Organizers have spent $50 million on Classic

Updated: March 16, 2006, 1:31 PM ET
By Enrique Rojas | ESPNdeportes.com

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Gene Orza, the vice president of the players' association, told ESPNdeportes.com that the World Baseball Classic has cost $50 million.

Orza provided background before the game between Cuba and Puerto Rico in the final week of the second round.

"We still don't know if we will make money, but this event was not about money in its first edition. This is about developing baseball and creating roots for the future," Orza said.

The World Classic is organized by Major ...

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