The Best Players Not in the World Baseball Classic

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The Best Players Not in the World Baseball Classic
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While the World Baseball Classic features some of the world's best players, many chose to stay home and nurse injuries or just to stay in camp with their clubs.

As good as the players in the tournament are, those who aren't going to play for their respective countries are as good if not better.

The teams most hurt by players electing not to accept their invitation are the USA and the Dominican Republic with Venezuela's pitching staff taking a beating as well.

This isn't a comprehensive list by any means, many positions saw a number of top-tier players reject their offers, but rather a greatest hits of shorts.

So, here they are the "I'm Not There" All-Stars.

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