Medlen Withdraws from WBC for Birth of Child

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Medlen Withdraws from WBC for Birth of Child
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Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has withdrawn from the World Baseball Classic because of the impending birth of his first child. His wife Nicki is due to have a son in early February and Medlen chose being there for his family over the chance to pitch for Team USA.

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