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Czech please! A's Eric Sogard considering representing Czech Republic at World Baseball Classic, per report

But seriously Eric Sogard might miss a little bit of spring training to join the Czech Republic as they try to win their first game in World Baseball Classic qualifying history.

Czech out Eric Sogard's sweet defense.
Czech out Eric Sogard's sweet defense.
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Jon Morosi of FOX Sports tweets that the Czech Republic baseball federation is trying to nab Eric Sogard for the March 2016 qualifying tournament for the 2017 World Baseball Classic:

This is a family tradition:

Czech Republic will play March 17-20 at Estadio B Air in Mexicali, Mexico in qualifying group 2 with Mexico, Germany, and Nicaragua. The Czechs went 0-2 in the double elimination qualifying tournament for the 2013 WBC, losing to Germany 16-1 by the 15-run mercy rule after 5 2/3 innings and then to Great Britain 12-5.

Reaction on Twitter was varied:

We will stay on top of this crucial story as it develops.