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Nathan Bows Out of WBC

Minnesota Twins closer Joe Nathan pulls out of the World Baseball Classic Sunday due to a sore arm.

As reported by WSBTV.com, Nathan began experiencing discomfort in the AC joint in his right shoulder.

Nathan has decided to stay in training camp where he will be under close supervision of the trainers. He has also been given three days off in order to rest his arm.

"It’s unclear how sore he is. I know better than to speculate on anything right now," said La Velle E. Neil in a story written for The New York Times. "So we’ll let you know as soon as more details are available.

Team USA is scheduled to begin games on March at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada, the home of the Blue Jays.