UPDATE 1-Baseball-American Wright out of WBC with intercostal strain (Reuters)

By at 15 March, 2013, 5:08 pm

* Will rest three-to-five days before resuming activity * U.S. faces Puerto Rico on Friday for spot in semis (Recasts with Wright's injury status) March 15 (Reuters) - New York Mets third baseman David Wright will miss the rest of the World Baseball Classic with a moderate intercostal muscle strain, his Major League Baseball team said on Friday. Wright was a late scratch prior to Thursday's Team USA game against the Dominican Republic in Miami when he complained about soreness in his rib cage near his back and was examined by Mets doctors in New York on Friday. ...
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