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    Team Israel attends a mini-camp in Scottsdale before they head to Seoul, South Korea for their first game in the World Baseball Classic on March 6. The camp took place Feb. 24-26 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the spring training home of the Colorado Rockies. Rabbi Jason Bonder of Temple Emanuel of Tempe, back row, second from right, previously played baseball in Israel and was friends with some of the players. The students in his Hebrew school class made cards for the players, wishing the team good luck in their upcoming competition.

Posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 10:23 am

Team Israel will play in the World Baseball Classic for the first time ever, and last weekend, before heading to games in Seoul, South Korea, the team held a mini-camp in Scottsdale.

The Colorado Rockies Baseball Club hosted Team Israel at its spring training facility Feb. 24-26. Jerry Weinstein, manager of Team Israel, is also the manager for the Hartford Yard Goats, the Double-A Eastern League affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.

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