Rosters For The Jupiter World Baseball Classic Qualifier





Rosters for the four teams participating in September's World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Jupiter, Fla.

FRANCE
Manager: James Stoeckel; Coaches: Pitching Coach ‐ Eric Gagne; 1B Coach ‐ Jamel Boutagra; 3B Coach Jeff Stoeckel; Bench Coach ‐ Arnaud Fau; Bullpen Coach ‐ Sammy Serrano.
Athletic Trainer: Ben Cates; Equipment: Stephen Lesfargues; Media: François Collet; Federation VIP: Didier Seminet (President), Jean‐Christophe Tiné (Secretary General & General Manager)
Pitchers (15) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BERT, Joris LHP L L 6-0" 155 16‐May‐87 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
BRELLE, Matthieu RHP R R 6-1 172 8‐Dec‐84 Sénart FFBS‐Senart
BRIONES, Patrice LHP L L 6-0 182 5‐Jan‐73 Bordeaux FFBS‐Pessac
CAMOU, Daniel RHP R R 6-0 185 21‐Sep‐87 San Francisco Free Agent
CESPEDES, Leonel RHP R R 6-0 170 14‐Jan‐94 Toulouse FFBS‐Senart
COOPMAN, Warren RHP R R 6-0 172 30‐Nov‐92 Quebec Capitales U22
HANSON, Miguel RHP R R 6-2 220 6‐Jul‐89 Saint‐Martin St. Martin
LANGLOYS, Thomas LHP L L 6-0 168 11‐Sep‐84 Montpellier FFBS‐Montpellier
LEMESTRE, Pierrick RHP R R 6-0 172 6‐Sep‐82 Thiais FFBS‐Savigny
MELEY, Thomas LHP L L 6-0 172 5‐May‐81 Montpellier FFBS‐Montpellier
OZANICH, Owen RHP R R 6-0 170 23‐Jun‐89 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
PEREZ, Keino RHP R R 6-1 205 7‐Oct‐79 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
PIQUET, Anthony RHP R R 6-2 183 3‐Aug‐80 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
POURCEL, Quentin RHP R R 6-0 158 15‐Jan‐89 Agen FFBS‐Toulouse
SECLEPPE, Eloi RHP R R 6-0 165 9‐Apr‐91 Arras FFBS‐Savigny
 
Catchers (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
MARCHE, Boris C R R 6-0 189 22‐May‐81 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
MARTINEZ, Ernesto C R R 6-3 230 13‐Oct‐73 Sénart FFBS‐Senart
PAZ, Andy C R R 6-0 170 01‐May‐93 Toulouse OSK‐DSL/Toulouse
Infielders (6) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
GARCIA, Emmanuel SS L R 6-2 185 4‐Mar‐86 Free Agent
HEREAUD, Carlos 3B R R 6-0 210 20‐Feb‐86 NABL Edinburgh Roadrunners
LEFEVRE, Maxime SS S R 6-0 152 17‐Feb‐91 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
LEVERET, Rene 1B R R 6-2 270 19‐Nov‐85 Quebec Can‐Am Quebec Capitales
PEYRICHOU, Florian 2B R R 6-0 188 6‐Nov‐85 Vincennes FFBS‐Savigny
PIQUET, Luc 2B R R 6-0 163 5‐Sep‐81 Rouen FFBS‐Rouen
Outfielders (4) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
HANVI, Frederic LF R R 6-2 180 2‐May‐89 Sénart FFBS‐Senart
PITCHER, Andy CF R R 6-0 170 3‐Apr‐92 Montpellier FFBS‐Montpellier
