Nick Martinez reportedly opts out of World Baseball Classic

Nick Martinez
Photo credit © Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

After initially agreeing to pitch for the United States in the World Baseball Classic, Nick Martinez has decided to withdraw from the competition. According to Lin, Martinez wanted to make sure he was fully built up as a starter to begin the season, rather than pitching in relief for Team USA.

Padres fans weighed in on Martinez's decision in the poll below:

Live On-Air
Ask Your Smart Speaker to Play Ninety Seven Three the Fan
97.3 The Fan
Listen Now
Now Playing
Now Playing

Download the Audacy app today!

https://go.audacy.com/973thefansd/download

Featured Image Photo Credit: © Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports