David Murphy: Edwin Díaz’s injury has people questioning the World Baseball Classic. But there is an answer.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

CLEARWATER, Fla. — How did you spend your Wednesday night? I spent mine counting the number of Colombian baseball players I could name while sitting at a bar that shares a parking lot with a Shell station and a laundromat. This was a few miles from the Tampa airport, near the hotel where I spent the night before heading to the Phillies spring training complex the following morning. There was an ash tray on the table and an RV in the parking lot and a World Baseball Classic game on television. It all seemed to fit. Or, so I thought. See, I’d always been a bit of a cynic about the WBC. The conce…

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