RAMIREZ, Marc CF R R 6-2 185 17‐Jul‐91 Free Agent
SANTOS, Sneideer RF L R 6-2 220 29‐Sep‐79 Free Agent
ISRAEL
Manager: Brad Ausmus (11): Coaches: Hitting Coach ‐ Mark Loretta (5); Pitching Coach ‐ Andrew Lorraine (30); Base Coach ‐ Matt Martin (8)
Athletic Trainer: Barry Weinstein Equipment Manager: Adam Gladstone Press Liaison: Marty Appel Team Israel General Manager: Peter Kurz
Pitchers (14) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BERGER, Eric LHP L L 6-2 205 22‐Apr‐86 Goldsboro, NC Columbus (CLE ‐ AAA)
BLEIER, Richard LHP L L 6-3 195 16‐Apr‐87 Davie, FL Frisco (TEX ‐ AA)
COLVIN, David RHP R R 6-3 215 7‐Jan‐89 Mill Valley, CA Everettt (SEA ‐ A)
GOULD, Jeremy LHP R L
KAPLAN, Jeff RHP R R 6-0 190 9‐Jul‐85 Dana Point, CA Binghamton (NYM ‐ AA)
KOPP, David RHP R R 6-3 205 22‐Oct‐85 Coral Springs, FL Erie (DET ‐ AA)
LEICHMAN, Alon RHP R R 5-8 165 29‐May‐12 Kibbutz Gezer, Israel Cypress College
LIPETZ, Shlomo RHP R R 6-4 210 11‐Feb‐79 Tel Aviv, Israel
LORIN, Brett RHP L R 6-7 245 31‐Mar‐87 Laguna Niguel, CA Mobile (ARI ‐ AA)
PERLMAN, Max RHP R R 6-7 235 2‐Feb‐88 Jupiter, FL Stockton (OAK ‐ A)
ROTHEM, Dan RHP R R Tel Aviv, Israel Tel Aviv
SCHUMER, Justin RHP R R 6-0 180 2‐Aug‐88 Houston, TX San Jose (SF ‐ A)
URLAUB, Jeff LHP L L 6-2 160 24‐Apr‐87 Scottsdale, AZ Stockton (OAK ‐ A)
ZEID, Josh RHP R R 6-5 210 24‐Mar‐87 New Haven, CT Corpus Christi (HOU ‐ AA)
Catchers (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
CUTLER, Charlie C L R 6-0 200 29‐Jul‐86 San Fransico, CA Altoona (PIT ‐ AA)
MARDER, Jack C/IF R R 5-11 185 21‐Feb‐90 Calabasas, CA High Desert (SEA ‐ A)
RICKLES, Nick C R R 6-3 220 2‐Feb‐90 Ft. Lauderdale, FL Burlington (OAK ‐ A)
 
Infielders (6) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
DECKER, Cody 1B R R 5-11 220 17‐Jan‐87 Santa Monica, CA San Antonio (SD ‐ AA)
FREIMAN Nate 1B R R 6-7 225 31‐Dec‐86 Wellesley, MA San Antonio (SD ‐ AA)
HAERTHER, Casey 3B R R 6-2 210 5‐Oct‐87 West Hills, CA Arkansas (LAA ‐ AA)
LEMMERMAN, Jake SS R R 6-1 192 4‐May‐89 Coronoa del Mar, CA Chattanooga (LAD ‐ AA)
ORLOFF, Ben 2B R R 5-11 174 26‐Apr‐87 Simi Valley, CA Lancaster (HOU ‐ A)
SATIN, Josh 2B R R 6-2 200 23‐Dec‐84 Hidden Hills, CA Buffalo (NYM ‐ AAA)
Outfielders (5) Pos. B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
GREEN, Shawn OF L L 6-4 190 10‐Nov‐72 Des Plaines, IL
GUEZ, Ben OF R R 5-11 180 24‐Jan‐87 Houston, TX Toledo (DET ‐ AAA)
KAPLER, Gabe OF R R 6-2 190 31‐Jul‐75 Hollywood, CA
PEDERSON, Joc OF L L 6-1 185 21‐Apr‐92 Palo Ato, CA Rancho Cucamonga (LAD ‐ A)
WIDLANSKY, Robbie OF/3B L R 6-2 210 6‐Nov‐84 Plantation, FL Bowie (BAL ‐ AA)
Spain 28‐Man Roster
