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San Francisco Giants World Baseball Classic News

February 28th, 2013 at 10:23 AM
By Michael Almonte

Andrew Baggarly of is reporting three members of the San Francisco Giants will not play in the upcoming World Baseball Classic due to various injuries.

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Andres Torres has a strained oblique that was aggravated batting left-handed and will be out of action for at least a week, making him unavailable for Team Puerto Rico.

Left-handed reliever Jose Mijares will miss the WBC due to elbow tenderness and will not play for Team Venezuela. 

Left-handed reliever Javier Lopez took himself off Puerto Rico's roster before he bruised his left hand.

The Giants now have eight participants in the WBC. 






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