2021 Venezuela Olympic Qualifying Roster

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Below is Venezuela’s roster for the Americas Qualifier, led by longtime former major league starters Anibal Sanchez and Wil Ledezma, veteran catcher Robinson Chirinos and utilityman Hernan Perez.

The team will be managed by former Giants first base coach Jose Alguacil.

Editor’s Note: Venezuela removed SS Jose Rondon, C Tomas Telis, LHP Wil Ledezma, RHP Arcenio Leon, RHP Jesus Zambrano and OF Danry Vasquez prior to its first game. 2B Oswaldo Cabrera, SS Gabriel Noriega, C Arturo Nieto and LHP Oddanier Mosqueda were added to the roster.

Name Position B/T Ht. Wt. Place of Birth 2021 Org Current Team
Adrian Almeida LHP L/L 6-0 165 Puerto Cabello, VZ Los Angeles Angels Rocket City (AA)
RHP R/R 6-2 180 Araya, VZ Free agent Aguascalientes (Mexican League)
RHP R/R 6-2 173 Pueblo Nuevo, VZ Milwaukee Brewers Wisconsin (A+)
Enmanuel De Jesus LHP L/L 6-3 190 Valencia, VZ Boston Red Sox Portland (AA)
LHP L/L 6-0 170 Valencia, VZ Los Angeles Angels Rocket City (AA)
Moises Gomez RHP R/R 6-1 215 Valencia, VZ Seattle Mariners Arkansas (AA)
RHP R/R 6-3 180 Valencia, VZ Free agent Aguascalientes (Mexican League)
Andres Machado RHP R/R 6-0 220 Carabobo, VZ Washington Nationals Rochester (AAA)
Oddanier Mosqueda LHP L/L 5-10 155 Caracas, VZ Boston Red Sox Greenville (A+)
LHP L/L 6-0 225 Cabimas, VZ Free agent  
Danny Rondon RHP R/R 6-0 161 Valencia, VZ Free agent  
Anibal Sanchez RHP R/R 6-0 205 Maracay, VZ Free agent  
Andres Sotillet RHP R/R 6-1 215 Cumana, VZ Kansas City Royals Omaha (AAA)
C R/R 6-1 220 Punto Fijo, VZ New York Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA)
Carlos Perez C R/R 6-0 210 Valencia, VZ Oakland Athletics Las Vegas (AAA)
Arturo Nieto C R/R 6-2 215 Maracay VZ Free agent  
Oswaldo Cabrera 2B B/R 5-10 145 Guarenas, VZ New York Yankees Somerset (AA)
Ali Castillo 2B R/R 5-9 180 Maracaibo, VZ Washington Nationals Rochester (AAA)
1B R/R 6-1 187 Caja Seca, VZ Milwaukee Brewers Biloxi (AA)
Yonny Hernandez SS/2B B/R 5-9 140 Maturin, VZ Texas Rangers Round Rock (AAA)
Gabriel Noriega SS R/R 6-2 180 Maturin, VZ Free agent  
Hernan Perez 2B/3B R/R 6-1 213 Villa de Cura, VZ Milwaukee Brewers Nashville (AAA)
SS/2B B/R 5-9 195 Barquisimeto, VZ Arizona Diamondbacks Reno (AAA)
Ramon Flores OF L/L 5-10 190 Barinas, VZ Washington Nationals Rochester (AAA)
OF R/R 6-0 201 Guarenas, VZ Milwaukee Brewers Biloxi (AA)
OF R/R 6-0 175 Ciudad Bolivar, VZ San Francisco Giants Eugene (A+)

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