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World Baseball Classic Open Thread: USA vs. Puerto Rico — March 12, 2013

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Gio Gonzalez gets the start for the United States, but we'll be tuning in specifically for David Wright.

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Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / United States of America

6-0

205

R

L

Sep 19, 1985



Mario Santiago

Pitcher / Puerto Rico

6-2

210

R

R

Dec 16, 1984



Lineup

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PUERTO RICO
Jimmy Rollins - SS Angel Pagan - CF
Brandon Phillips - 2B Irving Falu - 2B
Ryan Braun - LF Alex Rios - RF
Joe Mauer - C Carlos Beltran - DH
David Wright - 3B Yadier Molina - C
Eric Hosmer - 1B Mike Aviles - SS
Adam Jones - CF Martin Maldonado - 1B
Giancarlo Stanton - RF Andy Gonzalez - 3B
Ben Zobrist - DH Eddie Rosario - LF

And via Anthony DiComo, here's video of Joe Torre praising David Wright while Gio Gonzalez looks annoyed: