Mauer, Morneau commit to World Baseball Classic

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Major League Baseball had some exciting news Monday as it announced Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau have committed to play in the World Baseball Classic, which begins in March. Morneau will be playing in his third World Baseball Classic with Canada, while Mauer is suiting for Team USA for the first time.

This article points out that the news that Morneau is planning on playing before the MLB season begins is a good sign for his longterm health.

The United States has been placed in Pool D, along with Mexico, Italy and Canada.

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