PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. Each will slip on their country's colors, enjoy the sensation that comes with the experience and live it as a memory to be saved forever. Three Tampa Bay Rays players will participate in the World Baseball Classic, to be held March 2-19, and all are proud in the final days before leaving for the once-every-four-years event.
It's really a dream to be able to put on a Team USA jersey and be able to represent your country, especially a country like ours, Rays outfielder Ben Zobrist said Thursday. For me, it's just a career dream.
It's an awesome feeling, said catcher Jose Molina, who will represent Puerto Rico. A lot of times, it's hard to explain it. At the same time, representing your country means everything in the world.
People there love baseball, said closer Fernando Rodney, who will represent the Dominican Republic. For me, I feel like it represents all the fans of baseball they have there. They're going to like it.
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