Russell Martin withdraws from World Baseball Classic

Russell Martin withdraws from World Baseball Classic
February 24, 2013, 8:57 am
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Russell Martin told reporters earlier this month that he was planning to play shortstop for Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic. But it won’t happen. According to beat writer Tom Singer of MLB.com, Martin has withdrawn from the event because the Pirates and officials from Team Canada have told him that they don’t want…