Today the World Baseball Classic rosters were announced, and there’s a few San Francisco Giants players sprinkled around the WBC tournament.
Team USA announced that they will have two Giants pitchers, and that’s Ryan Vogelsong and reliever Jeremy Affeldt.
Team Venezuela will have position players Pablo Sandoval, Marco Scutaro and reliever Jose Mijares from the Giants.
Team Puerto Rico has outfielder Angel Pagan and reliever Javier Lopez from the Giants.
Team Mexico will have the Giants closer Sergio Romo in their bullpen.
Team Dominican Republic announced that they will have reliever Santiago Casilla in their bullpen.
That’s a total of six pitchers and three position players from the 2012 World Series Champions. The Giants are going to be represented well in the WBC!
I have so many mixed feelings about the WBC. I love watching all the players representing their countries, and playing with so much pride as they have their countries name on the front of their jersey.
However, I just...