United States' Mark Teixeira catches a throw from the plate during a training session in preparation for the World Baseball Classic on Monday, March 4, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The United States is scheduled to face Mexico in a first-round game on Friday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

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United States' Mark Teixeira catches a throw from the plate during a training session in preparation for the World Baseball Classic on Monday, March 4, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz. The United States is scheduled to face Mexico in a first-round game on Friday in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)