansas City Royals, he makes sense for several reasons. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday night in Tampa, Fla., that Teixeira would be out...
    Sources: MLB.com CNNSI.com
    • Spring Headlines: Eric Hosmer replaces Mark Teixeira for USA at World Baseball Classic, Dominicans club Cole Hamels

      USA Baseball announced on Wednesday it has selected Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals to replace Mark Teixeira for the World Baseball Classic. Teixeira injured his right wrist Tuesday and will miss perhaps 10 days of camp for the New York Yankees, w…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Inside the Phillies: Torched by Dominicans, Cole Hamels is no fan of WBC

      CLEARWATER, Fla. - This just in: The Phillies are not the best baseball team in the world. In fact, they looked more like one of those college teams invited to play a big-league club early in spring training during their exhibition game Tuesday afternoo…
      Source: philly.com

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