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2013 World Baseball Classic

Panama

Panama

IBAF WORLD RANK: 14

A two-time World Baseball Classic participant, Panama has never finished higher than 14th. It has a wide base of players from which to draw, with 93 Panamanians under contract with MLB teams, including all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera and All-Stars Carlos Lee and Carlos Ruiz.

Panama Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Alberto Acosta 64 R-R 6'4" 170 Aug 25, 1977
Manny Acosta 46 R-R 6'4" 215 May 1, 1981
Euclides Bethancour 30 R-R 6'2" 165 Nov 23, 1981
Enrique Burgos 23 R-R 6'4" 250 Nov 23, 1990
Yeliar Castro 26 R-R 6'3" 180 Dec 3, 1987
Manny Corpas 36 R-R 6'3" 210 Dec 3, 1982
Angel Cuan 8 L-L 5'11" 150 May 29, 1989
Paolo Espino 21 R-R 5'10" 190 Jan 10, 1987
Gilberto Mendez 18 R-R 6'1" 195 Nov 15, 1974
Ramiro Mendoza 55 R-R 6'2" 195 Jun 15, 1972
Isaac Monrroy 10 L-L 5'10" 155 Oct 9, 1990
Eliecer Navarro 16 L-L 5'9" 180 Oct 26, 1987
Ernesto Silva 24 R-R 6'4" 180 Feb 5, 1992
Catchers
Javier Dominguez 19 S-R 6'1" 210 Jul 14, 1985
Damaso Espino 12 R-R 6'1" 210 May 8, 1983
Carlos Ruiz 51 R-R 5'10" 205 Jan 22, 1979
Infielders
Javier Castillo 37 R-R 6'3" 210 Aug 29, 1983
Angel Chavez 22 R-R 6'0" 185 Jul 22, 1981
Carlos Lee 45 R-R 6'2" 270 Jun 20, 1976
Jeffer Patino 6 L-R 5'10" 165 Oct 8, 1988
Ashley Ponce 5 R-R 5'11" 140 Jan 22, 1991
Ruben Tejada 11 R-R 5'11" 200 Oct 27, 1989
Outfielders
Luis Castillo 13 S-R 5'11" 160 May 15, 1989
Ruben Rivera 31 R-R 6'0" 195 Nov 14, 1973
Concepcion Rodriguez 20 R-R 6'2" 205 Sep 19, 1986
Jahdiel Santamaria 27 R-R 6'3" 170 Apr 5, 1987
Isaias Velasquez 7 R-R 5'11" 155 May 7, 1988
Designated Hitters
Jose Macias 9 S-R 5'8" 195 Jan 25, 1972
Panama Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Roberto Kelly Manager
Wilfredo Cordoba 14 Coach
Einar Diaz 32 Coach
Claudio Hernandez 34 Coach
Jose Murillo 3 Coach
Nelson Robledo 33 Coach
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