The World Baseball Classic is almost here. The tournament starts March 2 and runs through March 19 with 16 teams hoping to rule the baseball world. Since international baseball brings new players and storylines, Big League Stew is helping you get ready this worldly clash with previews of each team.
Pool: C — San Juan, Puerto Rico
’09 finish: Went 1-2 in pool play and was eliminated after losing to the Netherlands twice.
First game: Thursday, March 7 — vs. Venezuela
Biggest star: With Pedro Martinez retired and David Ortiz not on this year’s roster, Robinson Cano is the big man on the roster. He’s joined on the roster by Jose Reyes and Hanley Ramirez, giving the Dominican one of the best infields in the tournament.
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