As understandable as it is that people might be reticent to support the decision of certain players to participate in the World Baseball Classic, it's easy to have respect for those players. You don't even have to compare it to the Olympics. If you watch the World Cup of soccer, or rugby's Six Nations tournament, it's impossible to not get caught up in the hype and the pride that comes along with representing your country.
Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins Named to Team USA for 2013 WBC
Twinkie Town | Jan 17