The MLB team would be allowed to keep its players who might otherwise play for other than team USA.
One MLB team in the WBC (World Baseball Classic) tournament: how likely that it would win?
The Chicago Cubs won the MLB tournament in 2016. Suppose that the Cubs were a team in the 2017 WBC tournament? How would they do?
Better than team USA, which has players from many MLB teams? The Cubs would have better pitchers than team USA, certainly the starters. They would be allowed to had Aroldis Chapman, now back with the Yankees, since Chapman played for the Cubs in the 2016 MLB tournament.
What do you think?