Derek Jeter (center in blue) participates in running drills during Team USA's first day of workouts at Clearwater, Fla.
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Brewers' outfielder Ryan Braun and Tigers' speedster Curtis Granderson worked out together.
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Detroit outfielder Curtis Granderson looks on from the dugout during Monday's workout. The American squad failed to qualify for the medal round at the last WBC, losing to Mexico and South Korea in Group play.
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Team USA's manager Davey Johnson looks on during the squad's first workout. The former Reds and Orioles manager skippered a much younger team to gold at the Beijing Olympics.
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The squad posed for an official team photo on the first day of practices. Team USA's first game is March 7, against Team Canada.
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Along with the Mets' David Wright, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones will man the hot corner for Team USA. It is Jones' second appearance in the WBC.
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Along with Derek Jeter, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones is the only position player from Team USA's 2006 squad who returned for the 2009 team.
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Two of New York's biggest baseball stars get the rare opportunity to take the field as teammates at the World Baseball Classic as the Mets' David Wright and the Yankees' Derek Jeter pair up for a game of catch.
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Philadelphia shortstop Jimmy Rollins talks things over with Phillies great Mike Schmidt near second base.
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Third basemen Chipper Jones and David Wright wait their turn during infield drills.
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Including everyone from minor leaguers to Yankees captain Derek Jeter, 220 players from Major League Baseball clubs are participating in the WBC.
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Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino walks out of the tunnel for the squad's first workout. The "Flyin' Hawaiian" will add speed to the top half of the lineup.
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