Brett Lawrie withdraws from 2013 World Baseball Classic because of left rib cage injury

Brett Lawrie withdraws from 2013 World Baseball Classic because of left rib cage injury
March 7, 2013, 6:28 pm

Shi Davidi of Sportsnet.ca has the breaking news: The Toronto Blue Jays expect Brett Lawrie to be ready for opening day, but a mild strain near the third baseman’s 10th rib and left intercostal muscle forced him to withdraw from Canada’s entry to the World Baseball Classic on Friday. Lawrie, a native of Langley, British…