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Friday, March 20, 2020

Marcus Stroman Leads Charge for 2021 World Baseball Classic ‘Dream Team’ Recruitment

The 2021 World Baseball Classic isn’t scheduled to begin until March 9, 2021, but that hasn’t stopped current MLB stars from looking forward to the games.

In the absence of spring training—and with Opening Day 2020 postponed for the foreseeable future—players have had plenty of time on their hands. On Thursday, many of them took to social media to advocate for the formation of a Team USA “Dream Team” to defend the title at the 2021 WBC.

Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman first put out a call on Instagram to Eric Hosmer and Christian Yelich, who were teammates from the 2017 championship team. After receiving online commitments from them, Stroman took to Twitter to recruit other notable Major Leaguers, including Mookie Betts, Mike Trout, Cody Bellinger and Aaron Judge.

Wondering what it means that I didn’t realize that the United States were the defending champions in the WBC before reading this article…..

 

QLE Posted: March 20, 2020 at 12:46 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: dream team, marcus stroman, world baseball classic

 

 

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