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2013 World Baseball Classic

Germany

Germany

IBAF WORLD RANK: 17

There are 13 German players under contract with Major League organizations. In 2009, the Twins signed Max Kepler to the most lucrative contract ever for a European talent. In 2005 and 2007, the German National Team came in fourth in the European Championships. Then in 2010 -- for the first time in 35 years -- the Germans took home bronze at the European Baseball Championships in Stuttgart.

Germany Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Mike Bolsenbroek 20 R-R 6'8" 210 Mar 11, 1987
Alex Burgos 9 L-L 5'11" 195 Dec 1, 1990
Martin Dewald 5 S-R 5'10" 205 Mar 5, 1986
Harry Glynne 15 R-R 6'1" 180 Jun 3, 1990
Eugen Heilmann 6 R-R 5'10" 185 Jul 12, 1981
Andre Hughes 29 L-L 6'4" 210 Jan 1, 1985
Adam Kudryk 32 L-L 6'6" 215 Dec 31, 1987
Justin Kuehn 46 R-R 6'2" 190 Jun 9, 1987
Enorbel Marquez 23 L-L 6'2" 205 Dec 11, 1974
Will Ohman 13 L-L 6'2" 225 Aug 13, 1977
Markus Solbach 21 R-R 6'5" 205 Aug 26, 1991
Luke Sommer 30 L-L 6'3" 215 Jun 22, 1985
Daniel Thieben 17 R-R 6'4" 195 Sep 18, 1993
Catchers
Kai Gronauer 19 R-R 6'1" 215 Nov 28, 1986
Infielders
Maximilian Boldt 11 R-R 6'2" 200 Sep 1, 1988
Michael Franke 33 S-R 6'2" 185 Sep 22, 1981
Toby Gardenhire 31 R-R 6'0" 190 Sep 11, 1982
Ludwig Glaser 28 R-R 6'0" 195 Dec 19, 1987
Donald Lutz 39 L-R 6'3" 250 Feb 6, 1989
Jendrick Speer 14 R-R 5'10" 172 Sep 26, 1980
Matthew Vance 7 R-R 6'2" 189 Jul 28, 1986
Matt Weaver 3 R-R 6'0" 175 Jan 27, 1990
Outfielders
Aaron Altherr 22 R-R 6'5" 220 Jan 14, 1991
Max Kepler 24 L-L 6'4" 205 Feb 10, 1993
Mike Larson 26 L-R 6'3" 225 Aug 27, 1983
Eric Suttle 12 R-R 6'0" 190 Jul 17, 1984
Designated Hitters
Simon Guhring 16 R-R 6'0" 208 Jul 14, 1983
Jake Shaffer 18 L-L 6'1" 190 Aug 16, 1987
Germany Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Gregory Frady Manager
Terry Abbott Pitching Coach
Justin Pope Coach
Gene Roof Coach
Troy Williams Coach
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