Bruce Chen will play for China in World Baseball Classic, the first MLB player to do so

Monday January 14th, 2013

Bruce Chen Bruce Chen will play for China in the 2013 World Baseball Classic. (Ed Zurga, Getty Images)

Bruce Chen will play for China in the World Baseball Classic, and will become the first MLB player to play for the country in the process. According to a report from CBSSports.com, Chen will make the switch from the Panamanian team (for whom he played in the 2007 edition of the WBC) to China in 2013.

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