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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 L-L 6'0" 240 May 21, 1995
Jose Alvarez L-L 5'11" 190 May 6, 1989
Omar Bencomo R-R 6'1" 170 Feb 10, 1989
Silvino Bracho R-R 5'10" 190 Jul 17, 1992
Leonel Campos R-R 6'2" 215 Jul 17, 1987
Jose Castillo L-L 6'4" 200 Jan 10, 1996
Jhoulys Chacin R-R 6'3" 215 Jan 7, 1988
Jeanmar Gomez R-R 6'3" 215 Feb 10, 1988
Deolis Guerra R-R 6'5" 245 Apr 17, 1989
Felix Hernandez R-R 6'3" 225 Apr 8, 1986
Gregory Infante R-R 6'2" 215 Jul 10, 1987
Wil Ledezma L-L 6'4" 225 Jan 21, 1981
Arcenio Leon R-R 6'3" 222 Sep 22, 1986
Jhondaniel Medina R-R 5'11" 158 Feb 8, 1993
Franklin Morales L-L 6'1" 210 Jan 24, 1986
Martin Perez L-L 6'0" 200 Apr 4, 1991
Yusmeiro Petit R-R 6'1" 255 Nov 22, 1984
Edubray Ramos R-R 6'0" 160 Dec 19, 1992
Eduardo Rodriguez L-L 6'2" 220 Apr 7, 1993
Francisco Rodriguez R-R 6'0" 195 Jan 7, 1982
Bruce Rondon R-R 6'3" 275 Dec 9, 1990
Hector Rondon R-R 6'3" 230 Feb 26, 1988
Robert Suarez R-R 6'2" 210 Mar 1, 1991
Catchers
Robinson Chirinos R-R 6'1" 210 Jun 5, 1984
Salvador Perez R-R 6'3" 240 May 10, 1990
Infielders
Jose Altuve R-R 5'6" 165 May 6, 1990
Miguel Cabrera R-R 6'4" 240 Apr 18, 1983
Alcides Escobar R-R 6'1" 185 Dec 16, 1986
Freddy Galvis S-R 5'10" 185 Nov 14, 1989
Victor Martinez S-R 6'2" 210 Dec 23, 1978
Hernan Perez R-R 6'1" 215 Mar 26, 1991
Martin Prado R-R 6'0" 215 Oct 27, 1983
Yangervis Solarte S-R 5'11" 205 Jul 7, 1987
Outfielders
Carlos Gonzalez L-L 6'1" 220 Oct 17, 1985
Odubel Herrera L-R 5'11" 205 Dec 29, 1991
Ender Inciarte L-L 5'11" 190 Oct 29, 1990
Venezuela Coaching Staff
Name # Role
Coaches
Omar Vizquel Manager
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