Thursday, November 15, 2012
Tejada, Acosta in WBC qualifying
By Adam Rubin
Ruben Tejada and Manny Acosta are due to represent Panama in a four-country qualifying tournament for the World Baseball Classic, beginning on Thursday when the Mets duo plays host in their native country to Brazil at 8 p.m. ET.
Ruben Tejada and fellow Panama native Manny Acosta will represent their country in World Baseball Classic qualifying beginning Thursday night.
After the tournament, Tejada is due to train on Long Island with now-Toronto Blue Jay Jose Reyes.