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2013 World Baseball Classic

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

IBAF WORLD RANK: 13

With more than a 100 players with Major League Clubs, the Dominican Republic contributes the most players in Major League Baseball. Recently, the Dominican Republic National Team earned a spot in the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup by winning the 2010 Pan American Qualifying Tournament. However, the side failed to advance to the second round after a 3-4 record. The Dominican Republic has competed in both the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic tournaments. In 2009, Ubaldo Jimenez set a new record for strikeouts by a starter during Round One against the Kingdom of the Netherlands when he struck out 10 batters over four innings in Team Dominica's 2-1 loss to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Although the Dominican Republic was eliminated in Round One of the 2009 tournament, they finished 4th in 2006.

Dominican Republic Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Fernando Abad L-L 6'1" 220 Dec 17, 1985
Dellin Betances R-R 6'8" 265 Mar 23, 1988
Santiago Casilla R-R 6'0" 210 Jul 25, 1980
Alex Colome R-R 6'2" 220 Dec 31, 1988
Bartolo Colon R-R 5'11" 285 May 24, 1973
Johnny Cueto R-R 5'11" 220 Feb 15, 1986
Samuel Deduno R-R 6'3" 210 Jul 2, 1983
Jumbo Diaz R-R 6'4" 278 Feb 27, 1984
Jeurys Familia R-R 6'3" 240 Oct 10, 1989
Edgar Garcia R-R 6'2" 190 Sep 20, 1987
Carlos Martinez R-R 6'0" 190 Sep 21, 1991
Hector Neris R-R 6'2" 215 Jun 14, 1989
Ivan Nova R-R 6'5" 240 Jan 12, 1987
Wily Peralta R-R 6'1" 255 May 8, 1989
Alex Reyes R-R 6'3" 175 Aug 29, 1994
Hansel Robles R-R 5'11" 185 Aug 13, 1990
Fernando Rodney R-R 5'11" 230 Mar 18, 1977
Bryan Rodriguez R-R 6'5" 180 Jul 6, 1991
Enny Romero L-L 6'3" 215 Jan 24, 1991
Luis Severino R-R 6'2" 215 Feb 20, 1994
Cesar Valdez R-R 6'2" 200 Mar 17, 1985
Edinson Volquez R-R 6'0" 220 Jul 3, 1983
Catchers
Welington Castillo R-R 5'10" 220 Apr 24, 1987
Alberto Rosario R-R 5'10" 190 Jan 10, 1987
Infielders
Adrian Beltre R-R 5'11" 220 Apr 7, 1979
Robinson Cano L-R 6'0" 210 Oct 22, 1982
Manny Machado R-R 6'3" 185 Jul 6, 1992
Hanley Ramirez R-R 6'2" 235 Dec 23, 1983
Jose Reyes S-R 6'0" 195 Jun 11, 1983
Carlos Santana S-R 5'11" 210 Apr 8, 1986
Jonathan Villar S-R 6'1" 215 May 2, 1991
Outfielders
Jose Bautista R-R 6'0" 205 Oct 19, 1980
Nelson Cruz R-R 6'2" 230 Jul 1, 1980
Starling Marte R-R 6'1" 190 Oct 9, 1988
Gregory Polanco L-L 6'5" 230 Sep 14, 1991
Mel Rojas Jr. S-R 6'2" 225 May 24, 1990
Dominican Republic Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
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