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Update: World Baseball Classic Rosters Continue To Grow

So far several MLB players have committed to their native countries to compete in the World Baseball Classic starting in March 2017.

The list continues to grow as this installment of MLB’s classic looks to be the best ever when compared to the talent that will take the field.

(Recently added to rosters in Bold)


Chris Archer
Nolan Arenado
Brandon Crawford
Danny Duffy
Mychal Givens
Luke Gregerson
Adam Jones
Andrew McCutchen
Andrew Miller
Buster Posey
Tanner Roark
Max Scherzer – Injured (will not compete)
Marcus Stroman

Freddie Freeman
Russell Martin
Michael Saunders

Jose Quintana
Julio Teheran

Dominican Republic

Adrian Beltre
Dellin Betances
Robinson Cano
Nelson Cruz
Manny Machado

Ty Kelly

Daniel Descalso
Johnny Giavotella

Seung-hwan Oh

Danny Espinosa
Jaime Garcia
Adrian Gonzalez
Roberto Osuna
Oliver Perez
Joakim Soria
Carlos Torres

Xander Bogaerts
Jonathan Schoop
Andrelton Simmons

Puerto Rico
Javier Baez
Carlos Beltran
Carlos Correa
Francisco Lindor
Seth Lugo
Yadier Molina
T.J. Rivera
Eddie Rosario

Jose Altuve
Miguel Cabrera
Carlos Gonzalez
Felix Hernandez
Salvador Perez


First Round
Seoul, Tokyo, Miami, Jalisco

Second Round
Tokyo, San Diego

Los Angeles

1st Round
Pool A: Seoul – March 6-10
Israel, Korea, Chinese Taipei, Netherlands

Pool B: Tokyo – March 7-11
Cuba, Japan, China, Japan, Australia

Pool C: Miami – March 9-13
Canada, Dominican Republic, Colombia, United States

Pool D: Jalisco – March 9-13
Mexico, Italy, Venezuela, Puerto Rico

2nd Round
Pool E: Tokyo – March 12-16
Teams TBA

Pool F: San Diego – March 14-16
Teams TBA

Los Angeles – March 20-22
Teams TBA

David Conde

David Conde

Co-Founder/Executive Editor at Legends On Deck®
David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck. He is a former Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com. He is a native of Brooklyn, NY and a lifelong Mets and baseball fan. David coaches little league baseball so he can teach his two sons how to play the game he loves.David also has a hobby of taking sports photos which can be seen here on Legends On Deck.
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