Royals' Hosmer Replaces Teixeira on USA Roster

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Royals' Hosmer Replaces Teixeira on USA Roster
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As CBSSports.com's Danny Knobler reported, a forearm injury has forced Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira off the World Baseball Classic roster. Now, Team USA has tabbed his replacement: It's Eric Hosmer of the Royals, reports the AP's Dave Skretta. CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman confirms the news.

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