2012 World Baseball Classic Germany Qualifer Rosters





Rosters for the World Baseball Classic Qualifier in Regensburg, Germany.

Canada
Manager: Ernie Whitt (12): Coaches: Hitting Coach ‐ Larry Walker (33); Pitching Coach ‐ Denis Boucher (36); Base Coach ‐ Tim Leiper (34); Bench Coach ‐ Greg Hamilton (8)
Athletic Trainers: Tommy Craig; Dave Blatz Equipment: Keith Sanford Media: Adam Morissette Baseball Information: Bernie Soulliere Federation VIP: Ray Carter (President), James Baba (Director)
Pitchers (13) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
ALBERS, Andrew LHP R L 6'1" 195 6‐Oct‐85 North Battleford, SK New Britain (MIN ‐ AA)
AVERY, James RHP R R 6'1" 210 10‐Jun‐83 Moose Jaw, SK Erie (DET ‐ AA)
BOLESKA, Tom RHP R R 6'0" 195 30‐Jul‐86 Burlington, ON Fargo‐Moorhead (Atlantic)
HARDY, Mark LHP L L 6'4" 195 3‐May‐88 Campbell River, BC San Antonio (SD ‐ AA)
HILL, Shawn RHP R R 6'2" 215 28‐Apr‐81 Georgetown, ON Las Vegas (TOR ‐ AAA)
JOHNSON, Jay LHP R L 6'2" 210 21‐Dec‐89 Sussex Corner, NB Reading (PHI ‐ AA)
JOHNSON, Mike RHP L R 6'2" 200 3‐Oct‐75 Edmonton, AB Former MLB Player
KISSOCK, Chris RHP R R 6'4" 195 2‐May‐85 Trail, BC Clearwater (PHI ‐ A)
MAGNUSON, Trystan RHP L R 6'8" 210 6‐Jun‐85 Vancouver, BC New Hampshire (TOR ‐ AA)
MCDONALD, Sheldon LHP L L 5'11" 205 5‐Nov‐88 Spruce Grove, AB Peoria (CHI ‐ A)
RICHMOND, Jamie RHP R R 6'3" 195 23‐Mar‐86 Mississauga, ON London (Frontier)
SWINDLE, RJ LHP L L 6'3" 200 7‐Jul‐83 Vancouver, BC Memphis (STL ‐ AAA)
VALIQUETTE, Philippe LHP L L 6'1" 205 14‐Feb‐87 Montreal, QC Huntsville (MIL ‐ AA)
Catchers (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
ARMSTRONG, Cole C L R 6'3" 210 24‐Aug‐83 Surrey, BC New Orleans (MIA ‐ AAA)
DEGLAN, Kellin C L R 6'2" 195 3‐May‐92 Langley, BC Hickory (TEX ‐ A)
ROBINSON, Chris C R R 6'0" 215 12‐May‐84 Dorchester, ON Norfolk (BAL ‐ AAA)
Infielders (6) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BOWMAN, Shawn 3B R R 6'3" 225 9‐Dec‐84 Port Moody, BC Jacksonville (MIA ‐ AA)
JAMIESON, Sean SS/2B R R 6'0" 193 3‐Feb‐89 Kitchener, ON South Bend (ARI ‐ A)
LENNERTON, Jordan 1B L L 6'2" 217 16‐Feb‐86 Langley, BC Erie (DET ‐ AA)
MALO, Jonathan SS R R 6'2" 185 29‐Sep‐83 Jolliette, QC Québec (Can Am)
STROMSMOE, Skyler 2B S R 5'10" 175 30‐Mar‐84 Bow Island, AB Fresno (SF ‐ AAA)
VAN OSTRAND, Jimmy 1B R R 6'4" 225 7‐Aug‐84 Richmond, BC Harrisburg (WSH ‐ AA)
Outfielders (6) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
GILLIES, Tyson OF L R 6'2" 205 31‐Oct‐88 Vancouver, BC Reading (PHI ‐ AA)
KJELDGAARD, Brock OF R R 6'5" 215 22‐Jan‐86 London, ON Brevard County (MIL ‐ A)
LOEWEN, Adam OF L L 6'6" 235 9‐Apr‐84 Surrey, BC Buffalo (NYM ‐ AAA)
SMITH, Tim OF L L 6'3" 225 14‐Jun‐86 Toronto, ON Mississippi (ATL ‐ AA)
CZECH REPUBLIC
Manager: Andrew Berglund
Pitchers (14) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
BLAZEK, Jan RHP R R



