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2013 World Baseball Classic

Israel

Israel

IBAF WORLD RANK: 28

There are close to 3,000 baseball players in Israel, including youth leagues and adult leagues, as well as national teams taking part in international play. For the past 25 years, amateur play has been run by the Israel Association of Baseball, a nonprofit organization charged with developing the sport. Former Major Leaguers Shawn Green and Gabe Kapler played in the 2013 qualifier for the Israel squad, which was managed by former big league catcher Brad Ausmus.

Israel Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Corey Baker 8 R-R 6'1" 170 Nov 23, 1989
Jeremy Bleich 27 L-L 6'2" 215 Jun 18, 1987
Craig Breslow 32 L-L 6'0" 190 Aug 8, 1980
Brad Goldberg 24 R-R 6'4" 220 Feb 21, 1990
Tyler Herron 23 R-R 6'2" 210 Aug 5, 1986
Alex Katz 25 L-L 5'11" 195 Oct 12, 1994
Dean Kremer 17 R-R 6'3" 180 Jan 7, 1996
Jared Lakind 31 L-L 6'2" 205 Mar 9, 1992
Shlomo Lipetz 12 R-R 6'4" 220 Feb 11, 1979
Jason Marquis 21 L-R 6'1" 220 Aug 21, 1978
Troy Neiman 44 R-R 6'6" 230 Nov 13, 1990
R.C. Orlan 15 R-L 6'0" 185 Sep 28, 1990
Ryan Sherriff 19 L-L 6'1" 185 May 25, 1990
Joey Wagman 6 L-R 6'0" 185 Jul 25, 1991
Josh Zeid 28 R-R 6'4" 220 Mar 24, 1987
Catchers
Charlie Cutler 34 L-R 6'1" 215 Jul 29, 1986
Ryan Lavarnway 36 R-R 6'4" 240 Aug 7, 1987
Nick Rickles 9 R-R 6'3" 220 Feb 2, 1990
Maxx Tissenbaum L-R 5'10" 185 Jul 25, 1991
Infielders
Scott Burcham 5 R-R 5'11" 185 Jun 17, 1993
Ike Davis 29 L-L 6'4" 220 Mar 22, 1987
Cody Decker 14 R-R 5'11" 217 Jan 17, 1987
Nate Freiman 20 R-R 6'8" 245 Dec 31, 1986
Mitch Glasser 4 R-R 5'11" 180 Oct 15, 1989
Josh Satin 13 R-R 6'2" 215 Dec 23, 1984
Outfielders
Zach Borenstein 35 L-R 6'0" 225 Jul 23, 1990
Blake Gailen 2 L-L 5'9" 180 Mar 27, 1985
Mike Meyers 11 R-R 6'1" 190 Dec 28, 1993
Rhett Wiseman 3 L-R 6'0" 200 Jun 22, 1994
Israel Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Jerry Weinstein 1 Manager
Andrew Lorraine 30 Pitching Coach
Nate Fish 10 First Base Coach
Jerry Narron 48 Third Base Coach
Tom Gamboa 22 Bench Coach
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