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Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Leaves WBC With Shoulder Injury
March 20th, 2017 at 2:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBSNewYork) â?? Didi Gregorius' Opening Day availability is up in the air after the Yankees shorstop suffered a shoulder injury while competing for the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic. Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters Monday morning that an MRI on Sunday in Los Angeles revealed...

Yankees’ Tanaka Doesn’t Rule Out Return To WBC In The Future
March 16th, 2017 at 7:27 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) â?? Masahiro Tanaka is impressed with Japan's performance in the World Baseball Classic. "They've won a couple of the tournaments, but I think it's the first time that they've won every single game coming up to this point," the New York Yankees ace said Wednesday through a...

Palladino: Sanchez’s Decision To Skip WBC Shows He’s All In
February 10th, 2017 at 7:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Ernie Palladino» More Ernie Palladino Columns No matter how Gary Sanchez performs this year, give him credit for staying focused and keeping his eye on the task before him. Earlier this week, the Dominican catcher backed out of the World Baseball Classic, a silly little exercise in globalization that...

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez Backs Out Of World Baseball Classic
February 7th, 2017 at 6:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) â?? Gary Sanchez won't be playing in the World Baseball Classic after all. The Yankees' rising superstar said Tuesday night that he has backed out of plans to represent his native Dominican Republic in the WBC next month, WFAN's Sweeny Murti reported. Gary Sanchez initially...

Yankees’ Dellin Betances to Represent Dominican Republic in WBC
November 25th, 2016 at 8:15 PM
New York Yankees closer Dellin Betances is choosing to represent his native country in the Dominican Republic when the World Baseball Classic rolls around in March 2017. ***PHOTO1*** Betances is deciding to honor his family's ancestry by pitching for the defending World Baseball Classic champions, reported George A King of the...