It’s Official, Ramirez Opts Out of the WBC

Aramis Ramirez has officially decided not to play in the World Baseball Classic

Aramis Ramirez has joined the long list of Major Leaguers deciding not to play for their country in the World Baseball Classic. A report from AP, found on, is stating that Aramis Ramirez made the announcement official on Saturday that he will not play for the Dominican Republic in the upcoming WBC. Ramirez is stating his concerns over recovering from injury as the reason for not playing.

Derrek Lee, Michael Barrett, Henry Blanco and Carlos Zambrano are still scheduled to play in the upcoming tournament.

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