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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Cuba Announces Team for 3rd World Baseball Classic

Most of the rosters are to be released tomorrow, but Cuba just released theirs:

Catchers: Yulexis La Rosa, Frank Camilo Morejon and Eriel Sanchez.

Infielders: José Dariel Abreu, Luis Felipe Rivera, José Miguel Fernández, Andy Ibañez, Yulieski Gourriel and Barbaro Arrebarruena.

Outfielders: Frederich Cepeda, Alfredo Despaigne, Rusney Castillo, Alexei Bell, Guillermo Hernandez Heredia and Yadiel Hernandez.

Pitchers: Freddy Asiel Alvarez, Ismel Jimenez, Raciel Iglesias, Odrisamer Despaigne, Norberto Gonzalez, Darien Nuñez, Wilber Perez, Yulieski Gonzalez, Vladimir Garcia, Alexander Rodriguez, Danny Betancourt, Vichyoandri Odelín and Yander Guevara.

Manager: Victor Mesa

Head Coach: Jorge Fuentes

Gamingboy Posted: January 16, 2013 at 07:16 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cuba, wbc, world baseball classic

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   1. Transmission Posted: January 16, 2013 at 07:51 PM (#4348559)
I was so hoping to discover that there was a Third-World Baseball Classic.

Oh well.
   2. Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer Posted: January 16, 2013 at 08:10 PM (#4348577)
I was so hoping to discover that there was a Third-World Baseball Classic.


"And this year's Classic champion will receive..adequate shelter and six months of grain."
   3. Meatwad Posted: January 16, 2013 at 09:43 PM (#4348646)
So who is expected to defect while over seas?
   4. Gamingboy Posted: January 17, 2013 at 07:43 AM (#4348844)
People have been expecting/hoping Gourriel would defect for years now, but it's generally agreed to be unlikely because he is very close to his father, who is a coach in Cuba. Alfredo Despaigne broke Cespede's single-season HR record, but I dunno.

I kind of doubt anybody will defect though. They usually don't defect during the big events where everybody is watching. They do it durign smaller events. Disappear from their hotel room in Guatemala or the Netherlands or something and then pop up somewhere with an agent.

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