Baseball-Headley may replace Wright at third if U.S. reach semis (Reuters)

By at 15 March, 2013, 12:58 pm

March 15 (Reuters) - David Wright has been ruled out of Friday's World Baseball Classic (WBC) elimination game against Puerto Rico and may be replaced by San Diego Padre Chase Headley if the U.S. team reaches the semi-finals. Wright was scratched before Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Dominican Republic in Miami due to a rib injury that sent the Mets third baseman to New York to be examined on Friday, Team USA said. He batted .438 with a grand slam and a tournament-leading 10 runs batted in for the U.S. and was replaced at third base on Thursday by Arizona Diamondback Willie Bloomquist. ...
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