Not much news today, merely one late pull-out due to injury as well as a replacement of somebody who had been injured. In fact, both of today’s news item is in the form of an embedded tweet:
Canada adds free agent LHP RJ Swindle of Vancouver to WBC roster in place of the injured Jesse Crain.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) March 5, 2013
— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) March 5, 2013
There you go. More WBC news later today, as well as a preview tomorrow of Pool 1 of the Second Round and an article as to why the doomsaying about the WBC is (probably) overblown. Spoiler alert: The numbers show that the WBC is more popular than many people perceive it to be.