Kotlářka Praha
BOKAJ, Boris RHP R R



Grosetto
CERVENKA, Marek RHP
R



Kotlářka Praha
CHROUST, Radim RHP L R



Draci Brno
HOMOLKA, Jan RHP R R



Eagles Praha
KUBAT, Leos RHP
R



Cardion HoršI Brno
MINARIK, Marek RHP R R



GCL Phillies (PHI ‐ R)
MINARIK, Petr RHP
R



Draci Brno
NOVAK, Jan LHP R L



Kotlářka Praha
REHACEK, Jan LHP
L



Vaessen Hoofddort Pioniers
SOBOTKA, Michal RHP R R



Draci Brno
SOGARD, Alexander Kyle LHP L L



Corpus Christi (HOU ‐ AA)
TOUFAR, Jakub RHP R R



Technika Brno
VESELY, Martin LHP / OF L R



Draci Brno
Catchers (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
CECH,Petr C L R



Buchbinder Legionaere Regensburg
CERVENKA, Martin C R R



AZL Indians (CLE ‐ R)
HERNANDEZ, Basilio C R R



Kotlářka Praha
Infielders (8) Pos B T



2012 Club
BAROCH, Petr Pos B T HT WT DOB
Kotlářka Praha
BUDSKY, Pavel SS / 2B L R



Draci Brno
CERVENAK, Mike 1B / DH R R



New Orleans (MIA ‐ AAA)
DRABEK, Jan 3B R R



Eagles Praha
DRONG, Martin 2B R R



Arrows Ostrava
HAJTMAR, Jakub 2B R R



Draci Brno
SCHNEIDER, Martin SS / RHP R R



Draci Brno
SLADEK, Jakub 1B/DH R R



Išikawa Million Stars
Outfielders (3) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
HEJMA, Matej OF B T



Eagles Praha
MALIK, Jakub OF R R



Arrows Ostrava
ONDRACEK, Michael OF R R



Draci Brno
Germany
Manager: Andrew Berglund; Coaches:

