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Pirates' Choi Ji-man says 'deeply hurt' to be dropped from WBC team
Pirates' Choi Ji-man says 'deeply hurt' to be dropped from WBC team
BaseballFeb 6, 2023
The Pittsburgh Pirates' South Korean first baseman Choi Ji-man said Monday he was "deeply hurt" to miss out on a chance to represent the country at the upcoming World Baseball Classic (WBC), saying the club's decision to block his participation for medical reasons disappointed him.    Earlier in the day, the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) had announced it had cut Choi from the 30-man roster for the WBC, after the "medical objection" submitted by the Pirates ha