Manager: Mauro Mazzotti (2): Coaches: Bench Coach ‐ Manny Crespo; Pitching Coach ‐ Renny Duarte; Infield Coach ‐ Miguel Erroz; 1B Coach ‐ Felix Cano; 3B Coach ‐ Candelario Diaz
Athletic Trainers: Omar Uribe (MLB); Antonio de Paz Equipment: Angel Piva Media: Joan Garcia Federation VIP: Luis Melero (President), Juan Carlos Cerda (Roster Manager)
Pitchers (13) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
CASTILLO, Richard RHP R R 5'11 165 11‐Oct‐89 Barquisimeto, VZ Springfield (STL ‐ AA)
CRUZ, Jose RHP R R 6'0 200 9‐Apr‐84 Santo Domingo, D.R. Lodi (Italy)
DE LOS SANTOS, Sammy RHP R R 6'1 198 9‐Dec‐89 Rancho Arriba, D.R. Godo (Italy)
GONZALEZ, Eric RHP R R 6'4 200 5‐Sep‐86 San Juan de la Rambla, Spain Lake Erie (Frontier League)
GRANADOS, Ivan LHP L L 6'2 240 30‐Sep‐85 San Carlos, VZ San Marino (Italy)
HERNANDEZ, Ricardo LHP L L 5'11 225 23‐Jan‐88 Caracas, VZ Nettuno (Italy)
MANNO, Chris LHP L L 6'3 170 11‐Apr‐88 Brooklyn, NY Pensacola (CIN ‐ AA)
MORLAN, Eduardo RHP R R 6'2 225 3‐Jan‐86 Havana, Cuba So. Maryland (Atlantic League)
NACAR, Leslie RHP R R 6'1 207 20‐Jul‐82 Libertad, VZ Tenerife (Spain)
NOGUERA, Antonio LHP L L 6'3 210 26‐Feb‐88 Caracas, VZ Novara (Italy)
OLIVERA, Manuel LHP L L 5'10 210 8‐Dec‐77 Barcelona, Mexico Jupiter Biscuits (Ind.)
SALAZAR, Richard LHP L L 5'11 200 9‐Jun‐81 Caracas, VZ Sioux City (American Assoc.)
SCHUMACHER, Nick RHP R R 6'4 220 24‐Jul‐85 Huntington Beach, CA Sioux City (American Assoc.)
Catchers (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
HERNANDEZ, Leo C R R 5'10 195 22‐Feb‐90 La Guaira, VZ Vancouver (TOR ‐ A)
NIETO, Adrian C S R 6'0 200 11‐Dec‐89 Havana, Cuba Hagerstown (WSH ‐ A)
OCHOA, Blake C R R 5'11 200 9‐May‐85 Maracay, VZ Valencia (Spain)
Infielders (7) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
CANIZARES, Barbaro 1B R R 6'3 210 21‐Nov‐79 Havana, Cuba Oaxaca (Mexico)
FIGUEROA, Paco SS R R 5'11 180 19‐Feb‐83 Miami, FL So. Maryland (Atlantic League)
GOLINDANO, Jesus 3B R R 5'11 210 13‐Jan‐82 Maturin, VZ Barcelona (Spain)
PEREZ, Nestor SS R R 5'11 206 24‐Nov‐76 Matanzas, Cuba Tenerife (Spain)
SALAZAR, Juan 2B R R 5'10 195 17‐Oct‐81 Santa Rosa, VZ Valencia (Spain)
SANCHEZ, Yunesky 3B R R 6'3 230 3‐May‐83 Matanzas, Cuba Somerset (Atlanta League)
SUAREZ, Gabriel 2B R R 6'0 185 14‐Dec‐84 Denver, CO Rancho Cucamonga (LAD ‐ A)
Outfielders (5) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
ALVAREZ, Rafael OF L L 6'0 195 22‐Jan‐77 Valencia, VZ Cafetaleros del Tachira (VZ)
BELTRE, Engel OF L L 6'2 180 11‐Jan‐89 Santo Domingo, D.R. Frisco (TEX ‐ AA)
FIGUEROA, Daniel OF R R 5'11 180 19‐Feb‐83 Miami, FL N/A
GOMEZ, Yasser OF L L 5'9 170 1‐Apr‐80 Havana, Cuba McAllen (No. American League)