Pitchers (14) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
BOLDT, Max RHP / 2B R R 6'2" 200 9‐Jan‐88 Mainz, Germany Mainz Athletics
BOLSENBROEK, Mike RHP R R 6'8" 210 11‐Mar‐87 Apeldoorn, Netherlands Buchbinder Legionäre
BURGOS, Alex LHP L L 5'11" 189 1‐Dec‐90 Regensburg, Germany Lakeland (DET ‐ A)
DEWALD, Martin RHP S R 5'10" 205 5‐Mar‐86 Mannheim, Germany Heidenheim Heideköpe
GLYNNE, Harry RHP R R 6'1" 180 3‐Jun‐90 Hamden, CT Buchbinder Legionäre
HEILMANN, Eugen RHP R R 5'10" 185 12‐Jul‐81 Kasachstan, Germany Paderborn Untochables
HUGHES, Andre LHP R L 6'4" 209 1‐Jan‐85 Haan, Germany Solingen Alligators
KUDRYK, Adam LHP L L 6'6" 215 31‐Dec‐87 Toronto, ON Quebec Buchbinder
KUEHN, Justin RHP R R 6'3" 202 9‐Jun‐87 Laguna Niguel, CA Legionäre Telemarket
MARQUEZ RAMIREZ, Enorbel LHP L L 6'2" 207 11‐Dec‐74 Palma Soriano, Cuba Rimini
OHMAN, Will LHP L L 6'2" 225 13‐Aug‐77 Frankfurt, Germany Cincinnati Reds
SOLBACH, Markus RHP R R 6'5" 194 26‐Aug‐91 Dormagen, Germany GCL Twins (MIN ‐ R)
SOMMER, Luke LHP L L 6'3" 203 22‐Jun‐85 Oregon City, OR N/A
THIEBEN, Daniel RHP R R 6'4" 195 18‐Sep‐93 Buchholz, Germany AZL Mariners (SEA ‐ R)
Catchers (2) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
GRONAUER, Kai C R R 6'1" 215 28‐Nov‐86 Solingen, Germany St. Lucie (NYM ‐ A)
GUHRING, Simon C R R 6'1" 200 14‐Jul‐83 Stuttgart, Germany Heidenheim Heideköpe
Infielders (7) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
FRANKE, Michael IF S R 6'2" 185 22‐Sep‐81 Strausberg, Germany Heidenheim Heideköpe
GARDENHIRE, Toby 2B / SS R R 6'0" 190 11‐Sep‐82 Mahasset, NY Rochester (MIN ‐ AAA)(2011)
GLASER, Ludwig 1B / 3B R R 6'0" 198 19‐Dec‐87 Frankfurt, Germany Buchbinder Legionäre
LUTZ, Donald 1B / OF L R 6'3" 235 6‐Feb‐89 Watertown, NY Pensacola (CIN ‐ AA)
SPEER, Jendrick 2B / SS R R 5'10 172 26‐Sep‐80 Berlin, Germany Paderborn Untochables
VANCE, Matt SS R R 6'2" 189 28‐Jul‐86 Solana Beach, CA Buchbinder Legionäre
WEAVER, Matt SS R R 6'0" 175 27‐Jan‐90 Browns Mills, NJ Lynchburg (ATL ‐ A)
Outfielders (5) Pos B T HT WT DOB Hometown 2012 Club
ALTHERR, Aaron CF R R 6'5" 190 14‐Jan‐91 Landstuhl, Germany Lakewood (PHI ‐ A)
KEPLER‐ROZYCKI, Max OF L L 6'4" 200 10‐Feb‐93 Berlin, Germany Elizabethon (MIN ‐ R)
LARSON, Mike OF L R 6'3" 225 27‐Aug‐83 N/A Mainz Athletics
SHAFFER, Jake CF L L 6'1" 190 16‐Aug‐87 Bitburg, Germany Springfield (STL ‐ AA)
SUTTLE, Eric OF R R 6'0" 190 17‐Jul‐84 Marietta, GA Southern Illinois
Great Britain 28‐Man Roster
Manager: Sam Dempster : Coaches: Hitting Coach ‐ Brian Cleary ; Pitching Coach ‐ Brian Essery; First Base Coach ‐ Mitch Evans ; Third Base Coach‐ Darryl Reid; Bench Coach ‐ Stephan Rapaglia
Athletic Trainers:Randy Roetter, Alan Dean, Tim Brown Equipment: Alan Smith Media: Trevor Clissold VIP: Brendan Cunliffe (GM),
Pitchers (15) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
BENNETT, Hamilton LHS R L 6'1" 180 26‐Jun‐88
St. Lucie (NYM ‐ A)
COOPER, Daniel RHP R R 6'3" 210 11‐Jun‐86
Sioux Falls Pheasants
ENCARNACION, Estevenson RHS R R 6'4" 186 04‐Jun‐90
AZL Indians (CLE ‐ R)
ESCH, Jacob RHS R R 6'4" 190 27‐Mar‐90
Greensboro (MIA ‐ A)
HENDRIX, Greg LHP L L 6'4'' 205 17‐Feb‐88
Road Warriors
JOHNSON, Michael RHP/3B R R 6'1" 195 29‐Nov‐87
San Rafael Pacifics
MASON, Josh RHP R R 6'2'' 190 07‐Sep‐91
Stony Brook University
MCQUEARY‐ENNIS, Aeden RHP/C R R 6'1" 180 19‐Sep‐84
Amsterdam Black Sox
REED, Chris LHS L L 6'4" 195 20‐May‐90
Chattanooga (LAD ‐ AA)
REES, David LHP L L 6'1" 195 27‐Mar‐89
Wagner College
ROTH, Michael LHP L L 6'1'' 210 15‐Feb‐90
Orem (LAA ‐ R)
SMITH, Alex RHP R R 6'3" 215 03‐Jan‐81
South Bay Bulls
WATERMAN, Daniel LHP L L 6'4" 215 10‐Oct‐84
Karlskoga Bats
WILSON, Ky e RHP R R 6'2" 200 14‐Jan‐94
Laredo Lemurs
TRASK, Michael RHP/RF R R 6'0" 185 06‐Jul‐90
Bracknell Blazers
Catchers (2) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
BAKER, Ryan C R R 5'9" 205 9‐Nov‐84
Scranton/Wilkes‐Barre (NYY ‐ AAA)
BENSET, Chris C S R 6'0" 195 27‐Jan‐88
Bakersfield (CIN ‐ A)
Infielders (5) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
CARTWRIGHT, Albert 2B/SS L R 5'10" 180 31‐Oct‐87
Clearwater (PHI ‐ A)
FALLS, Chris SS R R 5'10" 180 17‐Mar‐83
Calgary Cardinals
HORNOSTAJ, Aaron SS S R 6'1'' 185 19‐May‐83
Heidenheim Heidekopfe
KLIJN, Richard 2B R R 5'10'' 165 19‐Jan‐90
Regensburg Legionares
WILEY, Sam 1B/C R R 6'0'' 200 28‐Dec‐86
Free Agent
Outfielders (6) Pos B T HT WT DOB
2012 Club
BUMBRY, Steven RF L L 5'10" 190 4‐Apr‐88
Frederick (BAL ‐ A)
MARCELINO, Brad CF L L 5'9" 180 27‐Feb‐82
San Diego Astros
MCGRAW, Matt LF R R 5'10" 175 24‐Jun‐85
Hamilton Thunderbirds
RICHARDSON, Antoan LF S R 5'8" 165 8‐Oct‐83
Bowie (BAL ‐ AA)
ROPER‐HUBBERT, Bradley CF R R 6'4" 225 24‐Aug‐85
Bonn Capitals
ROXBROUGH, Matt CF R R 6'3" 200 1‐Oct‐86
Brisbane Bandits