Ichiro, Kuroda the latest Japanese players to bail on the WBC

Ichiro, Kuroda the latest Japanese players to bail on the WBC
November 19, 2012, 1:53 pm
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First Yu Darvish, then Hisashi Iwakuma, then Norichika Aoki and now Ichiro Suzuki and Hiroki Kuroda are giving the WBC a miss: Ichiro Suzuki has told Japanese baseball officials he has decided not to take part in next year’s World Baseball Classic. Suzuki said Monday, “I appreciate being asked to play for Japan again at the WBC, but after…