TAVAREZ, Franklin OF S R 6'2 198 27‐Nov‐88 Santo Domingo, D.R. Novara (Italy)
South Africa 28-Man Roster
Manager: Rick Magnante (2): Pitching Coach: Craig Lefferts; Hitting Coach:Brian MCarn; Bench Coach: Alan Phillips; First Base Coach: Neil Adonis; Third Base Coach: Mike Randall Athletic Trainers: Nate Brooks; Equipment: Gavin Bennett; Press Officer: Robert Fai; Roster Manager: Moira Dempsey; Delegation Head: William Peddle
Pitchers (14) B T WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
ANGELUCCI, Alessio RHP R R 190 28‐Jul‐88 Johannesburg, SA Piacena/Godo Knights
CREE, Kieran RHP R R 185 19‐Feb‐91 Johannesburg, SA Boksburg Cardinals
DEMEYER, Dylan RHS R R 165 16‐Sep‐92 Centurion, SA AZL Mariners (SEA ‐ R)
EKERMANS, Shannon LHP/IF L L 185 5‐Jun‐87 Capetown, SA Bellville Tygers
ELARIO, Jared RHP R R 209 14‐Oct‐88 Capetown, SA Bothasig
GROVES, Ryan RHP R R 180 23‐Sep‐88 Capetown, SA Bellville Tygers
JEFFRIES, Gavin RHP R R 207 24‐Nov‐76 Capetown, SA VOB
LEWIS-WALKER, Robert RHS R R 195 7‐Apr‐93 Amanzimtoti, SA AZL Reds (CIN ‐ R)
LINDSAY, Dylan RHP R R 185 4‐Sep‐91 Brakpan, SA Boksburg Cardinals
LOVEGROVE, Kieran RHP R R 185 28‐Jul‐94 Johannesburg, SA AZL Indians (CLE ‐ R)
MACKEY, Wade RHP R R 215 25‐Jan‐87 Austin, TX Lincoln Saltdogs
MICHAELS, Carl RHP R R 185 21‐May‐81 Capetown, SA Athlone
ROBB, Hein LHR L L 234 12‐May‐92 Brakpan, SA Elizabethton (MIN ‐ R)
UNSWORTH, Dylan RHS R R 170 23‐Sep‐92 Capetown, SA Everett (SEA ‐ A)
Catchers (3) Pos B T WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BOTHA, Kyle C R R 180 7‐Aug‐88 Capetown, SA Bothasig
BOUILLON, Brandon C R R 217 21‐Mar‐89 Johannesburg, SA Kempton Park Redsox
ETTISCH, Kyle C R R 19 31‐Aug‐87 Capetown, SA Bellville Tygers
Infielders (6) Pos B T WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BELL, Paul INF R R 170 24‐Jun‐80 Capetown, SA VOB
HOSKINS, Wesley INF R R 215 3‐Dec‐89 Johannesburg, SA Lower Columbia College / Southern Maryland Nationals
NGOEPE, Gift INF R R 165 18‐Jan‐90 Randburg, SA Bradenton (PIT ‐ A)
PHILLIPS, Jonathan  INF R R 191 16‐Apr‐86 Capetown, SA Bellville Tygers
RANDALL, Allan INF R R 187 17‐Aug‐84 Capetown, SA Bellville Tygers
WILLEMBURG, Brett INF S R 180 2‐Jul‐84 Capetown, SA VOB
Outfielders (4) Pos B T WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
DEMPSEY, Michael OF R R 185 28‐Feb‐84 Johannesburg, SA Randburg Mets
HOLGATE, Richard OF R R 210 19‐Mar‐88 Durban, SA Umhlanga Rockets
MOOSA, Faizel OF R R 176 2‐Sep‐75 Capetown, SA Athlone
WEITZ, Karl OF R R 200 8‐Dec‐88 Capetown, SA VOB
Utility (1) Pos B T WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
WEDEL, Darren UT R R 207 24-Mar-86 Capetown, SA Athlone