Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Muddy Chicken Out Of World Baseball Classic

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The Nation is breathing a sigh of relief after word that Dustin Pedroia will not be participating in the inappropriately-named World Baseball Classic. Pedroia is recovering from multiple finger injuries, and would have been risking too much by participating in the sham tournament. Shane Victorino, on the other hand, will play for Team USA. Pedroia played in the 2009 WBC, straining an oblique muscle in pre-game warm-ups.