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2013 World Baseball Classic

Venezuela

Venezuela

IBAF WORLD RANK: 8

The Venezuelan National Team has finished 7th in last two IBAF Baseball World Cups, making the Semi-Finals in each. In the 2006 World Baseball Classic, Venezuela advanced to Round Two after shutting out both Italy and Australia in their two wins of Round One. In the 2009 tournament they finished in third place and lost only twice in the entire tournament, once to the United States and once to Korea. There are currently 95 players from Venezuela in the Major Leagues including Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years and the 2012 American League MVP.

Venezuela Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Jose Alvarado 51 L-L 6'0" 240 May 21, 1995
Jose Alvarez 48 L-L 5'11" 190 May 6, 1989
Omar Bencomo 40 R-R 6'1" 170 Feb 10, 1989
Leonel Campos 44 R-R 6'2" 215 Jul 17, 1987
Jose Castillo 66 L-L 6'4" 200 Jan 10, 1996
Jhoulys Chacin 45 R-R 6'3" 215 Jan 7, 1988
Enderson Franco 77 R-R 6'2" 180 Dec 29, 1992
Deolis Guerra 54 R-R 6'5" 245 Apr 17, 1989
Felix Hernandez 34 R-R 6'3" 225 Apr 8, 1986
Gregory Infante 50 R-R 6'2" 215 Jul 10, 1987
Wil Ledezma 49 L-L 6'4" 225 Jan 21, 1981
Arcenio Leon 39 R-R 6'3" 222 Sep 22, 1986
Anderson Machado 61 S-R 6'0" 189 Jan 25, 1981
Jhondaniel Medina 32 R-R 5'11" 218 Feb 8, 1993
Franklin Morales 47 L-L 6'1" 210 Jan 24, 1986
Martin Perez 33 L-L 6'0" 200 Apr 4, 1991
Yusmeiro Petit 36 R-R 6'1" 255 Nov 22, 1984
Edubray Ramos R-R 6'0" 160 Dec 19, 1992
Eduardo Rodriguez 52 L-L 6'2" 220 Apr 7, 1993
Francisco Rodriguez 57 R-R 6'0" 195 Jan 7, 1982
Bruce Rondon 43 R-R 6'3" 275 Dec 9, 1990
Hector Rondon 56 R-R 6'3" 230 Feb 26, 1988
Catchers
Robinson Chirinos 28 R-R 6'1" 210 Jun 5, 1984
Jesus Flores 35 R-R 6'1" 210 Oct 26, 1984
Infielders
Jose Altuve 27 R-R 5'6" 165 May 6, 1990
Miguel Cabrera 24 R-R 6'4" 240 Apr 18, 1983
Angelo Castellano 29 R-R 6'0" 170 Jan 13, 1995
Alcides Escobar 2 R-R 6'1" 185 Dec 16, 1986
Victor Martinez 41 S-R 6'2" 210 Dec 23, 1978
Rougned Odor 12 L-R 5'11" 195 Feb 3, 1994
Hernan Perez 21 R-R 6'1" 215 Mar 26, 1991
Martin Prado 14 R-R 6'0" 215 Oct 27, 1983
Yangervis Solarte 10 S-R 5'11" 205 Jul 7, 1987
Outfielders
Carlos Gonzalez 5 L-L 6'1" 220 Oct 17, 1985
Odubel Herrera 37 L-R 5'11" 205 Dec 29, 1991
Ender Inciarte 11 L-L 5'11" 190 Oct 29, 1990
Jose Sanchez 95 L-L 5'10" 155 Jul 21, 1994
Venezuela Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Omar Vizquel 13 Manager
Rouglas Odor 23 Hitting Coach
Roberto Espinoza 26 Pitching Coach
Carlos Subero 31 First Base Coach
Carlos Garcia 16 Third Base Coach
Eddie Perez 6 Bench Coach
Henry Blanco 25 Bullpen Coach
Guillermo Quiroz 63 Bullpen Catcher
Omar Lopez 22 Batting Practice Pitcher
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