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2013 World Baseball Classic

Czech Republic

Czech Republic

IBAF WORLD RANK: 25

The city of Prague hosted a pool of the 2009 World Cup, though the host team struggled and failed to qualify for the second round. Prague also hosted a qualifying pool for the 2010 European Baseball Championship, which the Czech team won with a perfect 4-0 record en route to seventh-place finish overall in the tournament. The Czech team got saw its first action in the World Baseball Classic during the 2013 qualifier but was unable to advance to the main tournament.

Game Schedule & Results
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Czech Republic Roster
Name # B/T Height Weight Birth Date
Pitchers
Jan Blazek 4 R-R 5'10" 192 Feb 16, 1988
Boris Bokaj 20 R-R 6'0" 170 Aug 13, 1986
Marek Cervenka 5 R-R 6'0" 172 Feb 5, 1991
Tomas Duffek 7 R-L 6'0" 188 Sep 12, 1989
Marek Minarik 46 R-R 6'7" 195 Jun 28, 1993
Petr Minarik 18 R-R 6'4" 203 Jul 4, 1984
Daniel Mraz 8 L-R 6'2" 194 Aug 19, 1987
Jan Novak 22 R-L 6'3" 190 Jan 19, 1994
Michael Sobotka 32 R-R 6'7" 176 Aug 13, 1992
Alex Sogard 44 L-L 6'3" 215 Jul 25, 1987
John Straka 34 L-R 6'2" 215 Jan 19, 1990
Jan Tomek 10 R-R 5'11" 176 Jan 29, 1992
Catchers
Petr Cech 37 L-R 5'10" 212 Oct 13, 1987
Martin Cervenka 28 R-R 6'1" 175 Aug 3, 1992
Jakub Vojak 15 R-R 5'10" 212 Jan 5, 1985
Infielders
Mike Cervenak 24 R-R 5'11" 195 Aug 17, 1976
Premek Chroust 12 L-R 5'11" 196 Nov 21, 1991
Adam Hajtmar 1 L-R 6'0" 170 Jan 28, 1995
Jakub Hajtmar 2 R-R 6'2" 173 Jun 14, 1987
Tomas Junec 19 L-R 6'1" 200 Oct 20, 1993
Tomas Polansky 21 R-L 6'0" 200 Jun 16, 1981
Martin Schneider 13 R-R 6'2" 180 Mar 4, 1986
Jakub Sladek 48 L-R 6'7" 220 Feb 17, 1990
Petr Zyma 9 R-R 6'0" 170 Jul 28, 1989
Outfielders
Matej Hejma 33 R-R 6'6" 215 May 4, 1990
Jakub Malik 25 R-R 6'1" 220 Jul 11, 1984
Michal Ondracek 14 R-R 6'0" 180 Dec 25, 1989
Petr Sila 3 L-R 5'9" 170 Mar 1, 1992
Czech Republic Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Mike Griffin 27 Manager
Michal Muller 16 Hitting Coach
Corey Lee 17 Pitching Coach
Hynek Capka 23 First Base Coach
Petr Baroch 6 Third Base Coach
Trot Nixon 50 Bench Coach
Joe Truesdale 51 Bullpen Coach
Daniel Vavrusa 11 Bullpen Catcher
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