Johnson, Jeter set for WBC

Updated: December 10, 2008, 6:10 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Davey Johnson will get another chance to manage the U.S. baseball team -- one made up of major leaguers this time.

Johnson guided the Americans to a bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics in August and now will manage the U.S. team in the second World Baseball Classic this spring.

Johnson was a coach under manager Buck Martinez in the 2006 WBC, when a U.S. team loaded with All-Stars failed to reach the semifinals. The Americans lost 2-1 to Mexico to be eliminated from the ...

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