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Why Eric Hosmer over Ike Davis in WBC?
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – When asked about selecting the Royals’ Eric Hosmer over someone such as the Mets' Ike Davis to replace the injured Mark Teixeira on the Team USA roster for the World Baseball Classic, manager Joe Torre’s explanation on Wednesday went something like this:
Location, location, location.
Torre did offer two other specifications -- namely USA’s need for a lefthanded hitter...