Originally posted on Buzz On Broad  |  Last updated 1/17/13
Photo via Zimbio.com Today, Team USA announced its roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, which begins the first week of March.  Jimmy Rollins was selected as the team's starting short stop in what will be his second appearance the Classic.  Rollins was the lone Phillie selected for Team USA's 2013 team. Shane Victorino, who played for Team USA and the Phillies  in 2009 with Rollins, was selected again this year as a member of the Boston Red Sox. Team USA opens up play against Mexico on March 9 in Phoenix, Arizona. The rest of the team's roster can be found here. Other Phillies that could be selected by other contries when their rosters are revealed over the next few days include Phillipe Aumont, Tyson Gillies, Pete Orr (all from Canada), and Freddy Galvis (Venezuela). C.J. Burns is a lead contributor for Buzz on Broad. Follow him on Twitter @CJBurns215
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